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  • 12 January 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. a $19.1 million contract modification for repair and alteration requirements for USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). The repair work will be carried out within the fiscal 2017 CNO planned incremental availability (PIA). Work will be performed in Bremerton, Washington, and is expected to be […]

  • 17 January 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) has embarked on its first underway period of the new year to prepare for an upcoming deployment. The ship got underway from its homeport of Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton on January 16. John C. Stennis Sailors are scheduled to conduct flight operations, damage control and firefighting training, […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Vessels

    A sailor was found deceased on board USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) at the Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton on November 25, the US Navy informed.  As disclosed, the man has been identified as Akiree Pointer, an engineman fireman recruit. The navy added that an investigation into the cause of death is underway. “John C. Stennis and […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Airman Ryan Carpenter prepares an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from the Eightballers of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 8 for take off on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). The vessel is undergoing an operational training period in the Pacific Ocean in preparation for future deployments. USS John […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) prepares to come alongside the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Guadalupe (T-AO 200). At the time, the vessels were sailing in the Pacific Ocean. Ships comprising the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group are participating in a group sail exercise designed to develop coordinated […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Authorities

    The aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) connects fuel supply hoses from the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Henry J. Kaiser (T-AO 187). The operation was conducted while the vessels were sailing in the Pacific Ocean on July 31. The John C. Stennis Strike Group is conducting a composite training unit […]

  • 24 August 2012
    Training & Education

    The flagship of the John C. Stennis Strike Group (JCSSG), Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), will depart Monday, Aug. 27, to begin an eight-month deployment to the western Pacific Ocean and the Persian Gulf. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta spoke here Wednesday with the crew of the ship to thank them […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors scrub after testing the aqueous film forming foam system on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is completing a docking planned incremental availability maintenance period at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility. Image: U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Authorities

    An F/A-18C Hornet from the Blue Blasters of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 34 is the first aircraft to launch from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) since April 2013. John C. Stennis is undergoing an operational training period in preparation for future deployments. Image: U.S. Navy photo […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Authorities

    Aviation Machinist’s Mate 2nd Class Jonathon Weimer, from Miami, directs an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from the Chargers of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 14 to the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is undergoing an operational training period in preparation for future deployments. Image: […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    While sailing in the Pacific Ocean, the US Navy’s aircraft carrier experienced something amazing. The Sailors of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) were able to witness a rainbow that formed over the bow of the vessel. John C. Stennis is undergoing an operational training period in preparation for future deployments. […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Authorities

    Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force training vessel JDS Shimayuki (TV-3513) recently met with US Navy vessels in the Pacific Ocean. JDS Shimayuki and the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) engaged in a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Yukon (T-AO 202) on when they met on June 17. John C. […]

  • 14 December 2018
    Vessels

    The US Navy’s John C. Stennis carrier strike group (CSG) and the Essex amphibious ready group (ARG) commenced integrated operations in the Arabian Sea on December 12. While steaming, USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) and USS Essex (LHD 2) are supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, providing armed support to deny terror safe haven in Afghanistan […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Authorities

    Taking an unusual shower aboard an aircraft carrier sometimes seems to be just a part of the job in the US Navy. This is exactly what happened when Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Travis Beach, from Redway, Calif., and Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Anthony Jones, from Oakland, Calif., unclogged flight deck sprinklers during an […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) got underway from Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton, Washington to conduct routine training on September 27. During the underway, John C. Stennis Sailors will conduct damage control and firefighting training, seamanship training, small boat operations and exercises designed to maintain technical and tactical proficiency in a […]

  • 4 December 2016
    Authorities

    Nuclear/powered aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) pulled into Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on December 2, ahead of the National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day events in Hawaii. December 7, 2016, will mark the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor and Oahu, which precipitated the United States’ entry into World War II. Sailors […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Authorities

    An MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Raptors of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 71 prepares to land aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). The vessel took part in a show of force transit with the guided-missile destroyer USS Chung Hoon (DDG 93), USS Russell (DDG 59) and the guided-missile […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Authorities

    The commanding officer of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) addressed Sailors at an all-hands call Oct. 24. Capt. Michael Wettlaufer spoke about the importance of training and personal accountability as the ship begins sea trials. We need everyone out there working. There is no time for mistakes, and if anyone has […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) transits alongside the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) in preparation for a replenishment-at-sea training exercise. The operation was conducted in the Pacific Ocean on April 28. U.S. Navy ships are underway conducting an independent deployer certification exercise off the coast of Southern California. The […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Robert Rasmussen, Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Justin Collins and Chief Gunner’s Mate Norman Banks participate in a live-fire exercise aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). The operation was conducted on April 8, while the vessel was in the Pacific Ocean. John C. Stennis is undergoing a tailored ship’s […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two groups of ships assembled around aircraft carriers from the navies of the US and France gathered in the Red Sea for a three-nation passing exercise (PASSEX) on April 15. France’s Charles de Gaulle carrier strike group, composed of Marine Nationale’s FS Charles De Gaulle (R 91), F70AA-class air defense destroyer FS Forbin (D 620), […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy’s seventh aircraft carrier, USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), reached the halfway point of its planned incremental availability (PIA) on May 24, the navy has announced. John C. Stennis officially started its PIA, Feb. 16, at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard (PSNS) and Intermediate Maintenance Facility to undergo scheduled maintenance and upgrades. “This is […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Training & Education

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) departed Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton on March 24 for another round of trials ahead of its scheduled deployment. The carrier returned to sea after completing flight operations, damage control and seamanship training in January this year. John C. Stennis is now underway for unit level and […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Authorities

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) arrived in Marseille, France, on April 27 for a scheduled port visit. The carrier stopped in France after dual-carrier operations in the Mediterranean Sea with USS Abraham Lincoln last week. Earlier in April, Stennis met up with France’s own FS Charles de Gaulle for a […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Authorities

    Sailors stationed aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) and throughout the Northwest region participated in Bremerton’s 67th Annual Armed Forces Day Parade May 16. Capt. Kavon Hakimzadeh, Stennis’ executive officer, and Stennis’ Sailor of the Year Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Isiah M. Burns, rode alongside past and present service members in honor of the […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Authorities

    Vice Adm. Nora Tyson, walked through eight rainbow sideboys Aug. 12, exiting USS John C. Stennis’ (CVN 74) flight deck and commencing her first visit to the ship as commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet. Tyson observed how the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group (JCSCSG) crew was performing during composite training unit exercise/joint task force exercise […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) completed the Command Assessment for Readiness and Training (CART) phase II inspection Feb. 12. CART II evaluates Stennis’ ability to respond to a casualty by concentrating on drills and exercises. The CART team executed scenarios to test Stennis’ preparedness. The drills started in condition three, the […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Authorities

    US Navy carrier strike groups assembled around aircraft carriers USS John C. Stennis and USS Abraham Lincoln CSG got together in the Mediterranean Sea for joint operations in the US 6th Fleet area of operations. This is the first time that two carriers have operated in the Mediterranean at the same time since the summer […]