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USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) Served as a Pvt. B Troop, 322nd Cavalry Regt. 1935.

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RULES for C.N.A.s working the night shift at the local hospital.

 

1. Upper management has no sense of humor.

2. You can't fix stupid.

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Nice looking patch.I would never have guessed it was for an aircraft carrier.

I must have looked at a few 100 cav patches trying to find this one.

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RULES for C.N.A.s working the night shift at the local hospital.

 

1. Upper management has no sense of humor.

2. You can't fix stupid.

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This patch has got it all. 5" cut edge NTDS Naval Tactical Data Systems and the new (1961) DS Data Systems Technician rate

 

USS ENTERPRISE (CVAN-65) First Vietnam deployement 1965-1966. She was the major shipboard test bed for NTDS with her unique AN-SPS 32/33 Radar antennas on her island.

 

 

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NTDS Part 5, scroll down to ENTERPRISE http://ethw.org/First-Hand:Testing_the_Naval_Tactical_Data_System_-_Chapter_5_of_the_Story_of_the_Naval_Tactical_Data_System

 

31 July 1964 - USS Enterprise (bottom), USS Long Beach (center), and the guided missile frigate USS Bainbridge made up "Task Force One," the first USN nuclear-powered task force. They were among the first ships to be equipped with NTDS, and they sailed around the world in 65 days without refueling or replenishment. .U. S. Navy photo

 

 

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USS NIMITZ (CVN-68) Bicentennial Maiden cruise to the Med 1976

 

USS Nimitz, commissioned in 1975, first deployed to the Mediterranean Sea on 7 July 1976 with Carrier Air Wing 8 embarked in company with the nuclear-powered cruisers USS South Carolina and USS California.

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George Washington CVN-73

 

 

"It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts."

*Sherlock Holmes in "A Scandal in Bohemia"*

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