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USS Roosevelt Receives Operation Gratitude Packages
USS ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) received more than 300 care packages from Operation Gratitude,...

USS Philippine Sea Turns Up the Heat
USS Philippine Sea, At Sea (NNS) -- Considering what is about to happen, there are a lot of smiles amongst the group of USS Philippine S...

George H.W. Bush Runs 5K for Sexual Assault Awareness Month
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) gathered on the flight deck April 7 for a 5k run to show ...

Philippine Sea Kicks Off United Through Reading
PHILIPPINE SEA, At Sea (NNS) -- The crew of guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) kicked off the United Through Reading...

USS George H.W. Bush Hosts The Mulligan Brothers
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- The Mulligan Brothers band performed aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) April 5.

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George H.W. Bush and Truman Strike Groups Turnover Duties
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWB CSG) relieved the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Gro...

Roosevelt Celebrates Women's History Month
USS ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Roosevelt's Multi-Cultural Committee held a ceremony honoring women as part of Women's History m...

Philippine Sea Turns 25
USS PHILIPPINE SEA, At Sea (NNS) -- The guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) celebrated its 25th anniversary with a special...

Roosevelt Earns Battle 'E'
USS ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) received official notificati...

Family's Reconnect Aboard USS George H.W. Bush
MEDITERRANEAN SEA (NNS) -- A small reunion took place within the admiral's stateroom aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), a re...

Thanksgiving Day Watch on USS Philippine Sea
USS PHILIPPINE SEA, At Sea (NNS) -- It's 3:00 a.m. The storms of yesterday have settled into a steady, cool breeze. Five stories below h...

George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group Enters 5th Fleet
RED SEA (NNS) -- More than 5,000 Sailors serving in the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWB CSG) arrived in t...

USS George H.W. Bush Completes Second Successful Port Visit in Antalya, Turkey
MEDITERRANEAN SEA (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) departed Antalya, Turkey March 12, following a three-day port visit.

USS Philippine Sea Departs Aksaz, Turkey
AKSAZ, Turkey (NNS) -- Guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), attached to the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike G...

Philippine Sea Arrives in Aksaz, Turkey
AKSAZ, Turkey (NNS) -- The guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), attached to the George H.W. Bush Carrier Stri...

USS George H.W. Bush Arrives in Turkey
ANTALYA, Turkey (NNS) -- The newest Nimitz-Class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) arrived in Antalya, Turkey fo...

USS Roosevelt Arrives In Split for Port Visit
SPLIT, Croatia (NNS) -- The guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) arrived in Split, Croatia for a routine, regular...

USS Truxtun (DDG 103) Arrives in Constanta, Romania
CONSTANTA, Romania (NNS) -- The guided missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) arrived in Romania for a scheduled port visit on ...

USS Philippine Sea departed Piraeus, Greece
PIRAEUS, Greece (NNS) -- The guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), attached to the George H.W. Bush Carrier Stri...

USS George H.W. Bush Departs Greece
PIRAEUS, Greece (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) departed Piraeus, Greece Mar. 7, following a three-day port visit.
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USS George H.W. Bush Arrives in Greece
PIRAEUS, Greece (NNS) -- The 10th Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) arrived in Piraeus, Greece, for...

Manned and Ready! Roosevelt certifies CREWSERVED Batteries
USS ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) completed it's CREWSERVED we...

Phil Sea Transits Straits of Gibraltar
USS PHILIPPINE SEA, At Sea (NNS) -- The guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), with the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Grou...

George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group Enters 6th Fleet
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- More than 5,000 Sailors serving in the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWB CSG) arrived in t...

Carrier Strike Group 2 Changes Hands
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- Carrier Strike Group 2 (CSG-2) held a change of command ceremony on board the aircraft carrier USS G...

USS George H.W. Bush departs for 2nd Deployment
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Carrier Strike Group (GHWB CSG) departed for its 2nd deployment Feb. 1...

George H.W. Bush Sailors Round Out Top Honors During Best of the Mess Competition
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Sailors from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) competed against five other commands in the Chief Petty O...

CVN 77 Brings Families Together through Literature
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Dorothy Bush Koch, sponsor of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) and daughter of the ship's namesake, Geo...

CVN 77 Competes in Captain Edward F. Ney Memorial Award
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) transformed its mess decks into a Western-themed barbecue, to complete...

USS Roosevelt Sailors Complete COMPTUEX
USS ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) completed its final pre-deployment exercise with the...

Fleet Forces Command Visits USS George H. W. Bush
USS GEORGE H. W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- Adm. William Gortney, commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command, embarked aircraft carrier USS George H...

Arleigh Burke Completes COMPTUEX
USS ARLEIGH BURKE, At Sea (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) completed its Composite Training Unit Exercise (...

Sailors of Philippine Sea Complete COMPTUEX
USS PHILIPPINE SEA, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) and embarked Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 70 completed a suc...

Commander, Carrier Air Wing 8 completes 1,000th trap
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- The commander of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 8 completed his 1,000th carrier arrested landing, or trap, a...

Shipmates Helping Shipmates
USS TRUXTUN, At Sea (NNS) -- Throughout a Sailor's time in the Navy, the most critical part of his or her career is the beginnin...

Arleigh Burke Sailors Remember Pearl Harbor
USS ARLEIGH BURKE, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) reflected on the events that ...

German Navy Lieutenant Sails with USS Roosevelt
USS ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- A German navy officer is currently underway on the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS ...

Challenge Accepted: The Return to Navy Boot Camp
USS PHILIPPINE SEA, At Sea (NNS) -- Boot camp can humble anyone. The college graduate and the high school slacker get treated just the s...

Roosevelt Completes First Live-Fire Exercise of Underway
USS ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) completed its first live-fir...

Arleigh Burke Sailors Celebrate Thanksgiving
ARLEIGH BURKE, At Sea (NNS) -- Members of the chief petty officer's mess aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51)...

Arleigh Burke Participates in COMPTUEX
USS ARLEIGH BURKE, At Sea (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) departed Naval Station Norfolk to participate in...

VBSS Teams Conduct Training aboard USS Truxtun
USS TRUXTUN, At Sea (NNS) -- The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) completed its most recent vis...

Making Rank on USS Philippine Sea
USS PHILIPPINE SEA, At Sea (NNS) -- The aft steering compartment on USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) is as industrial as a space can be. Pipes...

CVN 77 Serves Thanksgiving at Sea
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) celebrated Thanksgiving with an elaborate meal, Nov. 28...

USS Roosevelt Completes MK45 Test
USS ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) completed the first underway...

USS Roosevelt Completes Replenishment-at-Sea
USS ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) successfully completed a nighttime replenishment-at-...

CVN 77 Begins COMPTUEX
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 2 departed Norfolk to begin Composite Training Unit ...

CNO Visits CVN 77
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert, and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Na...

George H.W. Bush Participates in Clean the Station Day
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) participated in Clean the Station Day on Naval Station ...

Keep What You've Earned - Drinking Responsibly
NORFOLK (NNS) -- When socializing with friends and family, consuming alcohol is not uncommon. This seemingly harmless...

George H.W. Bush Hosts Chief Pinning
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Friends, family, and fellow Sailors gathered on board the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN...

USS George H. W. Bush Successfully Completes TSTA/FEP
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) pulled in to its homeport of Norfolk after completing its Tailored Sh...

