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  • 5 April 2017
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    Aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2, Arleigh Burke -class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) and Ticonderoga -class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) arrived in Singapore for a scheduled port visit, April 4. Prior to the visit, the Carl Vinson Strike Group (CSG-1) completed […]

  • 17 January 2018
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    US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) left its homeport of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on January 15, to join the Carl Vinson carrier strike group on a Western Pacific deployment. Michael Murphy deployed with a crew of approximately 320 sailors and a detachment of MH-60R helicopters from Helicopter Maritime Squadron (HSM) 37, the […]

  • 4 January 2018
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    US Navy cruiser USS Lake Champlain is getting underway from Naval Base San Diego on January 4 to start a regularly scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific. The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser will deploy as part of the Carl Vinson Strike Group. Lake Champlain completed a six-month deployment to the Indo-Pacific region last year returning home in late […]

  • 22 February 2018
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    US Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) arrived in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, for a port visit, Feb. 21. Wayne E. Meyer is on a regularly scheduled Western Pacific deployment with the Carl Vinson strike group. While Wayne E. Meyer headed for Malaysia, USS Carl Vinson and destroyer USS Michael Murphy stopped in […]

  • 30 January 2017
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    U.S. Navy’s Carl Vinson carrier strike group recently tested its units with an undersea warfare exercise (USWEX) that was completed off the coast of Hawaii, January 14. The 96-hour USWEX involved aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57), and Arleigh-Burke class-guided missile destroyers USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG […]

  • 16 June 2014
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    Carrier Strike Group 1 (CSG 1) successfully completed Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFEX) off the coast of Southern California June 9, marking the final step in the strike group’s preparation for its upcoming deployment.   “CSG 1 completed their integrated and advanced training during a single underway period,” said Capt. Patrick Keyes, commander, U.S. 3rd […]

  • 30 December 2016
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    The U.S. Navy’s 3rd Fleet announced that ships and units from the Carl Vinson strike group (CVNSG) will depart San Diego for a regularly-scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific on January 5 and 6. The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Air Wing 2, and embarked Destroyer Squadron 1 will deploy with […]

  • 1 January 2015
    Training & Education

    USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 Sailors were among the first to ring in the New Year during their Western Pacific/Arabian Gulf deployment Dec. 31, celebrating hours prior to friends and family in the ship’s homeport of San Diego and across the U.S. To celebrate this event, Carl Vinson’s […]

  • 10 April 2015
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    Rear Adm. Eric Chaperon, French Task Force 473 commander, and Rear Adm. Chris Grady, Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group commander and Commander Task Force 50, met aboard French aircraft carrier Charles De Gaulle (R-91) to discuss interoperability and integration between the two navies, April 8. Charles De Gaulle and USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) have […]

  • 5 January 2018
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    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and its carrier strike group will be the first to deploy in 2018, getting underway from San Diego on January 5. The strike group’s 6,000 sailors will deploy aboard four ships, including aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and the guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer […]

  • 21 April 2016
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    USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) marked a milestone for the U.S. Navy after installing the first unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) command center aboard an aircraft carrier. The UAV ready room was installed April 13, during USS Carl Vinson’s recent Chief of Naval Operations Planned Incremental Availability (PIA). The completion of all phases of installation is […]

  • 13 March 2018
    Training & Education

    After concluding a historic visit to Vietnam on March 9, US Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson started a bilateral exercise with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) helicopter carrier JS Ise. Carl Vinson and JS Ise are joined by US destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108), which is part of the Carl Vinson carrier strike […]

  • 16 February 2018
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    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) arrived in the Philippine Port of Manila together with guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) for a routine port visit on February 16. More than 5,500 sailors from both vessels are visiting the Philippine capital during their Western Pacific deployment. The strike group is operating in […]

  • 9 May 2017
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    U.S. Navy’ guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) collided with a South Korean fishing vessel in international waters off South Korea on May 9. According to the U.S. Navy, the Ticonderoga-class cruiser was conducting routine operations at approximately 11:50 a.m. (+9I) when the incident happened. No one was injured in the incident and both vessels were […]

