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Nimitz to Participate Alongside Canadian, Japanese, other US Ships in Task Group Exercise
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Canadian, Japanese and U.S ships will participate
in a U.S. 3rd Fleet-led Task Group Exercise (...

USS Princeton Sailors Celebrate Common Heritage
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Sailors from guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59) participated Sept. 20 in the opening cerem...

Nimitz Named CNO Environmental Award Winner
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- Adm. Jonathan Greenert, chief of naval operations (CNO), recognized USS Nimitz (CVN 68) as one of th...

USS Nimitz Holds Homeport Change Fair
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) hosted a change of homeport fair at Naval Station Everett, ...

USS Nimitz Hosts Friends and Family Day Cruise
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) hosted a friends and family day cruise from Naval Magazine ...

Fueling the Fleet: Nimitz Sailors Strive for Healthier Habits
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The alarm bellows out of the 1MC. Long-ingrained training takes over as you jolt out of the dark coc...

Nimitz Holds Change of Command
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) held a change of command ceremony July 8.

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Nimitz to Move to Bremerton in 2015
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) will move to Bremerton, Washington, in 2015 for 16 mo...

USS Nimitz Medical Department Celebrates 116th birthday of Hospital Corps
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors from the medical department aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) gathered in the ...

USS Nimitz Visits Victoria, British Columbia
VICTORIA, British Columbia (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) visited Victoria, British Columbia, June 13 to June 16 to s...

Pacific Fleet Commander Visits USS Nimitz
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- Adm. Harry Harris, commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, visited the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) M...

Nimitz Arrives Home After Completing Certifications
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- More than 3,000 Sailors on board the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) returned to their homeport...

Nimitz 1st Lieutenant Honored by Local Association
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- The Snohomish County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's (NAA...

Birth of a Carrier: Remembering Nimitz' Commissioning
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The date is May 3, 1975. Gerald R. Ford is the President of the United States, the conflict in Vietn...

Nimitz Sets Sail for Flight Deck Qualification
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) got underway April 28 for the first time since returning fr...

Nimitz Celebrates 121 Years of the CPO Rank
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- Sailors on board the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) celebrated the 121st birthday of the creat...

CSG-11 Holds Change of Command Ceremony
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 held a change of command ceremony aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimi...

Nimitz Master Chiefs Participate in Women's Symposium
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- Master Chief Culinary Specialist Coasa Brannon and Master Chief Aviation Ordnanceman Jennifer Vollst...

Nimitz' Sailors Take E-4 Advancement Exam
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- Approximately 350 Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) took the Navy-wide advanceme...

Nimitz Sailors Test for Advancement
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- An unusual silence fell across the deckplates of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) as regular...

Celebrating A Legacy: USS Nimitz' Namesake
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) is celebrating the life of its namesake, Fleet Adm. Chester...

USS Nimitz Adopts A Highway
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- Sailors on board the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) participated in a community relations (COM...

Nimitz Sailors Volunteer at Retirement Home
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- Sailors stationed on board the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) volunteered at the Carl Gibson S...

USS Nimitz Holds Homecoming Party For Sailors, Families
MARYSVILLE, Wash. (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) held a homecoming party for the crew and their families at ...

Nimitz Sailors Volulnteer at Local Animal Shelter
STANWOOD, Wash. (NNS) -- Sailors stationed on board the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) volunteered at the Northwest Org...

Nimitz Plankowner Walks the Deckplates 37 Years Later
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- A member from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz' (CVN 68) first crew came on board for a personal tour...

Nimitz wins Project Good Neighbor Community Service Flag Award
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- The Navy Community Service Program announced the crew of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) wo...

Nimitz Paints Anchors Gold Eigth Year in a Row
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) painted the ship's anchors gold after receiv...

Nimitz Sailors Participate in Navy-wide Advancement Exam
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- Roughly 35,000 first class petty officers Navywide took the chief petty officer advancement exam inc...

World War II Hero's Daughter Visits USS Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The crew of aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) hosted the daughter of a World War II hero as a par...

Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 75 to Return Home
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The "Wolf Pack" of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 75 is scheduled to return home to Naval...

Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 6 to Return Home
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The "Screamin' Indians" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 6 are scheduled to return to Naval A...

Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 323 to Return Home
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The "Death Rattlers" of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron(VMFA) 323 are scheduled to return home to Mar...

Electronic Attack Squadron142 to Return Home
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The "Gray Wolves" of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 are scheduled to return home to Naval Air ...

Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron 117 to Return Home
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The "Wallbangers" of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 117 are scheduled to return home ...

Strike Fighter Squadron 147 to Return Home
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The "Argonauts" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 147 are scheduled to return home to Naval Air Stati...

Strike Fighter Squadron 146 to Return Home
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The "Blue Diamonds" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 146 are scheduled to return home to Naval Air S...

Strike Fighter Squadron 154 to Return Home
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The "Black Knights" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 154 will be returning to Naval Air Station (NAS...

Nimitz Strike Group Makes Brief Stop in Pearl Harbor
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Just a few days shy of the 72nd anniversary of the Japanese attack on U.S. forces at Pearl Harbor, ...

Nimitz and George Washington Strike Groups Swap E-2C Hawkeyes
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The "Wallbangers" of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 117, embarked on USS Nimitz (CVN ...

Nimitz Celebrates Thanksgiving at Sea
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines celebrated Thanksgiving at sea on board the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68)...

Nimitz Carrier Strike Group Departs 6th Fleet Area of Responsibility
RED SEA (NNS) -- The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group reentered the U.S. 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR) after tran...

USS Mason Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month At Sea
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with a ceremony prese...

M-16 Qualification Promotes Readiness aboard Mason
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (NNS) -- UMore than 50 Sailors participated in an M-16 rifle qualification exercise on the flight deck aboard...

USS Mason Celebrates Navy Birthday
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) celebrated the 238th birthday of the U.S. Navy at an all...

Nimitz Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines gathered in the hangar bay aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) to ce...

Nimitz Sailors Stand the Watch for Navy's 238th Birthday
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (NNS) -- Birthdays are a time for celebration and introspection. A time to commemorate another year while tak...

Nimitz Hosts Steel Beach Picnic At Sea
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) participated in a steel beach pi...

William P. Lawrence Remembers Fallen Pilots
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) gathered for a remembr...

William P. Lawrence Sailors Prepare for Flu Season
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (NNS) -- More than 200 Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) received...

Search and Rescue Efforts for MH-60S Aircrew Suspended (Updated 9/23 11:50 a.m. EDT)
NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY BAHRAIN (NNS) -- Search and rescue (SAR) efforts for the remaining two crew members involved in a U.S. Navy MH-60S Kn...

Nimitz Pins 58 New Chief Petty Officers
USS NIMITZ (NNS) -- Fifty-eight Sailors were promoted to the rank of chief petty officer during a ceremony held Sept. 13...

Nimitz Sailors Take E-5 Advancement Exam
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- More than 750 Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), including Sailors from embark...

Commander, CSG 11 Visits USS William P. Lawrence
RED SEA (NNS) -- The commander of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 visited guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawre...

USS The Sullivans Provides Assistance to Saudi Dhows
ARABIAN GULF (NNS) -- The guided-missile cruiser USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) provided medical assistance to a vessel in dis...

Dual 1,000th 'Traps' Achieved Aboard USS Nimitz
GULF OF OMAN (NNS) -- Two aviators reached career milestones by achieving their 1,000th carrier arrested landing, or "trap...

Lawrence Sailors Qualify in CPR While Deployed
USS WILLIAM P LAWRENCE, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) qualif...

Executive Chef Visits USS Monterey
USS MONTEREY, At Sea (NNS) -- Chef Miles Mitchell, executive chef at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, visited the guided-m...

USS Nimitz Arrives in Bahrain
NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY BAHRAIN (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), embarked Carrier Strike Group 11, Carrier Air Wing 11 and ...

Princeton Changes Command at Sea
USS PRINCETON, At Sea (NNS) -- The crew of the guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59) observed a change of command ceremony a...

HSM-75 Conducts Aerial Change of Command at Sea
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The "Wolf Pack" of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 75 conducted an airborne change of comm...

Nimitz Congratulates New Chief Petty Officer-Selects
GULF OF OMAN (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) announced 60 new chief petty officer (CPO) selects Aug. 1.<...

Monterey Conducts Exercise with US Air Force
USS MONTEREY, At Sea (NNS) -- Guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) conducted an air operations for maritime surface warfare...

Vice Chief of Naval Operations Visits Nimitz Strike Group
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO), and Fleet Master Chief of Manpower, Personnel, Training a...

VAQ-142 Celebrates Halfway Point on Deployment
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Families and friends of the "Gray Wolves" of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 celebrated the hal...

Fleet Master Chief Beldo Visits Nimitz Strike Group at Sea
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) hosted a visit by the Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO)...

