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Former President George H. W. Bush looks down the flight deck of the Precommissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) during the ship's catapult testing ceremony.
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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (Jan. 25, 2008) Former President George H. W. Bush looks down the flight deck of the Precommissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) during the ship's catapult testing ceremony. Bush was the ceremony's honorary guest who signaled the launch of a "dead load" off the deck of (PCU) Bush. "Dead Load" launches test the ship's catapult systems ability to launch aircraft. The ship is under construction at Northrop Grumman Newport News Shipyard. U.S. Navy photo By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Narina Reynoso

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