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Electrician's Mate 2nd Class Timothy Vonfriesen shares his last few moments in San Diego with his wife before departing aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Electrician's Mate 2nd Class Timothy Vonfriesen shares his last few moments in San Diego with his wife before departing aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

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SAN DIEGO (May. 28, 2009) Electrician's Mate 2nd Class Timothy Vonfriesen shares his last few moments in San Diego with his wife before departing aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan is underway on a routine deployment to the western Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class David Brandenburg) File# 090528-N-7643B-015

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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SAN DIEGO
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