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    Aircraft work aboard the USS Ronald Reagan [Image 3 of 4]

    Aircraft work aboard the USS Ronald Reagan

    USS RONALD REAGAN, AT SEA

    10.14.2008

    Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Gary Prill 

    U.S. Navy           

    In the orange glow of the rising sun, Petty Officer 3rd Class Kyle Alhers begins the days routine of a plane captain, by wiping off the condensation formed on the canopy of an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the "Fist of the Fleet" of Strike Fighter Squadron 25. Plane captains are essential members of the squadron, they are ultimately in charge of making sure that their perspective aircraft is ready to fly by its designated launch time. The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan is currently deployed to the 5th Fleet/NAVCENT area of responsibility. Operations in the NAVCENT area of operations are focused on reassuring regional partners of the United States' commitment to security, which promotes stability and global prosperity.

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    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 10.14.2008
    Date Posted: 08.04.2011 09:01
    Photo ID: 122205
    VIRIN: 081014-N-7730P-073
    Resolution: 3872x2592
    Size: 834.45 KB
    Location: USS RONALD REAGAN, AT SEA

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