Monterey Concludes Bahrain Port Visit
MANAMA, Bahrain (NNS) -- Sailors from guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) completed a port visit to Bahrain, July 16....

Nimitz AOs Honor John Finn
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Amidst a sea of red shirts congregated on the aft mess deck, a deafening roar erupted from the mouth...

Nimitz Conducts Career Fair at Sea
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) conducted a career fair on the ship's aft me...

Nimitz Scores Above Average In Maintenance Inspection
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- A maintenance and material management inspection (3MI) was conducted July 16-18 aboard aircraft carr...

Lawrence Sailors Learn to Deal with Stress
U.S. FIFTH FLEET AREA OF REPONSIBILITY (NNS) -- Sailors aboard guided missile-destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) attended stress-control tr...

Sailors from USS Shoup Start GLASS Organization
USS SHOUP, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors from guided-missile destroyer USS Shoup (DDG 86) have established one of the first gay, lesb...

US, UK Complete Mine Countermeasure Exercise
ARABIAN GULF (NNS) -- Sailors from the U.S. Navy and the Royal Navy completed a surface exercise (SURFEX) June 30.

USS Monterey Sailors Volunteer at Women's Shelter
MANAMA, Bahrain (NNS) -- Sailors from guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) volunteered at the Philippine Embassy Women...

Lawrence Sailors Train to Fight
U.S. FIFTH FLEET AREA OF REPONSIBILITY (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the guided missile-destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) conducted anti-terrori...

Nimitz Hosts Midshipmen at Sea
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Eleven Midshipmen arrived on board the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) July 9 as part of a summ...

Lawrence Sailors Celebrate Independence Day
USS WILLIAM P. LAWRENCE, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) celebrated Independence Da...

Lawrence Sailors Complete SRF-B
USS WILLIAM P. LAWRENCE, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) completed the final stage ...

USS Nimitz Visits the United Arab Emirates
JEBEL ALI, United Arab Emirates (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) with embarked Carrier Strike Group 11,...

Midshipmen Spend Final Day Aboard Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Midshipmen spent their final day of a two-week cruise working aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz...

VFA-154 'Black Knights' Conducts Airborne Change of Command
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The "Black Knights" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 154 conducted an airborne change of command cer...

One Squadron's Legacy: "Come to Fight - Come to Win"
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Marine Strike Fighter Squadron (VMFA) 323 has a long and proud tradition of being part of carrier av...

Nimitz Conducts Honor Guard Tryouts
GULF OF OMAN (NNS) -- GULF OF OMAN (July 1, 2013) - The honor guard on board the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) held...

Higgins Sailors Host Midshipmen
ARABIAN GULF (NNS) -- Sailors welcomed nine midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Hig...

USS Monterey Celebrates Asian-Pacific Islander Heritage Month
USS MONTEREY, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) celebrated Asian-Pacific Islander Heritag...

USS Higgins Sailors Volunteer in Bahrain
MANAMA, Bahrain (NNS) -- Sailors from guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) volunteered at the Regional Institute for...

Service with Honor: The Black Knights' Tale
GULF OF OMAN (NNS) -- Founded shortly after the United States emerged victorious from World War II, the "Black Knights" of...

Chief of Navy Chaplains Visits Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Rear Adm. Mark L. Tidd, Chief of Navy Chaplains, arrived aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN...

Nimitz Hosts Midshipmen at Sea
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Eighteen midshipmen from all over the United States stepped on board the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz...

Nimitz Conducts Sexual Assault Prevention Training at Sea
GULF OF OMAN (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) is in the process of conducting command-wide Sexual Assault...

Nimitz Celebrates Navy Hospital Corps 115th Birthday
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) celebrated the Navy Hospital Cor...

Sailors Compete in Biathlon at Sea
GULF OF OMAN (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) competed in a biathlon, or...

Midshipmen Train on USS Higgins
USS HIGGINS, At Sea (NNS) -- Six Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) midshipmen trained on the guided- missile destroyer...

USS Monterey Celebrates Father's Day at Sea
USS MONTEREY, At Sea (NNS) -- The crew of the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) celebrated Father's Day while underway i...

A Family's Scrapbook Is a Piece of History
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Growing up as a child, you may have noticed that many families kept scrapbooks or photo albums of th...

USS Nimitz Executive Officer Addresses First Class Mess With Expectations
GULF OF OMAN (NNS) -- The Executive Officer (XO) of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), Cmdr. John Cummings, address...

