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USS George Washington (CVN 73) Story Archive

GW Aerographer's Mate: Warfighter, Mission Ready
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) recognized one of its Sailors for b...

Until We Meet Again: How Sailors Keep Contact with Loved Ones
USS George Washington, At Sea (NNS) -- One of the biggest obstacles Sailors face is maintaining relationships while underway. Parents, spou...

The Courage To Ask: Suicide Awareness on the GW
USS George Washington, At Sea (NNS) -- The Medical department aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) encou...

George Washington Wins SECDEF Field-Level Maintenance Award
USS George Washington, At Sea (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) was announced as a recipient of the...

Security, League of Women Tag Team to Teach Self-Defense
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) participated in a th...

Failure is Not an Option
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors are required to participate in the semiannual physical readiness test (PRT), where Sailors c...

George Washington Welcomes Distinguished Visitors from Guam
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Distinguished guests from the Guam Legislature, Guam Mayors Council and Guam Chamber of Commerce vis...

More Than 50 Chiefs Promoted Aboard George Washington
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Fifty-three chief petty officer selectees from the U.S. Navy's forward deployed aircraft carrier USS...

GW Sailor Guides Peers to Advancement
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Aviation Ordnancemen (AO) aboard the U.S. Navy's forward deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washin...

A Cup of fresh Coffey: George Washington's New Command Chaplain
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) welcomed a new comm...

Forward-Deployed Airborne Early Warning Squadron Changes Command
WATERS NEAR GUAM (NNS) -- The "Liberty Bells" of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 115 held a change of command ceremony a...

Today's Menu: Faith, Optimism and a Side of Inspiration
WATERS NEAR GUAM (NNS) -- Every day at sea, approximately 5,500 crew members go to work aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deploye...

Upholding George Washington's True Colors
WATERS NEAR GUAM (NNS) -- Precision, accuracy and teamwork, are a few characteristics that embody the color guard aboard the N...

GW 'Ultra' Sailors Complete ULTRA-S
WATERS NEAR GUAM (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) comp...

GW Sailor Recieves Lt. Cmdr Regina P. Mills Leadership Award
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- A Sailor assigned to the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73...

GW Welcomes Japanese Distinguished Visitors
USS George Washington, At Sea (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted Japanese gue...

Shipmates Helping Shipmates: CSADD Raises Awareness
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington's (CVN 73) Coalition of Sail...

George Washington Continues Patrol in Indo-Asia-Pacific Region
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) departed Fleet Acti...

GW Sailors Volunteer with Zushi Hayama Lions Club
ZUSHI, Japan (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73)...

Forward-Deployed CSG Concludes Successful Three-Month Patrol
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) returned to its forward-operating location at Fleet A...

A Powerful Demonstration of Naval Aviation
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Civilian guests and their Sailor sponsors watched as the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carri...

Tigers on the Steel Beach of USS George Washington
EAST CHINA SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington's (CVN 73) Morale, Welfare a...

GW Medical Team Celebrates 67 Years of Service In Support of Nation, Navy, Marine Corps
EAST CHINA SEA (NNS) -- Sailors from the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington's (CVN 73) medi...

GW Departs Sasebo, Hosts Tiger Cruise
EAST CHINA SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) departed Fleet Acti...

GWCSG Builds Trust, Partnerships during Kainan-so visit
SASEBO, Japan (NNS) -- Thirty-six Sailors from the George Washington Carrier Strike Group participated in a community relat...

GW Hosts 'Welcome' Reception in Sasebo, Japan
SASEBO, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), hosted a "welcome"...

GWCSG Arrives in Sasebo for Goodwill Port Visit
SASEBO, Japan (NNS) -- The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) arrived in Sasebo, Japan, for a scheduled port vi...

GW Hosts Japanese Guests for Distinguished Visitor Embark
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted distinguishe...

US, Indian Navy, JMSDF Embark On George Washington, Enhance Maritime Interoperability
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Guests from Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), the Indian navy, Japanese Ministry of Defense...

Eyes and Ears Aboard GW Provide Indications and Warnings
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Throughout the history of the United States, many have offered up their lives and skills toward thei...

'Tattoo, Tattoo. Stand by for the Evening Prayer'
EAST CHINA SEA (NNS) -- Sailors are provided an evening prayer over the 1-main circuit from the command religious team aboar...

GW Culinary Specialists Show They Can Take the Heat
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- 'If you can't take the heat, stay of the kitchen.' Never has a saying been truer than aboard the U.S...

Directing, Transporting, Salvaging: Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling)
EAST CHINA SEA (NNS) -- As the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) transits through...

George Washington Completes 3M Self-Assessment
EAST CHINA SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) completed an intern...

GW Sailors Express Faith Through Water Baptism
EAST CHINA SEA (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) had ...

George Washington Embarks FASTPAC Marines For ADIUTRIX SPEAR
EAST CHINA SEA (NNS) -- Twenty-two Marines assigned to Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team Pacific (FASTPAC) embarked the U.S...

GW Warrior Fitness: Pushing Sailors to The Limit
EAST CHINA SEA (NNS) -- The culture of the Navy has always encouraged its Sailors to maintain a high level of physical fitne...

A New Smoking Lamp is Lit on USS George Washington
EAST CHINA SEA (NNS) -- For centuries, smoke has drifted freely through passageways, clouding compartments and common areas ...

Keeping Them In: Navy Counselors Aboard GW
EAST CHINA SEA (July 23, 2014) (NNS) -- Naval Counselors (NC) embarked on the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washi...

The Track of Enlightenment: Kiboko's Race to Success
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Logistics Specialist 1st Class Kisute Kiboko of supply department aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-dep...

GW CSADD Dance Team Breaks Barriers
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Light ceases to filter into the hangar bay as the sun completely slips behind the curvature of the s...

Don't Give Up the Jet: GW's Emergency Reclamation Team
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The emergency reclamation team (ERT) aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ge...

Royal New Zealand Navy Midshipman Experiences Carrier Operations Aboard USS George Washington
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted a Royal New ...

Crafting with Hell Fire: HTs' Various Welding Techniques
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Hull technicians (HT) aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington...

George Washington Conducts Distinguished Embark with Republic of Korea Guests
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted distinguishe...

Supporting Equipment, Supporting GW - Aviation Support Equipment Technicians
WATERS TO THE WEST OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA (NNS) -- Aviation Equipment Support Technicians (AS) keep the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier U...

"All Hands Man Your Battle Stations"
WATERS WEST OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA (NNS) -- A bell rings over the 1-main circuit (1-MC) aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier...

Gauge Troubleshooter Keeps GW Calibrated, Mission Ready
WATERS TO THE WEST OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA (NNS) -- A Sailor leans forward on his stool and peers closely at the equipment in front of him. With a tool ...

GW Carrier Strike Group Bids Farewell to Busan, ROK
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- The George Washington (CVN 73) Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) departed Busan, Republic of Korea (ROK) ...

GW, Stethem, ROK Navy Sailors Participate in COMREL at Busan Orphanage
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Sailors from Nimitz-Class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), Arleigh Burke-class guide...

GW Sailors Engage with Busan Home to Foster Goodwill, Relations
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Sailors from the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) visite...

GW Sailors Sing to Foster Good Relations With Republic of Korea
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) volunteered...

George Washington Carrier Strike Group Arrives in Busan to Promote Friendship, Goodwill
BUSAN, Korea (NNS) -- The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) arrived in Busan, Republic of Korea (ROK) for a s...

A Midshipman's Journey in the FDNF
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- A C-2A Greyhound from the "Providers" of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 30, Detachment 5, li...

GW Crash and Salvage Bundle Up Against the Heat
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) deploys every year ...

GW's CRMD Provides Spirituality, Relaxation During Patrol
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- The Command Religious Ministries Department (CRMD) aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft ...

GW Culinary Specialists Test their Creativity, Skills in Iron Chef Competition
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- Culinary specialists aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington ...

GW Boosts Morale with Independence Day, Anniversary Celebration
SULU SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) held a steel-beach ...

Afloat Recreation Creates Smiles on GW
SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) -- A Sailor comes to attention and makes the first move to break rank as the leading petty officer call...

The Armor Smiths of GW: IM2 Aviation Structural Mechanics
SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) -- There is a melting pot of rates that come together to ensure that the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed a...

George Washington Carrier Strike Group Returns to Sea After Singapore Visit
SINGAPORE (NNS) -- The USS George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) departed Singapore after a four-day, goodwill...

Welcoming Friends: GW Hosts Diplomatic Reception
SINGAPORE (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted a diplomatic...

George Washington Sailors Bring Softball to Singapore
SINGAPORE (NNS) -- Sailors from the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) partic...

George Washington Sailors Enrich, Widen Horizons with SMILES
SINGAPORE (NNS) -- 15 Sailors from the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) vis...

The GW Cup: Soccer in the Republic of Singapore
SINGAPORE (NNS) -- Sailors from the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) partic...

GW Sailors Help Restore, Renew and Revive Lives
SINGAPORE (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73)...

George Washington Carrier Strike Group to Experience "Lion City" Chronicle
SINGAPORE (NNS) -- The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) arrived in Singapore for a goodwill port visit, J...

USS George Washington Hosts Malaysian Distinguished Visitors
SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted Malaysian di...

George Washington Carrier Strike Group Promotes Partnerships in 'The Pearl of the Orient'
HONG KONG (NNS) -- The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) departed Hong Kong, June 20, after a four-day, go...

"The Last to Let You Down:" The Ascension of the Aircrew Survival Equipmentman Rating
SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) -- The roar of the engines can be heard as F/A-18 Super Hornets are launched from the U.S. Navy's forwa...

Skilled, Motivated Machinist's Mate Propels GW Forward
SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) operates effectivel...

The Driving Force of George Washington
SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) -- Engineers aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) wo...

George Washington Sailors Provide New Perspective to Sham Tseng Students and Staff
HONG KONG (NNS) -- Sailors from the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) volunt...

GW Sailors 'Score' Relations, Smiles at Playground Association
HONG KONG (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73)...

GW Sailors Leave a Lasting Impression at Hong Chi Association
HONG KONG (NNS) -- Sailors from the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) volunt...

George Washington Carrier Strike Group Visits "Asia's World City"
HONG KONG (NNS) -- The George Washington (CVN 73) Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) anchored in Victoria Harbor, Hong Kong, ...

Keep 'Em Flying: The IM2 Jet Shop
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department 2nd Division (IM 2) aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-depl...

ASIST Trains GW Sailors in Effective Suicide Intervention
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- Sailors participated in the first, underway Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) cla...

GW Hosts Distinguished Visitors While Underway
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted Japanese gue...

League of Women Pass on Experience, Knowledge to GW Sailors
WATERS NEAR OKINAWA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted a League of ...

Japanese Leaders Witness USS George Washington Operations At Sea
WATERS NEAR OKINAWA (NNS) -- Rear Adm. Isao Ooseto, commander, Fleet Air Wing
5, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), ...

From an Undesignated Rate to a Designated Future
WATERS NEAR OKINAWA (NNS) -- Recruits new to the Navy have the option to select many different rates, but some choose to join und...

GW Sailor Applies History to Shipboard Damage Control
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) requires motivated ...

Thirteen George Washington Chiefs Receive Their One-Star Anchors
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- A round of applause echoes in the hangar bay of the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier US...

George Washington Commemorates Achievements, Legacy of the Battle of Midway
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) cond...

GW Dental Corpsman Brings 'Wisdom' to Tooth Care
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Life aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) can be ...

GW's CS1 Speaks on Importance of External Communications
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Sailors constantly call their loved ones and message them to escape from the everyday stress of bein...

Midshipmen Gain Fleet Experience Aboard GW
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Midshipmen received valuable firsthand training aboard U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier...

A Story 14 Years in the Making: Chief Campbell Talks About Dynamic Naval Career
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- In the U.S. Navy, the rank of chief petty officer is given to those who have risen through enlisted ...

GW's Life Skills Courses Provide Framework For Success
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The Command Religious Ministry Department (CRMD) aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft ca...

Putting It All Together: George Washington's Weapons Assembly Division
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The G-3 weapons assembly division serves the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Georg...

George Washington Frocks New Generation of Petty Officers
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- A group of 275 Sailors stood in formation while Capt. Greg Fenton, commanding officer of the U.S. Na...

"I Am Beyond:" George Washington Celebrates Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) cele...

GW Gains a New Face, Experienced Hands
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- A Fresno, Calif. native experiences her first week as a new Sailor aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-de...

GW Declares: "No FOD on our Watch"
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The morning light poured into hangar bay two as Sailors fell into formation for foreign object damag...

Prompt, Precise, Prepared: The Way of George Washington's Personnel Department
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Inside an office on the third deck of the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George W...

GW Sailors Avoid "Complacency Crunch"
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) make...

Midshipmen Join GW to Gain Navy Experience Pride
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Seven midshipmen joined the crew of U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washing...

George Washington Completes Sea Trials, Ready for Patrol
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) returned to its for...

GW's Cargo Office Delivers Food to Hungry Sailors
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The cargo office aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN...

GW Conducts a "Booming" Replenishment
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) conducted an at-sea...

New Sailors Experience Life at Sea Aboard USS George Washington
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) departed its forwar...

Los Angeles Native Keeps GW's Helm in Good Hands
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- A Los Angeles native, steered by his search for greater adventure and opportunity, now does the stee...

Six George Washington Sailors Reach Highest Enlisted Rank
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Six Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) ...

GW Chaplain Recognized for Faith, Hope, Change
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Cmdr. Daniel L. Mode, head chaplain aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Geo...

George Washington Crew Certified Ready for Sea
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) was certified ready...

Japan Think Tank Visits George Washington
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The Japan Society for Security and Crisis Management (JSSCM) visited the U.S. Navy's forward-deploye...

Congressmen Visit Forward-Deployed Aircraft Carrier
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Nine U.S. representatives from eight states toured the U.S. Navy's forward deployed aircraft carrier...

USS George Washington Pre-Deployment Fair Prepares Sailors For Upcoming Patrol
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- More than 3,000 Sailors stationed aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Georg...

USS George Washington Sailors Earn Japanese Good Conduct Award
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The Command Religious Ministries Department aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier...

USS George Washington Football Club Earns Captain's Cup Title
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington's (CVN 73) Football Club ear...

"Hey Batter Batter!" from the GW
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The sun has set and the breeze off of Tokyo Bay cools the ground as players trot onto the softball f...

GW Hosts Ceremony to Remember Genocide, Holocaust
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The History and Heritage Committee aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Geor...

GW, CVW 5 Intelligence Team Wins Top Fleet Award
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) and its embarked ai...

GW, Misawa Air Base Compete in Friendly Rugby Game
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington's (CVN 73) rugby team compet...

GW Sailor Awarded Navy and Marine Corps Medal
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- A Sailor assigned to the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73...

GW Hosts STEM Event for Local Students
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted a Science, T...

George Washington's Chiefs Mess Celebrates 121st Birthday
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) celebrated the 121s...

GW Hosts First Japanese MLB Player
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted the first Ja...

George Washington Celebrates Women's Appreciation Month
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) celebrated Women's ...

George Washington's FCPOA Hosts Spring Cleaning
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington's (CVN 73) First Class Petty...

Navy's Top Air Boss Visits George Washington
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Vice Adm. David Buss, commander, U.S. Naval Air Forces, visited the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed air...

