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What the water looks like waaay out there

One of the surprises to me the first time I was on a Navy ship way out there was that when you are well out to sea, the water really is that strong blue color captured in this photo.

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One of the surprises to me the first time I was on a Navy ship way out there was that when you are well out to sea, the water really is that strong blue color captured in this photo.

Photo credit: U.S. Department of Defense

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1

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