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NORFOLK, Va. (Oct. 19, 2022) Kenya Latham, assigned to East Coast Repair, coordinates the on load of a three dimensional printer aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), Oct. 19, 2022. This will be the first Naval Sea Systems Command sponsored hybrid system permanently installed on a U.S. Navy ship and will permit the capability to additive manufacture steel components locally. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Darren Newell/RELEASED).