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PCU Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) – Building a Giant

Newport News Shipbuilding employees decorate the aircraft carrier Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) in ceremonial attire for its scheduled christening Nov 9.

Newport News Shipbuilding will christen the nation’s newest aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) during a ceremony on-site where the ship is being constructed on Saturday, November 9, 2013. President Gerald R. Ford was the 38th President of the United States. His daughter, Susan Ford Bales, will serve as the ship’s …

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PCU Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) – Ready For the Future

Newport News Shipbuilding begins flooding Dry Dock 12 to float the first in class aircraft carrier, Pre-Commissioning Unit Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78).

On Saturday, November 9, 2013, Newport News Shipbuilding will christen the nation’s newest aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) during a ceremony on-site where the ship is being constructed. President Gerald R. Ford was the 38th President of the United States. His daughter, Susan Ford Bales, will serve as the ship’s …

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Your Navy Operating Forward – Mediterranean Sea, Singapore, Strait of Malacca

Naval Aircrewman (Tactical Helicopter) 2nd Class Nathan James and Fire Controlman 3rd Class Douglas O’Neil are hoisted from the water by an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter from the Swamp Foxes of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 74 during a search and rescue exercise with the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87).

Right now your Navy is 100 percent on watch around the globe helping to preserve the American way of life. Whether it be operating and training off the coast of California or forward deployed to the Mediterranean Sea, the flexibility and presence provided by our U.S. naval forces provides national …

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