Lockbourne native serves aboard USS Chafee

In the South China Sea, Gunner’s Mate Third Class James Swank, a native of Lockbourne, Ohio, conducts line handling aboard Arleigh Burke, class guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90), during a replenishment-at-sea with Henry J. Kaiser, class fleet replenishment oiler USNS Yukon (T-AO 202). Chafee is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Seventh Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability through alliances and partnerships while serving as a ready-response force in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific region.