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Mar 6, 2017

Life Aboard the USS Carl Vinson

Life Aboard the USS Carl Vinson

On the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during a FONOPS (Freedom of Navigation Operation Patrol) in South China Sea.
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A U.S. Navy F18 fighter jet takes off from aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during a FONOPS (Freedom of Navigation Operation Patrol) in South China Sea ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS

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A U.S. Navy F18 fighter jet lands on aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson after taking part in FONOPS (Freedom of Navigation Operation Patrol) in South China Sea ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS

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U.S. Navy F18 fighter jets are pictured on the flight deck of aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during a FONOPS (Freedom of Navigation Operation Patrol) in South China Sea ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS

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U.S. Navy personnel carry a missile on aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during a FONOPS (Freedom of Navigation Operation Patrol) in South China Sea ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS

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A pilot for a U.S. Navy F18 fighter jet gives hand signals to ground crew before taking off on aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during a FONOPS (Freedom of Navigation Operation Patrol) in South China Sea ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS

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U.S. Navy ground personnel watch as a F18 fighter jet takes off on aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during a FONOPS (Freedom of Navigation Operation Patrol) in South China Sea ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS

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A U.S. Navy F18 fighter jet lands with the aid of a tail hook on aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson after taking part in a FONOPS (Freedom of Navigation Operation Patrol) in South China Sea ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS

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U.S. Navy F18 fighter jets are pictured on the deck of aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during a FONOPS (Freedom of Navigation Operation Patrol) in South China Sea ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS

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U.S. Navy personnel watch an F18 fighter jet lands on the deck of aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during a FONOPS (Freedom of Navigation Operation Patrol) in South China Sea ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS

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A U.S. Navy F18 fighter jet lands on the deck of aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during a FONOPS (Freedom of Navigation Operation Patrol) in South China Sea ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS

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A U.S. Navy E-2C Hawkeye surveillance aircraft lands on the deck of aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during a FONOPS (Freedom of Navigation Operation Patrol) in South China Sea ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS

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U.S. Navy F18 fighter jets are parked on the deck of aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during a FONOPS (Freedom of Navigation Operation Patrol) in South China Sea ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS

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A U.S. Navy F18 fighter jet lands with the aid of a tail hook on the deck of aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during a FONOPS (Freedom of Navigation Operation Patrol) in South China Sea ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS

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Flight deck crew watch as a U.S. Navy E2C Hawkeye lands on the deck of aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during a FONOPS (Freedom of Navigation Operation Patrol) in South China Sea ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS

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A pilot of a U.S. Navy F18 fighter jet gives a hand signal to the flight deck ground crew of aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during a FONOPS (Freedom of Navigation Operation Patrol) in South China Sea ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS

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U.S. Navy Rear Admiral James Kilby speaks to journalists inside aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during a FONOPS (Freedom of Navigation Operation Patrol) in South China Sea ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS

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U.S. Navy personnel carry a missile to arm an F18 fighter jet at the deck of USS Carl Vinson during a FONOPS (Freedom of Navigation Operation Patrol) in South China Sea ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS

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A U.S. Navy personnel looks through a pair of binocular at the bridge of USS Carl Vinson during a FONOPS (Freedom of Navigation Operation Patrol) in South China Sea ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS

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A U.S. Navy F18 fighter flies over the South China Sea as it prepares to land on the deck of USS Carl Vinson during a FONOPS (Freedom of Navigation Operation Patrol) in South China Sea ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS

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A trail of smoke is seen near flight deck crews of aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson moments after a U.S. Navy F18 fighter jet flies over the South China Sea during a FONOPS (Freedom of Navigation Operation Patrol) ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS

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A flight deck crew gives a hand signal to the pilot of a U.S. Navy F18 fighter jet on aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during a FONOPS (Freedom of Navigation Operation Patrol) in the South China Sea ERIK DE CASTRO/REUTERS

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