USS Philippine Sea Completes VERTREP/RAS
USS PHILIPPINE SEA, At Sea (NNS) -- Guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) successfully completed a vertical replenishment (V...

USS Philippine Sea Completes Visit, Board, Search and Seizure
USS PHILIPPINE SEA, At Sea (NNS) -- Guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) completed the visit, board, search and seizure (VB...

Midshipmen depart DDG 80
USS ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Twenty-three midshipmen departed from guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) after almost t...

DDG 80 Holds Multicultural Heritage Meeting
USS ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) held a Multicultural Heritage Committee meeting in p...

USS Philippine Sea Completes SNOOPIE, STEAM and FAC/FIAC Exercise
USS PHILIPPINE, At Sea (NNS) -- Guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) completed its second steam formation training exer...

USS Philippine Sea Completes Second RAS in as Many Weeks
USS PHILIPPINE Sea, At Sea (NNS) -- Guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) successfully completed a replenishment-at-sea (RAS...

Eight USS Philippine Sea Sailors Selected for Advancement to CPO
USS Philippine Sea, At Sea (NNS) -- Eight Sailors assigned to the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) were selected for ad...

USS Philippine Sea Steams Into Action
USS Philippine Sea, At Sea (NNS) (NNS) -- The guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) completed its initial steam formation training...

Three DDG 80 Sailors Selected for Advancement to CPO
USS ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- Three Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) were selected for adva...

USS Roosevelt Completes Refueling at Sea
USS ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) successfully completed a replenishment-at-sea (R...

USS Philippine Sea Completes MISSILX
USS Philippine Sea, At Sea (NNS) -- The guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) completed a missile exercise (MISSILX), Aug. 4...

Philippine Sea Conducts Live-Fire Exercise
ATLANTIC OCEAN, At Sea (NNS) -- The guided missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) conducted its first live-fire exercise, July 3...

Midshipmen train on USS Truxtun
USS TRUXTUN, At Sea (NNS) -- Midshipmen from universities across the country arrived aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Trux...

CVN 77 Begins TSTA/FEP
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) departed its homeport of Norfolk to ...

Philippine Sea Conducts Replenishment-at-Sea
USS PHILLIPINE SEA, At Sea (NNS) (NNS) -- The guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) performed a replenishment-at-sea (RAS) with th...

Seven Truxtun Sailors Become Chief Petty Officer Selects
USS TRUXTUN, at Sea (NNS) -- Seven first class petty officers aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) were sele...

USS Roosevelt Departs for Group Sail
USS ROOSEVELT, At Sea (NNS) -- The Arleigh-Burke class destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) departed its homeport of Mayport, Fla., to ...

CVN 77 Hosts Corvette Restorers
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) hosted personnel from the National C...

CVN 77 Completes Another Historic Underway
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) returned to its homeport of Norfolk ...

CVN 77 Holds Change of Command
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) (NNS) -- The Navy's newest aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) held a change of command ceremony i...

George H.W. Bush Completes Underway
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) returned to Norfolk after nine days ...

CVN 77 Holds Holocaust Remembrance
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) American Diversity Heritage Observance Committee (ADHOC) held a Holoca...

USS George H.W. Bush Completes Historic Underway
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) returned to its homeport of Norfolk ...

Chef Adopts CVN77
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- A professional chef instructor with the American Culinary Federation (ACF), embarked aboard USS Geor...

X-47B Accomplishes First Ever Carrier Touch and Go aboard CVN 77
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- The Navy's X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstrator (UCAS-D) has begun touch and go landing ope...

CVN 77 Completes Carrier Qualifications
NORFOLK (NNS) (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) returned to its homeport of Norfolk following a t...

CVN 77 Sailors Celebrate With Birthday Meal
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Sailors born in the month of April enjoyed a celebratory birthday meal aboard USS George H.W. Bush (...

CVN 77 Sailors Participate in American Diversity Heritage Observance Committee celebration
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Sailors took part in an American Diversity Heritage Observance Committ...

Bush Sailors Receive Stennis Leadership Awards
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The Stennis Center for Public Service presented two Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS George H. ...

CVN 77 Conducts Simulation Drills
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Sailors train how they fight, and proved it during a man-overboard sim...

USS George H.W. Bush Drills to Be Ready
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) successfully completed a General Quarters (GQ) drill, A...

CVN 77 Successfully Completes Fleet Replacement Squadron Carrier Qualifications
USS GEORGE H. W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) concluded its five-day Fleet Replacement Squadron (FRS) carrier qualif...

First Rapid Prototype Torpedo Warning System Testing On Board CVN
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) and Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) PMS 415's Surface Ship Torpedo ...

Carrier Strike Group 2 Holds Change of Command
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Rear Adm. John C. Aquilino relieved Rear Adm. Gregory M. Nosal as commander, Carrier Strike Group 2 ...

Norfolk Admirals Hockey Team Visits CVN 77
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Members of the Norfolk Admirals hockey team visited the Navy's newest aircraft carrier, USS George H...

CVN 77 Throws Steel Beach Picnic
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) enjoyed a traditional steel beach picnic while the ship...

USS George H.W. Bush Conducts Ammo Onload
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) conducted an ammunition onload with USNS William McLean (T-AKE-12), Ja...

NFL Players Touch-Down On Board CVN 77
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- Football players from the National Football League's (NFL) Green Bay Packers and Houston Texans visi...

Comedian Visits CVN 77
NORFOLK, Va (NNS) -- A well-known comedian visited the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) and performed for t...

CVN 77 Back to Sea for Trials
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) is conducting sea trials in collaboration with No...

CVN 77 Completes Crew Certification
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) went through a mandatory certification phase in Novembe...

CVN 77 Departs Shipyard on Time
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- After four months at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W...

George H.W. Bush 2012 Holiday Masquerade Party
HAMPTON, Va. (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) hosted its 2012 Holiday Masquerade Party at the Hampton Roads Conventi...

Back to Basics
RICHMOND, Va. (NNS) -- Young Sailors, fresh out of boot camp, slipped quietly through the halls on their way to and from cl...

CVN 77 Starts Planned Incremental Availability
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) transited the Elizabeth River to Norfolk Naval Ship Yard (NNSY) in Por...

CVN 77 Begins Planned Incremental Availability
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) transited the Elizabeth River to Norfolk Naval Ship Yard (NNSY) in Por...

Former Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush Visit CVN 77
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) hosted the ship's namesake, former President George H.W. Bush, and his...

USS George H.W. Bush hosts Battle of Midway 70th Anniversary Cememony
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) commemorated the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Midway with a cerem...

USS George H.W. Bush Receives Fleet's Top Honors
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) received the fleet's highest recognition for superior operational per...

USS George H.W. Bush Celebrates Reading, Family Readiness Connection
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) and Doro Bush Koch, the ship's sponsor, continued their support for ch...

USS George H.W Bush Completes Ammunitions Offload
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH At Sea (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) offloaded some of the ammunition it carried during her 2011 deployment...

USS George H.W. Bush Receives Admiral Flatley Memorial Award
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) and Carrier Air Wing 8 (CVW 8) team was recognized as the recipients o...

George H.W. Bush Assistant Navigator Earns Ship Handler of the Year
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Commander, Naval Air Forces Atlantic named the Assistant Navigator (ANAV) aboard USS George H.W. Bus...

