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US Navy Carriers

The USS Kitty Hawk, USS Ronald Reagan & USS Abraham Lincoln Strike Groups participated in Valiant Shield 2006, the largest joint Exercise in recent history. Held in the Guam operating area June 19-23, 2006 the exercise includes 28 Naval vessels including three carrier strike groups. Nearly 300 aircraft and approximately 22,000 service members from the Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard are also participating in the exercise. Official US Navy photos by Chief Photographer’s Mate Todd P.

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2 USS Ronald Reagan (right), USS Kitty Hawk (center) & USS Abraham Lincoln
1 USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) (foreground), USS Kitty Hawk (CV 6

USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) (foreground), USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) (middle) & USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72)

 USS Ronald Reagan (right), USS Kitty Hawk (center) & USS Abraham Lincoln

3 USS Ronald Reagan (right), USS Kitty Hawk (middle) & USS Abraham Lincoln

USS Ronald Reagan (right), USS Kitty Hawk (middle) & USS Abraham Lincoln

5 FA-18E Super Hornet assigned to the “Eagles” of Strike Fighter Squadron One

FA-18E Super Hornet assigned to the “Eagles” of Strike Fighter Squadron One

7 USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76)
4 USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) and ships from its carrier strike group steam in formation

USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) and ships from its carrier strike group steam in formation

6 “Lightning 610,” an SH-60F Seahawk from Helicopter Anti-submarine Warfare Squadron (HS) 14

“Lightning 610,” an SH-60F Seahawk from Helicopter Anti-submarine Warfare Squadron (HS) 14

8 Air Froce B-2 Stealth Bomber and Eight Navy FA-18 Hornets Fly-By

 Air Force B-2 Stealth Bomber and Eight Navy FA-18 Hornets Fly-By

9 Carriers with air cover

USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76)

 Carriers with air cover

10 A squadron plane inspector  watches an aircraft launch from the flight deck of USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76)

A squadron aircraft inspector watches an aircraft launch from the flight deck of USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76)

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