USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Story Archive

Navy Chiefs on Nimitz Celebrate 124th CPO Birthday  (3 April 2017)
Navy chiefs aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) celebrated the birthday of chief petty officers with a series of events throughout the ship.
Serving the Future by Honoring the Past  (3 April 2017)
They lead from the front and inspire others to reach beyond their own potential. They instill a positive mindset and cultivate a healthy work environment through public praise and private discipline.
Nimitz Strike Group Conducts Strait Transit Training Exercise  (3 April 2017)
The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) participated in a show of force transit training exercise with Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 off the coast of Southern California, March 31.
Nimitz Observes Women's History Month  (4 April 2017)
Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) observed Women's History Month with a celebration on the mess decks, April 2.
Nimitz Hosts Deputy SECDEF  (5 April 2017)
Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work visited the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) as part of a scheduled visit, April 4.
Nimitz Conducts COMPTUEX In Preparation For Deployment  (12 April 2017)
Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 is currently undergoing their final pre-deployment assessment, Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX), marking the completion of their condensed Inter-Deployment Training Cycle (IDTC) for an upcoming deployment slated for this year.
Nimitz Passes Supply Management Inspection with 93.6%  (17 April 2017)
Sailors assigned to the supply department aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) successfully completed the Commander Naval Air Forces, Supply Management Inspection (SMI) with an overall score of 93.6 percent, April 13.
Nimitz Hosts Commander, US 3rd Fleet   (17 April 2017)
Vice Adm. Nora Tyson, commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet, visited the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), at sea, as part of a scheduled visit, April 14.
Captain to Cartoonist  (17 April 2017)
Jeff Bacon scribbles away, his pencil a blur on the notepad as it sits on his table. A general-issued Navy notepad, with an even more modest pencil in his hand. The tools provided to the author of the Navy Times' comic "Broadside" don't seem to slow him down.
Nimitz Completes Blue Water Certification with CVW 11  (18 April 2017)
The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 successfully completed their Blue Water Certification, April 13, while underway for Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX).
Nimitz Strike Group Successfully Completes COMPTUEX   (24 April 2017)
The USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 successfully completed its final pre-deployment assessment, Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX), April 21, marking the completion of its condensed Inter-Deployment Training Cycle (IDTC) for an upcoming deployment.
Nimitz Wins 2016 NBK Captain's Cup  (16 May 2017)
The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) was awarded the 2016 Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) 2016 Captain's Cup aboard the ship, May 12.
Nimitz Carrier Strike Group Departs from San Diego for Deployment   (7 June 2017)
Ships and units from the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group (CSG) departed San Diego for a regularly scheduled deployment, June 5.
Nimitz Strike Group Enters 7th Fleet  (22 June 2017)
The Nimitz Strike Group consisting of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) with embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11, Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 and Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 9 arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet Area of Operations (AOO) June 21, 2017.

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