Flag Raised aboard GW to Honor Greathouse Legacy
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- Thirty-one minutes past midnight, as he stood a regular watch during his first year aboard the U.S. ...

"Fenton Fliers" Finish First: GW's Floor Hockey Team Wins Captain's Cup Championship
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington's (CVN 73) floor hockey team...

George Washington Sailors Resuscitate Interest in CPR Training
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The Health Services Department aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George W...

GW Sailors Selected for Senior Leadership, Officer Programs
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Sailors stationed aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CV...

Civil Rights Themed African American Heritage Celebration Aboard GW
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) attended a cerem...

GW Retail Services Division Raises Money for MWR
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- S-3 Division on board the forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) presented...

GW, NFFSC Educate Sailors on Interpersonal Relationships
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Navy Fleet and Family Support Center (NFFSC) conducted an interpersonal relationship seminar aboard ...

GW Engineers Complete 26.2 Mile Endurance Test
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Engineering department Sailors assigned to the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Geo...

League of Women Mentors Future Female Leaders
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Sailors stationed at various Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka commands attended the League of Wo...

GW's Association of Aviation Ordnancemen
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The Association of Aviation Ordnancemen (AAO) Chapter 73 aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed air...

GW Men's Basketball Team Wins Captain's Cup Tournament
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) men's basketball te...

GW's Women's Basketball Team Earns Captain's Cup Trophy
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington's (CVN 73) V-2 division wome...

USS George Washington Certified Battle "E"ffective
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) was awarded the Com...

George Washington Sailors Kick Start Captain's Cup with 5K Race
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Approximately 125 Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washin...

George Washington Sailor Earns Volunteer Service Award
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- A USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailor and native of Hollywood, Calif., received the President's Vo...

GW Hosts Super Bowl XLVIII Party
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) and the food service team aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deploy...

George Washington Recognized for Retention Excellence
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) was awarded the fis...

GW CSADD Hosts Bowling Tournament
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington's (CVN 73) Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD) hosted a...

George Washington Recognized as Honorable Mention for CSADD 2013 Best Sea Chapter of the Year
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD) aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deploy...

Forward-Deployed Mass Communication Specialist Wears Father's ESWS Pin
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Liam Kennedy, from Lafayette, In., earned the right to wear ...

PERS-43 Discusses Challenges, Opportunities with George Washington Officers
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The director of aviation officer distribution for the Aviation, Detailing and Placement office (PERS...

JSDF Joint Staff College Visits George Washington
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted Vice Adm. Toshiyuki Ito, com...

George Washington CSADD Supports Cultural Event
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington's (CVN 73) Coalition of Sail...

George Washington Donates a Quarter of a Million Dollars to CFC
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) donated more than $...

George Washington Strike Group Completes 2013 Patrol
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The USS George Washington Strike Group (GWSG) returned to its forward-operating location of Commande...

Forward Progress: 418 GW Sailors Promoted
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- Sailors eligible for advancement aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George...

George Washington Completes Ammunition Off-load with Charles Drew
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) conducted an at-sea...

The Big One - GW's Biggest RAS
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) completed its large...

GW Sea Warriors, Martial Artists
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- Mixed martial arts (MMA) is more than a hobby; it's a way of life for some Sailors aboard the U.S. N...

GW Sailors Put to the Test with Navy-wide PRT
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) is currently conduc...

GW Petty Officers Ready Their Peers for Air Warfare Specialty
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- A small group of Sailors stand in pristine Navy Working Uniforms and tension fills the air. The Sail...

CVW 5 Says Sayonara after Completing Patrol with GWSG
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, the embarked air wing of the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier...

GW Celebrates Thanksgiving At Sea
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) were...

GW Hosts Key Military Leaders for AnnualEx
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted key regional...

George Washington Celebrates Native American Heritage Month
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) atte...

Exclusive Dining Aboard USS George Washington
PHILLIPINE SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) offers many places ...

USS George Washington Molding Future Leaders
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- A group of female officers and Sailors gathered in the chapel of the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed ai...

"Hawkeyes" View of Operation Damayan
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- E-2C Hawkeyes from the "Liberty Bells" of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 115, embarked aboard...

Philippine, US Navy Synergize aboard GW
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- Philippine navy Cmdr. Vincent Sibala, commanding officer of the Tomas Batilo-class fast-attack craft...

GW Master-at-Arms Provide Assessments, Security during Operation Damayan
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- Masters-at-Arms assigned to the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington ...

Crisis Response: Navy Aircrewman Aids Philippines
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- Naval Aircrewman 2nd Class Justin Peach, from Riverside, Calif., has dreamt of being the one to rapp...

Philippine Navy Vice Commander Visits George Washington
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- Philippine navy Rear Adm. Jaime Bernadino, vice commander, embarked the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed...

Ospreys Make First Descent aboard George Washington in Support of Operation Damayan
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- Two U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Ospreys assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 262 and one f...

Filipino-American Sailor Supports Morale through Cooking during Operation Damayan
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- A former Navy and Russian Iron Chef "cooks" up morale aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircr...

GWSG Delivers Relief to a Thankful Village
GUIUAN, Eastern Samar, Republic of the Philippines (NNS) -- In the small village of Guiuan, located in Eastern Samar province, villagers lined up outside the ga...

VAW 117, GWSG: Fortunate Happenstance
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- Sailors from the "Wallbangers" of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 117 embarked the U.S...

George Washington Carrier Strike Group's Medical Team to Support Philippine Relief Efforts
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) was directed Nov. 12 to provide assistance to the...

GW Sailors Interact with Pui Kiu College Faculty, Students
HONG KONG (NNS) -- Twenty-one Sailors from the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN...

Sailor Becomes First Senior Enlisted Officer of the Deck aboard George Washington
SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) -- A golden-colored ball cap with the letters "OOD" or officer of the deck embroidered on the back are ...

"Mail Call, Mail Call" Aboard George Washington
SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) -- The post office aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN ...

George Washington Welcomes Scout Association of Hong Kong
HONG KONG (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted a tour for o...

Reaching For the Next Generation: GW Sailors and Hong Kong Air Cadets
HONG KONG (NNS) -- Sailors from the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) and it...

GW's Trash Detail: Taking Out the Waste
SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) serves approximatel...

A GW Sailor's Tranformation from Nurse to Airman
SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) -- Aviation Machinist's Mate Airman Lauren Davidson takes apart different modules of a turbo-fan from a...

International Sailor Strives for More aboard George Washington
SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73)...

George Washington Carrier Strike Group Visits "Pearl of the Orient"
HONG KONG (NNS) -- The George Washington Carrier Strike Group anchored in Victoria Harbor, Hong Kong for a scheduled po...

George Washington Welcomes Hong Kong Dignitaries
SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted Hong Kong go...

Nautical Family Reunion for GW, Antietam Sailing Siblings
SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) -- Two siblings reunited on board the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washingt...

George Washington's Supply Department is the Best in the West
SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington's (CVN 73) supply department...

George Washington's Barbers are a Cut Above
SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) -- The 10 barbers aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 7...

GW Recognizes "Movember" as Men's Health Month
SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) -- Sailors from the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) kicked...

Sailor Carries on Family Legacy Aboard George Washington
SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. military has a rich heritage that is honored by etched plaques and sculpted statues, and ce...

George Washington Sailors Make a Difference at Jamiyah Children's Home
SINGAPORE (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) cond...

V-2 ABE's: Controlling Chaos from Above, Below Decks
SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) could not complete ...

Warship or Cruiseship: George Washington's G-1 Division Makes the Difference
SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) -- Weapons department's G-1 division is responsible for the safe, orderly movement of ordnance aboard t...

George Washington Returns to Sea After Singapore Visit
SINGAPORE (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) departed Republic o...

George Washington Sailors Share Laughs with Singapore Cheshire Home
SINGAPORE (NNS) -- Sailors from the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) conduc...

Water Wars: Conserving H2O on George Washington
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Sailors face a constant battle with conserving potable water aboard the Navy's forward-deployed airc...

Welcoming Singapore Friends: GW Hosts Diplomatic Reception
SINGAPORE (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington began its first night in Sin...

George Washington, CVW-5: Honored Guest of Singapore
SINGAPORE (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) and its embarked ai...

George Washington Reaches Out To Partners In the Pacific
SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) -- Distinguished visitors and representatives from Singapore embarked aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-de...

George Washington Enriches U.S., Malaysian Partnership
SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted Malaysian di...

GW's VLA: Guiding CVW 5 Pilots Safely Home
SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) -- One of the many tests faced by pilots of USS George Washington's embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing...

A-Gang Keeps George Washington's Elevators, Rudders
SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the engineering department's auxiliaries division hydraulic shop aboard the U.S....

George Washington Prepares New Generation of Leaders
SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) prep...

The "Quiet Professionals"of EODMU 5
SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) and its embarked a...

Away the Flying Squad, Away!
EAST CHINA SEA (NNS) -- When emergency bells ring over the ship's announcement system, certain Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy'...

GW's Vending Crew Helps Sailors Combat Snack Attacks
SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) won't be caught unp...

Naval Aircrewman Has What it Takes Aboard George Washington
EAST CHINA SEA (NNS) -- Naval Aircrewmen aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN...

GW Promotes Pride through Heritage, History
EAST CHINA SEA (NNS) -- It can be difficult for Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George ...

Warfare Spotlight: Getting Started
EAST CHINA SEA (NNS) -- Sailors who come to the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73)...

The Cleanest, Hottest Service Onboard George Washington
EAST CHINA SEA (NNS) -- Cleanliness and sanitation are a main priority aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carr...

USS George Washington: Restocked and Ready to Go
EAST CHINA SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) conducted a repleni...

The Smoking Lamp Is Out onboard George Washington
WATERS TO THE WEST OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA (NNS) -- The medical department aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washingto...

George Washington Contributes to 60-Year U.S., ROK Alliance
WATERS TO THE WEST OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA (NNS) -- Distinguished visitors from the Republic of Korea (ROK) embarked USS George Washington (CVN 73), Oct...

George Washington Celebrates the Navy's 238th Birthday
WATERS TO THE WEST OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) cele...

Sunny Sailor Succeeds on GW
WATERS TO THE WEST OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA (NNS) -- Seaman Apprentice Sunny Theratill acquired his Bachelor of Arts degree in Mechanical Electronic Engi...

Rise Up: The Culinary Trio of the George Washington Bakeshop
WATERS TO THE WEST OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA (NNS) -- As night falls on the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), ...

Behind the Scenes: George Washington's Morale, Welfare and Recreation
WATERS TO THE WEST OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA (NNS) -- Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) provides an appreciated but often overlooked way for more than ...

An HRA a Day, Keeps the Doctor Away
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) log ...

George Washington Takes Action to Protect Sailors against Flu
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) are ...

George Washington Bids Farewell to "The Land of Morning Calm"
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) departed Busan, Rep...

George Washington, ROK Sailors Build Friendship in Nursery Home
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Sailors from the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) and Re...

George Washington Arrives in Busan, Republic of Korea
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) ...

George Washington's New Culture of Fitness
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Ninety-seven thousand tons of steel sails the seas 24 hours-a-day and the more than 5,000 Sailors wh...

George Washington Welcomes 60 years of U.S.-ROK Alliance
WATERS TO THE EAST OF KOREA PENINSULA (NNS) -- Republic of Korea (ROK) government and civilian officials visited the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed a...

Nocturnal Warriors: The Sailors of Night Check
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The sun dips below the horizon as the Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier steams through the bl...

Sailors Fight FOD Aboard George Washington
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) make...

Crunch Time For USS George Washington
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) makes the prevention of ...

George Washington Sailors Overcome Heat Stress
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington work hard eve...

Always on Loan: The Masters-at-Arms of CVW 5
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- The Masters-at-Arms (MA) assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW 5) 5 are sent on temporary assigned duty ...

Back to Home Plate: Safely Returning Aircraft to GW
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- A pilot assigned to the "Diamondbacks" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 105 places a radio call to t...

The Wheels on the Plane Go Round and Round
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington's (CVN 73) aircraft intermed...

Comfortable Living: George Washington Trash Disposal
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) is a floating city that needs its own way to dispose of the large amo...

GW Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month At Sea
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) cele...

GW's Medical, CRMD Help Sailors Identify, Combat Stress At Sea
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington's (CVN 73) medical and comma...

USS George Washington Participates in Joint Service Training with US Air Force
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) and its embarked ai...

GW and HSC 12 Participate in Joint Emergency Drill
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) part...

GW 73 Challenge: Competition to Build Teamwork
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) comp...

George Washington Sailors' Knowledge Put to the Test
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) conducted a bi-annu...

George Washington Sailor, Japanese Businessman
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Most people join the U.S. military to look for something better; whether it's to receive an educatio...

A Tale of George Washington's Shooters
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- An F/A-18E Super Hornet catches the number three wire and comes to rest on the flight deck of the U....

George Washington Donates to Combined Federal Campaign
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) kicked off the Comb...

Carrier Air Wing 5 Reunites with George Washington for 2013 Patrol
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) welcomed aboard Car...

George Washington Welcomes Japanese Visitors
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted Japanese gue...

George Washington Holds Patriots Day Celebration in Remembrance of 9/11
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) conducted a Patriot...

USS George Washington Continues 2013 Patrol
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) departed Fleet Activities Yokos...

George Washington's Chief Mess Welcomes Their Newest Leaders
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) welcomed 48 Sailors...

George Washington Sailors Hike to the Top of Japan's Tallest Mountain
YAMANASHI, Japan (NNS) -- Sailors stationed aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington's (...

COMNAVAIRPAC Recognizes George Washington Engineer's Outstanding Performance
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- A Sailor stationed aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (C...

COMNAVAIRPAC Recognizes GW Engineer's Outstanding Performance
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- A Sailor stationed aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (C...

VCNO Discusses Big Navy, Regional Topics with GW Sailors
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mark Ferguson and Fleet Master Chief April Beldo, fleet master c...

George Washington Welcomes "Honorary Sailors" for Day Cruise
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) welcomed more than ...

George Washington Carrier Strike Group Strengthens Australian Alliance during First half of 2013 Patrol
YOKOUSKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), flagship for the G...

George Washington Celebrates 101st Dental Corps Birthday
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) observed the Navy's...

Carrier Air Wing 5 Departs George Washington
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington's (CVN 73) embarked air wing...

George Washington Welcomes Japanese Guests
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted Japanese gue...

George Washington Conducts Weapons On-load
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) conducted a weapons...

George Washington Combat Systems Sailors Do More With Less
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) recognized Sailors ...

George Washington's AIMD Keeps Jets Mission-Ready
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- The avionics and armament division (IM3) within the aviation intermediate maintenance department (AI...

George Washington Food Service Team Brings Culinary Innovation
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) supply department p...

George Washington O2N2 Plant; Coolest Plant for Mission Readiness
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The oxygen and nitrogen (O2N2) plants aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS G...

USS George Washington Sailor Picks Up Where Father Left Off
PHILIPPINE SEA (NNS) -- A Sailor aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) fol...

IM4 Division: George Washington's Heavy Lifters
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Sailors in the aviation intermediate maintenance department (AIMD) aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-de...

George Washington Sailor Masters Helm
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Jerry Thompson, from Seale, Ala., took the wheel as master helmsman of th...

George Washington Legal: Law at Sea
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The legal department aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington ...

GW Motor Rewind Shop: Keeping Strike Group Sailors Cool
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) the motor re...