#SAAM: George H.W. Bush Crew Receives Sexual Assault Awareness Training
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Leadership aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) is emphasizing the importance of sexual assault prev...

USS George H.W. Bush Completes Magnetic Treatment
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) successfully completed a magnetic treatment (DEPE...

USS George H.W. Bush Wins Battle "E"
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH At Sea (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) was named the top aircraft carrier in the Atlantic Fleet in the 2011 C...

USS George H.W. Bush Returns from First Deployment
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) returned to its homeport of Norfolk, Va., Dec. 10, after completing it...

USS Anzio Returns Home from Deployment
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) returned to its homeport of Norfolk, Va., Dec. 10, after co...

USS Mitscher Returns to Homeport
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) returned to Naval Station Norfolk, Va., Dec. 10, afte...

USS Anzio Departs Palma de Mallorca
USS ANZIO, At Sea (NNS) -- Guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) departed Palma de Mallorca, Spain, Nov. 27 after a three-da...

USS Anzio Makes Port Visit to Palma de Mallorca
PALMA DE MALLORCA, Spain (NNS) -- Guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) made a port visit to Palma de Mallorca, Spain, as its final...

USS George H.W. Bush Visits Marseille, France
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) arrived in Marseille, France, Nov. 25, for its seventh liberty port of...

USS George H.W. Bush Celebrates Thanksgiving Deployed
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors were treated to an all-American Thanksgiving meal aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), Nov....

USS Mitscher Pulls Into Lisbon
LISBON, Portugal (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) arrived in Lisbon, Portugal, for a regularly schedule...

USS Truxtun Arrives in Civitavecchia
CIVITAVECCHIA, Italy (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun arrived in Civitavecchia, Italy, Nov. 23, for a regularly sched...

Truxtun Receives Letters from Tikes
USS TRUXTUN, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) received more than 125 hand-made thank...

USS George H.W. Bush Breaks Advancement Records
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) produced record-breaking promotion numbers with the release of the res...

USS Anzio Enters U.S. 6th Fleet and Begins Journey Home
USS ANZIO, At Sea (NNS) -- Guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) departed U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) and en...

USS George H.W. Bush Arrives in 6th FleetWatch Video
MEDITERRANEAN SEA (NNS) -- Aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), along with embarked squadrons and staffs of Carrier ...

US, Pakistan Navy Conduct Personnel Exchange
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- U.S. Navy Sailors assigned to guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57), and Pakistani navy sai...

USS Anzio Sailors Earn College Credits While Deployed
USS ANZIO, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) completed their first Navy College Program f...

Steak Team Mission Fires up Steaks Aboard USS George H.W. Bush
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) enjoyed made-to-order steaks provided by the Steak Team...

Sailors Aboard USS George H.W. Bush Run Marine Corps Marathon Forward
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- Twenty-six Sailors currently deployed aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) participated in the 36th ...

Country Singers Rock the Hangar Bay Aboard USS George H.W. Bush
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- Country music supergroup, The Frontmen, performed for Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) O...

USS Truxtun Holds First Damage Control Olympics
USS TRUXTUN, At Sea (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) held its first Damage Control Olympics competition on...

Mitscher Celebrates Navy's 236th Birthday
USS MITSCHER, At Sea (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) celebrated the Navy's 236th birthday while operating ...

USS Mitscher Departs Bahrain
MANAMA, Bahrain (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) departed Manama, Bahrain after a five-day port visit,...

USS George H.W. Bush Sees Success in Can Tab Collection Program
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- Thanks to the efforts of motivated Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), the crew collected ...

Anzio Sailors Volunteer in Bahrain
ADLIYA, Bahrain (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) participated in a community-relations (...

George H.W. Bush Completes First 3M Inspection
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) successfully passed its first Maintenance and Material Management (3M)...

Mitscher Mints Newest Chiefs
USS MITSCHER, At Sea (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) promoted five new chief petty officers in a ceremony,...

Truxtun Conducts CPO Pinning Ceremony
USS TRUXTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) advanced nine Sailors to the rank of chief petty offi...

Gettysburg Departs Bahrain
USS GETTYSBURG, At Sea (NNS) -- The guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) departed Bahrain Sept. 6 after a six-day port visi...

George H.W. Bush Sailors Enjoy First Swim Call and Steel Beach Picnic
ARABIAN SEA (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) enjoyed a swim call and steel beach picnic in the Arabi...

New Chief Petty Officers Pinned Aboard USS George H.W. Bush
ARABIAN SEA (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) held a pinning ceremony for 49 new chief petty officers (CPO) assigned...

USS Truxtun Commemorates 9/11
USS TRUXTON, At sea (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) held a 9/11 remembrance ceremony while on deployment ...

USS Gettysburg Holds Change of Command Ceremony
USS GETTYSBURG, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Gettysburg (CG 64) held a change of command ceremony Sept. 8.

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Bush Completes First Port Visit To Jebel Ali
JEBEL ALI, United Arab Emirates (NNS) -- Aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) departed Jebel Ali, Sept. 4, successfully completing ...

9/11 Remembered Aboard USS George H.W. Bush
ARABIAN SEA (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) participated in a prayer and remembrance service in the...

5th Fleet Commander Visits USS George H.W. Bush
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- Commander, U.S. 5th Fleet, accompanied the Sailors of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Geor...

USS George H.W. Bush Sailors Honor Fallen with 5K Run
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) participated in a 5K 'Run for Remembrance' on the ship'...

Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic visits USS George H.W. Bush
ARABIAN SEA (NNS) -- Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic (COMNAVAIRLANT) embarked USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) for a two...

USS George H.W. Bush Completes 20,000th Arrested Landing
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) reached an aviation milestone Aug. 23, completing the 20,000th arreste...

Combined Maritime Forces' USS Mitscher Assists Vessel in Distress
USS MITSCHER, At Sea (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57), assigned to Combined Maritime Forces' Combined Task ...

First All-Female Arresting Gear Crew Supports OEF
ARABIAN SEA (NNS) -- Seven female Sailors assigned to USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department formed the first all-f...

Mitscher, Coast Guard Team Up to Fight Piracy
USS MITSCHER, At Sea (NNS) -- A U.S. Coast Guard Advanced Interdiction Team (AIT) embarked aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS...

Commander, CVW 8 completes 1,000th trap
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- Commander, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 8 Capt. Jeff Davis successfully completed his 1,000th career trap,...

CSG 2 Commander Pins on Second Star, Former President Adminsters Oath
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- Commander, Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 2 Rear Adm. Nora W. Tyson was promoted August 1 to rear admira...

Navy Pilot Completes 1,000th Trap
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- Deputy Commander (DCAG), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 8, completed his 1,000th career trap July 18, landin...

USS Gettysburg Visits Bahrain
MANAMA, Bahrain (NNS) -- Guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) departed Manama, Bahrain, July 14, after a port visit ...

George H.W. Bush Departs Bahrain, Returns to Sea
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWB CSG) resumed underway operations July 14, after completi...

Truxtun Sailors Complete First College Course While Deployed
USS TRUXTUN, At Sea (NNS) -- A group of Sailors aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) completed their first colle...

Anzio Hosts Bulgarian Naval Midshipmen Aboard for At-Sea Training
USS ANZIO, At Sea (NNS) -- Guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) hosted two Bulgarian naval midshipmen to help train them in...

