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USS Carl Vinson Competes in Rugby Tournament in Singapore
SINGAPORE (NNS) -- Members of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) male and female rugby teams compet...

USS Sterett Sailors Take Pride in Cannon Maintenance, Accuracy
USS STERETT, At Sea (NNS) -- The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) boasts some of the best U.S. ...

Team Vinson Lends a Helping Hand in Singapore
SINGAPORE (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 and Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1 vi...

Vinson Sailors Help School in Singapore
SINGAPORE (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Airwing (CVW) 17, and Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1 vi...

Bunker Hill Holds Change of Command Ceremony
USS BUNKER HILL, Singapore (NNS) -- Capt. Sterling Dawley relieved Capt. Yvette Davids as commanding officer of Ticonderoga-class guided...

Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group Checks in to US 5th Fleet
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group wrapped up operations in the Western Pacific and reported for d...

USS Carl Vinson Remembers Royal Navy Crew, Ships Lost in 1941
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- As the Nimitz class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transited seas in the Singapore region...

Team Vinson's CPO Mess Remembers 9/11
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Team Vinson's Chief Petty Officer (CPO) selectees honored the memory of those lost in the 9/11 terro...

Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group Arrives in 7th Fleet AOR
WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) Sept...

Carl Vinson Completes USWEX
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1, and Combined Task Forces (C...

Carl Vinson Holds Change of Command Ceremony At Sea
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea - (NNS) -- Capt. Kent D. Whalen was relieved by Capt. Karl O. Thomas as commanding officer of aircraft carrier ...

USS Carl Vinson CMC Post and Relief: Staying Navy, I'm Not Done Yet
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Post and relief of the watch is a time honored Navy tradition. Whether it occurs several times a day...

Team Vinson Prepares for Deployment
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and Carrier Strike Group 1 (CSG-1) Sailors and their family members prepare...

MCPON Hosts All Hands Call Aboard Carl Vinson
CORONADO, Calif. (NNS) -- Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens visited the crew of aircraft carrier USS...

Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group is Ready to Deploy
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Carrier Strike Group 1 (CSG 1) successfully completed Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFEX) off the coas...

HSC-15 Search and Rescue Team Saves a Life
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- USS CARL VINSON, At sea (June 5, 2014) -- The Red Lions of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 15 p...

CSG 1 Completes Composite Training Unit Exercise
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- PACIFIC OCEAN-- Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1 successfully completed a Composite Training Unit Exerci...

Carl Vinson Scores in SMI
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- The supply department aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN70) scored an "Outstanding" grade during their Supp...

Sticking Together: A Military Family Story
CORONADO, Calif. (NNS) -- April is celebrated as the Month of the Military Child. This tradition was started by former Secreta...

Fleet Replacement Squadron and Training Pilots Complete Carrier Qualifications On Board Carl Vinson
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Fixed wing Fleet Replacement Squadron pilots and T-45C Goshawk training jet pilots completed carrier...

Fleet Master Chief Beldo Talks Female Firsts and Chiefs' Pride
ARLINGTON, Va. (NNS) -- Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education (MPT&E) Fleet Master Chief (AW/SW) April D. Beldo, one o...

Carl Vinson Awarded Supply Excellence Awards
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) was awarded the Dorie P. Miller Wardroom Mess Award and Disbursing Excellen...

Carl Vinson Sailors Bowl for the Team
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Seven Sailors attached to aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) competed in the Navy Regional Mo...

Carl Vinson Receives Ship's Store Retail and Service Excellence Award
San Diego (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) supply department's S-3 division received the Ship's Store Retail and Ser...

USS Carl Vinson Sweeps Departmental Awards
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Every eligible department aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), 15 in all, earned effectiveness awards Fe...

Carl Vinson Completes TSTA/FEP
NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) completed its Tailored Ship's Training Availability (TSTA)...

Carl Vinson Celebrates Super Bowl At Sea
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) celebrated the Super Bowl while underway fo...

CSG-1 Holds Change of Command at Sea
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Carrier Strike Group 1 (CSG-1) held a change of command ceremony Jan. 28, at sea aboard USS Carl Vin...

Carl Vinson Hosts Midshipmen Holiday Mixer
CORONADO, Calif. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) Commanding Officer Capt. Kent Whalen hosted a reception for more than 130...

Navy League Presents Awards to Carl Vinson Sailors
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The crew of USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) welcomed the Navy League of the United States (NLUS) Newport Be...

Carl Vinson Conducts Carrier Qualifications
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) departed Naval Air Station North Island, Dec. 3, to provid...

USS Carl Vinson Takes to Sea
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) departed its homeport of Naval Air Station North Island Nov. 18 to conduct ...

Commander in Chief of People's Liberation Army (Navy) Visits USS Carl Vinson
CORONADO, Calif. (NNS) -- Adm. Wu Shengli, commander in chief of the People's Liberation Army - Navy [PLA(N)], visited the air...

Carl Vinson Medically Sound: Completes Medical Readiness Inspection
CORONADO, Calif. (NNS) -- The medical department aboard aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) scored an outstanding 97 per...

Midshipmen Train Aboard Carl Vinson
CORONADO, Calif. (NNS) -- Aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) continues to welcome midshipmen throughout the summer from...

USS Carl Vinson Completes Mid-Cycle Material Assessment
CORONADO, Calif. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) returned to its homeport, Naval Air Station North Island, after becoming th...

Carl Vinson Celebrates Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage
CORONADO, Calif. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1's American Heritage Observance Committee (...

Naval Air Forces Commander Visits Carl Vinson, Carrier Air Wing 17
USS CARL VINSON, at sea (NNS) -- Aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) welcomed Vice Adm. David H. Buss, commander, Naval Air For...

USS Carl Vinson Prepares for Mid-Cycle Material Assessment
SAN DIEGO - (NNS) -- Aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) returned from an underway April 19, after a series of engi...

Former President Carter Visits USS Carl Vinson
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Former President Jimmy Carter, former First Lady Rosalynn Carter and former Secretary of the Navy Jo...

Carrier Strike Group One Holds Change of Command
CORONADO, Calif. (NNS) -- Rear Adm. David F. Steindl relieved Rear Adm. T. K. Shannon as commander, Carrier Strike Group One (...

Weapons Onload: Arming Carl Vinson for Duty
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- In yet another step toward becoming a fully mission-capable aircraft carrier, Sailors assigned to th...

America's Greenest Carrier
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Underway again Feb. 15, after eight months in port, Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vin...

Making the Grade: Carl Vinson Gets CATCC Qualified
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) took another major step toward becoming d...

For the Graper Good: Carl Vinson Pumps the Air Wing's Life Blood
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) completed their first repl...

USS Carl Vinson, CVW-17 Earn Carrier Qualifications
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and 449 Sailors assig...

At the Crossroads of Freedom and Equality: USS Carl Vinson Celebrates Black History Month
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- The crew of USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1 celebrated Black History Month...

Carl Vinson Completes PIA
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) commanding officer announced the official completion of the ship's succes...

Carl Vinson Says Farewell to Four-time PIA Project Superintendent
CORONADO, Calif. (NNS) -- On Dec. 21, during the fifth month of their Planned Incremental Availability (PIA), the Nimitz-class...

Carl Vinson Holds Command Frocking Ceremony
CORONADO, Calif. (NNS) -- The commanding officer of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) individually re...

USS Carl Vinson Selects 2012 Sailors of the Year
CORONADO, Calif. (NNS) -- The commanding officer of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), announced the ...

USS Carl Vinson's SCPOA Sponsors Toy Drive
CORONADO, Calif. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and their families an...

Vinson Volunteers at Pacific Islander Festival
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) volunteered at a soda...

Vinson Volunteers as Homework Helpers
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Sailors from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) volunteered to help San Dieg...

Vinson Celebrates Pinning of New Chiefs
CORONADO, Calif. – (NNS) -- Thirty Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) celebrated a c...

PIA Focuses on Habitability Aboard Carl Vinson
CORONADO, Calif. (NNS) -- One of the many reasons for Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) planned increme...

Carl Vinson Sailors Save Swimmers' Lives
CORONADO, Calif. (NNS) -- Two Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) assisted in savin...

Sailors Dig Deep for Operation Clean Sweep
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Sailors from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and Maritime Strike Helicopt...

Carl Vinson Officer Receives Writing Award
CORONADO, Calif. (NNS) -- Cmdr. Paul LongMy Choate, assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) rec...

Carl Vinson Says Thank You to Sailors
CORONADO, Calif. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors and their families took part in a command picnic at Breakers Beach ...

Midshipmen Embark USS Bunker Hill
USS BUNKER HILL, At Sea (NNS) -- The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) hosted 12 midshipmen from the U...

Carl Vinson Commences PIA with Barbecue Luncheon
CORONADO, Calif. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and civilian shipyard...

Carl Vinson Hosts 'Boots on the Deck'
CORONADO, Calif. (NNS) -- Naval Aviation Enterprise (NAE) representatives visited USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) as part of a proces...

Vinson Boatswain's Mates Replace Life Rafts Ship-wide
CORONADO, Calif. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) Boatswain's Mates are conducting a comprehensive maintenance evolution to...

Carl Vinson Enters Planned Incremental Availability Period
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Almost one month after USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) return from a Western Pacific deployment supportin...

Vinson Hosts Friends and Family Day Cruise
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors welcomed more than 2,000 new shipmate...

Carl Vinson Sailor Stops Attempted Suicide Atop Coronado Bay Bridge
CORONADO, Calif. (NNS) -- A USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailor helped prevent a suicide attempt on the Coronado Bay Bridge, June ...

Vinson Sailor Named Pacific Fleet Aviation Boatswain's Mate of the Year
CORONADO, Calif. (NNS) -- A Sailor assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) was named Aviation B...

USS Bunker Hill Returns to San Diego from Deployment
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) is scheduled to return to San D...

Carl Vinson visits Hawaii during Return to San Diego Homeport
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 ar...

CSG-1 Makes History in Oceania Maritime Security Initiative
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and Carrier Strike Group (CSG) became the...

Carl Vinson Returns to 3rd Fleet
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Sailors of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and embarked Carrier Air Wing ...

CSG-1, Royal Australian Defense Forces Team Up
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) welcomed six Royal Australian Defense Force (RADF) officers aboard, April 2...

Battle of Coral Sea Remembered by Veterans, U.S. and Royal Australian Navies In Brisbane, Australia
BRISBANE, Australia (NNS) -- More than 50 U.S. Sailors and distinguished guests attended the Australian-American Association 70th...

Carl Vinson Hosts DC Olympics
USS CARL VINSON, At sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) participated in DC Olympic...

Carl Vinson Welcomes Rather Distinguished Visitor
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) welcomed aboard HDNet broadcast corresponde...

Carl Vinson Marks 30 Years of Service
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) celebrated the carrier's 3...

Sailors Explore Emirates
AJMAN AND SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (NNS) -- Sailors from aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 and guide...

Carl Vinson Conducts CMC Turnover
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) welcomed a new command master chief March 7.

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Oliver North Visits USS Halsey
USS HALSEY, At Sea (NNS) -- The host of the award-winning Fox News television show "War Stories with Oliver North," visited guid...

Competition, Dedication Drives Battle "E" Brothers
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The San Diego-based Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and Norfolk, Va.-based US...

CTF-151 Discusses Counter-Piracy Aboard Russian Warship
USS HALSEY, At Sea (NNS) -- Members of Combined Task Force (CTF) 151, embarked aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 9...

USS Carl Vinson Awarded 2011 Battle "E"
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Commander, Naval Air Forces awarded the 2011 Battle Efficiency (Battle "E") for West Coast-based air...

Carl Vinson Watches Second Straight Super Bowl While DeployedWatch Video
ARABIAN SEA (NNS) -- Don't blame Sailors assigned to USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) if they start to believe the Super Bowl sta...

Career Development: Carl Vinson Sailors Observe Nurse Anesthetist at Work
ARABIAN SEA (NNS) -- A hospital corpsman with Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron 15 learned about anesthesiology by shado...

Historical All-Female Flight Takes Place Aboard USS Carl Vinson
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Five "Tigertails" of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron One Two Five (VAW-125), embarked aboard...

Vinson Holds Memorial FOD Walk-down for Nimitz Sailor
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and embarked Carrier Air ...

Carl Vinson Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors from Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 and C...

Forward-Deployed Bunker Hill Celebrates MLK
USS BUNKER HILL, At Sea (NNS) -- The diversity committee aboard guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) held a memorial observ...

Carl Vinson Conducts Second OEF Mission in 12 Months
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 Sailor...

First Day of School Aboard Vinson
USS CARL VINSON, At sea (NNS) -- Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) kicked off semester one of Navy College Progr...

Carl Vinson Provides Guidance with Advancement Team
INDIAN OCEAN (NNS) -- The Carl Vinson Advancement Team (CVAT) commenced group study sessions Jan. 4 to assist Sailors assi...

USS Halsey Sailors Kick off the New Year at Sea
USS HALSEY, At sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97) brought in the new year during a celebra...

Carl Vinson and CVW 17 Start 2012 At Sea
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 Sailors were among the first to ring...

