A naval vessel doesn't close its doors during holidays. In port, a portion of the crew remains on board to secure the ship and keep it ready for sea. If the duty crew can't go home, then the captain invites family to the ship's mess decks for a wonderful Christmas meal.
NORFOLK (Dec. 25, 2011) -- Culinary Specialist 1st Class Susan Graham serves ham to Culinary Specialist 1st Class Carrol Williams during a Christmas dinner held aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) for the ship's crew and family members.
U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Timothy Walter.
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