"'Here we go, here we go, here we go!!!' -- is how the crew of the C-2A Greyhound transport plane prepares us for the landing to come. A few seconds later, I’m brutally squished in my seat, my first landing aboard an aircraft carrier that starts my reporting mission aboard the USS George H.W. Bush," writes Daphne Benoit, a correspondent based in Paris covering defense.
"I’m here because the carrier is playing temporary host to French pilots. I thought it would be a good opportunity to write about what, if any, culture clashes result. I wasn’t disappointed."