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Megatron
01-16-2007, 10:10 PM
The Navy has announced that its newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, which is the first in a new class of mega-carriers, will be named the U.S.S. Gerald R. Ford. Its class number will be CVN78. It will be much bigger than the current Nimitz-class carriers. The Ford-class carriers will be able to go 20 years before it needs refueling.

This big Ford will make a Crown Vic feel like a Focus. :D

abpt1
01-18-2007, 06:45 PM
I think they should Name it the U.S.S Hulk Hogan oh YEHA!

Ginnunggap
01-18-2007, 06:59 PM
I want one!

EARS
01-18-2007, 08:26 PM
Maybe name it the USS Patton. Then give it orders to seek and destroy all terriost havens. The how and way to be decided by the Captain.

jmz5
01-18-2007, 08:28 PM
Its going to be a floating city.:D

btown02
01-18-2007, 08:32 PM
Its going to be a floating city
All Carriers are.

herstal
01-19-2007, 05:42 PM
does it comes with chrome bumpers and spinner wheels too?? LOL

Medula Oblongata
01-19-2007, 05:47 PM
Pimp my Carrier Battle Group... :rolleyes:

American_pride
01-23-2007, 08:43 PM
The Navy has announced that its newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, which is the first in a new class of mega-carriers, will be named the U.S.S. Gerald R. Ford. Its class number will be CVN78. It will be much bigger than the current Nimitz-class carriers. The Ford-class carriers will be able to go 20 years before it needs refueling.

This big Ford will make a Crown Vic feel like a Focus. :D


What a waste of a good aircraft carrier on a name. With a name like that it will probably never do anything of importance. I would have been happier with Bush, Clinton, Blair, etc. Hell why even name it after useless politicians. What ever happened to the good old days when carriers were named good like Lexington, Yorktown, Wasp, Hornet............................
RANT OFF

Megatron
01-23-2007, 09:38 PM
What a waste of a good aircraft carrier on a name. With a name like that it will probably never do anything of importance. I would have been happier with Bush, Clinton, Blair, etc. Hell why even name it after useless politicians. What ever happened to the good old days when carriers were named good like Lexington, Yorktown, Wasp, Hornet............................
RANT OFF

First of all, Gerald Ford served aboard an aircraft carrier in the Pacific theater during WW2. Also, the last Nimitz-class carrier that's now being built will be called the U.S.S. George H.W. Bush, former WW2 Navy fighter pilot, 41st president, and the current president's dad.

The Navy will never name a ship after Bill Clinton. Not only was Clinton a commie-loving draft dodger, he gutted all of the armed forces during his time as president. He had defense budgets reduced to ridiculously low levels.

panzermk2
01-24-2007, 12:40 AM
First of all, Gerald Ford served aboard an aircraft carrier in the Pacific theater during WW2. Also, the last Nimitz-class carrier that's now being built will be called the U.S.S. George H.W. Bush, former WW2 Navy fighter pilot, 41st president, and the current president's dad.

The Navy will never name a ship after Bill Clinton. Not only was Clinton a commie-loving draft dodger, he gutted all of the armed forces during his time as president. He had defense budgets reduced to ridiculously low levels.


http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e169/panzermk2/emocons/icon_rofl.gifWRONG they will name an oiler(fuel ship) after clinton sinced he HOSED EVERYONEhttp://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e169/panzermk2/emocons/icon_rofl.gif

kamo
01-24-2007, 09:13 AM
USS KAMO. end of story

Medula Oblongata
01-24-2007, 12:53 PM
First of all, Gerald Ford served aboard an aircraft carrier in the Pacific theater during WW2. Also, the last Nimitz-class carrier that's now being built will be called the U.S.S. George H.W. Bush, former WW2 Navy fighter pilot, 41st president, and the current president's dad.

The Navy will never name a ship after Bill Clinton. Not only was Clinton a commie-loving draft dodger, he gutted all of the armed forces during his time as president. He had defense budgets reduced to ridiculously low levels.


Gerald Ford initially applied for a commission in the active Naval Reserve less than a week after the Japanese bombing of the American fleet at Pearl Harbor in 1941. His first choice was to serve in the intelligence branch, so the Navy began a background check to see if he qualified.



This process took several months and Ford had no promises that a position would be offered, so about two months later he applied for a commission in the physical education branch. In April 1942, he accepted an appointment as an ensign and commenced a month's training with the V‑5 Instructor's course at the U.S. Naval Academy. Upon completion of his training, the Navy assigned him to the Naval Aviation Pre‑Flight Training School at the University of North Carolina. He taught seamanship, ordnance and gunnery, and first aid, while also coaching all sports participated in by the cadets.



After seven months at the training school, Ford became anxious to get more directly involved in the war effort. He requested that he be reassigned to sea duty and the Navy soon complied. Ford served on the light aircraft carrier USS Monterey from May 1943 to December 1944 as director of physical training, gunnery officer, and assistant navigator. The Monterey participated in nearly every major action in the South Pacific and in support of landings on the Gilbert Islands, Truk, Saipan, and the Philippines.



Following his service on the Monterey, Ford spent the balance of the war at the Naval Reserve Training Command in Glenview, Illinois, and was honorably discharged in January 1946 at the grade of lieutenant commander. He remained with the inactive Naval Reserve until 1963.

http://www.ford.utexas.edu/library/guides/Finding%20Aids/Ford,%20Gerald%20-%20Papers%20Relating%20to%20his%20U.S.%20Navy%20Service.htm

panzermk2
01-25-2007, 12:02 AM
WOW how come the Libtard media never told us about that?

Medula Oblongata
01-25-2007, 12:40 AM
Because they are the libtard media.

Hero's, real Hero's, aren't braggards.

abpt1
01-26-2007, 04:20 PM
U.S.S Richard Nixion better that Cliton/bush.


WTF Blair? hes a red coat lol.......

Megatron
01-26-2007, 04:49 PM
U.S.S Richard Nixion better that Cliton/bush.


WTF Blair? hes a red coat lol.......

The Navy does have a missile destroyer currently in service called the U.S.S. Winston Churchill, the British prime minister during WW2.

I've read where the Navy will name a ship after a foreigner who had helped the U.S. in times of war, such as WW2.

abpt1
01-26-2007, 05:37 PM
U.S.S. Winston Churchill though was whole different story....

Medula Oblongata
01-26-2007, 06:49 PM
Because Winston Churhchill was granted an honrary US citizenship

abpt1
01-26-2007, 06:58 PM
in WWII he was a big part of the cohesion for our guys and the rest of the allied troops far away from home he was an true icon.