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NORFOLK (July 22, 2017)


Sailors talk before the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford's (CVN 78) commissioning ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk, Va. Ford is the lead ship of the Ford-class aircraft carriers, and the first new U.S. aircraft carrier design in 40 years. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Anna-Liesa Hussey (Released) 170722-N-YZ222-145
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NORFOLK (July 22, 2017)


Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John M. Richardson delivers remarks during the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford's (CVN 78) commissioning ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk, Va. Ford is the lead ship of the Ford-class aircraft carriers, and the first new U.S. aircraft carrier design in 40 years. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Gitte Schirrmacher (Released) 170722-N-GY005-0187
2 hours 44 min ago

NORFOLK (July 22, 2017)


Capt. Richard McCormack, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), salutes President Donald J. Trump as he assumes command during the ship's commissioning ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk, Va. Ford is the lead ship of the Ford-class aircraft carriers, and the first new U.S. aircraft carrier design in 40 years. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Gitte Schirrmacher (Released) 170722-N-GY005-0334
2 hours 44 min ago

NORFOLK (July 22, 2017)


Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) bow their heads for the benediction during the ship's commissioning ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk, Va. Ford is the lead ship of the Ford-class aircraft carriers, and the first new U.S. aircraft carrier design in 40 years. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Gitte Schirrmacher (Released) 170722-N-GY005-0352
2 hours 44 min ago

9 die in immigrant-smuggling attempt in sweltering truck

Authorities called to a Walmart parking lot found eight people dead and 20 others in dire condition in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer, victims of what police said Sunday was an immigrant-smuggling attempt gone wrong.
2 hours 57 min ago