Nimitz Sailors, Marines to Receive Special Pay and Exclusions
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The Sailors and Marines on the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) will see an increas...

Stockdale Sailors Participate in Outreach Projects in Israel
ELIAT, Israel (NNS) -- ELIAT, Israel (NNS) - Sailors aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106) participated i...

USS Monterey Commemorates Battle of Midway
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) commemorated the Battle of Midway wit...

Nimitz Sailors Commemorate the Battle of Midway
INDIAN OCEAN (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) observed the 71st anniversary o...

Sailors Volunteer for COMSERV at Learning Center
PHUKET, Thailand (NNS) -- Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 spent t...

Sailors Compete in Rugby and Soccer Games In Thailand
PHUKET, Thailand (NNS) -- Sailors from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) ...

Nimitz Sailors Participate in COMSERV Quality Schools International
PHUKET, Thailand (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) visited Quality Schools International (...

Sailors and Marines Improve Levy at Orphanage in Thailand
PHUKET, Thailand (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 made improvements to a levy surrounding th...

Nimitz Sailors Volunteer in Thailand
PHANG NGA, Thailand (NNS) -- Sailors from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) visited Ban Tee Tae public school...

Nimitz Sailors Compete Against Local Phuket Team
PHUKET, Thailand (NNS) -- Sailors from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) participated in an exhibition gam...

Strike Group 11 Sailors Kick It in Phuket
PHUKET, Thailand (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to Carrier Strike Group 11 came together at the British International School (BIS) ...

Chief of Phuket Provincial Office Visits Nimitz
PHUKET, Thailand (NNS) -- The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) was visited by Dr. Prajiad Aksornthamakul, Chi...

EODMU 11 Shares Knowledge with Royal Thai Navy
INDIAN OCEAN (NNS) -- INDIAN OCEAN (MAY 27, 2013) -- Members of the Royal Thai navy's Diver and Explosive Ordnance Disposa...

Nimitz Strike Group Visits Thailand
PHUKET, Thailand (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), along with embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11, Destroyer S...

U.S. Ambassador to Singapore Visits USS Nimitz
USS Nimitz, At Sea (NNS) -- The U.S. Ambassador to Singapore, David I. Adelman, visited the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68)...

EODMU 11 Participates in Mine-Pouncing Training Exercise
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Members of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 11 participated in a mine pouncing traini...

Nimitz Sailors Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month
USS Nimitz, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) celebrated Asian-Pacific American Heritage M...

Hawkeye Pilot Logs 4,000 Hours of Flight Time
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Cmdr. William "Bill" Reed, commanding officer of the Wallbangers of Airborne Early Warning Squadron ...

Recruited and Reunited
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Throughout our lives we meet people and move on. We normally never see them again, but life works in...

Nimitz' Sailor Returns From Being an IA in Iraq
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- An assignment as an Individual Augmentee (IA) usually means big changes and requires being able to a...

Nimitz' Sailors, Marines Participate in PME Classes
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Nineteen Sailors and Marines on board the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) participated in Marin...

Nimitz Sailor Continues Family Naval Service
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- There are many Sailors currently serving in the Navy who have had a least one member of their family...

Nimitz Sailor Named CSG 11 Blue Jacket of the Quarter 2nd Quarter Fiscal Year 2013
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Twenty-year-old Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) (ABH) Airman Joshua M. Bard, of Boston, a Sailo...

US, ROK Sailors Visit Hee-Rak Won Social Welfare Center
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Forty U.S. Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 and Republic of Korea Sailors participated in a community s...

Nimitz' Dental Department Scores 96.75 Percent on DRI
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The Dental Department on board the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) received a 96.75 percent sco...

Adapt and Overcome: A Sailor's Path To Rising Above His Challenges
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Adapt and overcome: it's a phrase those in the military hear so often it's almost a cliche. It becom...

Nimitz Hosts Health Services Support Tour
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- The Health Services Department on board the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) hosted a health ser...

USS Nimitz Hosts Local Dignitaries
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) hosted a reception May 11 for local dignitaries aboard the ...

Army General Visits Nimitz
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Army Gen. James D. Thurman, commander, United Nations Command, Republic of Korea - United States Com...

Commander, CSG 11, Visits USS Preble
USS PREBLE, At Sea (NNS) -- Rear Adm. Michael S. White, Commander, Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11, visited the Arleigh Burke-clas...

Nimitz Strike Group Enters 7th Fleet AOR
PACIFIC OCEAN - (NNS) -- The Nimitz Strike Group consisting of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) with embarked Carrier...