Passing of Family, Navy Pride and Tradition
CORAL SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy is an organization that is built on pride and tradition; the passing of the torch onto...

US, Australian Navies Participate in TS13 Exchange Program
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The U.S. and Royal Australian navies participated in a professional exchange program (PEP) in suppor...

George Washington Wardrooms Receive Menu Makeover
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The wardrooms aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73...

USS George Washington Wraps up Midshipman Summer Cruise Training
CORAL SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) served host to 78 f...

Plane Captains: Last Eyes to Ensure Mission Ready
CORAL SEA (NNS) -- Plane captains attached to squadrons aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ge...

George Washington Observes Women's Equality with Celebration at Sea
CORAL SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted a Women's Eq...

Deck Department: Shaping the Future of Sailors' Careers
CORAL SEA (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) work...

George Washington Chief Selectees Enter Phase II of Training
CORAL SEA (NNS) -- More than 70 petty officer first class Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carr...

George Washington Honors 'Lady Lex' Sacrifice, Spirit
CORAL SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) honored USS Lexingt...

George Washington Bids Farewell to Australian Friends
BRISBANE, Australia (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) departed Brisbane, ...

GW Sailors Provide New Learning Opportunity at Brisbane Grammar School
BRISBANE, Australia (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) part...

GW Sailors Foster Relations with Aboriginal School through Friendly Competition
BRISBANE, Australia (NNS) -- Sailors stationed aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CV...

George Washington Sailors Play Australian Semi-pro Soccer Team
BRISBANE, Australia (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington's (CVN73) soccer team compet...

George Washington Volunteer for Maritime Preservation
BRISBANE, Australia (NNS) -- Sailors from the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) partic...

GW Sailors Volunteer to Preserve Australian Icon
BRISBANE, Australia (NNS) -- Sailors stationed aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington's (...

George Washington Reception Welcomes Top Australian Leaders post Biennial Exercise
BRISBANE, Australia (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted a reception ...

George Washington's Fleet Logistics Support Squadron: Parts, People, Mail
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The "Providers" of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 30, Detachment 5, is responsible for the t...

George Washington Completes TS13, Arrives in Brisbane
BRISBANE, Australia (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) ...

George Washington Completes Core Training II
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) completed core trai...

George Washington Sailors Practice OPSEC
CORAL SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) takes any violation...

George Washington Sailors Combat OC Spray
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) conducted its first...

GW Safety Department Protects Crew through Policing, Cleaning
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Industrial hygiene provides a safe working environment for more than 5,000 Sailors aboard the U.S. N...

George Washington Supply Department Completes Inspection
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington's (CVN 73) supply division c...

Combat Systems Keeps George Washington Out of the Dark
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Combat systems 1 division (CS1) aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George ...

George Washington Welcomes Australian Distinguished Visitors
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Distinguished visitors from Australia visited the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS ...

George Washington: 'Bite to Fight'
CORAL SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) provides the only d...

George Washington Provides "Moral-Compass" for Sailors
CORAL SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) provides Sailors th...

George Washington ABEs Essential to Ship's Primary Mission
CORAL SEA (NNS) -- Aviation Boatswain's Mates (equipment) (ABE) are essential to the primary mission of the U.S. Navy's...

GW Sailors Find Balance on Patrol
CORAL SEA (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) ofte...

GW's Jet Shop Keeps Air Wing Five Mission-Ready
CORAL SEA (NNS) -- Aviation Machinist's Mates aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washi...

U.S., Australian Forces Collaborate on Air Defense
CORAL SEA (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) Carrier Strike Grou...

Midshipmen Complete Training Aboard George Washington
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Twenty-eight midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy and Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) ...

George Washington makes Surface, Air warriors
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) will...

George Washington Completes Core Training I
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) completed Core Trai...

Brain Fuel: Grapes Teach Midshipmen
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Midshipmen assigned to the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN ...

Skittles: Operations from the Hub
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Bulky life preservers and vice-gripping cranials are some of the components of a daily uniform worn ...

George Washington Welcomes CNMI Officials
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Government representatives from the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) visited the ...

George Washington Completes Its First Replenishment-at-Sea of 2013 Patrol
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The day began early for USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors as they completed their first 2013 re...

GW Hosts Birthday Party Celebration on 4th of July
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) took...

Carrier Air Wing Five Completes Carrier Qualification Aboard George Washington
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The nation's "911" air wing completed carrier qualifications aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed...

George Washington Sailors Prevent Crunch Together
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, at Sea (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) makes the preventio...

George Washington Fitness Warriors Return
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, at Sea (NNS) -- Sailors stationed aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CV...

Small town boy becomes man in U.S. Navy
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), 19 chiefs d...

Setting the Example of Good Citizenship
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- A dark, unfamiliar alley is not the best place to find yourself lost, without money or a cell phone....

Command Advancement Program Benefits George Washington Sailors
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) advanced 16 Sailors...

George Washington Sailor Receives U.S. Pacific Fleet Award
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- A Sailor aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) rec...

Midshipmen Gain Insight, Knowledge from George Washington Sailors
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) departed with 28 mi...

George Washington Frocks 19 Sailors to Senior Chief
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Nineteen senior chief petty officer selectees took the stage aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed...

George Washington Begins 2013 Patrol
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier departed Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan for...

George Washington Manned and Ready with Carrier Air Wing 5
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- More than 2,000 Sailors assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 embarked the U.S. Navy's forward-deploy...

George Washington Completes Successful Ammunition Onload
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier completed an at-sea ammunition onload June 23 with...

George Washington Concludes Sea Trials
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) completed sea trial...

George Washington, SRF, PSNS Team Completes SRA
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) completed its Fisca...

Midshipman Joins GW's Medical Team
USS George Washington, At Sea (NNS) -- It's not uncommon to see new faces aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Geor...

Remembering History: George Washington Corpsmen Celebrates 115 Years of Service
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Hospital corpsmen aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CV...

CVW 5 Pilots Complete Field Carrier Landing Practice
IWO-TO, Japan (NNS) -- U.S. Navy aviators assigned to fixed-wing units under Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 completed day and nig...

Carrier Air Wing 5 Prepares for 2013 Patrol with USS George Washington
ATSUGI, Japan (NNS) -- Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 is currently preparing and training for its upcoming 2013 patrol with the U...

George Washington, SAPRO, Discuss Sexual Assault Prevention
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) welcomed members of...

George Washington Welcomes Midshipmen For Their Summer Cruise
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) welcomed 16 midship...

Renovated Mess Decks Show GW Sailors' Hard Work
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) has re...

USS George Washington Hosts Royal New Zealand Navy
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted 48 officers a...

George Washington Frocks Over 370 Sailors
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) conducted a fr...

George Washington Commemorates Memorial Day "7th Fleet Style"
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) and embarked air wing Carrier Air W...

George Washington Welcomes its Newest Master Chiefs to the Fleet
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Seven Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73...

USS George Washington Hosts Inaugural Luncheon to Welcome Carrier Air Wing Five
ATSUGI, Japan (NNS) -- The food service team aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington...

GW Combat Systems Dept. Proves Readiness
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington's (CVN 73) Combat Systems Department recentl...

Future JMSDF Officers Tour George Washington During Training Cruise
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Approximately 200 Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) officer candidates visited the forwar...

GW Sailors, UFC Fighters Share Warrior Spirit
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted four Ultimate Fighting C...

George Washington Hosts Sailors from Key Asia-Pacific Ally
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The crew of the Royal Australian guided-missile frigate HMAS Sydney (FFG 03) visited the U.S. Navy's...

GW Sailors Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) cele...

George Washington Sailors Attend Pre-Deployment Fair
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) and ...

GW Sailors Sharpen Skills, Teamwork with Mass Casualty Drill
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73)...

GW Sailors Build Lasting Relationships at Handicap Rehabilitation Center
YOKOHAMA, Japan (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73)...

GW Sailors Assessed in Biannual Physical Readiness Test
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) begin their bian...

George Washington Sailor Receives Propulsion Plant Watch Officer of the Year Award
YOKOSUKA, Japan (April 27, 2013) (NNS) -- An officer aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) w...

GW Hosts Senior Medical Leader to Discuss Challenges, Successes at Sea
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted the deputy c...

George Washington Receives Navy's Top Safety Award
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) received the 2012 f...

GW Sailors Honor Holocaust Victims
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) held a holocaust re...

George Washington Honors Junior Sailors with Special Meal
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Select junior Sailors from USS George Washington (CVN 73) are treated to a five-course meal by food...

George Washington's Security Force Trains for Certification
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington's (CVN 73) security departme...

George Washington Remembers Fallen Shipmate
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The crew of USS George Washington (CVN 73) held a memorial ceremony here April 18 to honor the life ...

George Washington Sailors, Families Celebrate Christmas with Holiday Dinner
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) celebrated Christma...

George Washington's CSADD a Cut Above the Rest
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington's (CVN 73) Coalition of Sailors Against ...

George Washington CSADD Participate in CFAY Turkey Bowl
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington's (CVN 73) chapter of Coalit...

USS George Washington Returns to Yokosuka after 2012 Patrol
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier returned from the second half of its 2012 pat...

George Washington Conducts Ordnance Offload
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) conducted a 1,333-ton ammunitio...

Carrier Air Wing 5 Departs George Washington
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington's embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (C...

Rock Group 'The Fray' Performs Aboard George Washington
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The Denver-based rock quartet "The Fray" performed a concert aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed...

Exercise Keen Sword 2013 Kicks Off with JSDF Embark aboard George Washington
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted the Japan Ma...

George Washington Returns to Sea after Philippines Visit
MANILA BAY, Republic of the Philippines (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) departed Manila Bay...

George Washington Participates in Inaugural Philippine Military Goodwill Games
MANILA, Republic of the Philippines (NNS) -- Sailors stationed aboard forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN) 73 participat...

USS George Washington Arrives in the Philippines
MANILA BAY, Philippines (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) dropped anchor in M...

Vietnamese Distinguished Visitors Tour George Washington
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Distinguished visitors from Vietnam visited the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ge...

Underway Replenishment Offers Unique Training Aboard George Washington
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The day began early for USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors during a replenishment-at-sea (RAS) w...

#Warfighting: George Washington Prepares for 3M Assessment
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) is preparing for it...

George Washington Sailors Volunteer at Orphanage
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (NNS) -- Sailors from the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), embar...

George Washington Returns to Sea After Visit to Malaysia
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) departed Malaysia a...

George Washington Hosts Tours to Malaysian Military Forces
PORT KLANG, Malaysia (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) opened its bay door...

George Washington, Malaysian Armed Forces Conduct Medical Exchange
PORT KLANG, Malaysia (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted a medical su...

George Washington Sailors Share Experiences with Malaysian Students
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73)...

George Washington Sailors Spend Time with Myanmar Refugee Kids
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (NNS) -- Sailors attached to the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73)...

George Washington Makes First Visit to Malaysia
PORT KLANG, Malaysia (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's full-time forward-deployed aircraft carrier and its crew of more than 5,000 Sailors ...

George Washington Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) participated in ...

Warfare Stand-down Helps Get Sailors Qualified
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) took...

#Warfighting: George Washington Scores 'Outstanding' on Final Evaluation Period
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) completed its final...

Embarked Rabbi Helps George Washington's Jewish Community Celebrate High Holy Days
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The Navy's full-time forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted a Jewis...

George Washington Sailors Help Out at Guam's Only Civilian Hospital
TAMUNING, Guam (NNS) -- Twenty-four Sailors attached to the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washing...

George Washington Returns to Sea After Guam Visit
JOINT REGION MARIANAS, Guam (NNS) -- The forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) departed Guam after a routine, ...

George Washington Sailors Coach Special Olympics Guam Athletes
SANTA RITA, Guam (NNS) -- Sailors from the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington's (CVN 73) Firs...

George Washington Arrives in Guam for Friendship, Goodwill
JOINT REGION MARIANAS, Guam (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier pulled into Guam for a routine, four-day port...

Combat Direction Center: George Washington's Eyes, Ears
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The combat direction center (CDC) aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) is the forward-deployed airc...

EOD Keeps VS12 Strike Group Mission Ready
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Guam-based Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Mobile Battalion 503 is aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-...

US Joint Forces Complete Valiant Shield SINKEX
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- A live-fire exercise, part of Valiant Shield 2012, sank the ex-USS Coronado (AGF-11) in waters 3,045...

Exercise Valiant Shield Kicks Off
ANDERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Guam (NNS) -- More than 25 U.S. joint forces began Valiant Shield 2012 (VS12) in the Guam operating area, Sept. 11...

George Washington Welcomes Newest Chiefs to Mess
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The George Washington Carrier Strike Group, led by the Navy's full-time forward-deployed aircraft ca...

George Washington Conducts Two Burial at Sea Ceremonies
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) held a burial-at-se...

George Washington Remembers 9/11 with Patriot Day Celebration
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) gath...

George Washington Successfully Concludes CART II
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) successfully comple...

George Washington Holds POW/MIA Remembrance
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) held a ceremony hon...

George Washington Welcomes Swedish Senior Member of the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- A member of the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission (NNSC) conducted an overnight embark aboard t...

George Washington Gears Up for CART II
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) bega...

Man Overboard Drill Ensures Time, Safety, Efficiency Aboard George Washington
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) cond...

George Washington Welcomes Japanese Government Officials
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Representatives from the Japanese government visited the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carri...

George Washington Continues its 2012 Patrol in 7th Fleet Area of OperationsWatch Video
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) departed its forwar...

USS George Washington Holds Change of Command
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) held a change of co...

George Washington Welcomes New Chief Petty Officers
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Forty-four USS George Washington (CVN 73) first class petty officers were selected to join the chief...

Pacific Fleet Chaplain Visits George Washington
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The fleet chaplain for U.S. Pacific Fleet Command (USPACFLT), visited the U.S. Navy's forward-deploy...

George Washington Returns to Yokosuka for Mid-Patrol Break
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier returned to its forward-operating port at Fle...

George Washington Returns to Busan, Republic of Korea
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) arrived in Busan, Republic of Korea (ROK) June 27, for a port visit t...

George Washington Celebrates 150,000 Safe Arrested Landings
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) celebrated a signif...

Chiefs Enhance Team Skills during George Washington RAS
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Chief petty officers (CPOs) aboard the forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN ...

George Washington Prepares for INSURV
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted a Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) Preparation and Assi...

George Washington Wraps Up Sea Trials
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) returned to its homeport of Command...

USS George Washington Honors Sailors, Shipyard Employees
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The Japan-based Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) held its final "Key Pla...

GW Kicks Off Sea Trials
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) departed Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, May 12 to conduct sea tria...

George Washington Conducts ScrubEX
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- After weeks of preparation, the Japan-based, Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington's (...

MCPON Visits George Washington
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick D. West spoke with more than 3,000 Sailors durin...

George Washington CSADD Cleans Up Yokosuka
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Sailors from the forward deployed Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington's (CVN 73) Coa...

PACOM Commander visits George Washington
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- More than 4,000 Pacific Fleet Sailors welcomed the commander, of U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM) for a ...

George Washington Sailors, Families Rise Together Easter Sunday
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Sailors and their families attended an Easter Sunday sunrise service on the flight deck aboard the J...

George Washington Celebrates Women's History Month
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Sailors celebrated Women's History Month aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Wash...

