I Spent 24 Amazing Hours On Board A US Navy Aircraft Carrier At SeaTravis Okulski3/11/14 12:45pmFiled to: PlanelopnikMilitaryFoxtrot AlphaBoatlopnik9EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalink In 2012, our Paul Thompson got an email from a buddy that read "Check this out. I applied, and you should too." What followed would be the most fun he's ever had around planes as he spent a day aboard the $6.8 billion USS George H.W. Bush Nimitz-class supercarrier. Here's what happened.