Commander, CSG 11, Visits USS Princeton
USS PRINCETON, At Sea (NNS) -- Rear Adm. Michael S. White, commander, Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11, visited the guided-missile cru...

Instructors Visit Nimitz To Raise Cultural Awareness
USS Nimitz at sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) participated in Regional Security Education Program (RSEP) classe...

Nimitz Sailor Becomes a Navy First
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- An officer on board the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) is the Navy's first female Aircraft Lau...

Nimitz NMCRS Fund Drive a Success
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) surpassed the 2013 goal for the ...

Nimitz Strike Group Departs for Western Pacific Deployment
CORONADO, Calif. - (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) with embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 and Carrier Strike ...

Third Fleet CMC Meets with Nimitz CPO 365 Class
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- First Class Petty Officers aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) enjoyed an exclusive audi...

Nimitz, CSG 11 Participate in SUSTEX
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- PACIFIC OCEAN (April 5, 2013) The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) departed Naval Air Station No...

Nimitz Celebrates 120 Years of the Chief Petty Officer
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Chief petty officers (CPO) aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) celebrated the 120th birt...

Nimitz Sailor Named CSG 11 Blue Jacket of the Year
PACIFIC OCEAN -- (NNS) -- A Sailor on board the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) was named Carrier Strike Group 11 Blue Ja...

Nimitz Sets Sail for Sustainment Exercise
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) departed its homeport of Everett, Wash., March 30, to embar...

USS Nimitz Participates in Navy-Wide Advancement Exam
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- More than 480 Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) took the Navy Wide Advancement E...

Nimitz Participates In Navy Wide Advancement Exam
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) took the Navy Wide Advancement Exam for E-6 at...

Nimitz Sailors Take Part in a Community Relations Project at Local Academy
BELLEVUE, Wash. (NNS) -- Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) participated in a community relations (COMREL)...

Nimitz Sailors Presented With Stennis Center Leadership Award
TULALIP, Wash. (NNS) -- Three Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) were presented with the Stennis Center L...

Carrier Strike Group 11 Changes Command
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 held a change of command ceremony aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimi...

USS Nimitz Names Sailors of the Quarter
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) announced its Senior Sailor of the Quarter, Sailor of the Q...

Nimitz Takes Top Honors In CNAF Excellence Awards
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- USS Nimitz' (CVN 68) Supply Department took top honors in the 2012 Commander Naval Air Forces (CNAF)...

Nimitz Leaders Serve Community
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- During phase one of Chief Petty Officer (CPO) 365, 17 chief and first class petty officers from the ...

Revamped CPO 365 Kicks Off
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- The first phase of the newly revamped Chief Petty Officer (CPO) 365 training program kicked off aboa...

Nimitz Earns 7th Consecutive Gold Anchor Award
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- Aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) received confirmation Jan. 13, it was among the list of command...

USS William P. Lawrence Participates in USWEX
USS WILLIAM P. LAWRENCE, At Sea (NNS) -- The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) along with the Ni...

Lawrence Sailors Remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
USS WILLIAM P. LAWRENCE, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) ca...

Stockdale Sailors Celebrate MLK Jr. Day
USS STOCKDALE, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106) took time ou...

Nimitz Hopefuls Take the First Step to Receiving their Anchor
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- First class petty officers from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) filled the Naval Station Ev...

Nimitz remembers Martin Luther King Jr. Day
EVERETT, Wash. (Jan. 18, 2013) (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) celebrated and remembered the life of Martin Luther King Jr...

USS Lawrence Sets Sail for Maiden Deployment
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) departed its home...

Lawrence Sailors Receive Smallpox Vaccine
USS WILLIAM P. LAWRENCE, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile
destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110...

Sailors Get Fit for PRT
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- Twice a year, the Navy mandates that every Sailor, both enlisted and commissioned, participate in a ...

FRG Prepares Families For Deployment
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Family Readiness Group (FRG) held its first meeting of the ...

NAF Commander Visits Nimitz
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- The commander of Naval Air Forces presented 23 Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 6...

Sailor First to Earn EIDWS Onboard Nimitz
EVERET, Wash. (NNS) -- Sailors received their warfare pins Jan. 11 aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) from Vic...

Sailors Cautioned After Legalization of Marijuana
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- Although the state of Washington has recently updated the law on the use of marijuana, essentially d...

A Different Way to FIT In
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- Brandon Wagner, a Total Resistance Exercise (TRX) senior master instructor was brought to Naval Stat...

