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  • 11 July 2014
    Authorities

    The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) arrived in Busan, Republic of Korea (ROK) for a scheduled port visit, July 11.   GWCSG’s visit to Busan serves to increase goodwill and partnership between the two nations through community relations (COMREL) and sporting events, ship tours, and a welcome reception for ROK business, civic and military […]

  • 8 August 2014
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    George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) returned to its forward-operating location at Fleet Activities Yokosuka Aug. 8, after completing a three-month patrol of the 7th Fleet area of operations.   GWCSG conducted four goodwill port visits and participated in a trilateral naval field training exercise with Indian navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force during Malabar […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The George Washington (CVN 73) Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) departed Busan, Republic of Korea (ROK) after a four-day, goodwill port visit, July 15.   The port visit provided GWCSG Sailors well-deserved liberty and the opportunity to engage with ROK citizens. “[GWCSG] was extremely proud to be here,” said Rear Adm. Mark Montgomery, commander, Battle Force […]

  • 27 October 2014
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    The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) arrived in Manila, Philippines on 23rd of October for a Goodwill Visit. GWCSG is composed of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) with embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, Arleigh Burke-class destroyers USS Stethem (DDG-63) and USS Mustin (DDG-89) and Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruisers USS Antietam […]

  • 29 October 2014
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    The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) arrived in Apra Harbor, Guam, for a goodwill port visit Oct. 28. Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) and Arleigh-burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97) are all part of GWCSG. This is GWCSG’s second visit to Guam […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships in the George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) completed an undersea warfare exercise (USWEX), June 9-11.   USWEX was the arena that gave GWCSG, MH-60R Seahawks from the Saberhawks of Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 77, and P-3C Orions and P-8 Poseidons from Commander, Patrol and Reconnaissance Force (PATRECONFOR) 7th Fleet an opportunity to improve […]

  • 27 June 2014
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    The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) arrived in Singapore for a goodwill port visit, June 26.   This marks the fifth visit to the “Lion City” since USS George Washington (CVN 73) relieved the now-decommissioned USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) as the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier in 2008. During George Washington’s visit, the […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Sailors from the George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) began their portion of Talisman Sabre 2015 off the north coast of Australia, July 7. Exercise Talisman Sabre 2015 is a biennial training activity aimed at improving Australian and U.S. combat readiness and interoperability. The GWCSG will join the more than 33,000 U.S. and Australian personnel, […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Training & Education

    U.S. and Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Sailors from the George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) began their portion of Talisman Saber 2013 off the northeast coast of Australia, July 15. Exercise Talisman Saber 2013 is a biennial training activity aimed at improving Australian and U.S. combat readiness and interoperability. “Talisman Saber 2013 demonstrates the U.S. […]

  • 17 June 2014
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    The George Washington (CVN 73) Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) anchored in Victoria Harbor, Hong Kong, for a scheduled port visit, June 16.   “GWCSG Sailors have an amazing opportunity to experience a truly unique port visit,” said Capt. Greg Fenton, commanding officer of George Washington. George Washington departed its forward-operating location of Fleet Activities Yokosuka, […]

  • 19 May 2015
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    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) departed Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, for its patrol of the Indo-Asia-Pacific region as the flagship for the George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG), May 18. George Washington served as the U.S. Navy’s forward deployed aircraft carrier for seven years and is currently scheduled to conduct a […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Training & Education

    The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) arrived at its forward operating location of Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan upon completion of its 2014 patrol, Nov. 25. Throughout the 2014 Patrol the GWCSG was made up of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) and Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruisers USS Antietam (CG 54), USS Shiloh (CG […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Training & Education

    The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) arrived in Sasebo, Japan, for a scheduled port visit, August 1.   More than 5,500 GWCSG Sailors will have the opportunity to volunteer their time and efforts to help make a difference in various Japanese communities by participating in community relations (COMREL) projects and attending a broad spectrum […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) departed Hong Kong, June 20, after a four-day, goodwill port visit.   The primary purpose of GWCSG’s visit to the city, affectionately nicknamed “Pearl of the Orient”, was to enhance the U.S. Navy’s interoperability and theater security cooperation efforts with the Chinese People’s Liberation Army and Navy, and […]

