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Two Boatswain's Mates observe the arrival of a pallet during a replenishment at sea (RAS) aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Two Boatswain's Mates observe the arrival of a pallet during a replenishment at sea (RAS) aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Crewmembers of the Navy�s newest Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) keep with the Navy tradition of running up the gangplanks to bring the ship to life during the ship's commissioning ceremony aboard Naval Station Norfolk, Va

Crewmembers of the Navy�s newest Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) keep with the Navy tradition of running up the gangplanks to bring the ship to life.

Crewmembers of the Navy�s newest Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) keep with the Navy tradition of running up the gangplanks

Crewmembers of the Navy�s newest Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) keep with the Navy tradition of running up the gangplanks to bring the ship to life

Crewmembers of the Navy�s newest Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) keep with the Navy tradition of running up the gangplanks to bring the ship to life during the ship's commissioning ceremony aboard Naval Station Norfolk, Va

Crewmembers of the Navy�s newest Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) keep with the Navy tradition of running up the gangplanks to bring the ship to life.

The U.S. Navy commissioned its newest Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) with a 21-gun salute during ceremonies held at Naval Station Norfolk

First arrested landing on the flight deck aboard the Navy�s newest Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

First catapult launch from the flight deck aboard the Navy�s newest Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) flight deck certifications.

Chief Warrant Officer Five (CWO5) Leon A. Cole of Antigua, West Indies, checks the arrangement of food stores during one of his daily walk through inspections aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

US Navy (USN) Sailors aboard the Nimitz class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76) man the rails as the Navys newest carrier arrives at Fort Lauderdale, Florida (FL)

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76), USN Operations SPECIALIST Second Class (OS2) Gil Diaz concentrates on a radar screen while communicating with an aircraft during his air defense weapons coordinator watch inside the Combat Direction Center (CDC). The REAGAN and Carrier Air Wing (CVW 14) are currently deployed in the Persian Gulf supporting maritime security operations in the region

Onboard the US Navy (USN) Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76), USN CHIEF Operations SPECIALIST (OSC) Geronimo Lagasca (left) and an unidentified USN Sailor (right) concentrate on their radar screens as they communicate with aircraft during their air defense weapons coordinators watch in the Combat Direction Center (CDC). The REAGAN and Carrier Air Wing Fourteen (CVW 14) are currently deployed in the Persian Gulf supporting maritime security operations in the region

A Brazilian Navy A-4 Skyhawk from the Brazilian Clemenceau Class Aircraft Carrier BNS SAO PAULO (A 12) performs a touch and go on the deck of the US Navy (USN) Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76). The RONALD REAGAN and its crew are participating in exercises supporting SUMMER PULSE 2004 while underway circumnavigating South America as they make their way to their new homeport at San Diego, California (CA)

Two C-2A Greyhounds assigned to the Providers of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron Three Zero (VRC-30) shut-down their engines on the flight deck.

Uruguayan Naval Frigate Montevideo steams alongside the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Aviation Boatswain�s Mate 2nd Class Rodney Larkins, from Sacramento, Calif., lands an Argentine SA-316 Alouette III helicopter containing Distinguished Visitors (DV) on the flight deck.

An Argentine Navy S-2 Tracker aircraft comes in for a �touch and go� landing on the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

An Argentine Navy Dassault Super Etendard jet aircraft comes in for a �touch and go� landing on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

An Argentine Navy SA-316 Alouette III helicopter comes in for a landing on the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

An Argentine Navy Dassault Super Etendard jet aircraft commences a �touch and go� landing, during flight operations aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Aviation Boatswain�s Mate 2nd Class Rodney Larkins, from Sacramento, Calif., lands an Argentine Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King helicopter containing Distinguished Visitors (DV) on the flight deck.

An Argentine Navy S-2 Tracker aircraft performs a �touch and go� landing during flight operations aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

A Landing Signalman Enlisted (LSE) aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

A member assigned to Repair Locker One Alpha waits for instructions from a member assigned to the Medical Training Team during a General Quarters (GQ) drill aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Legalman 2nd Class Matthew Mayner, from Charleston, Ark., leads a fire fighting hose team during a General Quarters (GQ) drill aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

A sound powered phone talker assigned to Repair Locker One Alpha communicates with Damage Control Central (DCC) during a General Quarters (GQ) drill aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Members of Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Mobile Unit 11 embarked aboard the Nimitz-Class aircraft carrier.

