AB3 Ronnie Josey gives the "ready for launch" signal. Traditionally, a catapult officer's boots are launched from the catapult at the end of his tour aboard an aircraft carrier. This is the last day at sea for the USS Midway, 9/24/1991
Series: Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files, 1982 - 2007
Record Group 330: Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, 1921 - 2008
Image description: AB3 Josey smiles as he points forward with one hand and raises a thumbs-up with the other hand. In front of him is the metal claw of the catapult, and on the catapult is a pair of shiny black boots.
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