Hong Kong Explorers: Sailors Tour Lantau Island
HONG KONG (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Ticonderoga-class guided...

Vinson Sailors Make Clean Sweep
HONG KONG (NNS) -- Sailors aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and embarked Carrier Air Wing ...

USS Carl Vinson Sailors and Volunteers Build Relationships in Hong Kong
HONG KONG (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and embarked Carrier Air ...

USS Carl Vinson Departs Hong Kong
HONG KONG (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and embarked Carrier Air ...

New Web User Groups Improve Internet Aboard Carl Vinson
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) initiated a new policy Dec. 12 designed to improve Internet access aboard t...

USS Halsey Holds Steel Beach Picnic
USS HALSEY, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97) took time off from their Western Pacific...

Battleship Stars Make Holiday Phone Calls to Deployed Sailors
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Actors from the upcoming feature film "Battleship" spoke to USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and embarked Ca...

Vinson Recognizes Sailors during Command-Wide Frocking Ceremony
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Two hundred and ninety-seven USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors were frocked to the next pay grade dur...

Vinson's Expanded Social Media Arsenal Improves Sailor, Family Connectivity
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson, responding to positive feedback from family members at the conclusion of the Nimitz...

Newest Petty Officers Frocked Aboard Halsey
USS HALSEY, At Sea (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97) frocked its newest petty officers during a ceremony in ...

Halsey Sailors Are United Through Reading
USS HALSEY, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97) are staying connected to family with Uni...

USS Carl Vinson Welcomes Commander Naval Air Forces
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- The commander of Naval Air Forces visited Sailors aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vins...

USS Carl Vinson Conducts Change of Command
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) held a change of command ceremony Dec. 2,...

Carl Vinson and CVW 17 Depart on Western Pacific Deployment
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 Sailors said goodbye to friends, fam...

Carrier Strike Group 1 Conducts Change of Command
San Diego (NNS) -- Carrier Strike Group 1 (CSG-1) held a change of command ceremony on board USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) N...

Tar Heels Win Inaugural Quicken Loans Carrier Classic Aboard Carl Vinson
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) hosted NCAA Division I top-ranked University ...

Carl Vinson Dribbles Closer to Carrier Classic
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Throughout the day before game day, USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors hosted multiple guests of honor...

Tar Heels, Spartans Tour Vinson
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Coaches and players from the University of North Carolina Tar Heels and Michigan State University Sp...

Quicken Loans Carrier Classic is Prepared for Anything
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Production is underway on the Quicken Loans Carrier Classic basketball game aboard the aircraft carr...

Carrier Classic Allows Players to Support Troops
FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (NNS) -- The upcoming inaugural Quicken Loans Carrier Classic basketball game will kick off the National Coll...

First Aircraft Carrier Basketball Arena Under Construction
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) flight deck began its transformation into a complete basketball arena Nov...

USS Carl Vinson, Carrier Strike Group 1 Complete Fleet Synthetic Training-Joint Exercise
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1 completed a four-day Fleet Synthetic Train...

Recycling Hope: Carl Vinson Sailors Volunteer During San Francisco Fleet Week
SAN FRANCISCO (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW...

Vinson Welcomes Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) welcomed Commander, U.S. 3...

Artists Draw Inspiration from Vinson Sailors
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors on board USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 welcomed members from the Na...

Carl Vinson Sailors Honored at Comic-Con
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- More than 75 USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors attended Comic-Con International 2011, at the San Dieg...

Bunker Hill Holds Change of Command At Sea
SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) -- Capt. Michael J. Ford relieved Capt. Dominic DeScisciolo as commanding officer of the Ticonderoga-Cl...

USS Carl Vinson Welcomes Republic of Philippines President
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW...

Carrier Strike Group 1 Arrives in Manila Bay, Philippines
MANILA BAY, Philippines (NNS) -- Sailors of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1 arrived in Manila Bay, Philippines, May 15 for a scheduled p...

Carrier Strike Group One Arrives in 7th Fleet
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1 returned to the 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) May 6 after spen...

USS Carl Vinson Crew Going Greener For Earth Day
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) celebrated Earth Day April 22 by supporting this year's them...

Carl Vinson Welcomes Navy Chief of Chaplains
Arabian Sea (NNS) -- Sailors on board the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and embarked Carrier Air...

Training Key to Flightdeck Fire Outcome
NORTH ARABIAN SEA (NNS) -- An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 113 experienced an engine fire following...

Carl Vinson Awarded 2010 CNO Afloat Safety Award
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) was announced as a winner of the 2010 Chief o...

'Gold Eagle' Runs for Alzheimer's Cure
ARABIAN SEA (NNS) -- A USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) officer began participating in a shipboard running club, Feb. 18, to ext...

Super Bowl Champion Green Bay Packers Touch Down on USS Carl Vinson
ARABIAN SEA (NNS) -- Members of the 2011 National Football League Super Bowl Champion Green Bay Packers visited the Sailo...

Legendary Comic Visits Deployed Carl Vinson
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors on board Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) welcomed a comedian and prop...

USS Carl Vinson Repeats As Navy Community Service Award Winner
INDIAN OCEAN (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 Sailors learned Jan. 19, they had be...

USS Carl Vinson Outreach Reflects Global Force for Good in Malaysia
PORT KLANG, Malaysia (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 Sailors visited the Wesley Senior Citizen Home a...

Carl Vinson Sailors Reach out to Children in Busan
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 and the Republic of Korea Navy (ROK...

Stockdale, Gridley Conduct a Passing Exercise with JMSDF
SEA OF JAPAN (NNS) -- Ships and aircraft from the Carl Vinson Strike Group participated in a Passing Exercise (PASSEX) wit...

Korean-American Carl Vinson Sailors Returning Home For Busan Port Visit
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- A handful of Korean-born Sailors assigned to USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) will be returning home for the...

Oh My -- Legendary Sports Announcer, Others Visit Carl Vinson Underway
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- A legendary sports announcer and the San Diego Padres team members visited Nimitz-class carrier USS ...

Carl Vinson Aces Supply Management Inspection
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the Supply Department on board Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CV...

USS Carl Vinson Welcomes Commander Naval Air Forces
USS CARL VINSON (CVN 70), At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) welcomed aboard commander,...

Satellite Bars Offer Carl Vinson Sailors Faster, Healthier Meal Options
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's Supply Department announced Dec. 3 the implemention of a speedier, and healthier, ...

Carl Vinson Deploys for Training, Western Pacific
CORONADO, Ca (NNS) -- Sailors on board USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) said goodbye to family and friends Nov. 30 as the ship dep...

Carrier Strike Group One Conducts Change of Command Ceremony
NORTH ISLAND, Ca (NNS) -- Commander, Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1 held a change of command ceremony aboard USS Carl Vinson (CV...

Carrier Air Wing 17 Holds Change of Command Aboard Carl Vinson
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Commander, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 held a change of command ceremony aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 7...

USS Carl Vinson Shoots 12 Missiles Within Seven-day Period
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) reached an historic milestone July 24 following the successful launch of 12...

Vinson Uploads, Launches Missiles for Qualifications
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) uploaded and launched Evolved Sea Sparrow Surface Missiles (ESSM) and Roll...

Vinson Celebrates 200,000 Traps
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) reached a historic milestone with the success of its 200,000th trap on its ...

Vinson, Freedom Conduct RAS in 3rd Fleet AOR
CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and USS Freedom (LCS 1) completed a replenishment-at-sea (RAS) April 7, Vin...

Carl Vinson Visits Callao, Peru
CALLAO, Peru (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) dropped anchor off the coast of Callao, Peru, for a scheduled port visit in...

Carl Vinson Partners with Peru to Promote Maritime Security
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) is conducting joint operations from March 25 to April 2 with Peruvian naval...

Carl Vinson, Chile Unite for Southern Seas 2010
USS CARL VINSON, At sea (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) will conduct operations with Chile from March 14 to March 23 off the coast ...

Carl Vinson Unites with Argentina for Southern Seas 2010
USS CARL VINSON, At sea (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) will conduct operations with Argentina March 8-10 off the coast of the Sout...

Carl Vinson Partners with Uruguay for Southern Seas 2010
USS CARL VINSON (CVN 70)--At Sea (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) will conduct operations March 7, with Uruguay off the coast of the South Am...

"Two Brothers" Foundation Visits Carl Vinson
RIO DE JANEIRO (NNS) -- Eight girls, all members of the Two Brothers Foundation, a non-profit mentorship organization, visit...

Carl Vinson Hosts Brazilian Naval Academy Mids
RIO DE JANEIRO (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) became the largest tourist attraction in Rio de Janeiro Feb. 28, when 80 mi...

CSG-1, Carl Vinson Focus on Synthetic Drug Prevention
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Commander, Carrier Strike Group 1 issued new guidance for the prevention and control of intoxicating...

USS Carl Vinson Gets Well Deserved Down Time
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) stopped at Naval Station Mayport, Fla., for some much needed liberty Feb. 6...

Two New England Brothers Reunite Aboard USS Carl Vinson
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Two brothers aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), who joined the Navy one month apart in 2006, were reun...

Carl Vinson's Supply Department Overcame Obstacles Getting Aid To Haiti
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors in the Supply Department aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) worked from th...

USS Bunker Hill Delivers Emergency Aid to Haitian Village
PICMI, Haiti (NNS) -- Officers and crew from the guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) provided humanitarian assi...

Carl Vinson Receives MEDEVAC, Mass Casualty
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Approximately 20 medically evacuated personnel from Haiti and USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) arrived on boar...

Carl Vinson Begins Humanitarian Operations in Southern Command
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) with embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 b...

Vinson Sailors Pause to Honor the Dead
USS CARL VINSON, At sea (NNS) -- In the midst of sea trials and flight operations, USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) took time for a time hono...

MWR Provides Fun, Cost Efficient Activities for Vinson Sailors
USS CARL VINSON, At sea (NNS) -- The Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) department aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) is providing Sai...

Course Helps Vinson Sailors Prepare to Become Petty Officers
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) requires all newly selected third class petty officers to attend Petty Offi...

Carl Vinson Air Department Works to Certify Flight Deck
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Air Department Sailors aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are working toward carrier flight deck certif...

Carl Vinson Leaves Shipyard Ahead of Schedule
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) departed the Northrop Grumman Naval Shipyard in Newport News, Va., after co...

Carl Vinson Sailor Writes Novel While Deployed as IA
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A USS Carl Vinson Sailor recently published a suspense novel entitled, "Love's Triangle," Nov. 17.

Carl Vinson Sailors Volunteer During Holiday Season
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors volunteered for a community relations (COMREL) event at Lake Taylor...

Carl Vinson Hosts Holiday Safety Standdown
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors participated in the annual holiday safety standdown at Hampton Road...

Carl Vinson Sailors Train in Fire Simulator
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- To help prepare for damage control readiness, Damage Control Training Team (DCTT) members and other ...

Carl Vinson Sailors Celebrate the Holiday Season
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors celebrated the start of the holiday season with a party at Hampton ...

'Gold Eagles' Lend a Helping Hand
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) recently volunteered their time and efforts to particip...

Gold Eagle Sailor Returns from Individual Augmentee Tour
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) recently welcomed back a Sailor who served as an individual augmentee in Ir...

USS Carl Vinson Security Forces Train for Underway
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) Security Department conducted a series of drills Nov. 5-10, in preparatio...

Carl Vinson Prepares for Final Crew Certifications
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are preparing for the third and final phase of crew certific...

Carl Vinson Chaplain Ready to Serve Shipmates
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- While USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) has three chaplains, smaller Navy ships do not have the same manning....

Carl Vinson Conducts Pre-deployment Fair
HAMPTON, VA (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) held a pre-deployment fair Oct. 29 at Hampton Roads Convention Center to as...

Carl Vinson Officer Receives Rear Adm. Thomas R. McClellan Award
NEWPORT NEWS, VA (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) Air Department operations officer recently received the Rear Admiral Thom...

Carl Vinson Senior Chief Receives Navy, Marine Corps Medal
NEWPORT NEWS, VA (NNS) -- A USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailor received the Navy and Marine Corps Medal Oct. 5 for his heroism an...

Carl Vinson Deck Department Conducts RHIB training
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Deck Department participated in rigid-hull inflatable b...

Carl Vinson Revamps Learning Resource Center to Improve Crew Morale
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- During USS Carl Vinson's upcoming transit to San Diego, Sailors on board can look forward to a compl...

Carl Vinson Sailors Meet with Navy Detailers
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- More than 250 Sailors assigned to USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) met with detailers from Navy Personnel Co...

Carl Vinson Sailors Honored by Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors were honored at a military recognition reception hosted by the Hamp...

'Gold Eagle' Begins First Chapter of Second Lifespan with New Captain
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) held a change of command ceremony July 7.

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Gold Eagle Soars High in Phoenix Award Competition
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) "Gold Eagle" is competing against top commands from all the other branches ...

Gold Eagle Operating Room
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Health Services department have been working relentlessly brin...

Carl Vinson Helps Carry Torch for Special Olympics
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) running team took part in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olymp...

