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Seattle native Airman Brian Oldham, assigned to Helicopter Anti-submarine Warfare Squadron Four (HS) 4, holds down the dog house of an SH-60F Seahawk for a daily inspection.

Seattle native Airman Brian Oldham, assigned to Helicopter Anti-submarine Warfare Squadron Four (HS) 4, holds down the dog house of an SH-60F Seahawk for a daily inspection.

 
 
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SOUTH CHINA SEA (Apr. 06, 2007) Seattle native Airman Brian Oldham, assigned to Helicopter Anti-submarine Warfare Squadron Four (HS) 4, holds down the dog house of an SH-60F Seahawk for a daily inspection on board Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group is underway in support of operations in the South China Sea. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Benjamin Brossard File# 070406-N-4133B-130

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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06/04/2007 - 06/04/2007
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SOUTH CHINA SEA
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U.S. NAVY
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