Nimitz Sailors Volunteer for Vets
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- A group of Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) volunteered at the Veteran Affairs ...

Nimitz Sailors Volunteer at Animal Shelter
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- Twelve Sailors on board the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) volunteered at the Everett Animal C...

Nimitz Sailors Advance to Next Pay Grade in Command-Wide Frocking Ceremony
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- Three hundred sixty-five Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) were frocked to the n...

USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Sailors Pause to Remember Pearl Harbor
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) paused early today to remember and reflect o...

Naval Station Everett hosts Women's Symposium
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- Approximately 100 Northwest region Sailors attended the Surface Force Women's Waterfront Symposium,...

Junior Enlisted Honors Veterans on Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The Junior Enlisted Association (JEA) on board the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) dedicated a ...

Nimitz Attacks Domestic Violence
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- October was designated as Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the Navy is using this month to info...

Assistant SECNAV Visits USS Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Juan Garcia, visited the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Oct. ...

Nimitz Medical Team Scores 98 Percent On HSRI
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The Health Services Department (HSD) on board aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) scored a 98 perce...

#Warfighting: USS Nimitz, CSG 11 begins Composite Training Unit Exercise
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68), Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 began Comp...

Nimitz Celebrates Hispanic Heritage MonthWatch Video
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) came together to recognize Hispanic American...

USS Nimitz: Always VigilantWatch Video
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), along with the ships of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11, are...

MV-22 Osprey Flight Operations Tested Aboard USS Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) received and refueled an MV-22 Osprey, a potential replacem...

Reagan Sailors Join Nimitz Sailors for COMPTUEX
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- In addition to more than 5,000 Sailors who call the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) home while ...

National Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Recognition Day Ceremony Held Aboard USS Nimitz
USS NIMITZ (NNS) -- The First Class Petty Officers' Mess (FCPOM) held a ceremony Sept. 21, as part of National Prisoner ...

Nimitz Promotes Responsible Habits - Zero Zero One Three
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- "Don't make alcohol your only liberty buddy," is a common phrase often heard coming from the command...

Nimitz Sets Sail for COMPTUEX
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) got underway Sept. 29 to participate in a Composite Trainin...

Nimitz Inducts 34 Chief Petty Officers
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- Thirty-four chief petty officer (CPO) selects from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) donned t...

Nimitz Traps 300,000th Plane on Flight DeckWatch Video
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Two pilots attached to Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 129, landed their E/A-18G Growler on the num...

Nimitz trains Midshipmen in Damage Control
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Thirty-one Midshipmen visiting the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) participated in live fire fi...

USS Nimitz Host Live Fire ExerciseWatch Video
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Weapons Department G-2 Division hosted live fire 9mm pistol exercises during...

Nimitz Presents First Lt. Cmdr. Regina P. Mills Leadership Award
CORONADO, Calif. (NNS) -- The Navy distributed the first Lt. Cmdr. Regina Pearl Mills Leadership Award during an award ceremon...

Carrier Air Wing 11 Departs USS Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The squadrons of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 embarked on board the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68...

#GreatGreenFleet: SECNAV, CNO visit Nimitz for Great Green Fleet Demonstration
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The Secretary of the Navy, the honorable Ray Mabus, and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Gree...

#GreatGreenFleet: USS Chafee Takes On Biofuel
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) took on 250,000 gallons of alternative fuel, a 50/5...

#GreatGreenFleet: USS Nimitz Receives Biofuel
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) took on more than 900,000 gallons of 50-50 biofuel in preparation for the Navy's...

#GreatGreenFleet: Nimitz First to Test Use of Aviation Biofuels
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) was the first ship to receive and test the ...

USS Nimitz Arrives in Hawaii for Port Visit
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and embarked elements of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 arrived ...

CVW 11 Commander Reaches 1,000 Traps
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The commander of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 completed his 1,000th carrier arrested landing, or trap, ...

USS Nimitz Pauses to Remember Battle of Midway
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) marked the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Midway, the tu...

USS Nimitz Arrives In San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) arrived in San Francisco May 27 to celebrate the 75th anniv...

382 Selected for Advancement Aboard Nimitz
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Three-hundred eighty two Sailors learned May 25 that they were selected for advancement as the aircr...

USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Celebrates 37th Birthday
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The crew of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) paused to celebrate the 37th anniversary of the...

Nimitz Female Sailor takes on 600-pound Strength Challenge
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- A Sailor reached a milestone by becoming the first and only female aboard the aircraft carrier USS N...

