30 April 2009

s'long boats 'fair winds and following seas'

via twitter @MediaMavenMyrna

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090429-N-7780S-021 PACIFIC OCEAN (April 29, 2009) The color guard parades the colors during a memorial service for Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) 3rd Class Gatlin Green on the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).

Petty Officer Green, a native of York, Pa., died while performing a routine procedure on a Stennis catapult system after the ship pulled into Changi Naval Base, Singapore, April 24. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kyle Steckler/ Released)