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Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Daniel Eve spends a few more moments on the pier saying goodbye to his girlfriend before boarding the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Daniel Eve spends a few more moments on the pier saying goodbye to his girlfriend before boarding the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

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SAN DIEGO (May. 28, 2009) Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Daniel Eve spends a few more moments on the pier saying goodbye to his girlfriend before boarding the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Friends and family members gathered on the pier to bid farewell to their loved ones prior to the ship's departure. Ronald Reagan is underway on a routine deployment to the western Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Amanda L. Ray) File# 090528-N-5586R-111

Aircraft carriers are warships that act as airbases for carrier-based aircraft. In the United States Navy, these consist of ships commissioned with hull classification symbols CV (aircraft carrier), CVA (attack aircraft carrier), CVB (large aircraft carrier), CVL (light aircraft carrier), CVN (aircraft carrier (nuclear propulsion) and CVAN (attack aircraft carrier (nuclear propulsion). The first aircraft carrier commissioned into the United States Navy was USS Langley (CV-1) on 20 March 1922.

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28/05/2009 - 28/05/2009
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