George Washington Hosts Pre-Deployment Fair
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- More than 3,000 Sailors from the Nimitz class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) and th...

'Battleship' Stars Visit George Washington Sailors
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) welcomed the director and stars o...

George Washington Hosts Spring Festival Open House
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The crew of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) welcomed aboard more...

Crew of USS George Washington Wins Retention Award
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The crew of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) won the Navy's Reten...

USS George Washington Chiefs, Families Ride Japanese Navy Ship
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) chief petty officers and their families went underway for the day abo...

George Washington Sailors Receive Advancement Career Advice
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) concluded a three...

Japanese Chefs teach George Washington Chefs a New 'Old Dish'
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Soba chefs from the Shonan International Women's Association and local Japanese chefs visited the nu...

George Washington Anchors in on Safety
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- A joint team of Sailors from the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), U....

George Washington Hosts Super Bowl XLVI Party
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Sailors and shipyard workers aboard the forward-deployed nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George...

George Washington Hosts Ceremony for Martin Luther King Day
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington's Multinational Heritage Committee held a commemoration ceremony in honor of D...

Machida Troop Visits George Washington
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Members of the Scouting Association of Japan from Machida Prefecture Troop 1 based in Tokyo, toured ...

NCIS Trains George Washington Security Team
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) completed its first-ever command investigative confe...

Navy Chief of Chaplains Tours George Washington
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Chaplain Corps Chief of the Navy spoke with Sailors aboard the Navy's only full-time forward-deploye...

USS George Washington Sailors Receive Gifts
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Gifts donated by the Support Our Sailors (SOS) non-profit organization were passed out to Sailors ab...

George Washington Holds Frocking Ceremony
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) conducted a frocking ceremony he...

George Washington Sailors Enjoy Command Picnic
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors and their families took part in a command picnic at Purdy Gym...

Miami Marlins Visit GW
YOKOSUKA , Japan (NNS) -- Three professional baseball players from the Miami Marlins visited Sailors aboard the nuclear-powere...

George Washington Celebrates Thanksgiving
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Two days after returning to their forward operating port of Yokosuka, Japan, the crew of USS George ...

USS George Washington Returns to Japan to Conclude 2011 Patrol
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) returned to her forward operating port of Yokosu...

GW Sailors Volunteer at Ning Po College
HONG KONG (NNS) -- Sailors and command-sponsored sports team members from the Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft car...

George Washington Carrier Strike Group Returns to Singapore
SINGAPORE (NNS) -- The George Washington Carrier Strike Group, centered around nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ge...

GW Sailors Volunteer at Busan Orphanage
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Sailors from nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) visited the Sung Ae Won...

USS George Washington Hosts Open House in Busan
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) welcomed more than 2,600 visitors during an open house event while in...

George Washington Welcomes Republic of Korea Dignitaries and Distinguished Visitors
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- The crew of nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted a reception and w...

George Washington METOC Assists Navigation through Dual Tropical Storms
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) navigated through two tropical s...

George Washington Chief Petty Officers Welcome New Chiefs
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Thirty-three Sailors aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) join...

George Washington Returns to Sea
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) returned to sea Sept. 19 to cont...

George Washington Commemorates Tenth Anniversary of 9/11
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) gathered for a ce...

George Washington Sailors Maximize Opportunities at Sea
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Career counselors and afloat college instructors aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) are leveragin...

George Washington Takes Friends, Families on Cruise
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The crew of USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted more than 2,000 family and friends for a cruise Au...

George Washington Information Systems Technicians Receive Training
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Information systems technicians aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) had the u...

George Washington Returns to Yokosuka
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- After 74 days at sea and logging more than 25,000 nautical miles across the western Pacific, the Nav...

Royal Thai Navy Partners With U.S. Navy For Search-and-Rescue Training
LAEM CHABANG, Thailand (NNS) -- Officers with the Royal Thai Navy's Helicopter Anti-Surface Warfare Squadron (HS) 2 participated in ...

George Washington Returns to Sea After Visit to Thailand
LAEM CHABANG, Thailand (NNS) -- The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) departed Laem Chabang, Thailand ...

Royal Thai Armed Forces Chaplains Visit George Washington
LAEM CHABANG, Thailand (NNS) -- The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted 20 Thai military chaplain...

USS George Washington Strengthens Relationship with Thailand
LAEM CHABANG, Thailand (NNS) -- The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) and her crew of 5,500 Sailors ar...

GW Sailors Champion in Teppanyaki Cook-Off
PATTAYA CITY, Thailand (NNS) -- Showcasing their talents in the Galley, eight Culinary Specialists from USS George Washington (CVN 7...

USS George Washington Welcomes Thai Princess
LEAM CHABANG, Thailand (NNS) -- Aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) welcomed Thailand's Princess Sirivannavari Nariratan...

USS George Washington Crew Safely Navigates Through Sunda Strait
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard forward-deployed, nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) suc...

USS Curtis Wilbur Sailors Reenlist on Nation's Birthday
USS CURTIS WILBUR, At Sea (NNS) -- Two Sailors aboard Arleigh Burke-class, guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) reenlist...

George Washington Hosts Birthday Celebration on the Fourth of July
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The crew of USS George Washington (CVN 73), the Navy's only full-time, forward-deployed aircraft car...

George Washington Conducts CBR Training
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington conducted a chemical, biological and radiological (CBR) drill aboard the ship ...

George Washington Prepares For Worst with Mass Casualty Drill
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Preparing for the worst of all possible scenarios, hundreds of Sailors from the nuclear-powered airc...

George Washington Leadership Briefs Crew about ERB
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Command career counselors aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) held a briefing in the ship's fos'cl...

GW, Airwing Five Working Toward Blue Water Certification
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 are in the final phase of the C...

George Washington Begins CART II
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The Afloat Training Group (ATG), Commander Task Force (CTF) 70, and Commander, Naval Air Forces (CNA...

George Washington Honors First Sailors of the Day for Summer Patrol
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, Pacific Ocean (NNS) -- One week after the Navy's only full time, forward-deployed aircraft carrier began her summer patrol,...

GW, Carrier Air Wing 5 Squadron Complete Super Hornet Fighting Force
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The "Dambusters" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 195 returned to the flight deck aboard USS George ...

George Washington NCIS Agent Proud of Dad; CNO Nominee
PACIFIC OCEAN (June 18 2011) (NNS) -- Jon Greenert, a Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) agent serving aboard the nuclear-powered...

GW Conducts Carrier Qualifications
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 pilots returned to USS George Washington (CVN 73), now underway in the West...

George Washington Begins Summer Patrol
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG), centered around the Navy's only full-time forward-de...

George Washington Promotes Personal, Professional Development
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN73) took on an extra role as the Navy's largest float...

George Washington Begins Sea Trials
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, at sea (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) returned to sea, departing her forward-operating...

GW Sailors Celebrate Asian and Pacific American Heritage
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Sailors aboard aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) attended a ceremony in honor of Asian...

Information Fair Prepares George Washington Sailors for Patrol
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- More than 3,000 Sailors and their families participated in USS George Washington's (CVN 73) annual i...

George Washington Crew, Family Members Donate Blankets to Japan
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Sailors aboard aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) joined forces with Free Masons of Jap...

GW Sailors Stay on Top of Warfare Quals
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- USS George Washington completed, "Warfare Days", an incentive in which Sailors are earning their enl...

USS George Washington Returns to Yokosuka
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) returned to the ship's forward operating port at Com...

Family Members Adapt to Life Back on the Home Front
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Families of Sailors from the Japan-based aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), evacuated...

George Washington Board Eligible Sailors Prepare for 2011 CPO Induction
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Chief petty officers aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) are using the master chief petty officer ...

Sasebo Provides New Experiences for GW Sailors
SASEBO, Japan (NNS) -- After two days in port, the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) headed back out to sea, ...

Japanese Workers Embark aboard George Washington
SASEBO, Japan (NNS) -- Fresh faces were seen aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) April 11, when 165 ...

George Washington Sailors Assist in Sasebo
SASEBO, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN73) Sailors spent some of their liberty time in Sasebo, Japan, with reside...

George Washington Sailors Experience Sasebo Culture
SASEBO, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors visited Sasebo, Japan, as part of a port visit April 12.
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George Washington Arrives in Sasebo
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) is scheduled to visit U.S. Flee...

USS George Washington Conducts Small Boat Training
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors conducted rigid-hull inflatable boat (RHIB) training operatio...

USS George Washington Sailors Complete Security Training Course
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Thirty-three USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors completed a Security Reaction Force Basic (SRFB)...

USS George Washington Receives First Mail Shipment During Deployment
SASEBO, Japan (NNS) -- The forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) received approximately 10,000 l...

Puget Sound, Norfolk Naval Shipyard Workers Depart USS George Washington
SASEBO, Japan (NNS) -- Puget Sound and Norfolk Naval Shipyard workers began departing USS George Washington (CVN 73), durin...

USS George Washington Celebrates 118th CPO Birthday
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Chief Petty Officers (CPO) from the forward-deployed nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS George Was...

George Washington Sailors, Shipyard Workers Overcome Challenges at Sea
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The USS George Washington (CVN 73) Aviation Fuels Division, with help from Puget Sound Naval Shipyar...

USS George Washington Conducts Vertical Replenishment-at-Sea
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) successfully conducted a vertical replenishment-at-sea (VERTREP) afte...

USS George Washington Improves Habitability at Sea
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors and civilians aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) are working side-by-side to make repairs...

USS George Washington Sailors Train With PSNS Shipyard Workers
AT SEA (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) received specialized training fro...

Vietnam Representatives Visit USS George Washington
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Representatives from the Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to Japan, visited USS George W...

Commander, Naval Air Forces Visits George Washington
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Commander, Naval Air Forces, visited the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN...

Yokosuka School Shows Appreciation for George Washington Volunteers
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors participated in a reception given by teachers and students of...

USS George Washington Sailors Celebrate Black History Month
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington's (CVN 73) Heritage Committee prepared and hosted a Black History Month celebr...

George Washington Sailors Meet Arizona Cardinals Cheerleaders
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) gathered on the forward mess decks for a chance to mee...

Pacific Fleet Master Chief Visits USS George Washington
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Fleet Master Chief John T. Minyard, U.S. Pacific Fleet Master Chief, visited Sailors aboard the airc...

Forward-Deployed Sailors Earn College Degrees Despite Arduous Environment
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Eighteen USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors received their college degrees during a ceremony at...

George Washington Sailors Receive Care Packages
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors received a donation from Bennett School District students in...

George Washington, JMSDF Master Chiefs Work Together to Improve Alliance
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Demonstrating the opportunities for increasing the interoperability of the U.S. Navy and the Japan M...

USS George Washington Returns to Japan for Holidays
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- After a short but eventful three-week period out at sea, the aircraft carrier USS George Washington ...

George Washington Carrier Strike Group, JMSDF Wrap Up Keen Sword 2011
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) con...

Keen Sword 2011 Brings US and Japanese Sailors Together
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force personnel and their U.S. counterparts aboard USS George Washington...

George Washington Strike Group Prepares to Begin Keen Sword 2010
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Following a highly successful exercise with the Republic of Korea Navy in the waters west of the Kor...

USS George Washington Celebrates Thanksgiving Underway
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) pulled out of its forward operating port of Yokosuka, Japan Nov. 24.<...

GW CSG Returns to Forward Deployed Port of Yokosuka, Japan
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- After more than 130 days at sea, the George Washington (GW) Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is taking a b...

George Washington Carrier Strike Group Arrives in Manila
MANILA, Philippines (NNS) -- USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, with a combined crew of m...

George Washington Hosts Philippines Vice President During Manila Reception
MANILA, Philippines (NNS) -- The Republic of the Philippines vice president and the U.S. ambassador to the Republic of the Philip...

George Washington Rugby Football Club Helps Raise More Than $20,000
ANGELES CITY, Philippines (NNS) -- USS George Washington's (CVN 73) GW Rugby Football Club helped raise more than $20,000 at the Sevent...

Republic of Philippines Citizens Tour USS George Washington in Manila
MANILA, Philippines (NNS) -- USS George Washington's (CVN 73) crew gave local residents a glimpse of life aboard the Navy's only ...

George Washington Hosts Future Philippine Naval Leaders
MANILA, Republic of the Philippines (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted graduates of the Philippine Military Academy Se...

Singaporean Residents Tour USS George Washington
SINGAPORE (NNS) -- Sailors from USS George Washington (CVN 73) welcomed aboard Singapore residents for public tours of ...

USS George Washington Sailors Reach out to Disadvantaged Children in Singapore
SINGAPORE (NNS) -- Sailors from USS George Washington (CVN 73) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 visited Boy's Town, Singapo...

GW Hosts Reception for Distinguished Singapore Guests
SINGAPORE (NNS) -- The U.S. ambassador to Singapore was among the more than 300 military officials and distinguished gu...

George Washington Strike Group Arrives in Singapore
SINGAPORE (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73), with her combined crew of more than 5,000 Sailors, along with USS Mc...

GW Sailors Train to Transport the Injured
USS GEORGE WASHINTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Approximately 31 USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) Sailors attended a stretcher bearer qualificati...

ROK Minister of National Defense Minister Visits GW
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) welcomed aboard the minister of national defense for the Republic of ...

George Washington Wraps Up Invincible Spirit
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) completed its role in the U.S.-Republic of Korea (ROK) combined allia...

USS George Washington Sailors Visit Korean Senior Center
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 Sailors assisted elderly residents at th...

USS George Washington Sailors Visit Cheonan Wreckage
PYEONGTAEK, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Sailors from USS George Washington and Carrier Air Wing 5 visited the wreckage of the Republic of Ko...

USS George Washington Welcomes Guests of All Ages
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Sailors from USS George Washington (CVN 73), welcomed aboard a variety of guests for public tours of...

USS George Washington Arrives in Busan
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) arrived in Busan, Republic of Korea (ROK) July 21 for a port visit to...

USS George Washington to Visit Busan
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73), the U.S. Navy's only permanently, forward-deployed aircraft carrier,...

VFA 102 Holds Change of Command Ceremony Over GW
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 102 held a change of command ceremony in the air above USS George Wash...

George Washington Sailor Aids in Rescue of Fuji Hiker
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- A Sailor assigned to USS George Washington (CVN 73) assisted in the rescue of an American tourist Ju...

GW Returns for 18th Birthday
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) returned to her forward-deployed base of Fleet Activities Yokosuka, J...

GW Completes UNREP with Tippecanoe
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) completed an underway replenishment (UNREP) June 30 while on its 2010...

GW Holds Live-Fire Training Exercise
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The crew of USS George Washington (CVN 73) fired off numerous weapons systems simultaneously during ...

GW Completes Undersea Warfare Exercise
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) participated in Undersea Warfare Exercise (USWEX) with U.S. and Japan...

GW Departs on Summer Patrol
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) departed Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan June 14, once again getting...

VFA-115 Joins George Washington and CVW-5 Team
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- When Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 embarked aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) for the ship's carrier ...

CTF 70 Changes Command
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Commander, USS George Washington Carrier Strike Group, Task Force 70, Task Force 75 and Carrier Stri...

GW Sailor Prepares for First Deployment
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) prepares for summer deployment, and several Sailors will experience l...

George Washington Sailors use Fast Cruise to Prepare for Sea
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors completed a mock two-day underway period May 9, which was aim...

GW Starts Sea Trials, Completes SRA
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) departed Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, May 11 to conduct sea tria...

