Aviation Electrician’s Mate 2nd Class Thomas Payne, of Kent, left, demonstrates how to steer the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan to Aviation Electronics Technician 3rd Class Raylene Chavez. COURTESY PHOTO, U.S. Navy, Janweb B. Lagazo

Aviation Electrician’s Mate 2nd Class Thomas Payne, of Kent, left, demonstrates how to steer the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan to Aviation Electronics Technician 3rd Class Raylene Chavez. COURTESY PHOTO, U.S. Navy, Janweb B. Lagazo

Kent sailor on the sea

Aboard the USS Ronald Reagan in the Philippines

  • Tuesday, June 9, 2020 12:43pm
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Aviation Electrician’s Mate 2nd Class Thomas Payne, of Kent, left in the above photo, demonstrates how to steer the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan to Aviation Electronics Technician 3rd Class Raylene Chavez, from Montebello, California, in the pilot house during a replenishment-at-sea last month in the Philippine Sea with the guided-missile destroyer USS Barry. Ronald Reagan, the flagship of Carrier Strike Group 5, provides a combat-ready force that protects and defends the United States, as well as the collective maritime interests of its allies and partners in the Indo-Pacific region.

COURTESY PHOTO, U.S. Navy, Janweb B. Lagazo


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