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BREMERTON, Washington (Aug. 11, 2017) Sailors heave line on USS John C. Stennis’ (CVN 74) fantail as the ship gets underway for sea trials. John C. Stennis is underway for sea trials three days ahead of schedule during a planned incremental availability (PIA) at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility. During PIA, the ship and shipyard team accomplished the largest work package ever for an aircraft carrier in a six month availability. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alexander P. Akre / Released)