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) cruises through the Straits of Magellan.

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) cruises through the Straits of Magellan.

Machinist Mate 3rd Class Juventino Gaytan, right, cuts wood for a house he and other Sailors assigned to Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) volunteered to build for Ray Sanger.

San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians, tribal member Ray Sanger, watches as Sailors assigned to Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) build his new house on the tribes reservation

Airman Apprentice Grant Griffith, from Seattle, Wash., assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), builds a wall .

Sailors assigned to Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) position a frame of a wall while helping the non-profit group Habitat for Humanity build homes .

Machinist Mate 3rd Class Juvento Gaytan, of Bakersfield, Calif., assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), helps the non-profit group �Habitat for Humanity� build homes.

Nimitz-Class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Sailors watch as San Pasqual Tribal Chairman Allen Lawson, welcomes guests to the media availability for a Habitat for Humanities project, �Blitz Build.

San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians, tribal member Ray Sanger, watches as Sailors assigned to Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) build his new house on the tribes reservation.

Sailors assigned to Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) construct wall framing while helping the non-profit group Habitat for Humanity build homes.

Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) frame-up a wall during a construction project called a �Blitz Build.

U.S. Navy Sailors enjoy the food nad refreshments during a steel beach picnic on the flight deck of the Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76) at Naval Station Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on June 28, 2006. REAGAN and Carrier Air Wing 14 are currently on a regularly scheduled deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Journalist 3rd Class Marc Rockwell-Pate) (Released)

U.S. Navy CAPT. Terry Kraft, (left), Commanding Officer of the Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76), speaks to Sailors prior to holding a steel beach picnic on the flight deck of his ship at Naval Station Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on June 28, 2006. REAGAN and Carrier Air Wing 14 are currently on a regularly scheduled deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Journalist 3rd Class Marc Rockwell-Pate) (Released)

he Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) seen anchored off Valparaiso, Chile, during her second foreign port visit in South America.

Onboard the flight deck of the US Navy (USN) Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76), USN Sailors and their family members watch as the USN Arleigh Burke Class (Flight IIA) Guided Missile Destroyer (Aegis) USS McCAMPBELL (DDG 85) fires its MK-45 five-inch gun during a"Tiger Cruise"sea power demonstration conducted while on deployment in the Pacific Ocean

US Navy (USN) Captain (CAPT) Jim Symonds, Commanding Officer (CO), of the Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76), presents the Honorable Paul D. Wolfowitz, Deputy Secretary of Defense (DEPSECDEF), a photograph of the REAGAN during her recent transit through the Straits of Magellan, while underway for her new homeport in San Diego, California (CA). Mr. Wolfowitz is on board the REAGAN to participate in the home porting ceremony at Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI), San Diego, CA

US Navy (USN) Captain (CAPT) Andris Brugal, Executive Officer (XO), Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76), shows former First Lady Nancy Reagan a photo of her in the White House Red Room, while in the Captain's Cabin, a replica of the same room. The former first lady is on board the aircraft carrier to participate in a homeporting ceremony at Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI), San Diego, California (CA)

Shot of the Island as crewmembers man the rails onboard the US Navy's (USN) newest and most technologically advanced Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76) during arrival honors at Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI) welcoming the ship to California (CA) and the US Pacific Fleet. Commanded by USN Captain (CAPT) James A. Symonds, she completed a two-month transit around South America before arriving at her new homeport

US Navy (USN) Captain (CAPT) Andris Brugal, Executive Officer (XO), Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76), renders a salute as the members of SHeDAISY sing the National Anthem. The REAGAN arrived in its new homeport of Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI), San Diego, California (CA), after participating in exercises in support of SUMMER PULSE 2004 with South American Naval forces

The US Navy's (USN) newest and most technologically advanced Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76) enters San Diego harbor for a homeporting celebration officially joining the US Pacific Fleet. Small boats welcome the ship to Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI)

With its crew manning the rails, the US Navy's (USN) newest and most technologically advanced Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76), is welcomed by several civilian boats as she enters San Diego harbor for a homeporting celebration, welcoming the ship to San Diego, California (CA), officially joining the US Pacific Fleet. Commanded by USN Captain (CAPT) James A. Symonds, she completed a two-month transit around South America before arriving at her new homeport

