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Chief Aviation Maintenance Administrationman Lonesh Ashley trains hose team members during a general quarters drill aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft Carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

Chief Aviation Maintenance Administrationman Lonesh Ashley trains hose team members during a general quarters drill aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft Carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

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ARABIAN GULF (Jan. 02, 2015) Chief Aviation Maintenance Administrationman Lonesh Ashley trains hose team members during a general quarters drill aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft Carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, strike operations in Iraq and Syria as directed, maritime security operations, and theater security cooperation efforts in the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class John Philip Wagner, Jr.) File# 150102-N-TP834-093

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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02/01/2015 - 02/01/2015
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