It was determined that the mishap gunner died instantly, and the mishap pilot was able to escape the Hoth system in an unassigned X-Wing. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Tristan Lotz. the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). GHWB is underway conducting routine training and qualifications for a 2017 deployment. By Brian O'Rourke on January 16, 2017 T&P on Facebook Looking for a great career? Or know another veteran, service member, or military spouse who is? Get started at Hirepurpose.