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Mayport, Fla. (June 28, 2006) – During the shipÕs Bone Marrow Drive and Health Expo, Capt. Todd A. Zecchin, commanding officer USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67), performs a Buccal Swab Collection procedure, which is a simple non-invasive DNA collection procedure that is as reliable as a blood sample. Samples taken will be sent to MarylandÕs C.W. “Bill” Young Marrow Donor Center and screened to determine if participating Sailors are possible candidates for bone marrow donation. U.S. Navy photo by PhotographerÕs Mate 3rd Class Adam Herrada (RELEASED)