Gold Eagle Weapons Department Makes Ready
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- After their practice onload only a few weeks prior, USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Weapons department was ...

Security Department Mans Ready for Issue Armory
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- The security department on board USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) recently reopened its Ready for Issue (RFI...

New Carl Vinson Quartermasters Gain Skills While TAD
USS PORTER, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) sent two junior Sailors to temporary assigned duty (TAD) aboard USS Porter ...

Medical Department Prepares Battle Dressing Stations
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Now that USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) is in the final stages of its refueling complex overhaul (RCOH), t...

Porter Crew Attends D-Day 65th Anniversary Ceremony in Normandy
OMAHA BEACH, France (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) took their places alongside vet...

'Gold Eagle' Loads Her Guns
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) weapons department on-loaded more than 10,000 pounds of inert ...

'Gold Eagle' Sailors Prepare to Soar
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) "Gold Eagle" welcomed 144 firemen, airmen and corpsmen to the petty officer...

Carl Vinson's Flight Deck Ready for Ops
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) held a grand opening ceremony of its flight deck May 28 after three years o...

Carl Vinson Sailors Pass Crew Certification Phase Three
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) recently passed Crew Certification (Crew Cert) Phase Three b...

Navy Air Interceptor Ensures Service's Air Dominance
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- A vital part of air operations aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) is the air interceptor controllers (A...

'Gold Eagle' Deck Department Saves Big in Waterline Project
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Deck Department saved the aircraft carrier approximately $110,000 May 20 wh...

Vinson Sailor Gives Aid to Injured Motorist
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- A USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailor provided aid to two injured motorists while traveling through Hamp...

Carl Vinson One Step Closer to Launching Critical Flight Systems
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Operations Department began certification on the ship's Precision Approach ...

'Gold Eagle' Sailors Make All Navy Baseball Team
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from the USS Carl Vinson made the roster this season on the All Navy Baseball Team.

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Carl Vinson's Oil Lab Scores High in Recertification
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- The USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Aviation Intermediate Maintenance Department (AIMD) Oil and Analysis La...

Pakistani Immigrant Leads Air Department Aboard Carrier
NEWPORT NEWS (NNS) -- A USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) officer has broken stereotypes in the Navy across all ranks during the pa...

Vinson's Air Department Installs New Arresting Gear Cables
NEWPORT NEWS (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) Air Department's V-2 division is in the process of one of the most import...

Philippine Sea Earns Quals During International Training
USS PHILIPPINE SEA, At Sea (NNS) -- The guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG-58) earned a semi-annual weapons certification May...

Porter Takes Part in Counterpiracy Training During Joint Warrior
USS PORTER, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Porter (DDG 78) participated in a visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) counterpiracy scenario...

Navy Chaplain Joins Destroyer for First Independent Deployment
USS ARLEIGH BURKE, At Sea (NNS) -- To maximize efficiency aboard USS Arleigh Burke (DDG-51) during their six month independent deployme...

U.S., Royal Navy Partnership Enhances Readiness for Global Assignment
UNITED KINGDOM (NNS) -- In the midst of a full-fledged multinational exercise off the coast of the United Kingdom this May, ...

USS Porter Gains Skills for Real-World Efficiency
UNITED KINGDOM (NNS) -- As the multinational Joint Warrior exercise continues in the North Atlantic, May 11-21, USS Porter (...

Carl Vinson Commences Dock Trials
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- NEWPORT NEWS Va. – USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Reactor department Mechanical (M) division launched Dock...

Chiefs in Training Volunteer at Ronald McDonald House
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) Chiefs in Training (CIT) members volunteered May 9 at the Ronald McDonald...

Anti-Submarine Warfare Drills Enhance Readiness, Maritime Dominance
UNITED KINGDOM (NNS) -- A joint forces battle group successfully completed a series of intense combined anti-submarine warfa...

International Warriors Train to Execute Maritime Strategy
UNITED KINGDOM (NNS) -- U.S. Navy units and a host of allied forces have commenced a multiple platform, comprehensive mariti...

Carl Vinson's 2009 Softball Team Steps Up to the Plate
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sixteen Sailors recently joined together and formed USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) 2009 softball team. <...

Carl Vinson Sailor Competes in Billiards National Championship
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailor is headed to Las Vegas to compete in the 28th annual Billiards Con...

USS Carl Vinson Selects Winner of Hangar Bay Design Competition
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) announced the winner of the hangar bay design contest.

Religious...

Carl Vinson Repair Division Helps Set Zebra
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Engineering department, Repair division has taken on the responsibility of ...

Carl Vinson Dental Readiness Gets a Check Up
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) Dental department continues to strive for excellence as they push forward...

Chiefs in Training Volunteer at Azalea Festival
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) Chiefs in Training (CIT) members volunteered to work at the annual Norfol...

Gold Eagle Sailors Welcome 3rd Fleet Commander
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- As USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) prepares to become a 3rd Fleet asset, the commander of U.S. 3rd Fleet pa...

'Gold Eagle' Sailors Remember Holocaust
NEWPORT NEWS Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) gathered in the chapel to honor the victims of the Holocaust A...

Physical Fitness Key as 'Gold Eagle' CO Completes Boston Marathon
NEWPORT NEWS Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) commanding officer completed the 113th Boston Marathon April 20 - and emp...

Carl Vinson Concludes Successful NMCRS Fund Drive
NEWPORT NEWS Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) concluded their Navy Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) fund drive April 1...

Arleigh Burke Honors Veterans During Burials at Sea
USS ARLEIGH BURKE, At Sea (NNS) -- Crew members aboard USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) honored six Navy veterans April 28 while crossing the...

Vinson Deck Department Executes Sea and Anchor
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Exercises went full-bore on the forecastle of USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) April 17 when sea and anchor ...

'Gold Eagle' Firefighting Capabilities Recalibrated, Warfighting Readiness Increased
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- In recent months, two damage controlmen have checked and recalibrated USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) Aqu...

Carl Vinson Leaders Visit, Encourage Students
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Officers from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) visited Glenwood Elementary School in Virginia Beach, April 7...

Carl Vinson Sailor and Author Inspires Shipmates
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- An officer from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) credits the U.S. Navy with his path to success and he conti...

'Gold Eagle' Sailors Strive for All-Women's Navy Basketball Team
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Two Sailor's from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) have been selected to compete in a mini-camp in Millingto...

Carl Vinson Emphasizes Family Readiness, Prepares for Sea Trials
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The crew on board USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) is working hard this April, as Sailors focus on family re...

Carl Vinson Prepares to Rotate, Radiate in the James River
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) carried out maneuvers April 17 by conducting a complete turn at Northrop Gr...

"Carl Vinson Calibration Lab Sets the Standard"
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Division (AIMD) began cali...

Carl Vinson Sailors Compete to be Fastest Man
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors gathered April 8 at Christopher Newport University in Newport News,...

Gold Eagle Hockey Team Starts Season
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) "Gold Eagle" hockey team played their first game against the Hampton Ro...

Gold Eagle' Sailor Qualifies for 2010 Boston Marathon
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailor is preparing for the 2010 Boston Marathon after qualifying for it ...

Carl Vinson IA Sailors Sent Thousands of Cookies
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A group of Sailors from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson's (CVN...

Carl Vinson Welcomes Vinson Hall Residents
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) hosted a delegation from the Vinson Hall retirement community April 1.
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USS Carl Vinson Increases Warfighting Readiness by Opening Mess Decks
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) enjoyed the first meal served on the newly refurbished forwa...

Carl Vinson Shares Overhaul Progress with Partners
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors welcomed a delegation from the University of Georgia (UGA) Carl Vin...

Carl Vinson Sailor Wins 'Strongest Man' Competition
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A Sailor aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) won the "Carl Vinson Strong Man Vs. All" competition March ...

Vinson's Wardroom, Chiefs' Mess Swab Decks to Raise Money for Sailors in Need
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) wardroom and chiefs' mess offered to work in the enlisted mess decks Marc...

Carl Vinson Sailors Get Visit, Praise from Chief of Information
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) hosted a visit from the Navy's chief of information (CHINFO) March 23.
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Carl Vinson Navigation Department Prepares to Turn Ship
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) navigation department began making coordinated preparations for the tur...

Carl Vinson Celebrates Women in Service
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) American Heritage Observance Committee (AHOC) hosted a cel...

'Gold Eagle' Air Department Repairs, Prepares Barricade Engine
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Air Department, V-2 division, have brought the airc...

Carl Vinson Sailors Run Shamrock Marathon
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Crew members on board USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) participated in the annual Shamrock Marathon March 22...

Sailors to Teach, Mentor Students After Successful Navy Careers
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- An informative seminar about the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support program Troo...

Italian Officer Augments Porter Crew During Exchange Assignment, Group Sail
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The assistant navigator on board USS Porter (DDG 78) is preparing for his return to the Italian Navy...

USS Porter Celebrates 10th Birthday, Hosts Tiger Cruise
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Crew members on board USS Porter (DDG 78) celebrated the guided-missile destroyer's tenth birthday i...

Carl Vinson Religious Ministries Department Expands Service
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Religious Ministries department (RMD) aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) is expanding services for ...

Carl Vinson Enhances Dental Care with New Facility
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) celebrated the grand openi...

Vinson Supply Corps Officer Named HRSCA Volunteer of the Year
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) Assistant Supply Officer (ASUPPO) Lt. Cmdr. Thomas Neville was named the ...

Carl Vinson Sailors Raise Money for NMCRS Fund Drive
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are diligently working on seve...

Carl Vinson Aviators Mentor Local Students
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Naval aviators from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) have partnered with s...

Carl Vinson Barber Shop Holds Grand Opening
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Supply Department held a grand opening ceremony to christen the ship's ...

Newly Commissioned Officer Set Goals, Followed Dreams, Provides Inspiration for Others
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A yeoman from USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) Engineering Department was promoted to the rank of ensign d...

Sailor Credits Navy for Personal, Professional Success
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- During Women's History Month, many Sailors are reflecting on their service; for one Sailor aboard US...

Ash Wednesday Services Held Aboard Vinson
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The religious ministries department aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) conducted a special service to o...

Carl Vinson Chief Receives Honored NMCRS Award
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Board of Directors for the Navy/Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) presented an award of apprec...

Vinson Crew Celebrates Black History Month
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) American Heritage Observance Committee (AHOC) presented a ...

Carl Vinson Corpsmen Send Medical Books to Doctors Overseas, Help Improve Quality of Life
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) Health Services Department participated in Operation Medical Libraries Fe...

Carl Vinson Sailors Save Life of Drowning Motorcyclist
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A Sailor aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) was awarded a Navy and Marine Corps Medal Feb. 19, for his ...

Vinson Leaders Selected for Command Master Chief Program
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) master chiefs were selected for the Navy's Command Master Chief (CMC) progr...

Carl Vinson Sailors Recognized by Admirals' Hockey Team
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) attended a Norfolk Admirals Hockey game Feb. 6.

"Gol...

Military Tradition Continues for Brothers in Arms
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A Sailor from USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) Aviation Intermediate Maintenance Department (AIMD), embrac...

A Day in the Life of a Carl Vinson Machinist's Mate
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Machinist's mates aboard aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) have been a driving force behind ...

Carl Vinson Finds Strongest Man and Woman
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors gathered Feb. 4, inside the ship's weightlifting room to compete fo...

Gold Eagle Medical Moves On Board
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Medical Department moved aboard Feb. 9, opening its doors to crew membe...

Carl Vinson Sailors Watch Super Bowl XLIII On Board
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Sailors stationed aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN ...

Carl Vinson DAPA Takes Proactive Approach
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Drug and Alcohol Program Advisors (DAPA) on board USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are taking a proactiv...

Carl Vinson Career Counselor Finds His Calling by Helping Sailors Succeed
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- For one chief aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) the opportunity to guide young adults toward lifelong ...

A Road to Success: One Sailor's Journey
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A Navy career can take many different turns, but nearly all of them present unique opportunities to ...

Carl Vinson Prepares for Homeport Change
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A planning group from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) visited the ship's ...

Carl Vinson AIMD Prepares to Open Maintenance Complex
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department (AIMD) has been working ha...

Vinson Legalmen Play Role in Navywide Advertising Campaign
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Two USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors took part in the development of a Navywide recruiting commercia...

'Gold Eagle' Wins FY-08 Retention Excellence Award
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) was named a recipient of the Fiscal Year 2008 Retention Excellence Award th...

Vinson Sailors Attend 21st Annual National Symposium
ARLINGTON, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) attended the Navy Surface Associ...

Carl Vinson Master-at-Arms Prepare for Operations at Sea
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the security division aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN ...

Carl Vinson Remembers, Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) gathered in the ship's fo...

Local Church Builds New Partnership with Carl Vinson
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Members of a local church reached out to the crew of USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) to offer their support...

Carl Vinson Air Department Prepares for Operations at Sea
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the air department aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN...

Navy Sends Vinson Sailor to Mecca, Supports Religious Pilgrimage
NEWPORT NEWS, VA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy, in partnership with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), afforded a USS Carl Vinson (CV...