With its crew manning the rails, the US Navy's (USN) newest and most technologically advanced Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76), is welcomed by several civilian boats as she enters San Diego harbor for a homeporting celebration, welcoming the ship to San Diego, California (CA), officially joining the US Pacific Fleet. Commanded by USN Captain (CAPT) James A. Symonds, she completed a two-month transit around South America before arriving at her new homeport

Starboard quarter view of the US Navy's (USN) newest and most technologically advanced Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76) at her new homeport, Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI), California (CA)

US Navy (USN) Sailors from the USS NIMITZ (CVN 68) [not shown], prepare to assist with the arrival of the Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76) [not shown]

With its crew manning the rails, the US Navy's (USN) newest and most technologically advanced Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76), enters San Diego harbor for a homeporting celebration, welcoming the ship to San Diego, California (CA), and officially joining the US Pacific Fleet. Commanded by USN Captain (CAPT) James A. Symonds, she completed a two-month transit around South America before arriving at her new homeport

Shot of the Island as crewmembers man the rails onboard the US Navy's (USN) newest and most technologically advanced Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76) during arrival honors at Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI) welcoming the ship to California (CA) and the US Pacific Fleet. Commanded by USN Captain (CAPT) James A. Symonds, she completed a two-month transit around South America before arriving at her new homeport

Aerial bow view of the US Navy (USN) Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76), the newest and most technologically advanced carrier in the Navy, entering San Diego harbor for its homeporting celebration at Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI), California (CA) officially joining the US Pacific Fleet

Former First Lady Nancy Reagan gives remarks at the homeporting ceremonies of the US Navy (USN) Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76) welcoming her to her new homeport at Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI), California (CA)

Country music sensation SHeDaisy sing the National Anthem during opening ceremonies for the official homeporting of the US Navy (USN) Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76) as part of the US Pacific Fleet. USN Captain (CAPT) Andris Brugal, REAGAN Executive Officer (XO), renders a salute during the anthem

Former First Lady Nancy Reagan delivers her remarks at the homeporting ceremony for the US Navy (USN) Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76) at Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI) San Diego, California (CA)

The Honorable Paul D. Wolfowitz, Deputy Secretary of Defense (DEPSECDEF), converses with former First Lady Nancy Reagan in the Captain's cabin onboard the US Navy (USN) Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76). Mr. Wolfowitz and Mrs. Reagan are aboard the REAGAN to participate in the homeporting ceremony at Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI) San Diego, California (CA)

With its crew manning the rails, the US Navy's (USN) newest and most technologically advanced Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76), is welcomed by several civilian boats as she enters San Diego harbor for a homeporting celebration, welcoming the ship to San Diego, California (CA), officially joining the US Pacific Fleet. Commanded by USN Captain (CAPT) James A. Symonds, she completed a two-month transit around South America before arriving at her new homeport

Cheerleaders from the Budweiser Racing Team greet family and friends during the arrival of Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76) [not shown] in San Diego Harbor for a homeporting celebration today

The US Navy (USN) Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76), the newest in its class, sails by the historic STAR OF INDIA bark in San Diego Bay, on its way to its homeport at Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI) in San Diego. The USS REAGAN departed Norfolk in May, and underway for nearly two months traveling around the tip of South America. During the transit, the strike group conducted bilateral training and air engagement exercises with Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru, and Uruguay in support of SUMMER PULSE 2004. The STAR OF INDIA, a late 1800s cargo ship, is the world's oldest active ship. It is one of five historic ships belonging to the Maritime Museum of San Diego

With its crew manning the rails, the US Navy's (USN) newest and most technologically advanced Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76), is welcomed by several civilian boats as she enters San Diego harbor for a homeporting celebration, welcoming the ship to San Diego, California (CA), officially joining the US Pacific Fleet. Commanded by USN Captain (CAPT) James A. Symonds, she completed a two-month transit around South America before arriving at her new homeport

Journalist 1st Class Lisa Wassilieff interviews movie and television star Tom Selleck while visiting the San Diego Aircraft Museum (the former USS Midway (CV 41).

Nimitz class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), Commanding Officer, Capt. James A. Symonds, delivers remarks at the ship�s homeporting ceremonies.