Truxtun Departs Israel after Port Visit
HAIFA, Israel (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) departed Haifa, Israel, after a successful port visit...

Mitscher Concludes Exercise, Visit to Montenegro
BAR, Montenegro (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) departed Bar, Montenegro, June 15, after completing a...

USS Gettysburg Departs Italy
NAPLES, Italy (NNS) -- Guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) departed Naples, Italy, June 14 after a three-day port...

Truxtun Sailors Experience History, Culture of Cyprus
LIMASSOL, Cyprus (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) departed Limassol, Cyprus, after a successful port vi...

USS Anzio Departs Georgia
BATUMI, Georgia (NNS) -- Guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) completed its third successful Black Sea port visit in Batu...

USS George H.W. Bush Completes Italy Port Visit
NAPLES, Italy (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) departed Naples, Italy, June 14 after a three-day port visit. The shi...

USS George H.W. Bush Visits Naples, Italy
NAPLES, Italy (NNS) -- The Navy's newest Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), anchored off the coa...

Gettysburg Departs Benidorm, Spain after Successful Port Visit
BENIDORM, Spain (NNS) -- The guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) departed Benidorm, Spain, June 9, after a three-da...

USS Gettysburg Conducts COMREL in Benidorm, Spain
BENIDORM, Spain (NNS) -- Guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) participated in its first community relations (COMREL)...

USS Mitscher Completes Successful Port Call in Albania
DURRES, Albania (NNS) -- The guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) departed Durres, Albania, after completing a succ...

USS George H.W. Bush Transits Strait of Gibraltar, Enters Mediterranean Sea
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- The Navy's newest aircraft carrier, USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), transited the Strait of Gibraltar...

Bush Makes Port Visit to Spain
CARTAGENA, Spain (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) anchored off the coast of Cartagena, Spain, June 6, marking the first ...

USS Truxtun Completes Exercise, Inaugural Port Visit
PORTSMOUTH, England (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) successfully completed Saxon Warrior II followed by i...

USS George H.W. Bush Completes First Deployed Replenishment-at-Sea
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) completed its first replenishment-at-sea of its first overseas deploym...

USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Visits First Overseas Port
PORTSMOUTH, England (NNS) -- The Norfolk, Va.-based USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) anchored off the coast of Portsmouth, England, ...

Gettysburg Participates in Saxon Warrior
USS GETTYSBURG, At Sea (NNS) -- Guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) participated in Saxon Warrior 2011 off the coast of En...

USS Anzio Transits Strait of Gibraltar
MEDITERRANEAN SEA (NNS) -- The guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) safely transited through the Strait of Gibraltar to ent...

USS Mitscher, Truxtun Participate in Coalition Strait Transit Exercise
USS MITSCHER, At Sea (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyers USS Mitscher (DDG 57) and USS Truxtun (DDG 103) participated in a strait t...

USS Mitscher Welcomes Spanish Navy Sailors
USS MITSCHER, At Sea (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) embarked seven Spanish navy sailors from the Spanish ...

George H.W. Bush Strike Group Participates in Saxon Warrior
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWB CSG) commenced Saxon Warrior '11, May 19.

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United Through Reading Comes to USS Anzio
USS ANZIO, At Sea (NNS) -- Guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) began its first United Through Reading (UTR) program, May 1...

George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group enters 6th Fleet
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- Ships and embarked squadrons from George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (CSG) entered U.S. 6th Flee...

USS Gettysburg Deploys with George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group
USS GETTYSBURG, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Gettysburg (CG 64) and an embarked Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 70 detachment depar...

USS George H.W. Bush Departs for Maiden Deployment
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWB CSG) departed for its maiden deployment May 11.
...

George H.W. Bush Sailors Attend Points of Light Tribute for Namesake
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Eleven USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Sailors and their spouses attended "All Together Now – A Celebr...

Bush Holds Change of Command
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) held a change of command ceremony in the ship's hangar bay, March 17. ...

USS Truxtun Completes JTFEX
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS Truxtun (DDG 103), returned to its Naval Station Norfolk, Va., homeport after completing a Joint...

Spanish Frigate Joins USS George H.W. Bush Strike Group For Pre-deployment Exercises
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Carrier Strike Group successfully completed its first Composite Traini...

USS George H.W. Bush Strike Group Certified Combat Ready
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The George H.W. Bush (GHWB) Carrier Strike Group is certified ready for combat operations after succ...

USS George H.W. Bush Namesake Receives Presidential Medal of Freedom
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The namesake of the U.S. Navy's newest aircraft carrier, former President George H.W. Bush, received...

USS Truxtun Completes COMPTUEX, Begins Joint Task Force Exercise
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (NNS) -- The Arleigh Burke guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) and its crew of more than 290 Sailo...

USS GHW Bush Departs Mayport
MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) completed a successful port visit aboard Naval Station Mayport, Fla....

Bush Strike Group Sailors Volunteer at Children's Home During Port Visit
MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) -- More than 20 Sailors assigned to USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) and its embarked air wing, participat...

GHW Bush Strike Group Completes COMPTUEX
MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) -- George H.W. Bush Strike Group (GHWBSG) and embarked Carrier Air Wing 8 completed a successful Compos...

Congressmen Visit USS George H.W. Bush At Sea
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Six Congressmen on the House Armed Services Committee visited USS George H.W. Bush(CVN 77) Feb. 6-7,...

Truxtun Conducts Gunnery Exercise During Composite Training Unit Exercise
USS TRUXTUN, At Sea (NNS) -- The USS Truxtun (DDG 103) Weapons department conducted a gunnery exercise (GUNEX), Jan. 23, during a...

USS George H.W. Bush Conducts Two Appendectomies Underway
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Health Services department surgical team completed two appendectom...

Second Fleet Commander Embarks America's Newest Aircraft Carrier
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Commander, U.S. Second Fleet, Vice Adm. Daniel P. Holloway embarked on the U.S. Navy's newest aircra...

USS Mitscher Conducts Nighttime Boarding Exercise
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Sailors from the visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team aboard the guided missile destroyer US...

USS George H.W. Bush Strike Group Underway for COMPTUEX/JTFEX
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- George H.W. Bush Strike Group departed for its Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) and Joint...

George H.W. Bush Wins Holiday Light Contest
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) took first place in a holiday light display competition with other shi...

Carrier Air Wing Eight Holds Change of Command Ceremony
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 8 held a change of command ceremony aboard Naval Air Station Oceana, Va., Dec...

NFL Player Visits USS George H.W. Bush
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- A former NFL player and ESPN personality visited USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Dec. 11-12, to watch ...

USS George H.W. Bush Visits Mayport
MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) made its second port stop at Naval Station Mayport, Fla., Dec. 9 to tr...

USS George H.W. Bush Aids Vessel in Distress
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) delivered aid to a stranded sailboat in distress approximately 90 mile...

Bush Sailor Assists Airline Passenger
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (NNS) -- A USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Sailor rendered life-saving assistance to a passenger on board a com...

ESPN Salutes America's Heroes from USS George H.W. Bush
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) hosted a live broadcast of ESPN2's First Take on the ship's flight dec...

George H.W. Bush Strike Group Sinks Ex-USNS Saturn
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- Sea and air assets assigned to the George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Carrier Strike Group (CSG) successfully...

George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group Rescues Sailor at Sea
GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group search and rescue assets successfully rescued a Sailor at sea ...

