Hull Technician 1st Class Michael Hirt nd his family are interviewed by a local television news reporter in front of USS Ronald

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SAN DIEGO (Feb. 2, 2011) Hull Technician 1st Class Michael Hirt, from San Diego, and his family are interviewed by a local television news reporter in front of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan is getting underway to conduct joint task force exercises and a deployment to the western Pacific Ocean in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kyle Carlstrom/Released)

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 SAN DIEGO (Feb. 2, 2011) Hull Technician 1st Class Michael Hirt, from San Diego, and his family are interviewed by a local television news reporter in front of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan is getting underway to conduct joint task force exercises and a deployment to the western Pacific Ocean in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kyle Carlstrom/Released)