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    U.S. Navy Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Fernando Marquez, from El Paso, Texas, assigned to USS Nimitz (CVN 68) dons a float coat prior to performing a daily maintence check on a tow tractor aboard USS Nimitz Dec. 09, 2017, in the Pacific Ocean. The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is returning from a regularly scheduled deployment from the Indo-Asia-Pacific region and Arabian Gulf which supported Operation Inherent Resolve and numerous multi-national exercises promoting peace and security.U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ignacio D. Perez (Released). This image is part of a photo story 2 of 9.

    “I couldn’t really believe it, the first time I got to see the birds [aircraft] land on deck, it blew my mind,” said Fernando. The astonishment was short lived though, he soon found out once the aircraft landed aboard his job as an ABH would be one of the most longest and stressful jobs on the ship.



    Date Taken: 12.09.2017
    Date Posted: 12.20.2017 13:23
    Photo ID: 4042424
    VIRIN: 171209-N-TC437-0265
    Resolution: 2831x2265
    Size: 1.97 MB
    Location: US

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