USS George H.W. Bush Conducts Tailored Ship's Training Availability
USS GEORGE H. W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (GHWB)(CVN 77) departed Naval Station Norfolk, Va., Oct. 4 to begin its Tailore...

Medal of Honor Recipient Visits George H.W. Bush At Sea
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) hosted a Medal of Honor recipient on board for the first time in the s...

USS George H.W. Bush Hosts Naturalization Ceremony
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Forty Sailors originating from 20 countries became U.S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony ab...

Carrier Strike Group 2 Embarks USS George H.W. Bush
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS George H.W Bush (CVN 77) permanently embarked its strike group, Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 2, fo...

USS George H.W. Bush Sailors Help Hampton Roads Community
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Nearly 2,000 Sailors from the Navy's newest aircraft carrier, USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), partici...

Carrier Strike Group 2 Welcomes New Commander
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 2 held a change of command ceremony aboard the strike group's flagship, U...

Carrier Strike Group 2 to Hold Change of Command Ceremony
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 2 will hold a change of command ceremony on board USS George H.W. Bush (C...

Carrier Namesake Recognizes Individual Augmentees
ABOARD USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- During a recent visit to the aircraft carrier that bears his name, former President George H.W. Bush...

CVN 77 Welcomes New 'Fun Boss'
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) welcomed a new fun boss aboar...

USS George H.W. Bush Sailors Honored with Stennis Awards
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- Former President George H.W. Bush presented two Sailors with The Stennis Center Honorable George H.W...

USS George H.W. Bush Hosts Namesake
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), the Navy's 10th and final Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, received a v...

Vietnamese Diplomats Tour Navy's Newest Aircraft Carrier
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- The crew of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) welcomed aboard Vietnamese diplomats for a tour of the Nav...

USS George H.W. Bush Conducts First Missile Launch
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) successfully fired two Evolved NATO Sea Sparrow missiles and two Rolli...

George H.W. Bush Sailors to Donate Blood
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) will conduct a blood drive June 28 and 29 from 8 a.m. to noon on Pier ...

USS George H.W. Bush Sailor Bids Farewell to His Father at Sea
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At sea (NNS) -- A Sailor aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) stood at attention and watched the chaplain commit the...

USS George H.W. Bush Hosts 68th Anniversary Battle of Midway Commemoration
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) hosted two World War II veterans and hundreds of Sailors from across t...

USS George H.W. Bush Emphasizes Alcohol Awareness
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- With Memorial Day weekend - May 28-31 - unofficially beginning the summer season and USS George H.W....

Midshipmen Experience Life at Sea Aboard USS George H.W. Bush
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- Seven Naval Academy midshipmen and four Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) midshipmen from Norwi...

USS George H.W. Bush Conducts First Vertical Replenishment
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), the Navy's 10th and final Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, conducted he...

USS George H.W. Bush Hosts 7,000 for Friends and Family Day
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The crew of the Navy's newest aircraft carrier welcomed aboard more than 7,000 of their friends and ...

USS George H.W. Bush Flies ESWS, EAWS Pennants
ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Force Master Chief (AW/SW) Fred O. Pharr and Force Master Chief (SW/AW) James Williams came aboard A...

USS George H.W. Bush Observes Holocaust Remembrance
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) honored the six million lives lost during the Holocaust...

Bush Sailors Honored at Norfolk Admirals Game
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Sailors participated in the opening ceremony of a Norfolk Admirals min...

USS George H.W. Bush Celebrates First Easter at Sea
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Sailors celebrated the aircraft carrier's first Easter holiday underwa...

USS George H.W. Bush Sailors Celebrate Women's History Month
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) celebrated National Women's History Month March 31, with a ceremony in...

Bush Sailors Return from Nimitz Deployment
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- More than 70 USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Sailors returned to Norfolk, Va., March 22, after an eigh...

Siblings Serve Aboard Same Aircraft Carrier
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- In a Navy with more than 120 installations all over the globe, it can be difficult for a Sailor to b...

USS George H.W. Bush Pins 98 Warfare Specialists
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) pinned 54 new Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialists (ESWS) and 44 new E...

Bush Sailors Celebrate Black History Month
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) celebrated Black History Month Feb. 24 with a ceremony sponsored by th...

'Big Texas' Wins Excellence Award
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) received the annual Ship's Store Retail and Service Excellence Award ...

USS George H.W. Bush Wins Second Consecutive Golden Anchor Award
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) was awarded the Retention Excellence Award, an honor ...

USS George H.W. Bush Undergoes FPCON Assessment
ATLANTIC OCEAN, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) is currently preparing for an antiterrorism/force protection condition...

USS George H.W. Bush Personnel Division Prepares for FSR Phase-Out
ABOARD USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- In response to a recent Naval Administrative Message (NAVADMIN 04/10) detailing the Navywide phase-o...

USS George H.W. Bush Takes on Flight Deck Certification
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) departed Naval Station Norfolk Feb. 2 with embarked elements from Carr...

USS George H.W. Bush Redelivered to Fleet, Departs for Flight Deck Certification
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) departed Naval Station Norfolk, Va., for flight deck certification Feb...

Navy's Newest Aircraft Carrier Goes Cashless
NORFOLK, Va., (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) recently became the Navy's latest ship to begin using the Navy Cash Ca...

USS George H.W. Bush Departs for Sea Trials
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) departed Northrop Grumman Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, V...

George H.W. Bush Sailors Assisting in Haiti Relief Effort
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) departed Norfolk, Va., to join the relief efforts in Hait...

George H.W. Bush Urinalysis Program Reinforces 'Zero Tolerance'
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Three Sailors from the security division aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) perform the complex an...

USS George H.W. Bush Redesigns Chapel, Library Complex
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) renovated library and chapel area is scheduled be open to ship's compa...

USS George H.W. Bush Sailors Volunteer for Salvation Army
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) volunteered at the Salvation Army Food Bank in Newport Ne...

CFS Team Helps Sailors Stay Afloat Financially During Holidays
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The holidays can be a difficult time to save money. Fortunately, command financial specialists (CFS...

USS George H.W. Bush Emphasizes Winter Safety
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- As USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) enters the winter season in the Northrop Grumman Newport News Shipy...

USS George H.W. Bush Air Department Maintains Mission Readiness
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Department continue to train and keep essential warfi...

Houston Welcomes the Crew of Navy's Newest Aircraft Carrier During Navy Week
HOUSTON, (NNS) -- The commanding officer of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), along with members of the crew were welcome...

Bush Sailor Completes Ironman Triathlon
NEWPORT NEWS, Va., (NNS) -- Completing a grueling 140.6-mile Ironman Triathlon is a feat of physical conditioning and endurance ...

Bush Sailors Return From Reagan Deployment
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Nearly 30 Sailors from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) returned to Norfolk, Va., Oct. 16, after a five...

USS George H. W. Bush Hosts First Bone Marrow Drive
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), the Navy's newest aircraft carrier, hosted a drive for Sailors to bec...

U.S. Congressman, Top Navy Leadership, Visit USS George H.W. Bush
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A U.S. congressman, the secretary of the Navy, and senior Navy and Northrop Grumman leadership visit...

USS George H.W. Bush Sailors Feed Those in Need
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) served the homeless at St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Churc...

Aircraft Carrier Hopes to Break Record With Bone Marrow Drive
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Health Services Department aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) will hold its first bone marrow ...

