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SAN DIEGO (Aug. 27, 2007) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) transits Coronado Bay as she arrives at Naval Air Station North Island. Stennis will disembark Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 before continuing on to her homeport of Bremerton, Wash. The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group returned after a 7.5-month deployment promoting peace, regional cooperation and supporting the global war on terrorism. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Paul J. Perkins (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
August 27, 2007
Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Paul J. Perkins
Caption Writer
LT Christopher Bishop, Deputy Director, NVNS
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
CVN 74
Other Visible Equipment
Plane Number
Not available
San Diego, CA
Tail Code
Not available
Not available
Manning the rails, water gun salute