  • 16 March 2017
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    U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) arrived in Busan, Republic of Korea, together with Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) for a scheduled port visit and joint exercises on March 15. The Carl Vinson Strike Group completed two weeks of routine operations in the South China Sea and will […]

  • 22 March 2017
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    U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson hosted the chiefs of staff for the Republic of Korea’s Army and Air Force and the ROK chief of naval operations at sea on March 20. The visit by ROK Army Gen. Jang, Jun-gyu, ROK Air Force Gen. Jeong, Kyeongdoo, and ROK Navy Adm. Um, Hyun-Seon marked the first […]

  • 13 April 2018
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    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) wrapped up a three-month deployment to the Indo-Pacifc returning to its homeport at Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego on April 12. Over 5,000 crew from the aircraft carrier and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2 deployed January 5 for routine operations in the […]

  • 16 October 2014
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    Capt. Sterling Dawley relieved Capt. Yvette Davids as commanding officer of Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) during a change of command ceremony aboard the Bunker Hill while in port in Singapore, Oct. 3. Rear Adm. Christopher Grady, commander, Carrier Strike Group 1, who presided over the ceremony, presented Davids a citation for […]

  • 19 April 2018
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    US Navy destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) returned to Pearl Harbor on April 18, completing a three-month deployment to the Western Pacific with the Carl Vinson Strike Group. During the deployment, the strike group conducted routine operations in the Indo-Pacific that helped maintain security and stability in the region. After completing carrier strike group […]

  • 31 May 2017
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    U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) returned to its forward-deployed base at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, on May 28. Stethem departed Yokosuka in January to begin its 2017 patrol in the Western Pacific. “Over the past four months, our operations provided maritime presence in the Indo-Asia Pacific region and strengthened our […]

  • 13 June 2017
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    U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) is set to return to its homeport Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after completing a five-month deployment. While deployed to the Western Pacific under the U.S. 3rd Fleet Forward construct, Michael Murphy promoted security and stability throughout the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. The ship was underway for […]

  • 26 March 2018
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    US Navy’s Hawaii-homeported destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) and embarked US Coast Guard personnel started joint maritime security patrols in the Western Pacific on March 26. The destroyer’s mission is part of the Oceania Maritime Security Initiative (OMSI) which is designed to reduce and eliminate illegal fishing and other illicit activities on the high seas. The […]

  • 16 October 2014
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    The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group wrapped up operations in the Western Pacific and reported for duty in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility Oct. 15. The strike group consists of USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) with embarked Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 and Destroyer Squadron 1, along with […]

  • 20 August 2014
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    The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group will depart Aug. 22 for a scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific and U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.   The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17, and embarked Destroyer Squadron 1 will deploy with guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) […]

  • 29 May 2015
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    The Sailors of the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group (CSG) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, May 27 for the final port call of the CSG’s deployment to U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of operation. During the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group’s nine and a half […]

  • 27 January 2015
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    Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT)/U.S. 5th Fleet (C5F), Vice Adm. John Miller held an admiral’s-call aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 26. Miller expressed his gratitude for Team Vinson’s service and explained the impact of the Carl Vinson and Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1 crews’ support of Operation […]

  • 14 June 2018
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    Rear Adm. Alvin Holsey relieved Rear Adm. John Fuller as commander, Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1, during a pierside change of command ceremony, June 12, aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70). Vice Adm. John D. Alexander, commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet, presided over the ceremony and thanked Fuller for his efforts over the past 11 months as […]

  • 31 January 2018
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    US Navy ships assigned to the Carl Vinson carrier strike group arrived in Guam on January 30 and 31 for the first port call of their Western Pacific deployment. The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and guided-missile destroyers USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) and USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) arrived with nearly 6,000 […]

  • 24 August 2014
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    The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group departed Aug. 22 for a scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific and U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.   The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17, and embarked Destroyer Squadron 1 deployed with guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) and guided-missile […]