Tuesday, June 29, 2010

USS Ronald Reagan



I am loving experiencing all the new things that being in the military and stationed in Hawaii has offered us so far. Yesterday we got to see the USS Ronald Reagan coming into port in Pearl Harbor. We were able to stand by the water on Hickam AFB and see it just glide by. It was very cool! It was a little over an hour late, but that's not unusual for the military! LOL

That thing is HUGE!
Just a couple of things that I think is super cool about the ship:
It can run for 20 years before needing to be refueled
It has a crew of around 3000- that's bigger than a lot of towns!
It carries 90 aircraft.
It travels 35MPH

This is definitely one of those experiences where words and pictures don't do it justice! If you click on the pictures you can see more detail. That helps a little.


Here she comes!







Getting closer!








You can see some of the planes here.



I love how the Sailors were dressed and standing at attention on every deck, around the whole boat! It looked very neat!














See the Sailors? I think that was my favorite part. :o)





2 comments:

Talkin' Texan said...

What an awesome sight! It is amazing how big those things are. It seems like something like that shouldn't be able to float. lol

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