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Top Cool Things About Living On AC Carrier

Mon Mar 10, 2003 9:36 am

From the February 3 Late Show with David Letterman, as announced by ten crew
members on the USS John C. Stennis aircraft carrier in San Diego, the "Top
Ten Cool Things About Living on an Aircraft Carrier." Late Show Web page:

10. It combines all the excitement of going on a cruise with the fun of
living at the airport
(Nuclear Machinist's Mate First Class Billy Eatmon)

9. There's no more pleasant wake-up call than the roar of an F-18 Super
(Operations Specialist Sherona Peterson)

8. On weekends we turn the deck into the world's largest roller disco
(Mess Management Specialist Anthony Sacro)

7. Feel like lasagna? Send a pilot to Italy for takeout
(Dental Technician First Class Pete Espinoza)

6. When everyone's asleep, you can climb in one of the planes and pretend
you're Tom Cruise
(Aviation Ordnanceman First Class Matt Wright)

5. Who else gets to describe their home as "Nimitz-class"?
(Personelman Third Class Shelly Glascoe)

4. The weekly shuffleboard tournaments
(Information Systems Technician Third Class Taquann McKinney)

3. All-you-can-drink jet fuel
(Hull Technician Second Class Joshua Chelnick)

2. If you ever have an aircraft that needs carrying, you're in luck
(Photographer's Mate Second Class Bryan Dunn)

1. You can get both seasick and airsick at the same time
(Boatswain's Mate Third Class Leanne Connelly)
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RE: Top Cool Things About Living On AC Carrier

Tue Mar 11, 2003 5:17 am

He he he  Big thumbs up

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RE: Top Cool Things About Living On AC Carrier

Tue Mar 11, 2003 12:50 pm

Pretty funny stuff, though my former shipmates would tell you that there is nothing fun about living on a ship. THANK GOD I WAS ASSIGNED TO A P3 SQUADRON.......
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RE: Top Cool Things About Living On AC Carrier

Tue Mar 11, 2003 9:41 pm

I would have to add another cool thing. As long as the USN has the sense to stay out of mid-east ports there is no chance of being fired at by the enemy.

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