We had over 80 Galveston guys and gals so we were split into 4 groups. First stop, the fo'c'sle...
Everything is big up here. Each link of the anchor chain weighs well over 300 pounds.
Our tour guide, PO1 Owsley is a Mass Commmunications specialist, so he learned a little more about the gear and proceedures from our own boatswain mates about the gear in this space.
The flight deck. Four-and-a-half acres big.
The "island" where you find the bridge, flag bridge, primary flight control and the Sky Bar & Lounge.
PO1 Owsly has us gather around the only aircraft on board this day... a broken F/A-18C.