The Honorable Paul D. Wolfowitz, Deputy Secretary of Defense (DEPSECDEF), signs a Certificate of Reenlistment in the Captain's cabin onboard the US Navy (USN) Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76). Mr. Wolfowitz took time to reenlist several Sailors aboard the REAGAN while onboard for the home porting ceremony at Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI) San Diego, California (CA)

US Navy (USN) Journalist First Class (JO1) Lisa Wassilieff interviews movie and television star Tom Selleck while visiting the San Diego Aircraft Museum (the former MIDWAY (CV 41). Mr. Selleck, a long-time friend of the Reagan family and celebrity MASTER of Ceremonies at the gala, is among the many guests attending a black tie gala aboard the former carrier saluting the arrival of the Navy's newest Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76) to her homeport in San Diego. The gala hosted by the Santa Barbara Navy League and attended by hundreds of political, business and celebrity dignitaries

With its crew manning the rails, the US Navy's (USN) newest and most technologically advanced Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76), is welcomed by several civilian boats as she enters San Diego harbor for a homeporting celebration, welcoming the ship to San Diego, California (CA), officially joining the US Pacific Fleet. Commanded by USN Captain (CAPT) James A. Symonds, she completed a two-month transit around South America before arriving at her new homeport

US Navy (USN) Sailors onboard the Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76) wave to loved ones during the ship's arrival at Naval Station North Island (NASNI), California (CA). The Navy's newest and most technologically advanced aircraft carrier completed a two month transit from Norfolk, Virginia (VA) under the command of USN Captain (CAPT) James A. Symonds

Chief petty officer selectees assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) participate in a Labor Day 5K run.

Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Frank Garcia, of El Paso, Texas, is interviewed by members of the Mexican Media.

Superstar model and TV celebrity, Pamela Anderson takes time to pose with crew members assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Air Department personnel scrub the hangar bay after testing the ship�s Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF) sprinkler system aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Air Department personnel perform test on the ship�s Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF) sprinkler system during a hangar bay wash-down aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Airman Apprentice Chad Lewis, left, of Keyser, W.Va., directs a fire hose during a drill on the ship�s flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Air Department personnel approach a static training aircraft on the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), during extensive aircraft firefighting drills at sea.

US Navy (USN) Sailors assigned to the Air Department aboard the Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76), approach a static training aircraft on the flight deck, during extensive aircraft firefighting drills while underway in the Pacific Ocean

The guided missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) conducts an emergency breakaway exercise after completing a replenishment at sea (RAS).

The Military Sealift Command (MSC) oiler USNS Rappahannock (T-AO 204) and Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) transfer fuel during a replenishment at sea.

An Aviation Ordnancemen directs personnel as an MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter delivers ordnance to the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) during a vertical replenishment.

Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Stefanie Broughton of Oceanside, Calif., adjusts her video camera prior to recording a burial at sea held aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

An S-3B Viking prepares to launch from the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron One Zero One (VMFAT-101), prepare to be launched off the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Landing Signal Officers (LSO) grades an arrested landing aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Fire Controlmen prepare to upload a RIM-7 Sea Sparrow missile into a Shipboard Guided Missile Launcher.

Fire Controlmen steady a Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) casing during a weapons upload.

The Tactical Action Officer (TAO) for Destroyer Squadron Seven (DESRON-7) addresses the watch standers.

An SH-60F Seahawk helicopter prepares to lift off the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Seaman Recruit Rik Dubuisson, front, of Liberty, Texas, listens to instructions for line handling in preparation for the mooring of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Sailors man the rails and render honors to the USS Arizona Memorial as the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) pulls into Naval Station Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

A UH-3H Sea King helicopter flies past the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) as she pulls into Naval Station Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

Sailors man the rails as the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) pulls into Naval Station Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

A UH-3H Sea King helicopter flies over the USS Arizona Memorial as the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) pulls into Naval Station Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

A US Navy (USN) Sailor mans the rails and renders honor to the Battleship ARIZONA (BB 39) Memorial as the Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76) pulls into Naval Station (NS) Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (HI). The REAGAN's first port visit to Hawaii comes in support of Operation UNIFIED ASSISTANCE, the humanitarian operation effort in the wake of the Tsunami that struck South East Asia on December 26, 2004

Arizona Memorial visitors watch as the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), with Sailors manning the rails, is moored in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

A Sailor mans the rails and renders honor to the USS Arizona Memorial as the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) pulls into Naval Station Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

Sailors assigned to Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) participate in a Chief�s challenge obstacle course, in the hangar bay, hosted by the ship's moral welfare and recreation (MWR) department.