Carl Vinson Sailors Earn Mission-Essential Weapons Qualifications
BOWLING GREEN, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from the security division and weapons department aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) traveled t...

Family Readiness a Focal Point for Carl Vinson in 2009
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are taking a renewed focus...

Lake Taylor Hospital Motorcycle Run
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) volunteer Color Guard performed honors and assisted with the 8th Annual L...

Carl Vinson Crew Members Celebrate with Christmas Party
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) held a Christmas party for crew members and their families D...

Vinson Sailors Help Deliver Toys for Tots
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the training department on board USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) participated in the To...

Carl Vinson Brings JP-5 Aboard, Readies for Missions
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Air Department worked...

Spot Check Training Team Provides Tools for Proper Maintenance
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Elite Spot Check Training Team (ESCTT) aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) is vital to readiness - t...

Carl Vinson's Weapons Department Prepares for RCOH Completion
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Weapons Department is preparing for the completion of the ship's refuel...

Carl Vinson Second Classes 'FIT' to be Leaders
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A group of second class petty officers assigned to USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) graduated from the ship'...

Carl Vinson Namesake Crew Members, Retirement Home Residents Gather to Honor Vets
MCLEAN, Va (NNS) -- The executive officer of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) spoke before a c...

Ship's Repair Facility Will Allow Carl Vinson to Stay "Mission-Ready"
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the machinery repair shops aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) held a grand opening ...

Carl Vinson Sailors Embody Navy Ethos
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are applying the values highlighted in the Navy Ethos into t...

Carl Vinson Sailors Help Hospital Patients 'Deck the Halls'
NORFOLK (NNS) -- A group of Sailors assigned to USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) helped decorate the Lake Taylor Transitional...

Carl Vinson Celebrates Native American and Alaskan Heritage
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The American Heritage Observance Committee (AHOC) aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) presented crew mem...

Vinson Sailors Prepare for Flu Season
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Health Services Department began administering influenza vaccinations t...

Carl Vinson Sailors Lay Wreath at Arlington National Cemetery
ARLINGTON (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) visited Arlington National Cemetery Nov. 10 to pay thei...

Carl Vinson Damage Control Teams Make Repair Lockers Mission Ready
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) damage control team are working hard to restore the...

Navy: Not Just Another Job
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Every so often, I'll get in touch with a few friends – former shipmates – to check in on them and se...

Carl Vinson Undergoes First Phase of Crew Certification
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are undergoing the first phase of their crew certification t...

Carl Vinson First Class Petty Officers Organize Holiday Food Drive
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) First Class Petty Officers' Association (FCPOA) is hosting a food drive t...

Carl Vinson Navigation Plots Course to Success
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Navigation Department is making waves this November as it continues to ...

Carl Vinson Continues to set Shipyard Milestones
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Engineering Department, R-1 Division, completed an inspection and certi...

'Gold Eagle' Sailors Recognized for Service
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) traded their usual line in the ship's galley for an extravagan...

Carl Vinson Sailor Selected for 'Wheel of Fortune'
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The radiation health officer on board USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) has been selected to appear at the No...

USS Carl Vinson Readies to Get Back in Fight
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are conducting general qua...

Carl Vinson Earns Navy League Leadership Award
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (NNS) -- The commanding officer of USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) was awarded the John Paul Jones Award for Inspira...

Vinson Sailors Explore Career Opportunities in Special Warfare Community
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors attended a career seminar presented by members of the Naval Special...

Carl Vinson Sailors Participate in All-Navy Boxing Competition
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The All-Navy Boxing Team held tryouts at Rockwell Gym on Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek in Virgi...

MWR: Your Money Working for You
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) division has become notorious on ...

CVN 70 Supply Earns COMNEXCOM Excellence Award
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The supply department's S-3 division aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) received the Pacific Fleet's an...

Vinson Sailors Continue Partnership with Institute of Government
ATHENS, Ga. (NNS) -- Crew members assigned to USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) accompanied the ship's executive officer and comma...

Carl Vinson Combat Systems Begins Wave Guide Testing
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Combat Systems Department is conducting its first wave guide tests in m...

Carl Vinson Readies for Cat 3, 4 Tests
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Air Department has prepared for a three-day test launch of the ship's t...

Carl Vinson Team Saves Navy $3.5 Million
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- In its effort to get USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) out of the shipyards on time and under budget, the lev...

Vinson's Do-It-Yourself Team Saves Navy Money, Keeps Crew Fit
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The money the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Deck Department Spray Team saved by painting renovated spaces...

'Gold Eagle' Sailors Scare Up Support in Newport News
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) participated in a com...

'Gold Eagle' Celebrates Hispanic Heritage, Diversity
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) crew members celebrated Hispanic Heritage month during a special American H...

Carl Vinson Crew Enjoys First Free Meal on Board
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) gathered on the ship'...

'Gold Eagle' Sailor Awarded for Money-Saving Program
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailor was recently selected for the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Mont...

Health Services Helps Prep for Cert, Keeps CVN 70 Crew Safe, Healthy
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Health Services team is assisting engineering department this October in re...

Carl Vinson Launches First Weather Balloon in Three Years
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The operations department aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) launched a weather balloon from the ship's...

"Gold Eagle" Sailors Take Ride for Motorcycle Safety
HAMPTON, Va. (NNS) -- Several Sailors assigned to USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) participated in the Fall Inter-Service Motorcyc...

Carl Vinson Gathers All Hands on Flight Deck for CO's Call
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors attended an all-hands captain's call Sept. 19, and they received de...

Carl Vinson Sailors Raise Money for Free Ride Program
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Volunteers on board USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) attended Naval Air Station Oceana's Air Show Sept. 19-2...

Carl Vinson Kicks Off 2008/2009 Hampton Roads School Partnership
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- While USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors focus on buffering the yarded aircraft carrier back into shap...

Carl Vinson Shows Support During Newport News Angel Food Distribution
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors gathered Sept. 27, at Mercy and Truth Ministries in Newport News, t...

Carl Vinson Sailors Enriched by IA Deployment Aboard Mercy
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Two Sailors from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) returned Sept. 26 from a 150-day individual augmentee (IA)...

USS Mitscher Sailors Think 'Green'
USS MITSCHER, At Sea (NNS) -- The guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) is thinking 'green' this October as the ship make...

U.S Navy Ships Arrive in Scotland for Joint Warrior
FASLANE, Scotland (NNS) -- A group of U.S. Navy ships led by Commander, Destroyer Squadron (COMDESRON) 24 arrived in Faslane, S...

Brazilian Officer Brings Multi-National Experience to USS Mitscher
USS MITSCHER, At Sea (NNS) -- The guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) is underway this September preparing for the mult...

'Gold Eagle' Gets Creative with Liberty
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- With Sept. 18 marking one full month of Sailors moving on board, USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) crew membe...

"Gold Eagle" Recognizes Heritage
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- After a summer hiatus, the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70)American Heritage Observance Committee (AHOC) ret...

CVN 70 Trains Second Class Petty Officers to be First-Class Leaders
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Second Class Petty Officer Association (SCPOA) will kick-off its new Fi...

DC Olympics, Good Fun and Training for Sailors
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from several departments aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) participated in the Damage Control ...

Carl Vinson Pins Chief Selectees
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Chief petty officer selectees aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) were officially welcomed to the chiefs...

September 11: A Crew Remembers
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- The shock of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 is a feeling that many USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70)...

Carl Vinson Approaches CCMA Milestone
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are making preparations this September to accomplish the fin...

Carl Vinson Sailors Embrace Environmental Stewardship
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) is keeping environmental stewardship in mind this September by implementing...

CVN 70 Air Department Constructs New Arresting Gear Barricade
SUFFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- More than 50 Sailors assigned USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) Air Department, V-2 division, gathered to c...

Carl Vinson MWR Division Improves Shipboard Life
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- With Sailors assigned to USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) working moving back aboard the ship last month, th...

'Gold Eagle' Sailors Prep for Advancement Exams
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors are preparing for the upcoming Navywide advancement exam this Augus...

USS Carl Vinson Reopens Wardroom Facility
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) reopened the ship's wardroom facility Aug...

Carl Vinson Celebrates Ship's Store 'Mall' Grand Opening
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) celebrated the grand openi...

USS Carl Vinson Begins Crew Move Aboard
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors enjoyed their first meal served aboard the aircraft carrier and mar...

Carl Vinson Chief-Selectees Prepare for Khaki Role
NEWPORT NEWS Va. (NNS) -- Nineteen Sailors aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are beginning the transition process from first cla...

'Gold Eagle' Prepares Galleys for Ship's First Meal Back
NEWPORT NEWS Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the preventive medicine team aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are inspecting the ...

'Gold Eagle' Sailors Restore Weapons Elevators
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Weapons Department are preparing to complete a major Re...

CVN 70 Chief Selects Participate in Mud Run
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The newest batch of chief selectees aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) put their teamwork to the test A...

'Gold Eagle' Emphasizes the Importance of SAVI
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- A team of facilitators from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) made a proactive stand against sexual assault a...

'Gold Eagle' Holds Annual Summer Bash
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) held its annual "Summer Bash" event at Water Country USA in Williamsburg, V...

Carl Vinson Readies for Crew Move Aboard
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- As USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) prepares for its Crew Move Aboard (CMA) this August, Sailors assigned to...

Reporting for Duty: Making the Transition to Shipboard Life
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A seaman recruit admits he didn't know what to expect when he left boot camp and basic seamanship sc...

USS Carl Vinson Receives New Computer Network
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the combat systems department aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) will accomplish a ...

USS Carl Vinson Conducts Traditional Baptism in Ship's Forecastle
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors witnessed one of the Navy's oldest traditions when they gathered in...

Vinson Makes Final Preparations to Reopen Galleys
NEWPORT NEWS Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) is making final preparations to reopen the ship's galley facilities as the ...

Carl Vinson Prepares to Bring Navy Cash Program Aboard
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The disbursing team stationed aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) is training crew members on the Navy C...

Carl Vinson Sailor Awarded for Cost Effective Work
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A Sailor stationed aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) will receive a letter of commendation and a cash ...

Vinson Sailors Help Locals Prep for Williamsburg Event
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors came together July 16-18, in Williamsburg, Va., to help clean groun...

Vinson Sailors Help Revitalize Norfolk Health Center
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- More than 100 USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors volunteered to revitalize a local assisted-living cen...

S-3 Division Keeps Carl Vinson Crew's Morale High
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Supply Department S-3 division transferred a large portion of its third qua...

'Gold Eagle' Challenges Sailors to Embrace Damage Control
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors attended general shipboard firefighting classes at Naval Station No...

OPS Find It and Fix It Team Revives 'Gold Eagle' Berthing
NEWPORT NEWS Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors are making preparations this July for the upcoming crew move aboard...

"Gold Eagle" CO Issues Guidance for Upcoming Crew Move Aboard
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) commanding officer issued a ship-wide memorandum June 25, outlining the...

Vinson Bids Farewell to a Decorated Leader
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- In a packed hangar bay at the Center of Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit (CNATTU) Oceana, USS ...

Gold Eagle Sailors Renovate Community Center
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors stationed aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) volunteered Jun...

Gold Eagle Sailor of the Year Inspires Junior Sailors
NEWPORT NEWS Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) Sailor of the Year works hard to inspire his fellow Sailors.

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Carrier Supply Departments Work Together to Train Sailors
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the supply departments aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and Pre-Commissioned Unit...

Vinson CMA Teams Bring Gold Eagle Back to Life
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) Deck Department, have put "the pedal to the metal" th...

USS Carl Vinson Project Team Holds Town Hall Meeting
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Project team leaders from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, and the Navy's Su...

Another Shipyard Milestone on Track for Carl Vinson: Potable Water
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Engineering Department commenced testing the ship's potable water systems t...

'Gold Eagle' Competes in DC Olympics
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors received second place honors during the annual Damage Control (DC) ...

'Gold Eagle' Restores SITE TV in Time for Crew Move Aboard
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to Combat Systems Department aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are equipping spaces w...

'Gold Eagle' Begins Transition to New PT Uniforms
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors are now wearing the Navy's newly-issued Physical Training Uniform (...

Carl Vinson Prepares New Sailors for Big Move
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Indoctrination division (INDOC) adjusted their curricul...

Carl Vinson Sailors Update Family Care Plans
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- As the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier inches closer to its return to operational status, some Sailor-...

USS Carl Vinson Wins Second Consecutive Retention Award
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) received recognition June 10 for outstanding career counseling and sound pr...

Carl Vinson Engineers Restoring Vital Services
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the Engineering Department aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are working hard this...

Carl Vinson Prepares Key Communications for Crew Move Aboard
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the Combat Systems Department (CSD) aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS...

Carl Vinson Ramps up Damage Control Training
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the Damage Control Training Team (DCTT) aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are step...

Carl Vinson Brings Interior Communications Back On line
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Combat Systems Department are working around-the-cl...

USS Carl Vinson Begins Catapult Testing
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The crew of USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) surpassed another milestone at Northrop Grumman Newport News sh...

