SAN DIEGO (June 7, 2018)

Sailors attend a frocking ceremony in the hangar bay of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson is in its homeport of San Diego, Calif. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sean M. Castellano (Released) 180607-N-BL637-0006 VISIT THE SOURCE…

WARSHIPS ARE GATHERING IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA

In early March, the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson and its escort made a port call to Da Nang in Vietnam. It was the first visit of a U.S. aircraft carrier to Vietnam since the end of the Vietnam War more than 40 years earlier….

PACIFIC OCEAN (March 17, 2018)

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), front, the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter destroyer JS Ise (DDH 182) participate in a bilateral exercise. The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group…

DA NANG, Vietnam (March 6, 2018)

Vietnamese chefs teach Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) how to prepare local dishes during a community service event in Da Nang, Vietnam. The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group is operating in the western Pacific as part of a scheduled…

DA NANG, Vietnam (March 6, 2018)

Sailors assigned to the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group participate in stilt walking during a visit to SOS Children’s Village as part of a community service event during a port visit in Da Nang, Vietnam. The Carl Vinson Carrier Stike Group is in the western…

DA NANG, Vietnam (March 5, 2018)

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) arrives in Da Nang, Vietnam for a scheduled port visit. The Carl Vinson Strike Group is in the Western Pacific as part of a regularly scheduled deployment. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class…

Puma Replenishment

An SA 330 Puma helicopter conducts a replenishment with the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in the South China Sea, Feb. 26, 2018. The helicopter is assigned assigned to the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Cesar Chavez. The Vinson is operating…