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040916-N-6213R-035 South China Sea (Sept. 16, 2004) - Chief Petty Officers stand in ranks at the 2004 chief pinning ceremony in the hangar bay aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). Twenty Six sailors made the transition from blue shirt to khaki in the emotional ceremony.  Stennis and embarked Carrier Air Wing Fourteen (CVW-14) are currently participating in a scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean. Photo by Mark J. Rebilas