Visit to the USS John F. Kennedy
Visiting the USS KennedyAfter some 8 years of efforts (mailing, phonong, faxing), a highly wanted photoreport was about to come true. Tuesday July 30th, an email from the US Navy was received. If it was possible for us to be at Reus Airport (near Tarragona, Spain) on Friday August 2nd. For a visit to the USS John F. Kennedy.
Our answer was YES!!!!.
Although we only like the first 2 minutes of the TopGun movie (the deck operations),we were as happy as Maverick and Goose who went to TopGun.
('You two characters are going to Top Gun')
In our case it was like 'You two characters are going to the USS Kennedy'.
Arrived at Reus Airport, it was unclear what the transportation would be. A helicopter or a C-2 Greyhound. About an hour before departure, 2 C-2A's landed. So that was the way to go. Some 45 minutes after departure, the C-2A pilot opened the cargo door and a nice Air-to-Sea photo could be made.
Publications of the visitCheck out the publications in other media of this visit to the USS Kennedy.
CreditWe would like to thank the 6 Fleet PAO (Ross, Richardson), the US attaché in Spain (Wenceslao), the USS Kennedy (all 5200 on board) and all other people involved to make this happen.
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