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** FILE ** In this Sept. 20, 2012, photo made available by the U.S. Navy, Cmdr. Joseph R. Darlak, right foreground, commanding officer of the guided missile frigate USS Vandegrift, takes a bite of a traditional offering of bread and salt after arriving in Vladivostok for a port visit during operations in the Western Pacific. Cmdr. Darlak was relieved of command Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, in San Diego, after an investigation for demonstrating poor leadership and failing to ensure proper officer conduct during the three-day September stop. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy Photo by Lt. J.G. Ryan P. Mutha)
Photo by: Ryan P. Mutha
** FILE ** In this Sept. 20, 2012, photo made available by the U.S. Navy, Cmdr. Joseph R. Darlak, right foreground, commanding officer of the guided missile frigate USS Vandegrift, takes a bite of a traditional offering of bread and salt after arriving in Vladivostok for a port visit during operations in the Western Pacific. Cmdr. Darlak was relieved of command Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, in San Diego, after an investigation for demonstrating poor leadership and failing to ensure proper officer conduct during the three-day September stop. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy Photo by Lt. J.G. Ryan P. Mutha)

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