New 'Gold Eagle' Petty Officers Soar Into Leadership
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- After being formally frocked to the rank of third class petty officer, June 6, Sailors assigned to t...

Vinson Sailors Volunteer at Virginia Beach Soccer Event
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) helped set the stage for the 15th annual National Ameri...

USS Carl Vinson Holds Summer Safety Standdown
HAMPTON, Va. (NNS) -- More than 2,500 Sailors assigned to USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) attended an all-hands safety standdown ...

Vinson Sailor Looks Forward to New Experiences on IA
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A veteran Sailor aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) is venturing into...

Vinson Zone Managers Push for Excellence in Shipyard
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors attached to the zone management team aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) are playing a critical ...

Vinson PO Indoc Takes Selectees to Next Level
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- First class petty officers aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are conducting the command's Petty Office...

Carl Vinson Sailors Celebrate Asian and Pacific Island Heritage
NEWPORT NEWS Va (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) gathered May 30, to celebr...

Carl Vinson Sailors Make Motorcycle Safety a Priority
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- More than 30 "Gold Eagle" Sailors gathered May 22, at Bayside Harley Davidson in Portsmouth, to disc...

USS Carl Vinson Holds All-Hands Captain's Call
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) assembled in ranks on...

Vinson Hall Residents Visit USS Carl Vinson
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The crew of USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) welcomed retired Rear Adm. Kathleen Martin May 22, CEO of Vinso...

Force Master Chief Visits Carl Vinson Crew
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The force master chief of the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, visited the Nimitz-class aircraft carr...

Carl Vinson XO Serves as Reviewing Officer for RTC Graduation
GREAT LAKES (NNS) -- The executive officer and Sailors from the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), traveled to Naval Recruit Train...

Carl Vinson Sailors Earn Pistol Quals
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) gathered at Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek May 8, where ...

Carl Vinson Restores Armory for Crew Move Aboard
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70)Sailors moved weapons ready service lockers (RSL) aboard May 20 as part of a...

Carl Vinson Sailors Utilize PACE in the Shipyard
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) are earning more than just qualifications and warfare design...

Former MCPON Visits Carl Vinson Crew
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Retired Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Robert "Bob" Walker visited USS Carl Vinson (...

Carl Vinson Leadership Participates in Recruit Capping Ceremony
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A small cadre of leadership from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) had the ...

Gold Eagle Chief's Mess Helps Special Olympics
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) chiefs mess reached out to lend a helping hand at the annual Special Olym...

'Gold Eagle' S-3 Division Goes Above and Beyond
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the retail and service team aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) have set notable ben...

USS Carl Vinson Remembers the Holocaust
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) American Heritage Observance Committee held an observance May 1, in rem...

Sailors Recognized for Helping Shipmates Transition into the Navy Reserve
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- Two sailors aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) received Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals April ...

USS Carl Vinson Continues Progress with SCOOP
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Crew members aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are making significant progress in the ship's refueling...

"Gold Eagle" Sailors Restore Outdoor Classroom for Local School
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A group of USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors assisted a local school in its efforts to restore an out...

MWR Hosts Free 'Barracks Bash' in Norfolk for Single Sailors
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors were given the opportunity to participate in the Single Sailors Bar...

Carl Vinson Sailors Read to Kids, Plant Seeds for Earth Day
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) read books to children and helped plant flower seeds as...

'Gold Eagle' Electricians Prepare Catapults for Operations
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from the "Gold Eagle" steam catapult and arresting gear team began conducting hydraulic elec...

'Gold Eagle' Sailors Maintain Complex Network Systems in Shipyard
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from the "Gold Eagle" Combat Systems department have been working day and night this April i...

CVN 70 Preps for Non-Skid, Marks Another Milestone
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) began making preparations this April in Newport News, to lay a fresh coat o...

Gold Eagle Fire Watch Division Approaches Mission Completion
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the fire watch division aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are nearing the completi...

Carl Vinson Sailors Find Opportunities at Military Job Fair
HAMPTON, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) encountered an array of employment opp...

CNAF Visits USS Carl Vinson Crew
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Commander, Naval Air Forces (CNAF) Vice Adm. Thomas Kilcline, Jr. visited the crew of USS Carl Vinso...

Carl Vinson's Housing Team Prepares for Crew Move Aboard
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The housing staff aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) is working proactively this April to ensure the s...

"Gold Eagle" Single Sailor Program Entertains Crew
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) is offering an abundance of off-duty fun for its single and junior Sailors ...

Vinson Sailors Help Restore Shelter Store
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Four USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors helped restore hope for homeless children and families during ...

"Gold Eagle" Medical and Dental Departments Merge
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) is merging its Medical and Dental departments at Northrop Grumman Newport N...

USS Carl Vinson Recognized for Retention Excellence
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) received recognition April 1 for their ou...

Carl Vinson Mentors Sailors interested in Commissioning Programs
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Leaders aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson are working hard during the month o...

USS Carl Vinson Celebrates Chief Petty Officer's 115th Birthday
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Chief Petty Officers (CPO) aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) assembled at the ship's forecastle April ...

NAVSEA Commander Tours USS Carl Vinson
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) welcomed Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command, (NAVSEA) April 2, as part of...

Carl Vinson Senior Chief Plans Second Career Through Troops to Teachers
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A senior chief petty officer stationed aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) is using his military experie...

USS Carl Vinson Sailors form Blue Jacket Choir
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are preserving Navy herita...

USS Carl Vinson Celebrates Women's History Month
NEWPORT NEWS Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors gathered March 28, in honor of women's heritage and history during ...

Carl Vinson Sailors Embrace Grooming Efforts, Learn From Past Overhaul
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) has assembled a group of crew members to ...

Carl Vinson Hull Tech Selected for Officer Candidate School
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailor is preparing for her latest personal challenge this March, after s...

Carl Vinson Senior Chief Donates Marrow, Saves a Life
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- A Sailor on board USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) played an active role in a life-saving effort this year b...

Carl Vinson Sailors train at NAS Fallon
FALLON, Nev. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) refreshed their skills in ordnance handling procedures ...

USS Carl Vinson Boatswain's Mates Take Pride in Restoring Ship's Forecastle
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Boatswain's mates assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are working...

'Gold Eagle' Sailors Strive for DC Qualifications
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors on board USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are stepping up efforts to earn advanced damage control (D...

Sailors Learn About Active-Duty Flying Chief Warrant Officer Pilot ProgramWatch Video
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Officers and career counselors aboard the Nimitz class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are...

USS Carl Vinson Enjoys Success with Sponsor Indoctrination Program
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Crew members aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are starting to see the benefits of the command's robus...

Carl Vinson Sailors Seek Challenge of Dual Warfare Qualifications
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are taking advantage of op...

USS Carl Vinson Sailors Set High Goals for Physical Readiness
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Members of USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) fitness team are setting high goals for the Spring Physical Re...

Carl Vinson Sailor Teaches Kids About Dental Hygiene
CHESAPEAKE, Va. (NNS) -- A USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailor paid a visit to the Western Branch Primary School in Chesapeake, F...

USS Carl Vinson Kicks off NMCRS with High Goals
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) representatives from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are geari...

Carl Vinson Sailors Explore with Adventure Into the Unknown
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors waited in anticipation as they prepared to partake in a Morale, Wel...

Carl Vinson Helps Motivate the "Future of America"
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), "The Gold Eagle," are partnering with area middle schools...

Carl Vinson Sailors Visit Pentagon, Lay Wreath at Arlington Cemetery
ARLINGTON, Va. (NNS) -- A group of Sailors from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) toured the Pentag...

USS Carl Vinson Sailors Assist Hampton Roads in Feeding the Hungry
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors on board USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) offered a helping hand to local citizens Feb. 19, during a...

Carl Vinson Enhances Crew's Ability to Vote in 2008 Election
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), "The Golden Eagle," began preparations for the 2008 electio...

'Gold Eagle' AHOC Celebrates Black History Month
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The American Heritage Observance Committee (AHOC) on board the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Car...

Carl Vinson Honors Individual Augmentees
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) welcomed its latest contingent of individual augmentee (IA) Sailors back on...

Carl Vinson Sailors Prep for Advancement Exams
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are hitting the books in preparation for the upcoming M...

Carl Vinson Forms First Single Parent Support Group
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Single parent Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) formed ...

Cleaning Stations Making a Difference on 'Gold Eagle'
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors on board USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are manning their brooms this February as the ship revives...

Vinson Sailors Cheer on the Norfolk Admirals
NORFOLK (NNS) -- More than 150 USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70)"The Gold Eagle," Sailors and their families attended a Norfol...

AIMD Starts SCOOP Process On Board USS Carl Vinson
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Crew members assigned to USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) began moving shipboard equipment back on board, Fe...

Lady Eagles Defeat PCU George H.W. Bush in Shootout
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Members of the USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) "Lady Eagles" basketball team put their game faces on duri...

Carl Vinson Sailors Support Local Community during Downtown Clean Up
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors came together Feb. 7, to volunteer their time in support of the loc...

CVN 70 Operations Claims Latest Departmental Challenge Victory
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors came together for some friendly competition in the command's latest...

Team Carl Vinson Gathers for Project Management Training
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Project Team leaders from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), the "Gold Eagle" and Northr...

"Gold Eagle" Electrical Division Works to Bring Power Back to Ship
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Crew members of USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), the "Gold Eagle," work towards another shipyard milestone ...

Carl Vinson Undergoes Medical Surveillance Inspection
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Medical Department was recognized in January for it's excellence in maintai...

USS Carl Vinson Master Chief Selected for CMC Program
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A senior enlisted leader assigned to USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) achieved a significant career mileston...

Carl Vinson Sailor Converts From HT to New CTN Rate
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- A USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailor recently accomplished a historical milestone this January as she c...

'Gold Eagle' Calibration Lab Raises the Bar For RCOH
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The calibration lab aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), the "Gold Eagle," is working diligently this Fe...

USS Carl Vinson Sailors Take 'Polar Plunge' For Charity
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) "Gold Eagle" joined more than 3,500 participants Feb. 2, in br...

USS Carl Vinson Hosts University of Georgia President
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The crew aboard the Nimitz class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) "Gold Eagle" welcomed Uni...

Carl Vinson Sailors Pay Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors gathered together Jan. 25 to pay a special tribute to the late Dr. ...

USS Carl Vinson Sailors Compete in "Biggest Loser" Challenge
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) "Gold Eagle" Sailors are teaming up to lose the pounds during the ship's Bi...

USS Carl Vinson Wins Fitness Contest
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) "Gold Eagle" ran thousands of miles and defeated nine o...

USS Carl Vinson Hosts Assistant Secretary of the Navy
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Crew members aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) "Gold Eagle" welcomed Vice Adm. David Architzel, the pr...

COOL Program Helps Carl Vinson Sailors Succeed
N EWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- The educational services office (ESO) aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN ...

Carl Vinson First Classes Gear Up for Chief's Examination
NEWPORT NEWS Va. (NNS) -- Doors locked and silence prevailed as more than 240 USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) petty officer first cla...

Carl Vinson Sailors Emphasize Electrical Safety Awareness
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) began a weeklong electrica...

"Gold Eagle" Prepares for SCOOP
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Crew members aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), the "Gold Eagle," ar...

USS Carl Vinson Sailors Assist Crew with Tax PreparationWatch Video
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A group of Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are part of the...

USS Carl Vinson Utilizes Teamwork to Accomplish RCOH
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) Air Department is assisting Northrop Grumman Newport News shipyard employ...

Carl Vinson Receives 'Good Neighbor' Award
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) received the 2007 Flagship...

CCC Office Guides Sailors in Making Career Decisions
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) recently accomplished a significant milestone this December with the retent...

Lady Eagles Inspire Hoop Dreams
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Twelve Sailors from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) stepped into the page...

USS Carl Vinson's Flight Deck Catapults Come Back to Life
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) accomplished another milestone in its refueling complex overhaul (RCOH) aft...

Carl Vinson Sailors Celebrate Christmas with Family Aboard Ship
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors had the opportunity to engage with shipmates and family during a tr...

Gold Eagle Sailors Learn from Pearl Harbor Survivor
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) welcomed a Pearl Harb...

"Gold Eagle" Sailors to Compete on All Navy Boxing Team
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Two Sailors from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), the "Gold Eagle," were ...

"Gold Eagle" Steps it Up With Fitness Program
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), the "Gold Eagle," leadership is stepping up to the holiday season with a v...

Vinson Hall Commemorates Pearl Harbor Day
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) celebrated the 66th annivers...

Vinson Sailors Hear Real-Life Testimonials as Part of Safety Standdown
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) held its semi-annual safety stand down at the Hampton Roads Convention Cent...

Carl Vinson Sailor Takes Swing at a College Degree
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Aviation Boatswain's Mate Equipment 3rd Class Ryan Starks, from USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) Air Depar...

Carl Vinson Sailors Pay Tribute to Native American Heritage
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) American Heritage Observance Committee (AHOC) provided Sailors a window i...

