Doug Boyd is a patternmaker at the pattern shop at Newport News Shipbuilding. He builds wooden patterns used in the casting of parts for the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78). He says, "There is no 'close enough' in the pattern shop."
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Every day, employees at Newport News Shipbuilding, Ingalls Shipbuilding and all HII subsidiaries demonstrate an unwavering focus on safety, quality, cost and schedule to ensure HII builds the best military ships in the world for our nation. It's hard work, and it's done right.