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Christopher Ellis, 21, a Naples resident, lives and works aboard the USS Ronald Reagan, a 97,000 ton air carrier. Ellis will blog each week about his life on the ship, and what it's like to be so far away from home.
A surprise brightens a sailor's day
Posted 9/17/2009 at 11:01 a.m. 0 comments
Christopher Ellis gets a surprise aboard the USS Ronald Reagan that brightens his day.
Another day at sea, a million things to do at home
Posted 9/8/2009 at 3:35 p.m. 0 comments
Life on land doesn't stop when you're in the Navy.
A busy Monday aboard the USS Ronald Reagan
Posted 9/1/2009 at 1:39 p.m. 0 comments
Every day is a long one when you're home is a floating city.
A day in the life of an air traffic controller
Posted 8/24/2009 at 1:26 p.m. 0 comments
Christopher Ellis, a 21-year-old Navy Air Traffic Controller, 3rd Class, is one of 48 controllers spending their days and nights making sure planes land safely on the 4.5-acre flight deck of the USS Ronald Reagan. He blogs once a week about what it's like to live and work aboard the ship.