Basic Damage Control

A Walkthrough Aboard USS Carl Vinson

04/01/2011 –

Credit; USN Visual Service, 1/7/11

  • In photo 1, Seaman Sean Hogue, logistic specialist, assigned to deck department’s 3rd Division, stands a lookout watch on the fantail during sunrise aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing 17 are on a deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility.
  • The second photo shows Lt. j.g. Hunter Parden, center, a pilot assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 25, waiting for an F/A-18 Hornet to land on the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson.
  • The third photo shows Lt. j.g. Hunter Parden, center, a pilot assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 25, waiting for an F/A-18 Hornet to land on the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson.
  • The fourth photo shows Petty Officer 2nd Class Ralph Bucci, ship’s armorer gunner’s mate right, and Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Pryor, gunner’s mate, left, preparing a .50-caliber machine gun for a familiarization fire exercise on the fantail of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson.
  • The final photo shows Fireman Joshua Tanida, machinist’s mate, assigned to the reactor department, donning  personal protective equipment during a basic damage control walkthrough aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson.

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