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  • 12 July 2016
    Training & Education

    Twenty-four Sailors assigned to aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) returned home July 7, following their six-month deployment aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). Lincoln is currently months away from completing a refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) at Newport News Shipbuilding. The Sailors bring back a wealth of new experience and qualifications and […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Industry news

    USS Abraham Lincoln’s (CVN 72) Engineering Department, completed the certification process to enable a portion of the ship’s collection, holding, and transfer (CHT) system operational this July at Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Virginia. Lt. Michael Blackwood, who oversees the CHT system aboard Abraham Lincoln, discussed the importance of bringing online this capability ahead […]

  • 6 December 2013
    Training & Education

    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) promoted 213 of its Sailors at a frocking ceremony Dec. 5 at Huntington Hall Athletic Field. Twenty-five Sailors advanced to petty officer first class, 78 to petty officer second class and 110 to petty officer third class. Slightly more E3s were promoted to petty officer third […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Training & Education

    Thirty Sailors aboard aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) received advancement through the Meritorious Advancement Program (MAP) during a surprise frocking ceremony July 8, in the ship’s aft galley. The MAP program is offered to Sailors as a way to recognize superior performance while working in a rigorous operating environment. The command promotions resulted […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) Vice Adm. Bill Moran and enlisted advisor Fleet Master Chief April Beldo held an all-hands call for Sailors assigned to USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) and Pre-Commissioning Unit USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) at the Hampton Roads Convention Center, November 5. Moran and Beldo spoke to the almost 2,400 […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Equipment & technology

    Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) conducted its first internal phone call using the Integrated Voice Network (IVN) since Lincoln’s Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH) Nov. 20. Capt. Ronald Ravelo, commanding officer, Abraham Lincoln, received the call from Lincoln’s RCOH Program Manager Bruce Easterson from a separate location inside the ship. “This is […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Authorities

    A sailor assigned to US Navy aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) has been declared missing on July 17. A search for the sailor is currently underway in the Arabian Sea. USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), Ticonderoga-class cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) and Spanish Álvaro de Bazán-class frigate Méndez Núñez (F 104) are […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Authorities

    The US Navy has ended its search and rescue efforts for a sailor believed to have gone overboard from the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) in the morning hours of July 17. The sailor, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 5, is still listed as Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown (DUSTWUN). The carrier strike group […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Authorities

    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) conducted a record breaking fueling-at-sea (FAS) with the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) July 31. During the evolution, an unprecedented 205,292 gallons of JP-5 was given to Chafee surpassing the previous record of approximately 33,000 gallons delivered by the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Industry news

    The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) refueling complex overhaul (RCOH) will not start due to a lack of funding, the Navy said Feb. 8. Lincoln was expected to move to Newport News shipyard next week to begin the overhaul. However, as a result of the fiscal constraints resulting from the ongoing continuing resolution […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    US Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) has qualified the first nine F-35C Lightning II pilots during its underway period.  The Fleet Replacement Squadron (FRS) Carrier Qualifications were successfully completed between December 7 and 11. Along with Abraham Lincoln, the “Rough Raiders” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 125, the “Grim Reapers” of VFA-101, […]

  • 27 August 2012
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News, Va., is being awarded a $22,628,756 modification to previously awarded contract N00024-10-C-2110 for additional advance planning efforts to prepare for the refueling complex overhaul of USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) and its reactor plants, the U.S. Department of Defense informed. This effort will provide for additional advanced planning, ship checks, […]

  • 8 November 2011
    Authorities

      Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON)(SS/SW) Rick D. West visited Sailors within Naval Region Northwest, Nov. 1-4. During the visit, West held all-hands calls on Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) and Naval Air Station Whidbey Island (NASWI) and aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) to answer questions from Sailors about career opportunities and […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy on Thursday announced that Nimitz-class aircraft carriers USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) and USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) will be shifting homeports. USS Abraham Lincoln, currently located in Norfolk, Virginia, will rejoin the Pacific Fleet, making San Diego its homeport. Abraham Lincoln, commissioned in 1989, previously […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Authorities

