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140915-N-ZZ145-7077.jpg Photo By: Photographer's Mate 3rd Class

May 19, 2021
050623-N-5549O-150 Pacific Ocean (June 23, 2005) - Members of the ceremonial honor guard present arms while Taps is played during a burial at sea ceremony aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Burial at sea ceremonies are a time-honored maritime tradition that's has been in use as long as people have gone to sea. Reagan is currently underway in the Pacific Ocean conducting routine carrier operations. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Kevin S. O'Brien (RELEASED)


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