Lunchtime Aboard USS George H.W. Bush goes 'High Performance'
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) can now enjoy a new, easy way to stay healthy at luncht...

Navy's Newest Aircraft Carrier Pins New Chiefs for First Time Since Commissioning
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) held a pinning ceremony for 40 new chief petty officers Sept. 16 - a f...

USS George H.W. Bush Sailors Honored With Stennis Awards
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- For the second consecutive year, USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) presented two of its Sailors with The...

USS George H.W. Bush Selects Avenger of the Week
NEWPORT NEWS, Va., (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) selected an aviation ordnanceman for the Avenger of the Week award Jun...

Individual Augmentee From Navy's Newest Carrier Earns Bronze Star
NEWPORT NEWS Va. (NNS) -- A Sailor who recently returned to USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) from Iraq after a tour as an individ...

Junior Sailor Recognized for Outstanding Achievements
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) Sailor received a certificate, the commanding officer's coin and a ...

Sailors Complete Summer Safety Training during Standdown
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) Sailors attended a command-wide safety standdown at the Hampton Roads...

Riding Safe Is Riding Smart
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Motorcyclists from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) gathered in Newport News for a command motorcycle s...

IA Sailor Receives Commendation for Effective Leadership Overseas
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- A USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Sailor received the Joint Service Commendation Medal during an award...

USS George H.W. Bush Spreads '1,000 Points of Light ' Across Tidewater
NEWPORT NEWS, Va., (NNS) -- The crew of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), the Navy's newest aircraft carrier, launched a massive co...

Siblings, Shipmates Dual Warfare Qualified on USS George H.W. Bush
USS GEORGE H. W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- Almost 60 USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) Sailors were pinned Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist (ES...

Bush Certified for Flight Ops
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) reached another milestone when she successfully completed her first fl...

Former President Bush Visits Namesake Aircraft Carrier
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- The USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) namesake -- former President George H.W. Bush -- and the ship's sp...

USS Bush Sailor named Blue Jacket of the Quarter
NORFOLK Va. (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) selected the Bluejacket of the Quarter for the second quarter of 2009....

USS George H.W. Bush Catapults First Aircraft from Flight Deck
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), reached another milestone May 19 when an F/A-18F Super Hornet became ...

Navy's Newest Aircraft Carrier Lands First Aircraft
USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) made history May 19 after safely landing the first fixed-wing aircraft...

Sailors Offer Valuable Feedback About Command Climate
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The crew of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) will soon have a chance to voice opinions about the comman...

USS George H.W. Bush Paintball Team Wins Multi-Command Tourney
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- The Pirates paintball team of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) won the Multi-Command Paintball Tourname...

USS George H.W. Bush Takes On AIRSpeed
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department (AIMD) stood up a new div...

George H.W. Bush Sailor Earns Top Honors on IA Duty
AFGHANISTAN (NNS) -- A USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Sailor was recognized as the top performer in his Individual Augment...

Father, Son Work Together on Newest Aircraft Carrier
NORFOLK (NNS) -- A USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Sailor has an unusual working relationship with a civilian shipyard ...

Friends Gather to Remember Shipmate
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Sailors from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) gathered to celebrate the life of a shipmate during a mem...

USS George H.W. Bush Sets Record During Blood Bank Set-Up
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- The health services department aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) set the new two-day blood drive ...

USS George H.W. Bush Ship's Store Open For Business
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- With months of preparation behind them, the supply S-3 division aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77)...

USS George H.W. Bush Focuses on Retention Excellence
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Commander Fleet Forces Command awarded USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) the Retention Excellence Award ...

Departing CO Leaves Fond Wishes for Crew of USS George H.W. Bush
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The crew of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) said goodbye to the outgoing commanding officer who brough...

USS George H.W. Bush Names First Sailor of the Year Since Commissioning
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) announced the Sailor of the Year (SOY) for 2008 - the first such selec...

USS George H.W. Bush Selects Bluejacket of the Year
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), the Navy's newest aircraft carrier has selected its Bluejacket of the...

USS George H.W. Bush Selects Junior Sailor of the Year
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The Navy's most recently commissioned nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77...

Former President George H.W. Bush Tours Namesake Aircraft Carrier
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Former President George H.W. Bush took an emotional journey into his past with an eye to the future ...

CVN 77 Ordnanceman Lives the Dream of Racing on Weekends
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A Sailor from Pre-Comissioning Unit George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) spends his off-duty time with a new ho...

Salvation Army Turns to Navy to Help Families
HAMPTON, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) volunteered to help the Salvatio...

Carrier's Tribute Highlights Namesake's Service
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The tribute room for the namesake of the aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) featuring a scul...

Fire Controlman 3rd Class Awarded Junior Sailor of the Quarter
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A fire controlman was selected as Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Junior Sail...

PCU Bush Religious Ministries Department Not Just for Worship
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), Command Religious Ministries Department (CRM...

Sailors Ensure Safety, Readiness through Damage Control Program
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Damage Control Petty Officers (DCPOs) are pre...

Bush Sailors Lend Hand Rebuilding Home of Carl Vinson Shipmate
SUFFOLK,Va. (NNS) -- More than 20 Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Sailors lent a helping hand Oct....

New Carrier's Laundry System Designed to Safeguard Sailors, Environment
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The laundry service on board the Navy's newest aircraft carrier is now open for business and is desi...

PCU Bush Sailors Sharpen Firefighting Skills
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- On Oct. 15, Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George HW Bush (CVN 77) Sailors put their firefighting skil...

Bush's Bridge Team Coming Together with Historic Qualification
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The engineering department auxiliaries officer aboard Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush ...

PCU George H.W. Bush Sailors Chosen for STA-21
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Seaman to Admiral-21 (STA 21) program results are out, and two Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Geor...

PCU George H.W. Bush Sailors Fall With Golden Knights
MAXTON, N.C. (NNS) -- Being selected as Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush's (CVN 77) Junior Sailor of the Year...

PCU Bush Recognized with Community Service Honors
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- Pre-Commissioning Unit George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) was selected as one of the winners of the 2008 Comm...

Avengers Win Softball Championship
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The Avengers softball team of Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) won the Naval S...

Command Celebrates Hispanic Sailors
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush's (CVN 77) American Diversity Heritage Observance Comm...

Three Brothers Serve Aboard Navy's Newest Carrier
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Three brothers from Jasper, Ind., are part of the first crew of future USS George. H.W. Bush (CVN 77...

PCU Bush Sailors Learn Lifesaving Skills During GQ
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) held an evening general quarters (GQ) drill O...

Counselors Help PCU Bush Sailors Reach Their Goals
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The command career counselors (CCC) for Pre-
Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77),...

Command Football Team Tackles Season
YORKTOWN, Va. (NNS) -- Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush's command football team, "The Bomb Squad", defeated US...

Chief Petty Officers Learn About Navy Heritage During PCU Bush DC Tour
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Chief petty officers and prospective chief petty officers (PCPOs) from Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) ...

Air Traffic Controllers Train For Carrier Qualification
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- Air traffic controllers from Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) returned from Ca...

PCU Bush Preps for Underway Replenishment
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Sailors from Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) trained to load and unload cargo...

Sailors Observe Women's Equality Day
ARLINGTON, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) visited the Women in Military ...

Prospective CPO's Add Fun to Salvation Army Kidzpalooza Celebration
HAMPTON, Va. (NNS) -- Team Newport News prospective chief petty officers (PCPO's), including 20 Pre-Commissioning Unit (PC...