Carl Vinson Lights Up Another Milestone
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors celebrated the holiday season with a festive milestone, Nov. 30, wh...

'The Convincer' Persuades Carl Vinson Sailors To Buckle Up
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) tested the vehicle crash s...

CS-2 Division Scans for Communicational Excellence
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- As one of seven divisions within USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) Combat Systems Department, CS-2 division...

USS Carl Vinson Crew members Celebrate Thanksgiving
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) served up a special Thanks...

USS Carl Vinson Sets Safety Goals for Holiday Season
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) have set high goals for pe...

'Gold Eagle' Sailors Attend GEICO's Military Appreciation Luncheon
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors attended the 8th Annual Government Employees Insurance Company (GEI...

USS Carl Vinson Holds All Hands Captain's Call
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) held an all hands captain's call Nov. 9 at the Huntington Hall gym in Newpo...

Carl Vinson's Air Department Saves $5.1 Million
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) Air Department finalized the refurbishment of the air...

Gold Eagle Completes Arresting Gear Engine Refurbishment
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), the "Gold Eagle," reinstalled its fourth and final arresting gear engine, ...

Carl Vinson Sailors put in a Community Effort
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) volunteered their tim...

Carl Vinson Medical Department Improves Scheduling
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) Medical Department has implemented a new and efficient schedule for sick-...

USS Carl Vinson Sailors Visit Georgia For Namesake Visit.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- The commanding officer and a delegation of Sailors from the nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl V...

USS Carl Vinson Takes Custody of Tilly
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) reached another important milestone in its Refueling Complex Overhaul (RCOH...

Carl Vinson Sailors Install New Bull's Eye Markers in Spaces
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are replacing new space identification markers, commonly kno...

Carl Vinson Administers Flu Shot to Crew
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) Medical Department will be providing crew members a seasonal flu mist/vac...

USS Carl Vinson Sailor Nominated for MCOY Award
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- A USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailor was invited to attend the annual Military Citizen of the Year (MCO...

USS Carl Vinson Honors IA Crew Members
NEW PORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) crew members serving in individual augmentee (IA) billets were honored at a...

Gold Eagle Sailors Take Pride in Celebrating Navy Tradition
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Crew members aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) celebrated the Navy’s 232nd birthday with a cake-cuttin...

USS Carl Vinson’s Soccer Team Opens Season
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- The USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) soccer team opened their season with a match against Helicopter Mine Co...

Carl Vinson Leadership Attends Recruit Graduation Ceremony
GREAT LAKES (NNS) -- The executive officer of USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) accompanied senior enlisted leaders from the ship ...

Frisbee Tournament Helps Boost USS Carl Vinson’s Morale
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors were given the opportunity to participate in an Ultimate Frisbee to...

Carl Vinson’s Hull Technicians Prepare for the Crew’s Move Aboard
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the pipe refitting and repair shop aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) have made som...

USS Carl Vinson Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Crew members aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) celebrated Hispanic H...

CNAL Tours Carl Vinson During RCOH
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) crew members welcomed Rear Adm. Bill Goodwin, commander, Naval Air Force At...

Vinson Chief Wins Masters Division COMNAVAIRFOR Tennis Tournament
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A Sailor from USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) Supply Department was recently announced as the Master’s Di...

Vinson Sailors Volunteer with Habitat for Humanity
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) Mustang Association joined with members of the ship's chief's mess to wor...

Gold Eagle Sailors, Going Above and Beyond the Call of Duty
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Three USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors may have helped save the life of a fellow crew member, Sept. ...

USS Carl Vinson Sailors Receive Leadership Awards
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Two USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors were awarded the Admiral and Swamp Fox leadership awards during...

Vinson’s Sailors Promote to Chief Petty Officer
NEWPORT NEWS, Va, (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) chief petty officer (CPO)pinning ceremony was held in Norfolk, on board U...

USS Carl Vinson Holds Ceremony to Commemorate Sept. 11
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Crew members aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) held a special commemoration ceremony Sept. 11 in the s...

Carl Vinson Sailors Travel to Canada to Test Shipboard Waste Disposal System
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Fourteen USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors returned from a 60-day trip to Montreal, Canada Aug. 30, w...

Mobile Damage Control Facility Comes to USS Carl VinsonWatch Video
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) Engineering Department hosted the "War Wagon" damage control training fac...

USS Carl Vinson Improves Teamwork with Shipyard to Complete Milestones
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- Senior leadership from Northrop Grumman Newport News and USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) gathered for a thr...

AIRSpeed Program Creates Efficient Work Environments Aboard USS Carl VinsonWatch Video
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) began participating in an initiative known as "AIRSpeed" in August. AIRSpee...

2007 HENAAC Awarded to Carl Vinson Sailor
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) officer was recognized Aug. 27 as the 2007 Luminary recipient by the Hisp...

Carl Vinson Hosts Women’s Equality Celebration
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A ceremony was held by the American Heritage Observation Committee aboard USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70)...

Vinson Sailor Receives ‘Rising Star’ Award
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailor was chosen to receive the National Women of Color in Technology aw...

USS Carl Vinson Leadership Goes Back to Basic
GREAT LAKES (NNS) -- A representative team of USS Carl Vinson's (CVN
70) khaki leadership attended the commissioning ...

Vinson Sailors Volunteer with Habitat for Humanity
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) Mustang Association joined with members of the ship's chief's mess to wor...

AB Symposium Brings New Ideas to Naval Aviation
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Eleven USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors attended the 2007 Aviation Boatswain’s (AB) Mate Symposium, ...

Vinson Sailors “Get Muddy” During 7th Annual Mud Run
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) participated in the 7...

Carl Vinson IA Sailors Return Home
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Fifteen USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors returned home to Naval Station Norfolk, Aug. 11, after serv...

Navy’s New PACT With Undesignated Sailors
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) will be transitioning its general detaile...

Carl Vinson Stresses Motorcycle Safety to its Crew
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) Safety Department hosted a motorcycle safety lecture for riders Aug. 2 in...

Carl Vinson’s Fire Watch Division Receives Quality of Life Upgrades
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A new space was established aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Aug. 3, to enhance quality of life for c...

Carl Vinson Sailors Visit Indianapolis
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Seven Sailors from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) visited Indianapolis J...

Carl Vinson's Sailors Receive Visit from School Detailers
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- There comes a time when an undesignated Sailor must make a decision that will change his or her care...

Carl Vinson Sailors Volunteer For IA Service
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) is supporting the global war on terrorism...

Carl Vinson Recognizes Sailors for IA Deployments
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Several USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors were honored July 19, during a special luncheon to commemor...

Carl Vinson Sailors Lend a Hand to Support Community Event
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors volunteered their services during a community relations (COMREL) pr...

USS Carl Vinson Master-at-Arms Teach Force Protection
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Master-at-arms assigned to USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) security force facilitated a force protection ...

Ceremony Held for First Completed Berthing During Vinson’s RCOH
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on board USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) June 29, to commemorate the com...

USS Carl Vinson Sailor Transitions from Blue to Green
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailor has been selected to attend the Army’s officer candidate school (O...

Midway Veteran Shares Knowledge with Vinson Sailors
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- In commemoration of the Battle of Midway’s 65th anniversary, retired Lt. Cmdr. Otis Kight, a survivo...

Navy’s Second Black Dental Captain Promoted Aboard USS Carl Vinson
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Navy selected Cmdr. Mona Moore-Meaux, a surgeon assigned to USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), to the ran...

Innovative Pier Facility Enhances Teamwork For Carl Vinson RCOH
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) is enjoying the benefits of a new and innovative aircraft carrier pier at t...

Carl Vinson Damage Control Division gets AFFF System Up and Running
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) damage control (DC) division began preparations to bring the aqueous film...

USS Carl Vinson Sailors Promoted in Special Command-Wide Frocking Ceremony
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) individually recognized and advanced 216 Sailors to the next pay-grade in a...

USS Carl Vinson Participates in "Race Across the Globe"
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) fitness team joined other ships in the fleet for a "Race Acr...

Plank Owners Return to USS Carl Vinson for Tour
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Twenty-one of USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) plank owners were afforded the opportunity to tour the ship...

USS Carl Vinson Arresting Gear Engines Reinstalled
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A team from Northrop Grumman Newport News reinstalled USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) arresting gear engi...

Northrop Grumman Newport News, Carl Vinson Celebrate Move to Pierside
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The crew of USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and Northrop Grumman Newport News shipyard employees celebrated...

Carl Vinson Chaplain's Distinguished Service
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A Navy chaplain from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Lt. Shane Dillan was recognized May 17 for his outsta...

Midway Demonstrated Carrier ImportanceWatch Video
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- In the late spring of 1942, a Japanese carrier strike force launched more than 100 planes from the n...

USS Carl Vinson Celebrates Asian and Pacific Heritage Month
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors honored Asian and Pacific Islander cultures May 24 during a ceremon...

Combat Systems Excels In Restoration of Vital Technology
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) Combat Systems (CS) Department played a vital role during th...

Damage Control Program Compliments Compartment Check-Off Lists
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) reestablished the Navy’s standard compartment check-off list (CCOL) this Ma...

USS Carl Vinson Recognized for Outstanding COMREL EffortsWatch Video
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Navy’s chief of chaplains presented USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) with the 2006 Project Good Neighbor...

USS Carl Vinson’s Sponsorship Division Prepares New Sailors for Success
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A new sponsorship division was established May 10 on board USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), designed to pro...

Teamwork of Crew Helps Carl Vinson Achieve Milestone
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) accomplished another milestone May 9 when the ship moved from dry-dock to a...

Sailors Volunteer, Celebrate Jamestown's 400th Anniversary
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A large group of Sailors from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) volunteered to help out during a weekend of e...

NCPACE Program Gives Sailors a Jump on Education
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- As USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) continues its refueling complex overhaul (RCOH), Sailors on board the ai...

Senator, Former SECNAV Tours Carl Vinson
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Virginia Senator Jim Webb visited USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) on May 11 at its new location on Pier 3 a...

Carl Vinson Prepares for Crew Move Aboard
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors stationed aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are moving into the next phase of their Refueling ...

Carl Vinson Color Guard Represents Navy Core Values
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) color guard is maintaining the sense of honor and integrity that has long...

USS Carl Vinson Sailor Plays Vital Role in RCOH
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) crew member is playing a pivotal role in the ship’s Refueling Complex Ove...

Fast Cruise Preps Carl Vinson for Undocking
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The crew of USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) is preparing for the ship’s undocking and move to a pier locati...

Ventilation Team Helps Prepare for Crew Move Aboard
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) ventilation team is working closely with employees from Northrop Grumman ...

‘Gold Eagle’ Enters Adoption Program
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- As part of the ship's efforts to serve as Navy ambassadors for the local community, USS Carl Vinson ...

Vinson Captures Knowledge Through Sharing
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) began a program April 1 that is designed to save money, improve processes, ...

Carl Vinson Earns the 2006 Admiral Vern Clark Safety AwardWatch Video
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) "Gold Eagle" was awarded the 2006 Admiral Vern Clark S...

Carl Vinson's IPET Trains For Rescue
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) In-Port Emergency Team (IPET) continues to provide valuable training expe...

Sailors Excel as Marathon Runners
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- A group of Sailors assigned to USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) participated in the 35th Annual Yuengling Sh...

Carl Vinson Spray Team Changes Colors
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Crew members from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are contributing to the aircraft carrier’s Refueling Comp...

Carl Vinson INDOC Team Ensures Needed Knowledge
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- As of March, the Indoctrination Division (INDOC) on board USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) is helping Sailor...

Carl Vinson Observes Women's History Month
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) American Heritage Observance Committee (AHOC) held a ceremony to honor wo...

Vinson Sailors Strive to Maintain Qualifications
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- While USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) undergoes refueling complex overhaul (RCOH) at Northrop Grumman Newpo...

Carl Vinson Sailors Donate Bone Marrow to Help Save Lives
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- During March, USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) medical department has been working hard to encourage Sailors...

Carl Vinson Visits Atlanta for Navy Week
ATLANTA (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) visited Atlanta and surrounding areas to participate in...

Carl Vinson Volunteers A "Blessing" To Katrina Victims
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors reached out earlier this March to victims of Hurricane Katrina duri...

Vinson Starts Preps for Leaving Dry Dock
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) is scheduled to leave dry dock in May for a pierside location after spendin...

Corpsman Merger a Smooth Change on Vinson
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- By August 2007, all personnel now rated as dental technicians (DT) are slated to be merged into the ...

Recruits Carry Vinson Guidon
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailor designed and produced a new guidon flag in support of the aircraft...

Hampton Roads Sailors Support Children's Reading
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and Naval Weapons Station (NWS) Yorktown gathered at a Newport...

Work Center Supervisor Course Helps Sailors Be Deckplate Leaders
DAM NECK, Va. (NNS) -- The Center for Naval Leadership Learning Site at Naval Air Station Oceana Dam Neck Annex is offering...

USS Carl Vinson Steps the Mast in Solemn Ceremony
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Invoking millennia of maritime and shipbuilding tradition, USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), currently in dr...