GW Recognizes Key Players During Availability Period
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) recognized several "Key Players of the Week" for their outstanding pr...

GW Prepares After Tsunami Warning
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) prepared for a potentially damaging tsunami Feb. 28 in Yokosuka, Japa...

GW Recognizes Key Players During Availability Period
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) recognized several "Key Players of the Week" Feb. 12 for their ...

Raiders Cheerleaders Visit GW Sailors
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- A group of Oakland Raiders' cheerleaders, the "Raiderettes," paid a visit to the crew of USS George ...

GW Sailor Takes Over Bridge for "Proposal"
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) personnel conduct tours for thousands every year, building up diploma...

GW Recognizes Key Players During Availability Period
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) recognized several "Key Players of the Week" Feb. 5 for outstanding p...

GW Sailors, Base Firefighters Exchange Knowledge During Drill
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors and members of the Commander Naval Forces Japan Fire Departme...

GW Celebrates Successful Advancement Cycle
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) advanced 249 Sailors during a frocking ceremony in the ship's hangar ...

GW Holds Open House
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) opened its doors to nearly 30,000 Japanese visitors during an op...

GW CSG Returns from Fall Deployment
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GW CSG) returned to Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, No...

GW Follows Strict Waste Disposal Guidelines
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, at sea (NNS) -- With the population of a small town, USS George Washington (CVN 73) boasts all the services of one, ...

VFA-27 Reaches Safety Milestone
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, at sea (NNS) -- Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 27 reached a naval aviation milestone Nov. 13 by flying its 100,000th ...

GW Celebrates Native American Heritage Month
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors are celebrating Native American Heritage Month throughout the...

U.S., Japanese Sailors Strengthen Ties During ANNUALEX 21G
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GW CSG) Sailors and embarked members of the Japan Maritime S...

GW Challenges Sailors to Quit Tobacco for a Day
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors will participate in the Great American Smokeout Nov. 19, whic...

George Washington Stays Mission-Ready with MISSILEX
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) successfully completed a test of its NATO Sea Sparrow Missile System ...

George Washington Begins ANNUALEX 21G
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 began their participation in mi...

GW Sailors Help Hong Kong Home For Blind
HONG KONG (NNS) -- Sailors from USS George Washington (CVN 73) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 gave the residents of Joyfu...

GW Sailors Bring Joy to Hong Kong School Children
HONG KONG (NNS) -- Sailors from USS George Washington (CVN 73) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 provided assistanc...

GW Sailors Enjoy Meals with Hong Kong Residents
HONG KONG (NNS) -- Eighty-six Sailors from the USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) Carrier Strike Group (CSG) participa...

GW Carrier Strike Group Departs Hong Kong Following First Visit
HONG KONG (NNS) -- The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GW CSG) departed Kowloon Bay Nov. 3 following a five-day...

GW Makes Historic Visit To Hong Kong
HONG KONG (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) anchored out in Victoria Harbor Oct. 29, as the ship made the first p...

GW CSG Completes Bilateral Exercise with ROK Navy
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GW CSG) completed a bilateral exercise with the Republic...

GW Hosts Korean CNO, Congressional Delegation
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At sea (NNS) -- Commander, George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GW CSG) welcomed Republic of Korea chairman and m...

GW Departs Yokosuka for 2009 Fall Deployment
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The George Washington Carrier Strike Group departed Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY), Jap...

Dance Team Visits George Washington
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- A group of Chicago-based dancers visited USS George Washington (CVN 73) in Yokosuka, Japan, Sept. 15...

Family, Guests Watch Navy in Action on George Washington
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington's (CVN 73) crew and air wing personnel hosted more than 2,000 visitors during ...

GW CSG Completes Inaugural Summer Deployment, Returns to Yokosuka
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GW CSG) completed their inaugural summer deployment Sept...

GW CSG Begins Training with Nimitz CSG
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) began its participation in joint aircraft carrier operations with USS...

GW Carrier Strike Group Participates In Indonesian International Fleet Review
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, at sea (NNS) -- The George Washington Carrier Strike Group participated in the Indonesia International Fleet Review ...

Strike Group Departs Manila Following Historic Port Visit
MANILA, Republic of the Philippines (NNS) -- The George Washington Carrier Strike Group, centered around the Navy's only forward-deployed aircraf...

CNO Meets with Forward-Deployed Sailors Aboard GW
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- George Washington Carrier Strike Group Sailors welcomed the U.S. Navy chief of naval operations (CNO...

USS George Washington Hosts Philippine Dignitaries
MANILA, Republic of the Philippines (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) hosted more than 500 dignitaries during a reception aboard Aug. ...

GW Strengthens Ties Through Professional Exchanges
MANILA, Republic of the Philippines (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors hosted Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) service members ...

Sailors Raise Environmental Awareness Among Children in Manila
MANILA, Republic of the Philippines (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to USS George Washington (CVN 73) read to local Manila children during a community ...

GW Carrier Strike Group Pays Respects to Fallen Service Members
MANILA, Republic of the Philippines (NNS) -- Sailors from USS George Washington (CVN 73) Carrier Strike Group participated in a wreath-laying cer...

GW Carrier Strike Group Arrives in Manila
MANILA, Republic of the Philippines (NNS) -- The George Washington Carrier Strike Group, along with its more than 5,000 Sailors, arrived in the c...

GW Completes Participation in Talisman SaberWatch Video
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 completed their participat...

USS George Washington Successfully Completes T-FEP
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors on board USS George Washington (CVN 73) successfully completed a Tailored-Final Evaluation P...

Coalition Partners Enhance Interoperability During Talisman Saber Air Exercises
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Australian service members embarked aboard USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) for Exercise Talisman...

Electrical Team Performs Repairs to Brine Pump
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Electrician's mates (EM) aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) completed repairs of an important pum...

George Washington Carrier Strike Group Begins Talisman Saber
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG), with embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, began pa...

Deck Sailors Show George Washington Pride Through Navy Tradition
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) boatswain's mates and deck seamen found themselves a little more 'rop...

GW Carrier Strike Group Sailors Volunteer for Aussie Wildlife
FREMANTLE, Australia (NNS) -- A group of George Washington Carrier Strike Group Sailors performed maintenance and upkeep at an ani...

GW Dog Lovers Volunteer at Perth Shelter
PERTH, Australia (NNS) -- USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) Sailors made the most of their liberty time July 4 and volunteer...

GW Sailors Support Australian Community, Animals
PERTH, Australia (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 Sailors participated in a community rela...

GW Anchors Off Fremantle, Prepares for First Australian Port Visit
FREMANTLE, Australia (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73), the Navy's only permanently forward-deployed aircraft carrier, ancho...

GW Hosts Palauan Presidential Delegation
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Commander, George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) welcomed leaders of the Republic of Palau ...

George Washington CSG Departs Japan on First Summer Deployment
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The Carrier Strike Group centered around the Navy's only permanently forward-deployed aircraft carri...

GW, CVW-5 Finish COE, Ready for Summer Deployment
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) and embarked Carrier Airwing (CVW) 5 successfully completed a combat ...

Commander, CVW-5 Makes Historic 1,000th Trap
WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Commander, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 joined the ranks of a select group of naval aviators May 23, whe...

Sailors Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage on GW
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73), the Navy's only permanently forward-deployed aircraft...

GW Sailors, FAST Marines Cross-Train on Shipboard Security Measures
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Thirty Marines assigned to Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team Pacific (FASTPAC) Company, 5th Platoon...

"Flat George" Gets Underway, Sailors Continue The Sullivans Partnership
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors are supporting the aircraft carrier's official partnership wi...

GW, CVW 5 Get Underway for COE
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73), with nearly 5,000 Sailors, departed its forward-deployed port of Com...

"Scrub-Ex" Brings GW Closer to Qualification
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors sprayed the ship's flight deck and hangar bay with the fire-f...

GW's Deck Department Safely Conducts Anchor Drill
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors left Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, for sea trials May 6, ...

Reenlistment Ceremony Nets $1.36 Million for GW Reactor Sailors
WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Fifteen Sailors from Reactor Department aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) reenlisted together Ma...

USS George Washington Underway for Sea Trials, Carrier Quals
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73), with its crew of approximately 3,200 Sailors, departed from its forw...

Family Readiness Fair Helps GW Prepare for Deployment
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors and their families moved one step closer in their preparation...

USS George Washington Holds Change of Command Ceremony
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73), the Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, held a chang...

ATG Western Pacific Embarks GW, Verifies Combat Readiness
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors began a weeklong limited training evaluation with Afloat Trai...

GW Sailors Work to Enhance Radar Capabilities
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Sailors are working to add a new capability to the ship's electr...

GW Sailors, Family Members Volunteer at Local Children's Home
HAYAMA, Japan (NNS) -- Several USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Sailors and family members volunteered Feb. 28 at a Haya...

GW Sailors Form Official Partnership with Local School
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Sailors from the Navy's only permanently forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS George Washington (G...

GW Sailors Honor Namesake and His Vision for a Maritime Nation
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Sailors celebrated the birth of the ship's namesake with a cake-...

NFL Hall of Famer Tours GW, Meets with Sailors
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Four-time Super Bowl champion and former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Franco Harris paid a visit...

GW Sailors Strengthen Friendship with Host City
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) Sailors took to the streets of downtown Yokosuka Feb. 13, pickin...

GW Rugby Football Club Falls to Defending Champs in Debut Match
TOKYO (NNS) -- The George Washington Rugby Football Club (GWRFC) faced the 2008 undefeated Shuto League champion To...

GW Sailors Help Smooth Shipmates' Transition
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- A small group of hard-charging USS George Washington (GW)(CVN 73) Sailors have worked to help the co...

Vice Admiral Speaks at GW Black History Month Observance
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington's (CVN 73) hosted Black History Month observance Feb. 4, sponsored by the ship...

GW Sailors Aid Local Man at Train Station
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Two USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) Sailors are being hailed as heroes after their quick thinkin...

Yokosuka's Kinnick Students, Red Cross Bring Holiday Cheer to GW Sailors
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Volunteers from the National Honor Society at Kinnick High School visited USS George Washington (GW)...

CTF 70 Holds Change of Command Ceremony Aboard GW
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Rear Adm. Kevin M. Donegan assumed command of the USS George Washington Carrier Strike Group, Task F...

GW Strengthens Friendships During Annual Open-House Event
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) hosted more than 30,000 guests by mid-afternoon Dec. 6 for Frien...

GW Strike Group Participates in Bilateral Exercise with Japanese Counterparts
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The George Washington Carrier Strike Group completed its first bilateral exercise with the Japan Mar...

GW Strike Group Returns to Yokosuka after West Pac Deployment
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GW CSG) returned to Japan Nov. 21 after a successful two...

GW Medical Team Returns from Medical Mission in Cambodia
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Three USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors returned from Sihanoukville, Kingdom of Cambodia, Oct. ...

GW CMC Proves Leadership Through Navy, Extracurricular Activities
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- While the band Smash Mouth played in the hangar bay of George Washington Nov. 4, USS George Washingt...

Smash Mouth Gives 'All-Star' Performance on GW
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The rock group Smash Mouth visited USS George Washington (CVN 73) Nov. 4 and played a concert for th...

GW Sailors Share Healthy Lifestyle Habits with Students on Guam
TALOFOFO, Guam (NNS) -- More than 100 USS George Washington Carrier Strike Group Sailors volunteered to participate in commu...

PRT: Work Outs During Work Ups
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- With the physical readiness test (PRT) around the corner, some Sailors admit they have begun to exer...

GW Sailors Spice Up Underway Free Time with Salsa Lessons
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- By day, USS George Washington's (CVN 73) hangar bay emanates with the sounds of clanking metal and t...

GW Sailors Celebrate Hispanic-American Heritage
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors celebrated Hispanic American Heritage with a Hispanic dinner ...

Sailors Participate in Jagalchi Festival
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Sailors from USS George Washington (CVN 73), USS Cowpens (CG 63) and USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) par...

GW Wraps Up First Port Visit as Forward-Deployed Unit
BUSAN, South Korea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW), the Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, wrapped up i...

GW Sailors Earn Weapons Safety Certification
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Sailors completed the Conventional Ordnance Safety Review (COSR)...

GW Warfare 'Fair' Helps Sailors in Qualifications
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- More than 2,000 USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) Sailors made progress Sept. 14, toward their sur...

Carrier Strike Group 5 Celebrates Newest CPO's Join Chiefs Mess
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Forty-six first class petty officer's made the transition to chief petty officer (CPO) during a pinn...

VFA-27 Royal Maces Celebrate Change of Command
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The "Royal Maces" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 27 celebrated their 32nd change of command Sept. ...

GW Prepares for Overseas Voting
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Since leaving San Diego Aug. 21 for their new home overseas in Yokosuka, Japan, the crew of USS Geor...

Prowler Pilot, VAQ 136 CO Achieves 1000th Trap
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 136 commanding officer marked a milestone Aug. 26 by achieving his ...

GW, CVW 5 Pass COE With Flying Colors
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 passed their Combat Operations Efficienc...

GW Sailors Head To Japan, Ready For New Experiences
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) left San Diego for Japan, Aug. 21, and her crew looked forward to new...

GW Shipshape After Three Months In San Diego
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) completed all repairs at Naval Station Air North Island, Calif., Aug....

USS George Washington Departs for Japan
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) with her crew of approximately 5,500 Sailors dep...

CNO Visits USS George Washington
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Gary Roughead, visited USS George Washington (CVN 73) at Naval Air S...

GW Welcomes Nearly 600 New Shipmates From Kitty Hawk
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors welcomed nearly 600 new shipmates Aug. 12 as former USS Kitty...

Training Saves Lives During Ship's Fire
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Firefighting training was put to the test on USS George Washington (CVN 73)(GW) when fires broke out...

George Washington Continues on to San Diego Following Fire
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (NNS) -- At approximately 7:50 a.m. local time on May 22, a fire was detected in the vicinity of the aft air ...

Chilean Admiral Gets Bird's Eye View of Cooperation
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The George Washington Carrier Strike Group hosted the Chief of Naval Air Forces for Chile and provid...

GWCSG Sailors Lend a Helping Hand to Valparaiso Children
VALPARAISO, Chile (NNS) -- Sailors from the George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) participated in a series of communit...

GWCSG Sailors Memorialize 19th Century Shipmates
VALPARAISO, Chile (NNS) -- Sailors from the George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) held a memorial service and wreath-l...

George Washington Carrier Strike Group Honors American Sailors Buried in Chile
VALPARAISO, Chile (NNS) -- Rear Adm. Philip Hart Cullom, commander, George Washington Carrier Strike Group laid two wreathes to...

Farragut Sailors Touch Lives in Uruguay, Make New Friends
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (NNS) -- USS Farragut (DDG 99) Sailors participated in community relations (COMREL) projects in Montevideo, M...

U.S. Ambassador to Chile, GW Carrier Strike Group Host Partnership Reception
VALPARAISO, Chile (NNS) -- More than 300 distinguished guests boarded USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) May 15 for a receptio...

GW CSG Commander Honors Chile's Fallen Sailors
VALPARAISO, Chile (NNS) -- George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GW CSG) Sailors paid their respects to Chile's fallen sailor...

GW Sailors Transit the Strait of Magellan to Arrive in the Pacific
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) navigated the Strait of Magellan, May 9-10, compl...

GW Sailors Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- George Washington (GW) Carrier Strike Group Sailors celebrated Asian-Pacific American Heritage month...