PCU Bush Opens Crew Gym
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The crew gym aboard Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) officially opened with a ...

Bush Sailors Remember Shipmate
LITTLE CREEK, Va. (NNS) -- Crew menbers from Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) held a memorial service Aug...

Bush Sailors Learn Critical Skills to Save Ship
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Before Sailors aboard Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) qualify to perform dama...

U.S. Naval Academy Partners With PCU Bush to Train Navigation Department
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) volunteered their yard patrol crafts (YP), normally used to train mids...

PCU Bush Sailors Receive Medal for Heroism
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Two Sailors from Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) were awarded the Navy and Ma...

Dozens of PCU Bush Sailors Support War Effort as IAs
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Pre-Commissioning Unit George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) has yet to sail the open sea, but 49 Sailors assign...

PCU Bush Celebrates In-Service Day, Moves Aboard
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) celebrated a day of firsts as the crew moved ...

First Live Fire for PCU Bush Small Arms Qualifications
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) has completed its first command Navy handgun ...

CAT Team Working Hard for On-Time Compartment Turnover
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Compartment Acceptance Team (CAT) aboard Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) ...

PCU Bush Names Sailor of the Quarter
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77)selected the Sailor of the Quarter (SOQ) for t...

PCU Bush CMC Jumps with Golden Knights
MAXTON, N.C. (NNS) -- The command master chief from Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) performed a tan...

Readying The Galley One Pallet At a Time
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- Sailors from Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) moved roughly 100 pallets of fro...

PREVENT Helps Sailors Make Better Decisions
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) attended Personal Responsibility...

Third Time's A Charm for BJOQ
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Information systems technician selected as Blue Jacket of the Quarter (BJOQ) aboard Pre-Commissionin...

Sailors Clean Up St. Vincent DePaul Church
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) volunteered to improve the lands...

Sailors From PCU Bush Volunteer at Food Bank
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) volunteered at the Foodb...

PCU Bush Selects Junior Sailor of the Quarter
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) selected its Junior Sailor of the Quarter for...

Sailor Leaves His Mark on PCU Bush
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- One Sailor in Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush's (CVN 77) aviation intermediate mainten...

Bush Sailors Serve as Good Role Models for Kids
HAMPTON, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) volunteered to help the Salvatio...

Sailors Visit Nation's Capital
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Sailors joined their command master chief to ...

PCU Bush Volunteers Go to Summer School
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) have taken their adopt-a-school ...

PCU George H.W. Bush Security Trains New Personnel
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Sailors practiced mechanical advantage contro...

2nd Annual Motorcycle Rodeo Kicks off the Summer with a Safe Rumble
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The air was filled with the rumbling of motorcycles at Naval Station Norfolk for the second annual M...

PCU Bush Sailors Participate in Boy Scouts of America Cub Scout Day Camp
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors stationed aboard Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) participated in the ...

In-Port Emergency Team Prepares for Crew to Move Aboard
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush's (CVN 77) In-port Emergency Team (IET) practiced ...

PCU Bush Sailors of the Year Get Up Close to Air Force F-22
HAMPTON, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors of the Year from the Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) and Soldiers of...

Crew Members Recognized for Leading by Example Aboard PCU Bush
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) recognized the outstanding leadership of two ...

PCU Bush Soccer Team Undefeated After Seven Games
NEWPORT NEWS, Va., (NNS) -- The Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) 2008 coed soccer team is undefeated in N...

PCU Bush to Operate New Water Treatment System
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- When aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) joins the fleet, it will operate an environmentally ...

More to Come with PCU Bush Dental
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- As the Dental division of Health Services Department on Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H. W. Bu...

CVN 77: First Class Factory
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- For the past two Navy advancement cycles, Fall 2007 and Spring 2008, Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Ge...

Commands Unite to Clean Bay
YORKTOWN, Va (NNS) -- Nearly 500 Sailors joined forces for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's 20th Anniversary Clean the Bay ...

Sailors Explore Asian and Pacific Island Heritage
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from the Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) attended an event highlight...

Hot Times at Full Phase Fire Training
CHESAPEAKE, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H. W. Bush's (CVN 77) Air Department began another ...

Sailors Lend a Helping Hand
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush's (CVN 77) volunteer program gives its Sailors an oppo...

Machinist's Mate Selected as PCU George H.W. Bush's SOQ
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A machinist's mate aboard Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) was named the Sailo...

First Security Force for PCU George H. W. Bush Begins Training
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The master-at-arms (MA) aboard Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) began training...

A Sigh of Relief; PCU Bush Sailors Assist Tornado Victims
SUFFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Sailors joined nearly 1,000 United Way of Sou...

PCU Bush Sailors Strive for Search and Rescue Certification
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Three Sailors will become certified Search and Rescue swimmers (SAR) aboard Pre-Commissioning Unit (...

PCU Bush Names BJOQ
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- With just over six months at Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), Mass Communicat...

Beds for 600 Land-locked Sailors No Problem for PCU Bush Housing
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- More than 600 Sailors assigned to Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) have an unu...

PCU Bush Names Junior Sailor of the Quarter
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) announced its Junior Sailor of the Quarter (J...

Holocaust Museum Trip Sheds New Light
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Thirteen Sailors from Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) spent three hours at t...

Volleyball Team Takes Third Place in Tournament
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va (NNS) -- Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H. W. Bush's (CVN 77) command volleyball team took third place i...

A Day of Remembering the Holocaust
NEWPORT NEWS, Va (NNS) -- Sailors from Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush's (CVN 77) paused April 18 to remember th...

Crew Springs into Fitness on PCU Bush
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- As the cold days of winter slowly fade into the warmer days of spring, Sailors assigned to the Pre-C...

Ordnancemen Take Their Best Shot
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Sailors attached to Weapons Department G-2 division, Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (...

Counting Beans on an Aircraft Carrier
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush
(CVN 77) Supply Department Sales and Service divi...

Pilates Offered Aboard PCU Bush
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) began offering Pilates class ...

Hope's Run High for PCU George H. W. Bush Soccer Team
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- For Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush's (CVN 77) 2008 co-ed soccer team, game-day perfor...

Sailors Becoming Officers on PCU George H.W. Bush
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A group of 10 enlisted Sailors from Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) will soon...

High School Students Learn New Tricks From Bush's Sailors
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) visited Warwick High School to ...

Navy Engineer a 'New Face of Engineering' Award Recipient
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A junior officer aboard Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), is the Navy's repres...

PCU Bush Sailors Stroll Through History
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Sailors aboard Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) journeyed into their naval pa...

Brothers Selected for CMDCM Program
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- It is not uncommon for siblings to serve in the military at the same time. Although it is quite rare...

Female Sailor Represents Navy In Homeland
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Personnel Specialist 2nd Class Ilpa Patel from Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H. W. Bush (CVN 7...

Sailor Makes Difference in Homeless Community
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- While pulling into the parking lot and getting ready for physical training more than a year ago, Mac...

PCU George H.W. Bush Sailor Helps Prepare Children for Future
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- For some children, learning to read can be difficult to do, but for a Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) G...

PCU George H.W. Bush Observes Black History Month
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) Sailors celebrated Black History Month on Fe...

Boy Scouts of America and PCU George H. W. Bush Sailors Tackle Obstacles
RAPPAHANNOCK, Va. (NNS) -- Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) participated in the Boy Scouts of America's ...

