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  • 20 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Italian vessel ITS Carabiniere conducted a replenishment at sea (RAS) with US Navy ship, USNS Carl Brashear, prior to joining Operation Atalanta on Friday, October 17. Having sailed into the counter-piracy sea areas in the Gulf of Aden, ITS Carabiniere went alongside USNS Carl Brashear to replenish fuel and stores in preparation for her six […]

  • 8 September 2015

    Spanish Navy’s ESPS Meteoro and the Royal Netherlands Navy’s HNLMS Groningen conducted replenishment at sea on September 2 which enabled them to continue their missions. Warships deployed with Operation Atalanta are able to remain at sea to protect World Food Programme (WFP) vessels and conduct counter-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean due […]

  • 16 January 2015

    US Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) and the amphibious dock landing ship USS Comstock (LSD 45) conduct a replenishment-at-sea recently. The vessels engaged in RAS with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Carl Brashear (T-AKE 7) in the Andaman Sea. During the activities, a Military Sealift Command-contracted AS-332 Super […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On May 9, US Navy vessels met in the Gulf of Aden for a replenishment-at-sea. The amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), rear, and the amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) conducted a RAS with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Carl Brashear (T-AKE 7). Fort McHenry, […]

  • 8 July 2013
    Industry news

    BAE Systems San Francisco Ship Repair, located in San Francisco, Calif., has received a $ 10.7 million contract from Military Sealift Command, the leading provider of ocean transportation for the US Navy. The contract includes a 56-calendar day regular overhaul and dry docking availability of USS Carl Brashear (T-AKE 7). The work activities, which will […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy’s support of Indonesian-led search operations for AirAsia Flight QZ8501 continued Jan. 5, with USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) and USS Sampson (DDG 102) operating in the Java Sea. Sampson, a guided-missile destroyer, joined the effort on Dec. 30, followed by the littoral combat ship Fort Worth on Jan. 3. U.S. Navy divers […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Training & Education

    More than 1 100 sailors, soldiers, airmen and airwomen of the Canadian Armed Forces will participate in Trident Fury 13 off the West Coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia from 3 to 19 May. Trident Fury is a biennial joint and bi-national naval exercise hosted by Maritime Forces Pacific and includes participation by the Royal […]

  • 9 October 2012

    Sailors from the John C. Stennis Strike Group rescued a Malaysian man, Oct. 6, in the South China Sea while transiting through the Strait of Singapore. The man was spotted by Sailors aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) who immediately informed the ship’s bridge. At 9:08 a.m. the alarm for “man […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Three Spanish warships currently deployed off the coast of Somalia rendezvoused in the Gulf of Aden on Saturday, October 3. The Operation Atalanta flagship, ESPS Galicia and ESPS Victoria performed a simultaneous refuel with American supply ship, USNS Carl Brashaer. ESPS Galicia ensured that her fuel tanks were fully topped up in preparation for her […]

  • 15 August 2012
    Training & Education

    USS Carr (FFG 52) conducted an underway replenishment (UNREP) with USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10) while deployed to the Caribbean Sea in support of Operation Martillo, Aug. 13. Typically ships assigned to the Fourth Fleet area of responsibility must go off station to conduct a brief stop for fuel in port; however, Carr was able […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Country music performer Toby Keith visited the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) during an island tour of Guam in support of troops deployed overseas May 1. Keith has been touring military installations in coordination with United Services Organization (USO) since 2002 to boosts the spirits of Sailors throughout the fleet and overseas. “Growing […]

  • 29 May 2015

    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 […]

  • 21 July 2014

    Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens visited the crew of aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) July 17 for an all-hands call prior to the ship’s upcoming deployment.   Carl Vinson completed pre-deployment training as part of Carrier Strike Group 1 (CSG 1) with elements of Destroyer Squadron 1 (DESRON […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    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 […]

  • 16 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) upgraded its medical department’s patient care medical records system from a local-only paper medical record system to the Theater Medical Information Program (TMIP) system, March 11.   TMIP allows Frank Cable’s medical department to communicate their crew member’s medical encounters to the DOD’s electronic medical record system […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) got underway from her homeport of Naval Air Station North Island on July 31 to complete fleet replacement squadron (FRS) carrier qualifications (CQ). During the underway period, Carl Vinson will team up with the Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 122 “Flying Eagles” based at Naval Air […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) showcased a new air traffic control simulator in the ship’s carrier air traffic control center on March 22. Carl Vinson is the first carrier to be fitted with this new simulator program which affords air traffic controllers the capability to immerse themselves in real CATCC flight operations […]

  • 30 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    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 […]

  • 23 June 2017

    U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and the ships from its carrier strike group are set to return to their homeports of Naval Air Station North Island and Naval Base San Diego, June 23, following a five-and-a-half-month deployment to the Western Pacific. Returning with Carl Vinson are guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 recently launched and recovered the 10,000th aircraft of the current deployment. An Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 116 “Sun Kings” E-2 Hawkeye completed the 10,000th launch; a Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 81 “Sun Liners” F/A-18F completed the 10,000th arrested landing. […]

  • 31 January 2018

    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 […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy carrier strike group centered around the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson completed a three-week sustainment training exercise off the coast of Southern California, November 16. Completing the exercise indicates the strike group’s readiness for executing missions across all warfare areas. The group successfully conducted a series of at-sea drills, missile shoots, and […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Training & Education

    Aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) recently departed its homeport of San Diego to begin the Tailored Ship’s Training Availability/Final Evaluation Problem (TSTA/FEP) certification period. TSTA/FEP, which is evaluated by Afloat Training Group (ATG), prepares the ship and crew for full integration into a carrier strike group through a wide range of mission-critical operations. […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Winson held a change of command ceremony on the flight deck at its homeport in Naval Base San Diego. Capt. Douglas C. Verissimo relieved Capt. Karl O. Thomas as commanding officer during the May 31 ceremony. Rear Adm. James T. Loeblein, commander, Carrier Strike Group One, presided over the ceremony. […]

  • 15 March 2017

    The crew of the U.S Navy’s third Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) celebrated the ship’s 35th commissioning ceremony on March 13 during a regularly-scheduled Western Pacific deployment. Capt. Eric Anduze, Carl Vinson’s executive officer, announced the cake cutting ceremony via a message on the ship’s general announcing system while summarizing 35 years of […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson and its carrier strike group left their homeport in San Diego on January 5 to begin their deployment to the western Pacific. USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2, and embarked Destroyer Squadron (CDS) 1 deployed with Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) […]

  • 28 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Deployed Sailors and Marines aboard USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) celebrated Christmas with fellow service members while deployed to the U.S. 5th fleet area of responsibility Dec. 24-25. “It’s a little bittersweet,” said Electronics Technician 3rd Class Keshia Gorby from Ashland, Ohio. “We’re away from family, but on the other hand we figure out that […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) has rescued five mariners stranded in shallow water near Hawaii’s Niihau island. The five mariners issued a distress call from their 36-foot vessel on July 27. Two MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters assigned to the “Black Knights” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 4 airlifted the mariners from […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to U.S. Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) returned to Naval Station North Island in San Diego after completing three days of sea trials. The at-sea period allowed Team Vinson to assess the ship’s state of readiness and ensure that the Chief of Naval Operations Planned Incremental Availability maintenance period was […]