GW Carrier Strike Group Sailors Arrive in Chilean Port City
VALPARAISO, Chile (NNS) -- Sailors from the George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GW CSG) anchored off the coast of Valparais...

Marines Embark USS Farragut; Exchange Expertise with Uruguayan Maritime Forces
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (NNS) -- USS Farragut (DDG 99) Sailors, U.S. Marines from the 3rd Force Reconnaissance Company and Uruguayan ...

At-sea Exercise Strengthens American, Argentine Interoperability
USS KAUFFMAN, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Kauffman (FFG 59) completed intense navy-to-navy training exercises including marit...

Farragut Conducts Theater Security Cooperation Activities With Uruguayan Navy
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (NNS) -- The crew of USS Farragut (DDG 99) arrived in Montevideo, Uruguay May 6, where they marked the beginn...

Naval Exercise Strengthens Regional Partnership
USS FARRAGUT, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors from the guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99), a component of the George Washingto...

Argentine Pilots Train with George Washington Carrier Strike Group
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Navy pilots from Argentina trained with their counterparts from the U.S. Navy while performing low a...

GWCSG Hosts Brazilian Leader for Flight Demonstration
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The air boss of Brazilian navy ship BNS Sao Paulo (A 12) embarked USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW...

GW Sailors Translate for Brazilian Visitors
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Crew members of USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) spent a week serving as Portuguese translators f...

UNITAS 49-08 Comes To A Close
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (NNS) -- The Atlantic phase of UNITAS 49-08, a multinational exercise designed to increase the interoperabili...

Marine Detachment Embarks USS Farragut
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (NNS) -- The Headquarters Element of the 4th Marine Recon Detachment of the 24th Marines embarked the guided-...

Brazilian, Argentine Sailors Cross-Train with GW Counterparts
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors from the George Washington Carrier Strike Group hosted and worked alongside Sailors from the...

UNITAS Ships Sail Together
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Ships from three countries participating in UNITAS 49-08 joined together April 27 in a close quarter...

Brazilian Navy Lends Support to GW Sailors
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (NNS) -- The Brazilian Navy stepped in to lend a helping hand to USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Sailors,...

GWCSG Departs Rio de Janeiro, Continues UNITAS
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (NNS) -- Sailors of the George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) departed the South American port city ...

GW Sailors Learn Importance of Current Mission
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The crew of USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) gathered in Hangar Bay 2, April 13, to hear Commande...

GW Carrier Strike Group Commander Pays Respect to Brazil's Fallen Veterans
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (NNS) -- While in Rio de Janeiro for a four-day port visit, the Commander, George Washington Carrier Strike G...

GW CSG Sailors Lend a Helping Arm and Give Blood
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (NNS) -- Dozens of Sailors from USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) and Carrier Air Wing 17 donated blood in ...

GW CSG Sailors Volunteer for Rio de Janeiro Charities
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (NNS) -- More than 200 George Washington Carrier Strike Group Sailors volunteered their time to assist Rio de...

Brazil, Argentina, George Washington Carrier Strike Group Kick-Off UNITASWatch Video
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) and the George Washington Carrier Strike Group participated in the op...

Regional Security Education Comes to George Washington Strike Group
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Regional Security Education Program (RSEP) personnel were aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) Apri...

USS Farragut Makes First International Port Visit
CASTRIES, St. Lucia (NNS) -- USS Farragut (DDG 99) Sailors marked their ship's first official transit into a foreign port April 1...

USS Farragut Sailors Embark on Maiden Deployment
MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) -- USS Farragut (DDG 99) and its Sailors deployed for the first time April 7 as part of the George Wash...

USS George Washington DepartsWatch Video
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) with its crew of approximately 3,200 Sailor...

Eight GW Departments Claim Awards
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Eight USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) departments were recognized in early March 2008 for the 20...

CVW 17 Squadrons Earn Battle 'E'
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Three squadrons from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 were awarded the "Battle E," or "Excellence" for comp...

GW Carrier Strike Group Completes Training Exercises
NORFOLK (NNS) -- The George Washington (GW) Carrier Strike Group (CSG) returned to port March 14, following the succe...

GW's 'At-Sea Fire Party' Completes Inspection Requirements
NORFOLK (NNS) -- "Fire, fire, fire..." booms from the ship's announcing system March 10 followed by a staccato ringin...

Canada, Argentina, and U.S. Partner for Maritime Security Training
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Four Canadian ships completed training with the George Washington Carrier Strike (GW CSG) Group Feb....

GW Conducts Multiple Live-Fire Exercises
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) completed several live-fire exercises Feb. 7-9, in preparation o...

USS George Washington Recognized for Environmental Stewardship
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) was awarded the Navy Environmental Stewardship Flagship Award 20...

George Washington Sailors Help Student Naval Aviators Earn Wings
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Bright orange and white aircraft became a familiar sight on USS George Washington's (CVN 73) flight ...

Canadian Chaplain Underway with GW
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The Command Religious Ministries Department (CRMD) and USS George Washington (CVN 73), the "G.W.," w...

World Series Party: Rockies, Red Sox and Blueshirts
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington's (CVN 73), the "G.W.," Supply Department, Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR...

GW Jump Starts with Flight Deck Qualifications
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- After more than a year of silence on the flight deck, the roar of jet engines filled the air and rum...

GW Sailors Promote Fitness, Celebrate Return to Naval Station Norfolk
NORFOLK (NNS) -- More than 2,000 USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Sailors took to the streets of Naval Station Nor...

GW's Combat Systems Tests Defense Weapons During Sea Trials
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- As USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) conducted sea trials Aug. 27-30, Sailors from the ship's Comb...

USS George Washington Returns to Naval Station Norfolk
NORFOLK (NNS) -- After completing a 11-month, $300 million availability at Norfolk Naval Shipyard on time and within ...

GW Sailors Use Navy Cash Card During Sea Trials
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The Sailors of USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) took advantage of the ship’s new Navy Cash Card s...

USS George Washington Gets Underway for Sea TrialsWatch Video
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) left Norfolk Naval Shipyard on Aug. 27 and headed for sea trials...

GW Security Team Trains with Pepper Spray
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to USS George Washington’s (CVN 73) (GW) Operations Department’s ON division put th...

GW Volunteers Serve Meals to Norfolk Senior Citizens
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Sailors made a difference in the community by volunteering to su...

GW Up and Running with Navy Cash
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- After months of planning and hard work, Sailors on board USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) have ma...

GW Sailors Complete Fuel Onload Evolution
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) took another pivotal step July 14 and 15 toward c...

Team GW Meets Mast Milestone
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Sailors completed a key milestone June 21 during its Planned Inc...

Seventh Fleet CMC Answers GW Sailors' Questions
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- U.S. 7th Fleet Command Master Chief (SW/AW) Tom Howard visited USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) M...

GW Departs Dry Dock in NNSY
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) successfully completed its move from the dry dock at Norfolk Nav...

George Washington Fuels Up for Move
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) took another step closer to completing the Planned Incremental A...

GW Sailors Train Hard, Even in the Yards
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- While USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) has been in dry dock at Norfolk Naval Shipyard since Septe...

GW Sailors Take to the Streets
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Sailors kicked off “Operation Clean-Up 2007” on March 23 by help...

GW Begins Reinstallation of Ship's Anchors
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) began another major milestone during their Planned Incremental A...

U.S. Pacific Fleet Master Chief Visits GW Sailors
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Pacific Fleet Master Chief (SS/SW) Rick D. West visited USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Feb. 5 t...

GW Installs Main Mast Ahead of Schedule
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) moved one step closer to the completion of the installation of t...

GW Holds 7th Change of Command
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Capt. David C. Dykhoff relieved Rear Adm. Garry R. White as commanding officer of USS George Washing...

GW Kids Celebrate the Holidays
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- About 500 USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Sailors and family members celebrated the holiday seas...

GW Sailors Hold Food Drive
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Sailors are once again reaching out to the local community by co...

GW's Planned Incremental Availability Plus Docking Ahead of Schedule
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- December marks the third month of USS George Washington's (CVN 73) (GW) Planned Incremental Availabi...

GW Sailors Show Holiday Spirit at Annual Holiday Party
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Sailors showed their holiday spirit Dec. 1 at the annual command...

GW Partners With Portsmouth Schools
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) and several Portsmouth area schools have kicked off a new community r...

George Washington Begins PACE Courses
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Sailors have taken the first step to further their education by ...

GW Sailors, Families Celebrate Thanksgiving
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- More than 250 USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Sailors and their families gathered to celebrate T...

GW Leading Way in Ship Rehabilitation
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Teams of Sailors aboard USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) have been diligently working a series of...

GW Removes Mast, Begins Capstone Installation
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) successfully marked its first milestone of the Planned Increment...

GW Honored For Community Service
NORFOLK, Va (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) was honored by the city of Norfolk for a series of community projects...

GW Gets Morale Booster with Command Picnic
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington’s (CVN 73) (GW) Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Office hosted a picnic fo...

GW’s New DC Training Program In Full Effect
PORTSMOUTH, Va (NNS) -- USS George Washington's (CVN 73) Damage Control (DC) Division has implemented a new training program...

New GW Training Promotes Core Values
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington’s (CVN 73) training department has come up with an innovative way to reinforce...

GW Sailor Honored for Community Service During MCOY Luncheon
NORFOLK, Va (NNS) -- Businesses around the Hampton Roads area honored five local Sailors, including USS George Washington...

GW Honors Hispanic Heritage
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) celebrated Hispanic heritage Oct. 5 with a program and outdoor l...

GW Moves to Dry Dock, Begins Availability
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) completed its move into the dry dock at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (...

GW Reception Sets the Pace for Availability
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) welcomed more than 70 guests Sept. 25 for a reception to kick of...

GW Completes DEPERM
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) completed Magnetic Treatment (DEPERM) Sept. 14, at Lambert’s Point DE...

GW Performs COMREL in Norfolk, Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- More than 850 USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Sailors participated in a three-day series of com...

GW Completes Last Underway Before Yard Period
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) returned to Naval Station Norfolk Sept. 1, following a two-and-...

GW Prepares For Yards With Ammo Offload
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) conducted a successful ammunition offload Aug. 17 to prepare the ship...

GW Gets Underway for Training, Ammo Offload
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) departed Naval Station Norfolk Aug. 14 to conduct training and offloa...

GW Shows Off Fitness Level Through PT Competition
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) held a three-hour “PT till you Stop” physical training (PT) competiti...

GW Returns to Norfolk After Completing CQs, TCQs
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) returned to Norfolk Naval Station July 24, after spending two weeks a...

GW Hosts Training Air Wings 1 and 2
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted 23 naval aviation students from Carrier Training Wings 1 and 2...

GW Announces 15 Newly Advanced Sailors Through CAP
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) announced its selections for the Command Advancement Program (CAP) Ju...

GW Underway for CQs, TCQs
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington departed Naval Station Norfolk July 11 to complete carrier qualifications (CQs...

Carrier Strike Group 10 Changes Command
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Rear Adm. William E. Gortney assumed command as commander, Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 10, relieving ...

Working Group Looks at GW’s Fitness Programs
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- A working group from the Navy’s Personal and Family Readiness Program (PFRP) visited USS George Wash...

Sailors Compete, Learn During Damage Control Olympics
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Sailors enjoyed some friendly competition while honing their dam...

GW Celebrates Birthday of Nation, Ship
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Sailors gathered for a ceremony on the flight deck, June 30, to ...

GW Holds Memorial Service for Fallen Shipmate
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, Naval Station Norfolk (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors and family gathered to say a final farewell to fellow shipmat...

USS George Washington Hosts Naturalization Ceremony
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted a naturalization ceremony for 146 service members in the hanga...

GW Hosts Family Day, Lynne Cheney Book Reading
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted a “Family Day” June 10, which included a visit by Lynne Cheney...

USS Monterey Hosts Tiger Cruise
USS MONTEREY, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Monterey (CG 61) hosted a "Tiger Cruise" for 64 friends and family members May 22-25 as the ship...

Monterey Returns Home after Successful ‘Partnership of the Americas’ Deployment
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS Monterey (CG 61) returned to Naval Station Norfolk May 25 following a seven-week deployment to t...

USS Stout Completes ‘Partnership of the Americas’ Deployment
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS Stout (DDG 55) returned to Naval Station Norfolk May 24 following a seven-week deployment in sup...

Underwood Sailors Enjoy Port Visit in Trinidad
CHAGUARAMAS, Trinidad (NNS) -- USS Underwood (FFG 36) Sailors left Chaguaramas, Trinidad, May 18, following a three-day scheduled p...

GW Completes ‘Partnership of the Americas’ Deployment Watch Video
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) returned to Naval Station Norfolk May 24 following a seven-week deplo...

Coast Guard LEDET Trains VBSS Team Aboard Underwood
ABOARD USS UNDERWOOD (NNS) -- Members from Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) 403 embarked aboard USS Underwood (FFG ...

Underwood Sailor Trains Trinidad Coast Guard Culinary Specialists
PORT OF PRINCE, Trinidad (NNS) -- Culinary Specialist 2nd Class (SW) Dexter L. Graham, a Sailor assigned to USS Underwood (FFG 36), ta...

USS Monterey Plays Soccer in St. Kitts
ST. KITTS (NNS) -- USS Monterey (CG 61) Sailors played a game of soccer against the St. Kitts Police Department May 3 i...

GW Sailors Tour the Island of AntiguaWatch Video
ANTIGUA (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 Sailors experienced an island safari in...

GW Holds Predatory Lending Class
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) offered a class on predatory lending practices May 12 in one of the s...

USS Monterey and Colombia Team Up for Training
USS MONTEREY, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Monterey (CG 61) and the Colombian navy joined forces for bilateral training exercises and cultu...

Underwood Sailors Volunteer at Trinidad Orphanage
PORT OF PRINCE, Trinidad (NNS) -- USS Underwood (FFG 36) Sailors helped paint all the exterior and interior walls of St. Dominick’s Or...

USS Monterey and Jamaica Engage in Theater Security Cooperation Exercises
USS MONTEREY, At sea (NNS) -- USS Monterey (CG 61) and Jamaica Defence Forces engaged in a Theater Security Cooperation (TSC) exer...

GW Observes Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors held an observance ceremony honoring the historic contributio...

GW Completes COMREL in Antigua
ST. JOHNS, Antigua (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Sailors completed more than 1,200 hours of volunteer service dur...

Stout Sailors Train with Coast Guard for VBSSWatch Video
USS STOUT, At Sea (NNS) -- Stout Sailors and the embarked Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment Team (LEDET) 101 have been tra...

Underwood Sailors Compete in Basketball, Soccer Against Trinidad Coast Guard
CHAGUARAMAS, Trinidad (NNS) -- USS Underwood (FFG 36) Sailors competed against the Coast Guard of Trinidad in soccer and basketball...

Stout Conducts COMREL at Honduran Kindergarten
ROATAN, Honduras (NNS) -- USS Stout (DDG 55) Sailors participated in a community relations project (COMREL) at Ramon Amaya Ama...

USS Monterey Visits Guantanamo Bay
CUBA (NNS) -- USS Monterey (CG 61) arrived at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba May 17 for their third port vi...

GW Arrives in Antigua
ANTIGUA (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 arrived in Antigua May 15 for a goodwil...

