Aircraft Carriers III


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DA NANG, Vietnam (March 9, 2020) The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) sits at anchor near Da Nang during a port visit. Theodore Roosevelt is on a scheduled deployment to the Indo-Pacific and is visiting Da Nang to commemorate the 25th anniversary of U.S.-Vietnam diplomatic relations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas V. Huynh)

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GULF OF THAILAND (March 11, 2020) Sailors assigned to San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) carry a casualty simulation during a drill on the flight deck. Green Bay, part of the America Expeditionary Strike Group, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Maria G. Llanos)

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RED SEA (March 10, 2020) Aviation Machinist's Mate Airman James Wible, from Bend, Oregon, performs maintenance on an aircraft engine in the jet shop aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). IKE is conducting operations in the Red Sea as part of the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Brennen Easter/Released)

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ARABIAN SEA (March 6, 2020) An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Dragon Slayers of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 11 delivers cargo to the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), left, from the fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T- AOE 6) as the guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60) makes its approach for a replenishment-at-sea. Normandy is part of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group and is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael H. Lehman/Released)

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ARABIAN SEA (March 3, 2020) - Sailors, assigned to amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), participate in a foreign object debris walk down on the flight deck, March 3, 2020. Bataan is the flagship for the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and, with the embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alan L. Robertson)
 

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ARABIAN SEA (March 3, 2020) - Sailors, assigned to amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), participate in a foreign object debris walk down on the flight deck, March 3, 2020. Bataan is the flagship for the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and, with the embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alan L. Robertson)
up to what rank they have to do FOD walks? for instance would a lieutenant go?
 

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PACIFIC OCEAN (March 13, 2020) U.S. Navy Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Damien Braun, assigned to the “Blue Diamonds” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 146, loads power cable back into the deck on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) March 13, 2020. The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment to the Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dartanon D. Delagarza)

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PACIFIC OCEAN (March 11, 2020) U.S. Navy Aviation Maintenance Administrationman 2nd Class Yormajesty Norris (left), from Jacksonville, Fla., squeezes the arm of Fireman Mercer Bedford, from Bremerton, Wash., during a security force training class in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) March 11, 2020.(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jason Meyer)

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PACIFIC OCEAN (March 13, 2020) U.S. Navy Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 1st Class Ashley McKinnon taxis an F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Tomcatters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 31, on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) March 13, 2020.(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dartanon D. Delagarza)

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PACIFIC OCEAN (March 11, 2020) U.S. Navy Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Fuel) Airman Demetry Sandoval, from Dalhart, Texas, fuels an F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Tomcatters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 31, on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) March 11, 2020. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Pyoung K. Yi)

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PACIFIC OCEAN (March 11, 2020) U.S. Navy Aviation Electrician’s Mate 3rd Class Bradley Burling, from Erie, Pa., assigned to the “Tomcatters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 31, closes a deck hatch on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) March 11, 2020.(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Pyoung K. Yi)
 

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up to what rank they have to do FOD walks? for instance would a lieutenant go?
Rank does not matter.Everyone working on the flight deck or hangar deck is supposed to take part in FOD walkdown. In my experience for various reasons that never happens.

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see the shipmates with khaki pants on? those are officers and Chief Petty Officers.

U.S. Sailors participate in a foreign object debris walkdown aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) in the Atlantic Ocean, Oct. 29, 2019. The John C. Stennis is underway conducting routine operations in support of Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua L. Leonard)
 

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Rank does not matter.Everyone working on the flight deck or hangar deck is supposed to take part in FOD walkdown. In my experience for various reasons that never happens.

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see the shipmates with khaki pants on? those are officers and Chief Petty Officers.

U.S. Sailors participate in a foreign object debris walkdown aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) in the Atlantic Ocean, Oct. 29, 2019. The John C. Stennis is underway conducting routine operations in support of Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua L. Leonard)
OK so any lower rank than
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? (I know it's pay grade, not rank, what I linked)
 

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