Intel Team Remains Crucial During Vinson's RCOH
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- While USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) undergoes its scheduled four-year refueling complex overhaul (RCOH) a...

Vinson Fitness Specialist Kicks off Fun Workout Classes
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Afloat Fitness Specialist Melissa Burns kicked off the first series of year...

Advancement Exams a Priority for Carl Vinson Sailors
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors hoping to advance to the next higher paygrade will be put to the te...

Vinson Sailors Receive PRK
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Since USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) arrived at Norfolk in August 2005, 160 Sailors aboard the ship have i...

Vinson Continues RCOH Progress with Mast-Landing Ceremony
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The last major section of the mast was installed aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Feb. 21, marking an...

Vinson Celebrates Black History Month
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) American Heritage Observance Committee (AHOC) celebrated Black History Mo...

Carl Vinson Sailors Raise $1,500 for Polar Plunge
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors joined together to raise money for Special Olympics Virginia during...

Vinson Pays Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) American Heritage Observance Committee (AHOC) recognized Dr. Martin Luthe...

Navy’s Senior Acquisition Official Visits Carl Vinson
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition Dr. Delores M. Etter, ...

Vinson Propellers Installed in One of Last Pre-Undocking Milestones
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Workers finished installation of Carl Vinson’s four new propellers Jan. 7 at Northrop Grumman Newpor...

Carl Vinson Duty Section Enjoys Yule-Tide Feast
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- One could hardly tell the difference between the meal enjoyed by USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) duty perso...

Carl Vinson Sailors Brave Unknown
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- Seven Sailors from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) braved the “adventure into the unknown” outing Dec. 15, ...

Vinson's Early Petty Officer Idoctrination Program Proves Worth
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Since the beginning of November 2006, USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) has been successfully using a new Pet...

Carl Vinson's Painting, Preservation Team Save Millions in RCOH Budget
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- Twenty Sailors from USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) Air Department are helping to save millions of dollar...

Vinson's RCOH Team Clearing the Air
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) Ventilation Team marked completion of more than 50 percent of their work ...

Carl Vinson Leads Commeration of American Indian, Alaskan Native Heritage
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors attended an American Indian and Alaskan Native Heritage Month prese...

PEO Carriers Evaluates Vinson’s First Quarter FY07 Progress
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Rear Adm. David Architzel, program executive officer (PEO) for Aircraft Carriers, came aboard USS Ca...

Vinson Moves Forward with Anchors, Chains Installation
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) put on some weight Nov. 20, when employees from the Northrop Grumman Newpor...

Vinson Sailors Compete in Wilderness Challenge
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Eight Sailors from USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) Auxiliary Division finished a two-day 53-mile Wilderne...

Carl Vinson Sailors Honored at Luncheon
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Fifteen Sailors from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) attended Geico’s 7th Annual Military Appreciation Day ...

Vinson’s Religious Ministries Department Receives Navy Community Service Awards
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) religious ministries department received top recognition this fall in the 2...

Vinson IAs Help Coalition Efforts
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailor returned to ship life in October after volunteering for duty in th...

Vinson Celebrates Hispanic Heritage
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) paid homage to Vinson’s Hispanic community Nov. 1 during a c...

Vinson Sailors Out Run Cancer
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) participated in the Susan G. Komen 5K Race for the Cure around...

Vinson Kicks Off CFC
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) whipped out their wallets and pocketbooks Oct. 23 to kick of...

Vinson Plans for Crew Move-Aboard
NEWPORT NEWS,Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and Northrop Grumman Newport News (NGNN) personnel attended a Crew Move-Abo...

Carl Vinson's CO Passes Torch
FORT MONROE, Va. (NNS) -- Capt. Walter E. Carter Jr. relieved Capt. Kevin M. Donegan Oct. 5 as commanding officer of USS Carl ...

Vinson’s CSMO Putts for Navy
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) Combat Systems Maintenance Officer (CSMO) qualified for the final spot on...

Carl Vinson Sailors Learn DUI Realities
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) safety department simulated sobriety testing with Vinson Sailors and Nort...

Vinson Sailors 'Get Motivated'
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Several USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors attended an all-day motivational seminar at Hampton Coliseu...

Vinson CPO Selectees Pinned
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) continued a 110-year tradition by observing a pinning ceremony for 34 new c...

Bechtel Engineers Tour USS Carl Vinson
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Engineers from Bechtel Plant Machinery Incorporated (BPMI) of Pittsburgh, Pa., came aboard USS Carl ...

Carl Vinson Volunteers Prepare for Blood Marrow Donation
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A Sailor stationed aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) left the ship Sept. 8 for Annondale, Va., to dona...

Vinson’s Chief Selectees Learn CPO Heritage in D.C.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) chief selectees traversed Washington, D.C., Sept. 11 to explore the tradi...

PEO Carriers, COMNAVAIRLANT Visit Carl Vinson
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Rear Adm. David Architzel, program executive officer for aircraft carriers, and Rear Adm. Denby Star...

Gold Eagle Sailors Assists in Maintaining Community Parks
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Sailors of USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) Combat Systems Department traded in their computers for ma...

Carl Vinson Receives New Command Master Chief
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) welcomed aboard its newest command master chief (CMC) in early August.
...

Carl Vinson Transportation Department Speeds to Success
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- With the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) undergoing her Refueling Complex Overhaul (RCOH) this summer, Tran...

Senior Navy Lawyer Tours America’s “Gold Eagle”
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Acting General Counsel of the Navy, Paul Ney, came aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Aug. 15 to ev...

Vinson Chief Takes Aim at Interservice Rifle Championship
QUANTICO, Va (NNS) -- The best marksmen of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and National Guard came together July 18-25 to sh...

Vinson Chief Petty Officer Selects Named
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- To a waiting crowd of first class petty officers and the rest of the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) crew, ...

Fleet Forces Commander Visits Carl Vinson During RCOH
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Adm. John B. Nathman, came aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Aug...

Vinson Sailors Lay Happy Trails
NEWPORT NEWS, Va., (NNS) -- Thirteen Sailors from USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) Combat Systems Radar Division helped restore walkin...

Vinson's CHENG Participates in ICAM 2006
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) Chief Engineer (CHENG), along with several Northrop Grumman employees and...

Vinson Cable Improvement Team Rips It Up, Saves 'Uncle Sam' Money
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Cableway Improvement Team aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) is at pace to remove up to 1 million f...

Vinson's Reactor Department Completes Half of SFWP
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) Reactor Department completed 50 percent of its ship’s force work package ...

Newport News Sheriff Thanks Vinson Volunteers
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The sheriff of the Newport News Jail enjoyed a brief visit to “America’s Favorite Aircraft Carrier” ...

Vinson Sailors Landscape for Children
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A group of USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors participated in a community relations (COMREL) project J...

Vinson’s Tax Team Volunteers Recognized for Service
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Officials from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) honored the ship's command tax team July 13 during an awards...

SECNAV Visits 'America's Favorite Aircraft Carrier'
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Donald C. Winter stepped aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) as part of h...

Senior Navy CVN Official Visits Carl Vinson, ‘Impressed’ With RCOH Progress
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The executive director of the Program Executive Office for Aircraft Carriers (PEO Carriers) walked U...

‘Gold Eagle’ Nominated for DoD Anti-terrorism/Force Protection Award
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) force protection team was nominated by Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COM...

More Than 200 Carl Vinson Sailors Frocked
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- More than 200 USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors marked a milestone in their naval careers when they w...

Vinson Sailor Formally Thanked for MCAP Efforts
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) Machinist’s Mate 1st Class (SW) Stephen Belflower received an official th...

Vinson Steams Ahead in RCOH; Part of Dry Dock Complete
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- May marks six months since the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) moved from pier 14 of Naval...

Former ‘Gold Eagle’ Maintenance Boss Recognized as 2005’s Top Engineer
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) former maintenance officer, Lt. Cmdr. William Hale will be presented with...

2005 CHINFO Merit Awards Announced, "Gold Eagle" Leads Competition
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- In results announced April 27, USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) Media Department received a total of eight...

"Gold Eagle" Sailor Wrestles for Navy
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- A USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailor was chosen to represent the Navy in the Armed Forces Tournament at...

“Gold Eagle” Dental Personnel Assist Norfolk Seniors
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Dental Department personnel teamed with military and civilian colleagues to...

Habitability Team Demolishes Berthings to Make Way for Future Sailors
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- Sailors with USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) Habitability team have spent the last six months preparing t...

Vinson Sailors, Newport News Employees Set Donor Record
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors and employees from Northrop Grumman Newport News shipyard teamed up...

Two Vinson Sailors Chosen as Matches in Marrow Donor ProgramWatch Video
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- Two Sailors from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) have been given the opportunity to save a life after the D...

Vinson’s Information Warfare ‘Superstars’ Earn AFCEA Top Honors
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- Two Sailors aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) received the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics...

Rear Adm. Berube Visits “Gold Eagle”
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- Rear Adm. Raymond Berube, director of Logistics/Fleet Supply Officer, Fleet Forces Command, paid a v...

Carl Vinson’s Crew SCOOPs “Gold Eagle”
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- The crew of USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), fresh from a global combat deployment and a change of homeport...

“Gold Eagle” Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- The crew of USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month Oct. 11.

The event ...

CVW-9 Concludes Successful Deployment with Vinson Strike Group
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- Aircraft aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) began their fly off July 30, marking the beginning of the e...

Mighty ‘Gold Eagle’ Arrives at New Nest
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- Friends, family and loved ones packed Naval Station Norfolk’s Pier 14 July 31 to witness USS Carl Vi...

DESRON 31 Concludes Global Combat Deployment
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- The staff of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 31 returned home Aug. 1 after completing a highly successfu...

Chef Makes Difference Aboard ‘Gold Eagle’
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- Civilian chef Trevor Hamilton arrived aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) June 7 and brought a little ex...

Carl Vinson, CVW-9 Sailors Assist Disabled Children in Dubai
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 Sailors volunteered a few hours of their time ...

Carl Vinson Flies ESWS/EAWS Pennants
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- The crew of USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) witnessed the culmination of more than a year’s worth of hard w...

Vinson Strike Group Responds to Distress Call
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- While conducting maritime security operations in the Persian Gulf June 11, USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) ...

Carl Vinson Team Spreads Goodwill in Dubai
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- During a May port visit to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, crew members from the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 7...

HS-8 Detachment Trades Sea for Desert
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HS) 8, “The Eightballers,” from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9, curren...

Camden’s Sunset Cruise Supplies 5th Fleet
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- USS Camden (AOE 2) is currently halfway through its final deployment, supplying U.S. 5th Fleet opera...

NAPRA Detachment Increases Aircraft Availability, Mission Readiness
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- A handful of civilian aircraft artisans currently deployed aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) have mult...

Carrier Air Wing 9 Aircraft Drop Bombs on Insurgents
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- F/A-18C Hornet fighter jets from Carrier Air Wing 9, flying from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinso...

Carl Vinson Leads West Coast Carriers, Earns Battle ‘E’Watch Video
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- The crew of USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) was awarded the 2004 Battle Efficiency Award (Battle "E") for W...

Vinson Pushes Education at Record ‘PACE’Watch Video
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- In less than three months on deployment, more than 900 Sailors and Marines aboard USS Carl Vinson (C...

Vinson Volunteers Pull Helpful 'Hat Trick'
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) pulled a philanthropic “hat-trick” after volunte...

Vinson’s EOD Completes Flight-deck Exercise, Stands Ready
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- Sailors from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 11 Det. 9, currently deployed with USS ...

Carl Vinson S-3 Division Earns Best of Class
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- For the fourth time in USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) recent history, supply department’s S-3 division h...

USS Mustin Completes Joint Task Force Exercise 05-02
USS MUSTIN (NNS) -- USS Mustin (DDG 89) successfully completed Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFEX) 05-02 Jan. 30 off the c...

USS Camden Participates in Vinson Strike Group Joint Task Force Exercise
USS CAMDEN, At Sea (NNS) -- The fast combat support ship USS Camden (AOE 2) participated in a Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFEX) ...

Vinson Sailor Earns Prestigious Copernicus Award
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) Information Systems Technician 2nd Class James Brown, a system administra...

Vinson Departs Bremerton for Exercise, Deployment
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) departed its homeport of nearly a decade Jan. 13 to participate in a Joint ...

Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group Successfully Completes COMPTUEX
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- The USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Carrier Strike Group successfully completed its 22-day Composite Traini...

Vinson’s CSMO Takes Golf Title
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) new Combat Systems Maintenance Officer Lt. Gary Fuselier, claimed the ina...

Successful SMI: Business As Usual Aboard Vinson
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) supply department wrapped up an outstanding Supply Management Inspection ...

New Drill Makes CVN 70 CBR Ready
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) In Port Emergency Team (IPET) responded to an unprece...

Vinson Sailors Lend a Hand at Local Shelter
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) teamed up with several community volunteers at St. Paul’s Epis...

Former Vinson XO Passes Strike Group to Former CO
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- Rear Adm. Evan M. Chanik concluded a successful tour as commander, USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Strike G...