GW Strike Group Commander Visits Colombian Navy in Cartagena
CARTAGENA, Colombia (NNS) -- Commander, Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 10/Commander, USS George Washington (CVN 73) Carrier Strike Gr...

Nicaraguan Sailors Train with Stout
USS STOUT, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Stout (DDG 55) and members of the Nicaraguan navy spent two days interacting and training May 11...

USS Stout Conducts Community Relations Project in Nicaragua
EL BLUFF, Nicaragua (NNS) -- USS Stout (DDG 55) Sailors participated in a community relations (COMREL) project May 11 at Virgen d...

Colombian Navy Cross-Trains on GW
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors from the Colombian navy, one officer and nine enlisted, observed integrated training evoluti...

Monterey, Stout Conduct Towing Exercise
CARIBBEAN SEA (NNS) -- USS Stout (DDG 55) and USS Monterey (CG 61) conducted a towing exercise (TOWEX) May 8 in the Caribbe...

GW Carrier Strike Group Completes Bilateral Exercises with Colombia
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted members from the Colombian military and the U.S. mission to Co...

USS Monterey Spreads Spirit of Giving in St. Kitts
ST. KITTS, Basseterre (NNS) -- More than 30 USS Monterey (CG 61) Sailors worked at St. Christopher’s Children’s Home and Ades Place...

USS Monterey Hosts Reception in St. Kitts
BASSATERRE, St. Kitts (NNS) -- USS Monterey (CG 61) hosted a reception May 2 for more than 20 local distinguished visitors as a ges...

Stout Participates in Counter-Narcotics Operations
USS STOUT, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Stout (DDG 55) assisted in counter-narcotics operations in the Caribbean Sea as part of Operatio...

Underwood Sailors Conduct COMREL in Honduras
ROATAN, Honduras (NNS) -- USS Underwood (FFG 36) Sailors helped refurbish the Sandy Bay School and Community Hospital in Roata...

Underwood Sailors Enjoy MWR Activities in Honduras
ROATAN, Honduras (NNS) -- USS Underwood (FFG 36) Sailors enjoyed their latest port visit in Roatan, Honduras, May 5-7 by parti...

GW Unwinds with Steel Beach Picnic
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors took time out from their daily operations May 7 during “Partn...

GW Sailors Take on Damage Control - 'Olympic' Style
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors competed in Damage Control (DC) Olympics on the ship's flight...

Ironman Competition Held for Every GW Sailor
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors signed up and were measured for the GW Ironman Competition in...

Honduran President Visits USS Underwood
PUERTO CASTILLA, Honduras (NNS) -- President of The Republic of Honduras, Jose Manuel Zelaya, visited USS Underwood (FFG 36) May 4 for ...

USS Monterey Participates in USW Exercise
USS MONTEREY, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Monterey (CG 61) and other assets of the USS George Washington (CVN 73) Carrier Strike Group con...

Underwood Sailors Helps Refurbish Schoolhouse in Honduras
PUERTO CASTILLA, Honduras (NNS) -- USS Underwood (FFG 36) Sailors, along with sailors from the Honduran navy, helped refurbish a local ...

George Washington Strike Group Commander Visits USS Underwood
USS UNDERWOOD, At Sea (NNS) -- Rear Adm. Joseph K. Kilkenny, commander, USS George Washington (CVN 73) Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG)...

USS Monterey Arrives in St. Kitts
ST. KITTS, Netherlands, Antilles (NNS) -- USS Monterey (CG 61), currently participating in “Partnership of the Americas,” arrived in St. Kitts...

EODMU 6 Det. 20 Provides Force Protection for GW
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP) Dive Team aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) and Carr...

CVW-17 Holds Airborne Change of Command
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Capt. Troy Shoemaker relieved Capt. William Massey as Commander, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 during an...

GW Sailor Selected as AIRLANT Engineer of the Quarter
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington's (CVN 73) Machinery Repairman 1st Class (SW/AW) Henry Freeman was selected as...

GW Completes TSTA II, III
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) successfully completed the second and third phases of its Tailored Sh...

GW Conducts Burial at Sea
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) conducted a burial at sea for four Navy veterans and a Navy veteran’s...

George Washington Carrier Strike Group Commander Visits USS Stout
USS STOUT, At Sea (NNS) -- Commander, USS George Washington (CVN 73) Carrier Strike Group, Rear Adm. Joseph K. Kilkenny visited...

Underwood Promotes Fitness with ‘Biggest Loser’ Contest
USS UNDERWOOD, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Underwood (FFG 36) Sailors have adopted a new way to stay healthy and within Navy fitness standa...

GW Selects Sailors of the Quarter
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) announced their Sailor of the Quarter (SOQ) and Junior Sailor of the ...

USS Underwood Lends Hand in Counter-Narcotics Efforts in Caribbean
USS UNDERWOOD, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Underwood (FFG 36) Sailors are making efforts in counter-narcotics operations in the Caribbean S...

USS Monterey, George Washington Conduct Cross Training in Caribbean
USS MONTEREY, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Monterey (CG 61) and USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors received on-the-job training April 2...

Stout Hosts Dominican Republic Sailors During 'Partnership of the Americas'
USS STOUT, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Stout (DDG 55) hosted members of the Dominican Republic's navy and marines April 20-21 as part o...

GW, CVW-17 Sailors Visit Tiny Island in the Caribbean
SABA, Netherlands Antilles (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 Sailors explored the Caribbean island o...

Stout Makes a Difference at Orphanage
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (NNS) -- USS Stout (DDG 55) Sailors participated in a community relations project (COMREL) April 18 at Hogar ...

USS Monterey Conducts Burial at Sea
USS MONTEREY, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Monterey (CG 61) Sailors held a burial at sea ceremony on the ship’s fantail, April 17.

GW Hosts ‘Partnership’ Reception
ST. MAARTEN, Netherlands Antilles (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted a reception for distinguished visitors April 15 while anchored...

GW, CVW-17 Conduct COMREL in St. Maarten
ST. MAARTEN, Netherlands Antilles (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17, completed 1,246...

USS Monterey Celebrates Easter at Sea
USS MONTEREY, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Monterey (CG 61) held Easter Sunday at sunrise on the ship's flight deck April 16 while underway...

U.S. Ambassador Visits USS Stout
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (NNS) -- U.S. Ambassador to the Dominican Republic Hans H. Hertell visited USS Stout (DDG 55) while in port i...

Monterey, HSL-46 Wrap Up Work-ups
USS MONTEREY, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Monterey (CG 61) and Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron (Light) (HSL) 46 "Grandmasters” Det. 1 c...

USS Monterey Spreads Spirit of Giving in Aruba
USS MONTEREY, Aruba (NNS) -- USS Monterey presented a donation of childcare necessities, toys and food to staff at a local home f...

USS Monterey Hosts Reception in ArubaWatch Video
USS MONTEREY, Aruba (NNS) -- USS Monterey’s (CG 61) first port visit of the “Partnership of America’s” deployment began April 12,...

USS George Washington Arrives in St. Maarten
ST. MAARTEN (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 arrived in St. Maarten, Netherland...

USS Underwood Sailors Visit Colombia in Support of ‘Partnership of the Americas’
CARTAGENA, Colombia (NNS) -- USS Underwood (FFG 36) Sailors visited Cartagena, Colombia, April 10-13 to participate in community ...

CVW-17 Completes Training at Pinecastle
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17, embarked on USS George Washington (CVN 73), completed three days of train...

USS Stout Holds Change of Command in Curacao
CURACAO (NNS) -- Cmdr. Thomas K. Kiss relieved Cmdr. Jeffrey T. Griffin as commanding officer of USS Stout (DDG 55) d...

USS Monterey Arrives in Aruba
ARUBA (NNS) -- The guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61), currently participating in “Partnership of the Amer...

Stout Conducts COMREL in Curacao
USS STOUT , Curacao (NNS) -- USS Stout (DDG 55) Sailors participated in a community relations project (COMREL) in Curacao, Nether...

GW Sailors Improve Physical Readiness
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) completed its 2006 spring cycle for the physical readiness test (PRT)...

GW Carrier Strike Group Commander Visits USS Monterey
USS MONTEREY, At Sea (NNS) -- Rear Adm. Joseph Kilkenny, Commander, George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) visited USS Mon...

USS Monterey Fuels up for ‘Partnership of the Americas’
USS MONTEREY, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Monterey (CG 61) successfully completed an underway replenishment (UNREP) April 7 as the ship he...

Stout Repair Division Keeps Ship Self-Sufficient During 'Partnership of the Americas'
USS STOUT, At Sea (NNS) -- As USS Stout (DDG 55) participates in “Partnership of the Americas” from April to later this spring,...

GW Fuels Up for 'Partnership of the Americas'
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) completed an underway replenishment at sea (RAS) with USNS Kanawa (T-...

GW Medical Training Keeps Sailors Ready During SOUTHCOM Deployment
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) hospital corpsmen have been busy training since the ship got underway...

George Washington, CVW-17 Host Brazilian Naval Officers
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are hosting four Brazilian naval office...

CVW-17 Joins GW CSG to Support “Partnership of the Americas”
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- As USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) continues to steam south for the “Partnership of the Americas...

GW Carrier Strike Group Underway for SOUTHCOM Deployment
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 departed Naval Station No...

GW Hosts First 'Boots on the Deck' Tour
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Key leadership from the Naval Aviation Readiness Integrated Improvement Program (NAVRIIP) and the Na...

GW Returns to Norfolk Following CQ, TSTA
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) returned to Norfolk March 17 after successfully completing the first ...

GW Sailors Participate in Bone Marrow Screening Drive
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- More than 800 USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors took part in a bone marrow screening drive Marc...

GW Culinary Specialists Receive Training from Canadian Chef
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) culinary specialists received professional training from a certified ...

GW Augmented by Reservists
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) was augmented with 35 drilling Reservists from an aircraft carrier au...

GW Tests AIRSpeed Program
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors are putting the latest concepts of Aviation Maintenance and l...

GW Celebrates Women’s History Month
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors celebrated Women’s History Month with a ceremony in the ship’...

GW Completes MISSILEX
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) conducted a live fire missile exercise (MISSILEX) March 13 while cond...

GW Helps Future Aviators with TCQs
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) lent a helping hand to 45 naval aviation students March 6-10 dur...

GW Receives 250 Pallets of Ammo
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) took another step forward in combat readiness March 6 as the shi...

GW Gets Underway for ‘Second Wave’
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Having recently completed the certifications and qualifications necessary for going to sea, USS Geor...

GW Hosts Greatest Show on Earth Performers
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, In Port (NNS) -- Fifteen members of the Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Circus dancing troupe and a circus singer vi...

GW Looking for ‘The Biggest Loser’
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- More than 200 USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Sailors on 60 teams are involved in the GW 'Bigges...

GW's Culinary Specialists Using NKO to Get in the Know
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington’s (CVN 73) (GW) food service division (S-2) changed the way they did business ...

GW Returns to Norfolk
NORFOLK (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) retuned to her homeport Feb. 16 following a two-and-a-half week ...

GW Celebrates Namesake’s Birthday
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) crew members celebrated the birthday of the ship’s namesake, Pre...

GW Welcomes Back Old Friends With New Technology
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- As USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Sailors ramped up operations with carrier qualifications and ...

GW Celebrates Black History Month by ‘Reaching out to Youth’
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, at sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) commemorated African American/Black History Month, Feb. 11, in t...

GW Celebrates Super Bowl at SeaWatch Video
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, at sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73)(GW) Sailors welcomed aboard five cheerleaders and two former players ...

GW Earns Flight Deck Certification
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 successfully completed flight deck...

GW, CVW-17 Get Underway for Flight Deck Certification, Carrier Qualifications
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73), At sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 Sailors got underway Jan. 31 for t...

GW Hosts Reception for Shipyard Workers
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted a reception Jan. 30 for various organizations that supported t...

GW’s Award-Winning Excellence Strikes Again
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) is among 30 victors in the Fiscal Year 2005 Chief of Naval Opera...

GW Hosts Family Fair for Crew Members, FamiliesWatch Video
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted a Family Fair Day Jan. 25 in Hanger Bay 2 for Sailors and fami...

GW Wins Retention Excellence Award
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) won the Retention Excellence Award, previously known as the Gold...

GW Continues COMREL Success in NorfolkWatch Video
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Sailors donated more than 7,500 hours of community service while...

GW Completes Fast Cruise, Underway for Sea Trials
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) completed a simulated underway, or Fast Cruise, and got underway...

USS George Washington Completes Shipyard Work,
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) returned to her homeport in Norfolk, Va., Dec. 17, following a schedu...

GW Celebrates Holiday Season
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors celebrated the holiday season in style Dec. 2 with the annual...

GW ’s Food Service Division Brings Thanksgiving Dinner to Crew, Family
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors invited their families on board to eat dinner and celebrate T...

Sailors Frocked Aboard George Washington
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Nearly 200 Sailors were frocked in a ceremony held in USS George Washington’s (CVN 73) Hangar Bay De...

GW’s Flight Deck Ready to Launch and Recover Aircraft
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- During the last week of November, USS George Washington’s (CVN 73) flight deck became fully mission ...

GW Recognized by Newport News City CouncilWatch Video
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) received a resolution of appreciation from the city council of Newpor...

George Washington Nears Completion of Yard Period
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) achieved another shipyard availability milestone Nov. 15, meeting the...

GW, Newport News Share Reception of Thanks, Farewell
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted a reception aboard the ship Nov. 15 to bid farewell to the cit...

RTC Recruits Get ‘The Spirit’ From GW Sponsors
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) is sponsoring the 88 recruits of Division 404 at Recruit Training Com...

GW Takes History and Heritage Show on the Road for Veteran's Day
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors participated in a Veteran’s Day commemoration at the Warwick ...

GW Celebrates Hispanic-American Heritage Month
NEWPORT, NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) crew members gathered in the ship's forecastle for Hispanic-American ...

GW Sailors ‘Make a Difference’ in Newport NewsWatch Video
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) met its community relations (COMREL) goal Oct. 21, with its “Make a D...

GW Recognized for Community Service Efforts
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) was awarded the Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic 2005 Community Se...

GW Teaches Sailors Life Skills
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington’s (CVN 73) Command Religious Ministry Department (CRMD) offers life skills cla...

GW Receives 2005 Navy Safety Excellence Award
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) was selected as the 2005 large deck platform winner for the Departmen...

Mount Vernon Comrel Sparks Sense of History in GW Sailors
MOUNT VERNON, Va. (NNS) -- As the concluding event of USS George Washington’s, or GW, (CVN 73) “Spirit of George Washington” We...

"Gen. George Washington" Visits GW
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors and Northrop Grumman Newport News (NGNN) shipyard workers cel...

GW Sailors Visit Namesake’s Estate
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors took advantage of a joint GW Command Religious Ministries Dep...

GW Selectees Transition to Chiefs
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- Thirty-two USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Sailors completed their transition to chief petty off...

GW Sailors Receive Valuable Career Info During Symposium
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Sailors spent Aug. 25 learning about career opportunities during...

GW Sailors Observe Patriot Day
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Sailors took time away from their daily shipyard routine Sept. 9...

GW Sailors Stay on the Move Helping Newport News
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- More than 600 USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Sailors contributed more than 2,300 volunteer hour...

GW Leaves Dry Dock
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) completed an undocking and berthing shift at the Northrop Grumma...

GW Sea Warriors Get In Shape With ‘Ship Shape’
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) now have an ally in their “battle of the bulge,” ...

