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Old Contemptible11 Nov 2019 9:07 a.m. PST

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Saginaw11 Nov 2019 2:32 p.m. PST

The official crest, which was unveiled last week:

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Apache 601 Dec 2019 3:48 p.m. PST

I really wish we (US) would stop naming warships after politicians. It is not fitting. I'd much rather she be named Enterprise, Saratoga or Yorktown, or a dozen other names honoring the nation's history.

I know that JFK was a WW II vet.

Rev Zoom02 Dec 2019 12:57 p.m. PST

These carriers are the President Class. They are named for Presidents, not politicians. I did hear the rumor, however, Trump's name has been assigned to a rubber raft by the Pentagon.

Lion in the Stars02 Dec 2019 8:11 p.m. PST

@Apache 6: A WW2 *Navy* vet. That still carries a lot of weight in the naming discussion. Though since Carter was a submariner, he got his name on a boat instead of a target, erm, carrier.

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