  • 2 July 2014
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    The USS George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) departed Singapore after a four-day, goodwill port visit, June 30.   GWCSG Sailors enjoyed well-deserved liberty, took advantage of various local tours hosted by the ships’ Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR), and participated in 11 community relations (COMREL) projects and other events organized by the ship’s command […]

  • 14 June 2011

      George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG), centered around the Navy’s only full-time forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS George Washington (CVN 73), returned to sea to begin their summer patrol, June 12. “After a six month long maintenance period, George Washington is an [increasingly] modern, state-of-the-art warship,” said George Washington’s commanding officer, Capt. David A. Lausman. […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) participated in a multi-unit anti-submarine warfare exercise (ASWEX) as part of Talisman Sabre 2015 (TS15), July 7-8. During the exercise the strike group executed ASW search and tracking tactics against live submarine targets. According to Lt. James Petersen, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15 submarine operations officer, the ASW exercise […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy’s George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) departed Brisbane, Australia, June 24, after a five-day goodwill port visit. During the visit, George Washington held a welcoming reception for Australia’s leaders and local nationals, to include Ambassador John Berry, U.S. Ambassador to Australia; Hugo Llorens, U.S. Consul General; George Brandis, attorney general for Australia; and the […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Authorities

    Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Rear Adm. Akira Saito, commander, Escort Flotilla (CCF) One, along with his staff and other JMSDF sailors embarked the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) and other ships in the George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) as part of Keen Sword (KS) 15, Nov. 10-19. The visitors received […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) will be operating alongside their Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) counterparts during a bilateral field training exercise, Keen Sword 15, November 11. Keen Sword is the latest in a series of joint/bilateral field training exercises since 1986 involving U.S. military and Japan Self-Defense Force (JSDF) designed to increase […]

  • 26 June 2012
    Training & Education

    U.S. Navy is conducting routine carrier operations in international waters west of the Korean Peninsula June 23-25. The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) is conducting routine operations with the Republic of Korea navy in the Yellow Sea. The operations are taking place beyond the territorial seas of any coastal nations and are intended to […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Five midshipmen embarked the Arleigh-Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) for two weeks during the beginning of her patrol with the George Washington Carrier Strike Group to experience life at sea and get a glimpse of their future as a naval officer.   Of the midshipmen, two are from the naval academy, […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG), the Royal Australian Navy and the Royal New Zealand Navy completed a dynamic war-at-sea exercise (WASEX) as part of Talisman Sabre 2015 (TS15), July 8-9. WASEX simulated searching for and engaging hostile surface warships in order to improve joint interoperability, assess carrier strike group operations and to defend […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) departed Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan to patrol the Indo-Asia-Pacific region as the flagship for the George Washington Carrier Stike Group (GWCSG), Sept. 2.   George Washington spent the last month in port conducting a scheduled maintenance period after spending more than two months at […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) Commander, Maritime Task Flotilla (MTF) 7 Rear Adm. Kim Jong-Il, and members of his staff, embarked the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) and Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruisers USS Antietam (CG 54) and USS Shiloh (CG 67) as part of the George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) for five […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), flagship for the George Washington Carrier Strike Group, (GWCSG), returned from the first half of its 2013 patrol to its forward-operating location at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, Aug. 23. George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, completed flight […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Training & Education

    Twenty-two Marines assigned to Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team Pacific (FASTPAC) embarked the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) as part of ADIUTRIX SPEAR 14-2, July 23-25.   George Washington acted as a short-term sea platform for the exercise and provided ship to shore movement for Marines to develop scalable employment concepts […]

  • 5 December 2013

    The USS George Washington Strike Group (GWSG) returned to its forward-operating location of Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, Dec. 5, to conclude the second half of its 2013 patrol. The GWSG participated in three joint-training exercises with regional partners, conducted three goodwill port visits, and provided humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to the Republic of […]

  • 15 November 2013

    George Washington Strike Group (GWSG) arrived in the vicinity of the Leyte Gulf yesterday to support the Third Marine Expeditionary Brigade in assisting the Philippine government in ‘Operation Damayan’ in response to the aftermath of the Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda in the Republic of the Philippines. “We’ve completed our high-speed transit and linked up with our […]