GW Sailors Get Up Close During Dry Dock Tour
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Sailors lined up to view the bottom of their warship Aug. 16 and...

GW Replaces 3,000 Mattresses in Preparation for Crew Move Aboard
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) improved the quality of life for her sea warriors by replacing o...

GW Upgrades Shipboard Computers
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Automated Data Processing (ADP) administrators aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) began upgr...

GW Reaches Overhaul Milestone as Last Propeller Reinstalled
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) reached a major milestone during its Docked Planned Incremental ...

GW Closes in on COMREL Goal
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Sailors recently exceeded 18,000 volunteer hours and have now co...

Carrier Strike Group 8 Holds Change of Command
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Rear Adm. Allen Myers relieved Rear Adm. William McCarthy as Commander, Carrier Strike Group (CCSG) ...

Rawhides Hold Change of Command Ceremony
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Cmdr. Bradford Brown relieved Cmdr. Steven Faggert as commanding officer of the “Rawhides” of Fleet ...

GW Medical Team Saves Painter's Eyesight
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Sailors responded to a medical emergency July 9, saving a shipya...

GW Celebrates Birth of a Nation, Birth of a Ship
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) held a commemoration ceremony July 1 on the flight deck to celeb...

GW CAPs Off Fun in the Sun With Latest Advancements
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- Capt. Garry R. White, USS George Washington’s (GW) (CVN 73) commanding officer, identified 16 Sailor...

GW Welcomes 97 New Petty Officers
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Ninety-seven USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) Sailors were frocked June 3 in a ceremony held in N...

Commander, U.S. 2nd Fleet Visits GW
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Commander, U.S. 2nd Fleet Vice Adm. Mark Fitzgerald visited USS George Washington ("GW") (CVN 73) Ju...

GW Receives 2004 Flatley Award for Aviation Safety Excellence
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) ("GW") and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7 were selected as the 200...

GW Sea Warriors Get Their Feet Wet in Community Relations Project
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) participated in ‘Save the Bay’ community relations ...

GW Sea Warriors Movin’ On Up
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) frocked 130 sea warriors during a ceremony May 26 in Newport New...

GW Kicks Off Cultural Celebration
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) is using the month of May, Asian Pacific American Heritage month...

GW’s Chief’s Mess Dedicates CPO Leadership Library
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) opened the door May 20 for the grand opening of the Chief Petty ...

GW Shares in Big Savings with Ride Share
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) sea warriors are using their morning and afternoon commutes to s...

GW Sailors Work on Warfare Quals
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) Sailors are making the most of the ship's Docked Planned Increme...

GW Field Days for Earth Day
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- About 1,000 Sailors from USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) worked picking up trash, raking leaves,...

No Hangar Bay, No Problem for GW's AIMD
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) have been performing preservation and upkeep work o...

GW Celebrates Women’s History Month
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) Sailors gathered on the mess decks March 29 to cap off women's h...

GW Sailors Prepare Park for Spring
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) Sailors continued their community relations (COMREL) projects in...

GW Gets ‘Revved Up’ for Auto/Bike Show
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- While USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) is undergoing scheduled maintenance at the Northrup Grumma...

GW Celebrates Shipyard Milestone
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) reached a milestone March 29, as Northrup Grumman Shipyard (NNGN...

GW Brings Hearts to Home
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- Sailors from USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) helped remodel a home as part of the Senior Home Ma...

USS George Washington Kicks Off Year-Long Volunteer Program in Newport News
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (NNS) -- More than 1,100 USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) crew members set their sights on two dozen commu...

Trooper Brings Hope, Guidance to GW
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Capt. Pete Collins, a 30-year veteran trooper with the Mississippi Highway Patrol, visited USS Georg...

GW Catches Her First Super Hornet
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The surge carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) welcomed Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 122 “Fl...

Country Music Entertainer Aaron Tippin Visits USS George Washington
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Country music singer Aaron Tippin and a film crew from the Great American Country network visited US...

GW Changes Command
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Capt. Garry R. White assumed command of USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW), relieving Capt. Martin ...

GW Remembers POWs, MIAs
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- In accordance with the yearly presidential proclamation, USS George Washington (CVN 73) held its ann...

GW Sets the Stage for Future Pilots
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) lent a helping hand to approximately 40 naval aviation students ...

GW Makes Successful Return to Sea
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Sailors returned to sea Sept. 13 to perform carrier qualificatio...

USS George Washington, CVW-7 Return to NorfolkWatch Video
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (NNS) -- After traveling more than 51,000 nautical miles and spending six months at sea, USS George Washingto...

GW Sailors Have Finger on Pulse, Ready to Surge
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) transited the Strait of Gibraltar July 20 and entered the Atlant...

FFSC Lends a Hand to Returning GW Sailors
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At sea (NNS) -- The Fleet and Family Support Centers (FFSC) from Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana and NAS Norfolk sent...

GW Passes Through Strait of Gibraltar
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- In the early morning hours of July 20, USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) transited the Strait of G...

GW Lends a Hand in Naples COMREL Project
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Several USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) Sailors participated in a community relations project du...

GW Transits Suez Canal, Enters U.S. 6th Fleet
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) transited the Suez Canal and entered the Mediterranean Sea and U...

Midshipmen Learn Ropes on GWWatch Video
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Three midshipmen from the Reserve Officer Training Corps boarded USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW)...

USS George Washington Departs Persian Gulf
USS GEORGE WASH INGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) departed the Persian Gulf July 5, following more than four month...

GW Sailors Celebrate Three Changes of Command
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Three changes of command were held aboard USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) July 5, as it transite...

GW Performs 1,000th United Through Reading
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (NNS) -- USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) filmed the 1,000 United Through Reading (UTR) tape June 28 for t...

GW Triumphs in Recent 3M Evaluation
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) earned the highest grade ever given to a deployed carrier from a...

Telemundo Connects Sailor with Family
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- A Tribute to Heroes concert produced by the Spanish television network Telemundo at Naval Station No...

GW Sailors Prepared to Show Their Stuff
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) (GW) is undergoing a rigorous material maintenance management assessm...

GW at Tip of Spear in Summer Pulse ‘04
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) Strike Group found itself at the tip of the spear in the Navy’s ...

UAE Keeps Getting Better for GW
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- June 11, after almost a month at sea, USS George Washington (GW) (CVN 73) and the embarked Carrier A...

VTC Connecting Sailors to Families
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Nine Sailors from USS George Washington's (CVN 73) (GW) Administration Department conducted a video ...

GW Sailors Learn About Navy Careers
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The retention team from the command career counselor’s office aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) ...

Fellowship Breakfast Gives GW Sailors Peace of Mind
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The Command Religious Ministries Department aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) held a breakfast M...

'Nightdippers' Celebrate 10 Years of ORM Excellence
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7’s Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron (HS) 5 celebrated a landmark in safety...

CNO, MCPON Visit GWWatch Video
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Vern Clark and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (SS/AW) T...

GW’s Easter in Persian Gulf
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors celebrated Easter with a colorful holiday of fellowship and g...

GW Health Promotions Team Honored for ExcellenceWatch Video
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington’s Health Promotions Team has put out the message that keeping healthy should b...

GW Celebrates Women's History Month
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) took time to recognize the historic accomplishments of women during a...

GW Sailor Receives 2003 NAPA Leadership Award
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Lt. James Strafford of USS George Washington (CVN 73)was honored as the Naval Association Physician'...

GW Enjoys Visit to Dubai
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- After more than a month at sea, USS George Washington (CVN 73) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7...

Coffey Named Chaplain of the Year
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- The Military Chaplain's Association bestowed the honor of Navy Chaplain of the Year on USS George Wa...

CVW-7 Completes History-Making Missile Shoot
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Launching from USS George Washington's (CVN 73) flight deck on the afternoon of Feb. 25, aircraft f...

GW, Fleet Hospital Participate in Integration Exercise
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Eight Sailors from Fleet Hospital, Great Lakes, Ill., arrived aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) ...

Tiger Let Loose on GW
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Golf superstars Tiger Woods and Mark O’Meara took time in between holes March 3 and visited the crew...

Cross-Country Travel No Problem for 'Patriots'
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- As USS George Washington (CVN 73) moves into her second month of the 2004 deployment and even furthe...

GW's "Division in the Spotlight"
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) set a new precedent among aircraft carriers using a program developed...

George Washington and Vella Gulf Host Each Other
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Four Sailors from USS George Washington (CVN 73) cross-decked to USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) upon leaving...

GW Sailors Sail into Souda Bay
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) was back at sea Feb. 10 following a four-day port visit to Souda Bay,...

GW Culinary Specialists Train with Chef-at-Sea
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors, like everyone else in the world, need a little variety in their daily activities. Thanks to...

Rescued Italian Sailor Bids GW Saviors Goodbye
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At sea (NNS) -- Jan. 25, Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HS) 5 and USS George Washington’s (CVN 73) Medical Depa...

Ike Sailors Train Aboard GW
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Approximately 50 Sailors from USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) deployed with USS George Washington ...

GW Prepares Crew For Deployment
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- USS George Washington’s (CVN 73) ombudsman and members of Norfolk’s Fleet and Family Support Center ...

GW Sailors Sign Contracts For Success
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) took a major step in an effort to cut down on underage and irresponsi...

Carrier Qualifications Key to Successful Deployment
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7, embarked aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73), conducted carrier qualific...

GW, HS-5 Sailors Respond to Medical EmergencyWatch Video
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) responded Jan. 25 to a distress call from the Italian merchant vessel...

NASCAR'S Burton Visits GW
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Dec. 10, Sailors aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) got a special treat as the ship hosted a NASC...

USS George Washington Rejoins War on TerrorismWatch Video
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Jan. 20, more than 5,000 Sailors said goodbye to their families and friends as USS George Washington...

GW's Heaven’s Echo Brightens Days
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) is full of talented Sailors. Her crew boasts musicians, builders, col...

GW Sailors Thankful for Great Thanksgiving Day MealWatch Video
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Holidays usually hold a special place in everyone’s heart, and it was no different aboard USS George...

NSTC Commander Visits GW
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Commander, Naval Service Training Command (NSTC) Rear Adm. Ann Rondeau landed aboard USS George Wash...

GW Celebrates 100,000 Traps
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) hit an historic landmark with the success of its 100,000th trap on t...

There is No Glamour in Alcohol Abuse
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- According to Chief Hull Technician (AW/SW) Gus Woodward, USS George Washington's (CVN 73) command dr...

U.S. and Morocco Team Up for Exercise Med Shark 2002
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- In 1777, Morocco's Sultan Sidi Muhammad Ben Abdullah granted U.S. ships permission to enter his port...

GW Sailor Has Rich Family History With the Military
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Growing up in sunny Santa Cruz, Calif., Intelligence Specialist 2nd Class (SW) Michael McDonald didn...

Sept. 11 Anniversary Holds Special Meaning for GW Sailor
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Everyone in America was in shock on Sept. 11 as the word of terrorist attacks in New York and Washi...

Sailors Enjoy Sights and Sands of Jebel Ali
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73) can add one more country to their list of world trave...

‘Red Lion’ Corpsman Happy to Come So Far in Navy
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Atabong Ewalu was stirring restlessly on a beautiful March morning. It was his first day of college...

Congressmen Visit GW to Show Support for Frontline Sailors
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Eleven U.S. congressional representatives from nine states went aboard USS George Washington (CVN 7...

Sailor Finds Niche in Color Guard
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Parading the colors is a time-honored practice as sacred as the creed of honor, courage and commitm...

Brothers Enjoy Serving Together Aboard GW
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- How nice would it be to spend time with a family member while at sea? Aboard USS George Washington ...

Navy Investigator Here to Help You
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- "Uh-oh" is not what Maureen Evans wants Sailors to think when they hear her title "Naval Criminal I...

Ukrainian Finds His Welcome on High Seas
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Often, people who move to America seek either refuge from tyrannical rule or a higher level of succ...

GW Post Office Supplies Crew with Thousands of Smiles
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- For a deployed crew to successfully complete a mission, they must be well fed, trained and equipped...

GW Conducts Refueling at Sea with Coalition Ship
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- “Any station, any nation, any time,” is the motto stenciled on the back of the float coat worn by U...

Accelerated Citizenship Available for Active Duty Personnel
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- There is good news for Sailors, Soldiers and Airmen attempting to acquire American citizenship.

Carrier Medical Department Equipped to Operate
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Major or minor, USS George Washington's (CVN 73) medical department can perform almost any surgery....

GW Plankowner Remembers Cold War Navy
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Aviation Machinist's Mate 1st Class (AW) Jim Blandford’s Navy experience began when he was a child....

V-2 Keeps Birds on the Wire
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- An F-14 Tomcat, wings spread and landing gear down, swings behind USS George Washington (CVN 73) as...

Fleet Logisitics Support Squadron 40 Delivers for GW
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- "Mail call. Mail call."

The words come from the 1-MC like honey from a hive for Sailors an...

Chief of Naval Personnel Addresses Sailors' Concerns During George Washington Visit
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Chief of Naval Personnel Vice Adm. Norb Ryan Jr. landed on USS George Washington (CVN 73) Aug. 5 in...

Re-enlistments Net ‘Nukes’ Big Money
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- With a handshake and a camera flash or two, Capt. Mike Davis, USS George Washington’s (CVN 73) reac...

GW Sailors Prepare to Exercise Right to Vote
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Every year, during election season, Sailors have the opportunity to vote through the absentee ballo...

Sea Operations Detachment Sailor Shows Spirit
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- "I always give 110 percent or nothing at all," said Aviation Electrician's Mate Airman Loring Days,...

Ackermann Takes Command of Tigertails
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Cmdr. Glen Ackermann relieved Cmdr. Harry Robinson as Early Airborne Warning Squadron (VAW) 125’s c...

JSOQ Stocking Up Accomplishments Aboard GW
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Saying that USS George Washington’s (CVN 73) Storekeeper 2nd Class (AW/SW) Matthew Tilley is just a...

VAQ-132 Master Chief Marks 30 Years of Service
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- When Master Chief Avionics Technician (AW) David Staley walked into the Navy recruiting office in B...

Minister Leaves Lasting Impression Upon GW Faithful
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- On Sundays, USS George Washington’s (CNV 73) fo’c’sle echoes with an uplifting spiritual message. ...

Despite Tough Schedules at Sea Sailors Find Time to Keep in Touch
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- There's a scene in "Forrest Gump" where the Tom Hanks character tries to stay dry in a nighttime ra...

George Washington Sailors Are Cooking With The Best
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- No, Chef Scott Rom didn’t bring any recipes like “brochette dijon flambe for 5,000,” but USS George...

Operation Enduring Freedom: GW Reaches Front Lines
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- USS George Washington (CVN 73) has arrived at the front lines in Operation Enduring Freedom. Moral...

Twin Turnover: Brothers Briefly Reunite Aboard USS George Washington
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- While Aircrew Survival Equipmentmen 1st Class (AW) Raymond Warren and Henry Warren may appear ident...

Sailor Carries on Military Tradition
ABOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- In Ruby Webb Farmer’s home there is a wall adorned with pictures of family members who have worn th...

Future Navy Leaders Learn About Today's Fleet
NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- At first glance they appear to be junior officers. Young faces with gold-embroidered names accompan...

UTR: Bringing GW Sailors and Their Families Together During Deployment
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- Several days into its six-month deployment, USS George Washington (CVN 73) has started a program al...

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