USS Nimitz Holds Change of Command
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) held a change of command ceremony aboard the aircraft carrier March 29.

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Nimitz Completes Sea Trials, Arrives at New Homeport
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) arrived at its new homeport of Naval Station Everett, Wash....

Nimitz Medical Department Performs Emergency Procedure At Sea
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Health Services Department performed an emergency procedure at sea March 6, less...

Nimitz Completes DPIA, Sets Sail
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) departed Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton March 5, to conduct se...

Nimitz Sailors take on Advancement Exam
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) took part in the Petty Officer 1st Class Nav...

Three Nimitz Sailors Net Stennis Leadership Award
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- Three USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Sailors garnered the Stennis Leadership Award at an all-hands call aboard ...

USS Nimitz Celebrates Namesake's Birthday
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) paused to celebrate the birthday of the ship...

Nimitz Earns Safety, Engineering Awards
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) garnered two departmental efficiency awards for its Safety ...

Fallen Shipmate Remembered Aboard Nimitz
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- A memorial service for Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Gregory Wayne Anderson Jr. was held aboard USS...

Navy, Nimitz Remember Fleet's First Female Handler
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- The Navy remembered the fleet's first female aircraft handling officer during a ceremony in Bremerto...

Nimitz Reaches One Year in Yards
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) marked one year since it officially began its docking planned incremental availa...

USS Nimitz Names Sailors of the Year
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) announced it's Senior Sailor of the Year, Sailor of the Year, Junior Sailor of t...

Navy League Visits USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Sailors of the Year
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- Washington area Navy League United States (NLUS) members visited the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CV...

Nimitz Moves Out of Dry Dock
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) moved from Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility's Dr...

Nimitz Conducts General Quarters Training in Dry Dock
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) conducted a general quarters (GQ) drill early Sept. 23 whil...

Nimitz Chief Selects Help Preserve Navy History in Bremerton
BREMERTON, Wash (NNS) -- As the Kitsap skies cleared August 30, six chief selects from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 6...

Nimitz Hosts Battle of Midway Remembrance Dinner
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- Officers and Chiefs from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) gathered June 2 to remember the sa...

Forty-seven Service Members Raise Right Hands, Become U.S. Citizens
Bremerton, Wash (NNS) -- Forty-seven service members from 19 countries reached a obtaining U.S. citizenship during the Armed ...

Nimitz Sailors Celebrate Ship's Birthday
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Sailors celebrated the 36th anniversary of the ship's commissioning with a cerem...

Nimitz Wins Ney Food Service Award: Second Time in Three Years
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) was awarded first place in the aircraft carrier category for the Captain Edward ...

Nimitz Enters Dry-Dock at Puget Sound for Docking Planned Incremental Availability
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) completed its move from Naval Base Kitsap – Bremerton, Wash., to its dry-dock at...

Nimitz Sailors Volunteer in Local Community, Support Area Youth
LAKE BAY, Wash. (NNS) -- Sailors from the Air Department aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) assisted local volunteers in a community ...

Nimitz Sailors Begin Major Offload of Gear Before Maintenance
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Sailors began a major offload of personal and work gear Dec. 10 as the ship prep...

Nimitz Arrives in Bremerton, Navy Announces Everett as Ship's New Homeport
BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and 2,800 Sailors arrived at Naval Base Kitsap in Bremerton, Wash., Dec. 9 after...

Navy Announces USS Nimitz Homeport Change to Everett, Wash.
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy announced Dec. 9 that the nuclear aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) will be homeported a...

Nimitz Departs San Diego for Year-Long Maintenance Period
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) departed San Diego Dec. 6 to conduct an administrative homeport change from Nava...

Nimitz Onloads Hundreds of Vehicles for Transit from San Diego to Bremerton
San Diego (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) completed an onload of 393 privately owned vehicles (POVs) Dec. 2, as part of an...

Nimitz, Training Air Wing 1 Recognize Centennial of Naval Aviation
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- A unique aircraft landed aboard USS Nimitz (CVN-68) for carrier qualifications Nov. 4. Training Air ...

Nimitz Makes Wish Come True
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The crew of aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) welcomed a 12-year-old boy aboard as honorary comma...

Nimitz Offloads More Than 1,200 Tons of Ordnance
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Sailors conducted a two-day ammunition offload in preparation for the ship's upc...

Nimitz Remembers 9/11, Dedicates World Trade Center Donation
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 and USS Nimitz (CVN 68) held a remembrance ceremony to honor the men a...

