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080206-N-7869M Atlantic Ocean (February 6, 2008) – Electronics Technician 3rd Class Leila Tardieu receives the sacramental ashes during an Ash Wednesday celebration aboard the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1). Wasp is currently participating in a number of preparatory evolutions prior to entering a regularly-scheduled dry dock period. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian May (RELEASED)