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130423-N-DR144-113 Pacific Ocean (April 23, 2013)-  Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 2nd Class Wilmer Ramos, assigned to Amphibious Transport Dock Ship USS San Diego (LPD 22), turns to check the departure airspace as he directs the launch of an MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 163 on the flight deck of the Amphibious Transport Dock Ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23). Air Department Sailors from San Diego are aboard Anchorage earning qualifications and maintaining proficiency while the ship is underway. Anchorage is currently en route to its namesake city of Anchorage, Alaska for its commissioning ceremony May 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class James R. Evans / RELEASED)