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PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 16, 2011) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) transits the Pacific Ocean during a deployment to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility. Lincoln is changing homeports after this deployment from Everett, Wash., to Norfolk, Va., for a periodic refueling complex overhaul. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Zachary S. Welch/Released)