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Lt. Cmdr. Nicholas Bennetts, from Helena, Montana, an oral surgeon assigned to the first-in-class aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), and Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Abigail Riddle, from Woodruff, South Carolina, extract a tooth from Machinist's Mate (Nuclear) 2nd Class Armann Huerta, from Detroit, March 14, 2023. Ford is underway in the Atlantic Ocean executing its Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX), an intense, multi-week exercise designed to fully integrate a carrier strike group as a cohesive, multi-mission fighting force and to test their ability to carry out sustained combat operations from the sea. As the first-in-class ship of Ford-class aircraft carriers, CVN 78 represents a generational leap in the U.S. Navy's capacity to project power on a global scale. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jennifer A. Newsome)

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Location: USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78)

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