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Seaman Leanne Connelly from Denver, Colo., applies gold paint to one of two 30-ton Navy standard stockless anchors aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).
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Naval Air Station, North Island, Calif. (Jan. 15, 2003) -- Seaman Leanne Connelly from Denver, Colo., applies gold paint to one of two 30-ton Navy standard stockless anchors aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). Stennis was recently honored with the "2002 Golden Anchor Award" for retention excellence. The San Diego-based aircraft carrier is currently undergoing a Planned Incremental Availability (PIA) period having new technology installed and integrated to extend the operational capabilities of the warship. U.S. Navy photo by Photographers Mate 2nd Class Jayme T. Pastoric.

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