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Commanding officer of the Nimitz-Class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Walter E. Carter and Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition Dr. Delores M. Etter, tour hangar bay one aboard Vinson.
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Newport News, Va. (Jan. 26, 2007) - Commanding officer of the Nimitz-Class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Walter E. Carter and Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition Dr. Delores M. Etter, tour hangar bay one aboard Vinson during a brief visit. Vinson is currently undergoing its scheduled refueling complex overhaul (RCOH) at Northrop Grumman Newport News shipyard. The RCOH is an extensive yard period that all Nimitz-class aircraft carriers go through near the mid-point of their 50-year life cycle. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Myriam M. Padilla (RELEASED)

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