View Image

Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) Airman Dominique McGhee mans the nozzle of a fire hose.
090630-N-7456N-063
ATLANTIC OCEAN (June 30, 2009) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) Airman Dominique McGhee mans the nozzle of a fire hose as team members Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) Airman Andrew Eritano and Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) Airman Nathan Madak assist McGhee on the hose as during a Counter Measure Wash Down on the flight deck of the aircrat carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson is completing its scheduled refueling complex overhaul (RCOH) at Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding. 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. During RCOH, Carl Vinson's nuclear fuel has been replenished and the ship's services and infrastructure upgraded to make her the most state-of-the-art aircraft carrier in the fleet and ready for another 25 years or more of service. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Nistas/Released)

Download High Resolution

Go Back