Bush and Ike

The aircraft carriers USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) and USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) conduct a vertical replenishment. George H.W. Bush is undergoing its first underway replenishment with another aircraft carrier. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. J.T. Schofield/Released)

The aircraft carriers USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) and USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) conduct a vertical replenishment. George H.W. Bush is undergoing its first underway replenishment with another aircraft carrier. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. J.T. Schofield/Released)

The aircraft carriers USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) and USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)

The aircraft carriers USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) and USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)

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The aircraft carriers USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) and USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)

The aircraft carriers USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) and USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)

The aircraft carriers USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), center, and USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) conduct a vertical replenishment with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE 5). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian M. Brooks/Released)

The aircraft carriers USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), center, and USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) conduct a vertical replenishment with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE 5). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian M. Brooks/Released)

Aircraft carriers USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) and USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) and Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE 5)

Aircraft carriers USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) and USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) and Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE 5)

Aircraft carriers USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) and USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) and Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE 5)

Aircraft carriers USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) and USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) and Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE 5)

(Notice how they’re keeping the Bush back so as not to scratch the paint on the new one.)

Comments

  1. Ya know if ole Mooslime Ahmadinejad or one of his sand-box pals had a nuke and a delivery system that’d make one pretty target.

    Two CVN’s for the price of one.

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