220623-N-CM740-1052 NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (June 23, 2022) – Chief Legalman Ivan E. Diaz Bass, from St. Croix, Virgin Islands, the departmental leading chief petty officer of legal department aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), speaks to the crew during the ship’s celebration of pride month in the aft mess decks. George Washington is undergoing refueling complex overhaul (RCOH) at Newport News Shipyard. RCOH is a multi-year project performed only once during a carrier’s 50-year service life that includes refueling the ship’s two nuclear reactors, as well as significant repairs, upgrades, and modernization. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Robert J. Stamer)

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