Hospitalman Named PCU George H.W. Bush's Bluejacket of the Year
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- To pick three Sailors per year who stand out above the rest is no easy task for any command; but the...

Precommissioning Unit George H. W. Bush Selects its Sailor of the Year
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Precommissioning Unit (PCU) George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) selected Interior Communication Technician 1s...

Vaughan Named Precommissioning Unit George H. W. Bush's Junior Sailor of the Year
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Postal Clerk 2nd Class (SW) Leigh Ann Vaughan was named Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H. W. Bu...

Fun Boss Brings Expertise to PCU George H.W. Bush
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The crew of Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) welcomed an addition to the crew ...

PCU George H.W. Bush Sailors Celebrate Black History Month
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors stationed aboard Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) visited historical s...

PCU George H.W. Bush Sailor Volunteers at Orphanages in Africa
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) currently has several Sailors serving as indi...

Carrier's Namesake Tests Catapult
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Marking a milestone in the construction of the U.S. Navy's newest aircraft carrier, Pre-Commissionin...

PCU George H.W. Bush FCPOA Holds Coat Drive for Local School
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush's (CVN 77) First Class Petty Officers Association ...

PCU George H.W. Bush Calibration Lab Generates Unique Training
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department calibration lab from the Pre-Commissioning Unit (PC...

PCU George H.W. Bush Dedicate Flag to Adopt-a-School Recipient
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Sailors participated in a flag dedication cer...

PCU George H. W. Bush Sailors Donate Blood
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) had their first opportunity to ...

PCU George H.W. Bush Sailors Complete Basic Shipboard Firefighting Course
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Precommissioning Unit (PCU) George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) partnered with local commands to complete a b...

PCU George H. W. Bush Sailors Attend Military Appreciation Day
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) attended the 8th annual Gei...

First Sponsored PCU Bush Recruit Training Division Graduates
GREAT LAKES (NNS) -- Recruit Training Division 365, the first division sponsored by Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) George H...

PCU George H.W. Bush Sailors Reach Out
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) partnered with the USS James E. Williams (DD...

PCU George H.W. Bush Sailors Experience Mobile Damage Control Trainer
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) Sailors took part in damage control training...

PCU George H. W. Bush Motorcyclists Learn Road Safety Tips
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) motorcyclists held a motorcycle safety "stan...

PCU George H. W. Bush Sailors Take the Hill
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Sailors from Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) toured the Capitol building in ...

PCU George H. W. Bush Sailors Go Back To School
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Sailors kicked-off their “Adopt-a-School” pro...

PCU George H.W. Bush Training Division Commissioned at RTC
GREAT LAKES (NNS) -- Sailors from Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) commissioned the first PCU Bush ...

PCU George H.W. Bush Sailor Gives Back to Boy Scouts
NORFOLK (NNS) -- A Sailor from Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) treated four special guests to...

PCU George H.W. Bush Softball Team Wins Cup in its First Season
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) George H. W. Bush’s (CVN 77) softball team, "The Avengers," finished it...

MCPON Visits PCU George H.W. Bush Sailors
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) (SW/FMF) Joe R. Campa Jr. made his first visit to the...

PCU George H. W. Bush Sailors Help “Stuff the Bus”
HAMPTON, Va. (NNS) -- Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Sailors lent a hand to help “Stuff the Bus.” ...

PCU George H.W. Bush Sailors Go to the Fair
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Sailors attended the first Education Fair spo...

Precommissioning Unit George H. W. Bush 1,000th Sailor Reports Aboard
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) reached a milestone July 20 with the arrival...

PCU Bush's First Ombudsmen Have Fresh Ideas
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush's (CVN 77) first Command Family Ombudsmen are taking o...

PCU Bush Officers Drive the (Simulated) Ship
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) officers brushed up on their ship driving ski...

PCU George H.W. Bush Sailors See Navy’s Heritage at USNA
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (NNS) -- Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Sailors visited the U.S. Naval Academy July 9...

Making Mustangs: Helping Enlisted Sailors Become Officers
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The Hampton Roads Navy Mustang Association (HRNMA) sponsored a Limited Duty Officer/Chief Warrant Of...

PCU Bush Sailor is All About Fitness
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush’s (CVN 77) command fitness leader was into physical fi...

PCU George H.W. Bush Sailors go to the Supreme Court
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Sailors from Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) got their day in court June 27, ...

PCU George H.W. Bush CMDCM's Wife Recognized for Volunteerism
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- Linda Port, wife of the Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Command Master Chief ...

Doro Bush Koch Tours Dad’s Namesake Carrier
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Crew members of Precommissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) had the opportunity to be host...

PCU George H.W. Bush Sailors Register Their Children with Ident-A-Kid
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Sailors and family members took a few moments...

PCU George H.W. Bush Sailors Go to Library of Congress
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Sailors from Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) spent a day at the Library of Co...

PCU George H.W. Bush Sailors Clean the Bay in Yorktown
YORKTOWN, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) did a little spring cleaning alo...

Reese Brothers Serve, Promote Together
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Brothers often serve side-by-side in the Navy, but how many can say that they made master chief pett...

PCU Bush Competes in Sand Soccer Tournament
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) competed in the 14th annual Nort...

PCU George H.W. Bush Sailors Experience Heritage Trips to Nation's Capital
ARLINGTON, Va. (NNS) -- The crew of the newest aircraft carrier in the U.S. Navy has embraced the old with weekly trips to o...

PCU George H.W. Bush Sailors Simulate Drunk Driving
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) experienced the dangers of drivi...

PCU Bush Winds Up Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with Asian Heritage Tour
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Fourteen Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) crew members wound down Asian Pacifi...

Bush Sailors Prepare for “Critical Days of Summer”
FORT EUSTIS, Va. (NNS) -- Precommissioning Unit George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) conducted its first command summer safety stand-dow...

PCU George H.W. Bush Sailors Visit Air and Space Museum
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- A day in the nation’s capital for 15 Pre-commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Sailors ...

PCU Bush Chiefs Save Shipyard Worker’s Life
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- A master chief petty officer and chief petty officer assigned to the Reactor Department of Pre-Commi...

Bush’s Chiefs’ Mess Donates Bell to Former USS Oriskany
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- The Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Chief Petty Officers’ Association has don...

Bush Sailors Recognized by HELP
HAMPTON, Va. (NNS) -- Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Sailors were recognized April 17 by Hampton R...

PCU Bush Sailors See Improved Quality of Life in BEQ
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Since the first unaccompanied Sailor of Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) was a...

PCU Bush Sailors help ‘Paint the Town’
YORKTOWN, Va. (NNS) -- Precommissioning Unit (PCU) George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) Sailors arrived at New Town Methodist Church ...

PCU George Bush Participates in Operation Spring Cleaning
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- More than 70 Sailors from the Precommissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) did some spring ...

Seeing Double on the Bush
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Twin Sailors are serving aboard Prospective Commissioning Unit (PCU) George H.W. Bush (CVN 77).
...

Fleet Master Chief Visits PCU George H.W. Bush
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- U.S. Fleet Forces Master Chief (SW/AW) Jacqueline L. DiRosa told Sailors assigned to Prospective Com...

Bush Sailor of the Year Surprised to Be Named the Best
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Machinist's Mate 1st Class(SW/AW) Gerald L. Bourell was "overwhelmed" when Prospective Commanding Of...

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