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Onboard the flight deck of the US Navy (USN) Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN 74), an unidentified civilian sports fisherman is fitted with safety gear, in preparation for a transport flight to Naval Station (NS) North Island, California (CA). The fisherman was rescued from his stranded fishing boat in the Pacific Ocean, by USS STENNIS crew members, and is being airlifted after being treated for head injuries by the ship's medical staff. The STENNIS and its embarked Carrier Air Wing 9 (CVW-9) are currently underway in the Pacific Ocean conducting a Tailored Ship's Training Availability (TSTA)

Onboard the flight deck of the US Navy (USN) Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN 74), an unidentified civilian sports fisherman is fitted with safety gear, in preparation for a transport flight to Naval Station (NS) North Island, California (CA). The fisherman was rescued from his stranded fishing boat in the Pacific Ocean, by USS STENNIS crew members, and is being airlifted after being treated for head injuries by the ship's medical staff. The STENNIS and its embarked Carrier Air Wing 9 (CVW-9) are currently underway in the Pacific Ocean conducting a Tailored Ship's Training Availability (TSTA)

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Summary

The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Base: USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74)

Scene Camera Operator: MC3 Jon Hyde, USN

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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Date

03/07/2006
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Exploresafety gear

Explorehead injuries

Exploretransport flight