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The world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, and the eighth U.S. Navy ship to bear this historic name, USS ENTERPRISE is the Navy's most storied warship in history.  Commissioned November 25, 1961, ENTERPRISE was originally designed for a 25-year service life, but due to maintenance and upkeep, ENTERPRISE has served for nearly 50 years and has been engaged in every major combat operation over the past five decades. 

It is estimated that more than 100,000 Sailors and Marines have served aboard ENTERPRISE. 

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