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Anaheim Sailor signals aircraft aboard USS Ronald Reagan

Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Natalie Apostol, of Anaheim, California, signals aircraft as an F/A -18E Super Hornet attached to the Eagles of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 115 takes off from the flight deck of the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

Ronald Reagan, the flagship of Carrier Strike Group 5, provides a combat-ready force that protects and defends the United States, as well as the collective maritime interests of its allies and partners in the Indo-Pacific region.

200717-N-RF825-1038 SOUTH CHINA SEA (July 17, 2020) Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Natalie Apostol, of Anaheim, California, signals aircraft as an F/A -18E Super Hornet attached to the Eagles of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 115 takes off from the flight deck of the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan, the flagship of Carrier Strike Group 5, provides a combat-ready force that protects and defends the United States, as well as the collective maritime interests of its allies and partners in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jason Tarleton) 200717-N-RF825-1038
Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Natalie Apostol, of Anaheim, California. Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jason Tarleton courtesy of the US Navy.

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2 Comments

  1. I am so proud of you Natalie, having known you and was able to watch you in the Western High School Marching Band.

  2. We are proud of you our daughter.. , serving God and country.. may the Lord keep all you, your fellow crew members and the entire Navy fleet safe and healthy. Keep the world safe and free..

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