CVN 70, CVW-9 Sail Through June Underway
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) moored at Naval Air Station North Island June 26, and the crews of the ship...

Vinson, Air Wing Team Up, Sink Target
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 got a chance to step up their training June 17...

Vinson Sailors Bolster Bone Marrow Registry
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- More than one third of USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) crew volunteered to potentially save lives during ...

Carl Vinson Crew Walks Tall Following Successful INSURVWatch Video
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- After months of hard work and attention to detail from USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) crew, the Navy’s B...

'Stealth' Films Aboard Vinson
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Twenty crew members from Columbia Pictures stepped aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), the mighty “Gold...

Vinson Sales, Services Becomes Model For Excellence
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- With outstanding leadership, superior financial accountability and unequaled customer service, USS C...

Shipmates: A Father, Son Story
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Since the Navy’s inception during the Revolutionary War, sons have followed in their seafaring fathe...

Vinson Airmen Try Out For All-Navy Wrestling
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Brothers Starkey and Justin Moore, undesignated airmen assigned to the “Gold Eagle,” are currently t...

Bremerton Lays Out Welcome Mat for Bridge
NAVAL STATION BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- Excitement rose and teardrops fell as hundreds of friends and family members lined Delta Pier Nov. 5...

Carl Vinson Sailors Return to Star-Spangled Celebration
NAVAL STATION BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- Adorned in red, white and blue, thousands of family members and friends lined the new Delta pier Sep...

EOD Det Returns Home After 8 Months At Sea
NAVAL AIR STATION WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. (NNS) -- Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Unit 11, Mobile Unit 9 returned to Naval Air Station Whidbey Islan...

Vinson Parts Paths With CVW-9
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- As Queen’s classic hit song, “We are the Champions,” sounded over USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) flight ...

Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group Returns Home
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Carrier Strike Group (CSG) returned home to the United States Sept. 15,...

Uniting Through Reading Boosts Morale Aboard Carl VinsonWatch Video
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Every time a naval vessel leaves for deployment, thousands of young children are left behind waiting...

Anchors Aweigh For 43 New Chiefs Aboard CVN 70
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Shiny anchors, freshly-pressed khakis and combination covers overflowing with pride filled one of th...

Kersh Says Good-bye to ‘America’s Battle Frigate’
ABOARD USS INGRAHAM, At Sea (NNS) -- Cmdr. Mark D. Colby relieved Cmdr. John Kersh Jr. as commanding officer of USS Ingraham (FFG 61) Aug...

Plane Captains Receive Return on Investments
ABAORD USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Much like successful investors, “Gold Eagle” plane captains attached to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 and...

Sailors Spread Goodwill to Hong Kong Seniors
HONG KONG (NNS) -- For 17 USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 Sailors, a long weekend in Hong Kong wa...

Vinson Volunteers Clear the Way for Cultural Bridge
HONG KONG (NNS) -- Approximately 20 Sailors from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) braved the searing Hong Kong sun Aug. 8 to vo...

Vinson's V-3 Division Reaches Safety MilestoneWatch Video
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) V-3 division reached an almost unheard-of milestone this month, when Air...

Lassen CPO Selectees Reach Crossroads in Hong Kong
HONG KONG (NNS) -- Kicking off their indoctrination, chief petty officer (CPO) selectees from USS Lassen (DDG 82) took ...

Sudden Danger Means No Hesitation
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- An aircraft carrier’s flight deck during flight operations is widely recognized as one of the most d...

Vinson Reception Reopens 'Gateway' for U.S. Navy
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- Surrounded by reminders of a warship at sea, in one of three aircraft hangar bays, Sailors and Marin...

Carl Vinson Strike Group Visits Hong Kong
HONG KONG (NNS) -- The USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Carrier Strike Group made a call to the Far East port of Hong Kong Aug....

Vinson ‘Hard Chargers’ Take Break From Mess Decks
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Enlisted leadership aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 showed their apprec...

Vinson Reactor Sailors Reaffirm Their Commitment
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Reenlisting in the Navy is an important milestone in Sailors’ careers. Making decisions to add years...

U.S. Warship Renews Ties to Fiji
SUVA, Fiji (NNS) -- The guided-missile destroyer USS O’Kane (DDG 77) became the first U.S. Navy ship in three years to v...

'Gold Eagle' Rolls Out Red Carpet Down Under
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 welcomed more than 45...

Carl Vinson Strike Group Visits Australia
PERTH, Australia (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) anchored off the coast of Perth, Australia July 14 for a port call, marking...

‘Golden Bear’ Awarded for Thinking SafetyWatch Video
ABOARD USS SACRAMENTO, At Sea (NNS) -- Commander, Naval Safety Center recently announced USS Sacramento (AOE 1) as the 2002 Secretary of th...

Vinson Sailors 'Kick It' With Kids in Singapore
REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE (NNS) -- While making a recent five-day visit to the Republic of Singapore, Sailors from USS Carl Vinson (CVN...

Vinson MSs Trade Culinary Secrets, Experiences
REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE (NNS) -- During their port visit to the Republic of Singapore, mess management specialists (MSs) from USS Car...

Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group Visits Singapore
SINGAPORE (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) arrived in Singapore June 26, marking the super carrier’s first port call t...

CATCC Crew, Pilots Become Better ‘PALS’
USS Carl Vinson, At Sea (NNS) -- Thanks to a recent upgrade in USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) Carrier Air Traffic Control Center (CATCC),...

Gold Eagle Corpsmen Sew Up Over a Century of Service
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Hospital corpsmen (HM) of USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 crowded the ship’s m...

Security Personnel Brave Sweat, Tears, Pepper Spray
NAVAL STATION GUAM (NNS) -- “Open your eyes, keep moving and keep talking.”

These words of encouragement recently fill...

Sacramento Helo Det: ‘Hands of the Strike Group’
ABOARD USS SACRAMENTO, At Sea (NNS) -- Relaxing in an encaged workspace adjacent to USS Sacramento’s (AOE 1) flight deck, two grease-smudge...

“From Courage, Life …” Lassen Lives Motto
ABOARD USS LASSEN, At Sea (NNS) -- A little more than two years ago, USS Lassen (DDG 82) sat freshly painted and sparkling new in Tampa...

Vinson Relies on Teamwork to Handle Suspicious Packages
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- In the 1990s, the "Unabomber" made Americans a little apprehensive about opening their mailboxes, an...

Vinson 'Cat Operators' Get a Break With No-Fly Days
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- At 5:30 a.m., USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) air department’s V-2 waist-side catapult operators report to ...

'Eightballers' Conduct Airborne Change of Command
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- SH-60 Seahawks hovered in the sky above USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) flight deck June 15, signifying a...

Lassen Skipper Reconnects Australian Ties
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Nearly 30 years after living in the country he credits for igniting his interest in the Navy, USS La...

Lassen Rolls Out Red Carpet for Australia
SYDNEY, Australia (NNS) -- Just one week after the anniversary of the Battle of Coral Sea, USS Lassen (DDG 82) pulled into Gard...

Vinson Chaplain Travels on a ‘Rotary Wing and a Prayer’
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Since the early days of the Navy, chaplains have been as important to Sailors at sea as the ships th...

CVN 70, CVW 9 Exceed Expectations for NMCRS
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- When the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) concluded its 99th annual Navywide fund drive Apri...

Damage Control Actions Speak Louder than Words Aboard USS Carl Vinson
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- History books quote famous heroes who shout brave, inspiring lines while facing incredible odds. For...

Carl Vinson ‘Green Shirt’ Thinks Safety, Saves Lives
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Safely recovering aircraft aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) requires more than just a team of well-tr...

Gold Eagle to Nest in Guam for Flight Deck Resurfacing
APRA HARBOR, Guam (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) returned to Guam May 19 to resurface the carrier’s 4.5 acre flight deck.

ComRel Slides a Snaky Twist to Typhoon Relief
RITIDIAN BEACH, Guam (NNS) -- Twenty-two Sailors and Marines from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and Carrier Air Wing 9 traded their tou...

Blue Diamonds Conduct Supersonic Change of CommandWatch Video
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, At sea (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines of USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 team turned their attentio...

Navy Veterans Laid to Rest in Western Pacific
ABOARD USS SACRAMENTO, At Sea (NNS) -- Seven U.S. Navy veterans received ceremonial burials at sea aboard USS Sacramento (AOE 1) April 15, ...

Yellow Jacket Sailor Named Pacific Fleet Junior Intel Specialist of the YearWatch Video
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, At sea (NNS) -- For more than a century, the U.S. Navy’s intelligence community has had its finger on the pulse of t...

Carl Vinson, Air Wing 9 Pin New Master Chiefs
ABOARD CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Six members of the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Air Wing 9 team reached a peak in their naval c...

Postal Clerks Boost Morale on Carl Vinson
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- “Mail call. Hangar Bay 2. Packages Only.” These words alone catch the attention of thousands of Sail...

Squadron’s Teamwork Earns Unparalleled Success
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- On December 12, 2001, the "Blue Diamonds" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 146 of Carrier Air Wing 9...

Carl Vinson Hosts Korean Guests in the Midst of Foal Eagle
PUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- With ice sculptures decorating the hangar bay and tuxedo-attired Sailors walking the decks, USS Carl...

Carl Vinson Crew Bonds with Korean Orphans
PUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- While recently making a three-day visit to the port of Pusan, Republic of Korea, several USS Carl Vi...

DESRON 9 Commodore Bids Farewell
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Capt. David N. Thorson relieved Capt. David G. Yoshihara as Commander, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 9...

Carl Vinson Battle Group Visits Republic of Korea
PUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) arrived here March 14 for a port visit in conjunction ...

Imerman Concludes Celebrated Career, Passes Torch to Jennings
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Soaring overhead USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), two F/A-18 Hornets from Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 147...

Sacramento Sailors Make Success Seem Routine
ABOARD USS SACRAMENTO, At Sea (NNS) -- Although the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Carrier Battle Group is in the first months of its deployment ...

Vinson Sailors Lend a Helping Hand in Guam
GUAM (NNS) -- When USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) moored at the island of Guam, America’s western-most territory, Feb. 2...

Helo Pilot Takes the Stick as XO Aboard Carl Vinson
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Just over a month ago at Naval Station Bremerton, Wash., Cmdr. Ken Norton walked aboard USS Carl Vin...

Carl Vinson’s Ship’s Store Named ‘Best in Class’
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Whether they are taking a break from a busy workday to shop at the ship’s store or getting a haircut...

Vinson Medical Officer Receives National Recognition
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- During their 45th annual conference in Boston, the American Academy of Medical Administrators (AAMA)...

Carl Vinson Sailors Honor History, Preserve Future
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (NNS) -- Seven Sailors from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and her embarked Carrier Air Wing 9 reenlisted at the US...

Carl Vinson Cultural Committee Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Every year, on the third Monday in January, American schools, businesses and government offices clos...

USS Carl Vinson Medical Department Wins Sixth Consecutive Blue 'M'
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- The USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) medical department once again set the standard for Pacific Fleet medica...

USS Carl Vinson Sailors Spread Holiday Cheer to Local Community
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- This holiday season, the men and woman stationed aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are reaching out to...

Atlantic City Firefighters Adopt Carl Vinson Sailors
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Family separation has always been one of the greatest hardships U.S. Sailors endure while serving th...

Carl Vinson Corpsmen Save Shipmate’s Life
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors took a break from a busy evening of work Nov. 26 to eat a late meal...

From GQ to CQ, Carl Vinson Changes Course
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- One level below USS Carl Vinson's (CVN 70) flight deck, Marine Capt. Ben Wilson sits in his ready ro...

New Chevrons, More Responsibility For Vinson Sailors
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- On Nov. 8, more than 300 USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Sailors began their day with a personal handshake ...

Vinson Sailor Makes His Goal: All-Navy Soccer Tryout
USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- Photographer's Mate 3rd Class John Williams has been a Sailor since 1998 but a soccer player his ent...

Aircraft Return to Vinson Flight Deck
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Cheers erupted from the hangar bay, as USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) “trapped” an F/A-18C Hornet on the f...

Sailors Bring Frontier Programs to Carl Vinson
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- Fifteen USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) representatives attended the first-ever Navy Family Team Summit las...

Anchors Aweigh for 44 New Carl Vinson Chiefs
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON (NNS) -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) continued a long and storied Navy tradition by pinning anchors on the 44 n...

USS Carl Vinson: Back in Action Following a Record-Setting Yard Period
ABOARD USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- On Sept. 6, USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) Commanding Officer, Capt. Richard Wren, announced to his cha...

Carl Vinson Sailors Take Notes From the Pros
SEATTLE (NNS) -- A group of USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) aerographer’s mates got a behind-the-scenes look at television ...

Airedales Young and Old Assemble in Northwest
SILVERDALE, Wash. (NNS) -- Active-duty and retired aviation boatswain’s mates from across the nation gathered in Silverdale, W...

Vinson Sailors Put Smiles on the Faces of Seniors
POULSBO, Wash. (NNS) -- Since returning home from their deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, Sailors aboard...

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