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USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Commanding Officer, Capt. Terry B. Kraft, explains bridge operations to representatives of the Washington Nationals baseball team.

USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Commanding Officer, Capt. Terry B. Kraft, explains bridge operations to representatives of the Washington Nationals baseball team.

 
 
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CORONADO, Calif. (May. 01, 2007) USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Commanding Officer, Capt. Terry B. Kraft, explains bridge operations to representatives of the Washington Nationals baseball team. The Nationals toured Ronald Reagan, participated in an autograph session and had lunch with Sailors. Ronald Reagan is currently undergoing Planned Incremental Availability in her homeport of San Diego. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joseph M. Buliavac File# 070501-N-3659B-179

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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01/05/2007 - 01/05/2007
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CORONADO, Calif.
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