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Chief Select Hull Technician Lucio Saraiva shows Seaman Recruits pages from the latest cruise book of USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) during dinner on board Recruit Training Command Great Lakes.

Chief Select Hull Technician Lucio Saraiva shows Seaman Recruits pages from the latest cruise book of USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) during dinner on board Recruit Training Command Great Lakes.

 
 
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Great Lakes, Ill. (Sep. 01, 2005) Chief Select Hull Technician Lucio Saraiva shows Seaman Recruits pages from the latest cruise book of USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) during dinner on board Recruit Training Command Great Lakes. Kennedy Sailors were invited to toured Recruit Training Command Great Lakes and interact with the future Sailors. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Tommy Gilligan File# 050901-N-4565G-003

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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01/09/2005 - 01/09/2005
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Great Lakes, Ill.
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