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The Watch Stander

A crewman on deck watching the horizon through binoculars
Description: Painting, Oil on Canvas; by Morgan Ian Wilbur; 2014; Framed Dimension 20H X 24W
Accession #: 2014-051-07
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While aboard USS George Washington (CVN-73) in 2014, I was asked what I would like to see beyond my time on the carrier. I replied “Time on a destroyer!” Several days later they took me to USS Mustin (DDG-89). I had three days aboard this fine warship. This scene shows a watchstander on the portside bridge-wing during operations. He can see the carrier in the distance launching aircraft.

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