    One-hundred and sixty five USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) Sailors were advanced to their next pay grades during the command’s safety stand down at the Hampton Convention Center, June 3. Lincoln is currently undergoing RCOH at Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries in Newport News. Lincoln is the fifth ship of the […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) in-port emergency team and Newport News Shipbuilding Fire Department (NNSFD) conducted an integrated fire drill aboard the aircraft carrier Jan. 30 to evaluate how effectively the two teams work together. “The purpose of the drill was to train to make sure we know how to interact with NNSFD in […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Authorities

    Ten Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) were advanced to the rank of senior chief petty officer during a pinning ceremony aboard USS Wisconsin (BB 64), June 5. As is tradition, each senior chief selectee was pinned by members of their families. They were then capped with their new […]

  • 9 January 2012
    Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), accompanied by the guided-missile cruiser Cape St. George (CG 71), arrived in Leam Chebang, Thailand, for a port visit, Jan. 6. While in Thailand, strike group Sailors will visit with the people of Thailand, experience the local culture and conduct a series of community service projects (COMSERVs) […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Search and rescue (SAR) swimmers assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) recently took advantage of training opportunities while the ship continues its refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH). Due to an extended period of time in a shipyard environment, the RCOH process allows few oportunities for SAR swimmers to exercise their […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Authorities

    Chief petty officers (CPO) and CPO selectees assigned to Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) joined hundreds of other CPOs and selectees during a CPO 365 Phase II training event at the USS Wisconsin (BB 64) and Nauticus museum in Norfolk, Va., Aug. 18. The trip was part of the six-week season during […]

  • 1 February 2012

    Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group (ALCSG) assets responded to a distressed Iranian fishing dhow in the Arabian Gulf, Jan. 31. At 12:37 p.m. local time, an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter, assigned to the Golden Falcons of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 and embarked on aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), spotted the disabled Iranian […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln got underway from Norfolk to start a deployment in which it will sail around the world before arriving at its new homeport in San Diego. The carrier will shift homeports after completing a mid-life overhaul at the Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Norfolk Naval Shipyard. Next in line for the […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) participated in an integrated fire drill alongside the Newport News Shipbuilding Fire Department (NNSFD) Jan. 22 to test the two team’s response time and cooperation. Chief Warrant Officer 4 Kevin Davis said: This training is extremely important while the ship is docked in Newport […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Raytheon Technical Services Co. LLC, Norfolk, Virginia, is being awarded $16,6 million for task order L612 under a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee Basic Ordering Agreement for engineering services, overhaul, repair and upgrade of the MK57 Mod 13 NATO Seasparrow Surface Missile System for USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), equipment and other associated test, ancillary and support equipment. Work […]

  • 2 August 2012
    Training & Education

    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) is scheduled to arrive in its new homeport at Naval Station Norfolk Aug. 7, following an eight-month deployment to the U.S. Navy’s 5th, 6th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility. Commanded by Capt. John D. Alexander, Lincoln departed Naval Station Everett, Wash., her home since January […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Authorities

    Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 held a change of command ceremony aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) March 24 at the ship’s homeport of Everett, Wash.   Rear Adm. Dee Mewbourne succeeded Rear Adm. Michael S. White, who departed CSG-11 to become the 18th commander of the Naval Education and Training Command. In […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) and USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) began dual-carrier sustainment and qualification operations on August 29 in the western Atlantic Ocean. “By training and operating together, the USS Harry S. Truman and USS Abraham Lincoln strike groups enhance combat readiness and interoperability, and also demonstrate the inherent flexibility and scalability […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Authorities

    Sailors from the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) had the privilege of attending a special employee-led tour of the Newport News Shipyard, July 2.   The primary purpose of the tour was to recognize the excellent work being done by the Sailors nominated as the Lincoln’s Sailors of the Quarter. The awardees, Personnel Specialist 1st […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Authorities

    Capt. Ron Ravelo, commanding officer of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), held a two-day all hands call for Lincoln Sailors at Naval Station Norfolk, Jan. 21-22. Ravelo addressed the collective 2,300 Sailors about the positive progress that Lincoln is making, as well as the evolution of every Sailor’s respective roles as they […]