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Vice Adm. Allen G. Myers, Commander, Naval Air Forces, speaks with Sailors of the month aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).

Vice Adm. Allen G. Myers, Commander, Naval Air Forces, speaks with Sailors of the month aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).

 
 
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BREMERTON, Wash. (Sep. 22, 2010) Vice Adm. Allen G. Myers, Commander, Naval Air Forces, speaks with Sailors of the month aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). Myers was aboard John C. Stennis to attend the ship's maintenance review. John C. Stennis is moored at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard undergoing a maintenance period at homeport in Bremerton, Wash. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Justin A. Johndro) File# 100922-N-4058J-027

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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22/09/2010 - 22/09/2010
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BREMERTON, Wash.
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