Air Wing Completes Qualifications, Departs Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Aircraft and some Sailors from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 departed the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (C...

USS Nimitz, Carrier Air Wing 11 Underway for Carrier Quals
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 began carrier qualifications ...

USS Nimitz Completes Sea Trials
SAN DIEGO – (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) successfully completed sea trials July 2.

Nimitz Merges S-3, S-5 Divisions
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) merged the S-3 and S-5 divisions July 1 to increase efficiency the Supply depart...

Nimitz Tests AFFF Firefighting Systems
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) successfully tested the ship's aqueous film form...

Nimitz Gets Underway for Sea Trials
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) departed from her homeport of Naval Base Coronado to perfor...

Nimitz Air Department Hits the Deck Running
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Air Department Sailors conducted flight deck drills during a scheduled fast crui...

Nimitz Prepares for Underway with Fast Cruise
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) successfully completed a 14-hour fast cruise...

Nimitz Sailors Volunteer at St. Vincent DePaul's
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) volunteered to help the San Diego community by...

Nimitz Hosts National Day of Prayer Luncheon
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) participated in a National Day of Prayer lun...

Nimitz Begins Preparing for INSURV
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) sent its Inspection and Survey (INSURV) Department Head und...

Certificate Crucial for Nimitz Move to Washington
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- With a little more than six months left until the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) change homepo...

Nimitz Hosts Homeport Change Fair
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) held a homeport change fair at Admiral Baker Park for Sailo...

Nimitz to Host Homeport Change Fair
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) is scheduled to host a homeport change fair and picnic May ...

Nimitz Hosts National Day of Prayer Luncheon
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) participated in a National Day of Prayer lun...

Nimitz Sailors Hold Burial-at-Sea Ceremony
USS NIMITZ , At Sea (NNS) -- The urns of nine service members and the wife of a retired Sailor were committed to the waters of th...

Nimitz Sailor Reenlisted At Sea by Grandfather, Former Nimitz Gunner
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Three generations of aviation ordnancemen participated in a re-enlistment ceremony aboard USS Nimitz...

Nimitz Carrier Strike Group Home After Eight-Month Deployment
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Ships of the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group returned to their homeport of San Diego March 26 after an ...

Nimitz Qualifies Enlisted Tactical Action Officer
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Weeks before completing an eight-month Western Pacific deployment, a chief petty officer qualified a...

Wallbangers Swap Aircraft with Liberty Bells
WESTERN PACIFIC – (NNS) -- The "Wallbangers" of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 117 completed an aircraft swap of...

Nimitz Carrier Strike Group Changes Command
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 held a change of command ceremony on the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (...

Pinckney Supports USCG Fisheries Enforcement in Pacific
ABOARD USS PINCKNEY, At Sea (NNS) -- A destroyer assigned to Nimitz Carrier Strike Group joined U.S. Coast Guard-led efforts to monitor a...

Nimitz Sailors Prepare for Homecoming with Safety Training
USS NIMITZ, At sea (NNS) -- More than 4,000 Sailors aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) attended briefings sponsored by the ship's safety...

Nimitz Sailors Offered Free Tax Preparation
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) began volunteering Feb. 5 to help their shipmate...

Nimitz Sailors Prepare to Return Home
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) held Return and Reunion training Feb. 22-March 2...

Nimitz Sailors Visit Lantau Island
HONG KONG (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) participated in the Lantau Explorer Tour Fe...

Sailors Volunteer at a Dog Rescue Center
HONG KONG (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) participated in a community service project ...

Deputy Carrier Air Wing 11 Makes 1,000th Trap
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The deputy commander of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 reached a milestone in his aviation career with hi...

Nimitz Strike Group Arrives in Hong Kong
HONG KONG (NNS) -- The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group (CSG) arrived in Hong Kong for a four-day port visit Feb. 17.

Nimitz and CVW-11 Sailors Volunteer at Juara Boy's Home
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to aircraft carrier USS Nimitz and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 participated in a comm...

Nimitz Sailors Volunteer at Zomi Children's Center
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 participa...

Nimitz Sailors Serve Community in Malaysia
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors assigned to aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) volunteered to paint and clean up a retirem...

Nimitz Visits Kuala Lumpur
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (NNS) -- The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group arrived in Kuala Lumpur for a four-day port call Feb. 7.

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Nimitz Tops CNAF 3M Assessment
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors on board the deployed aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) passed a critical maintenance and...

Nimitz Hosts Health Fair
USS NIMITZ, At sea (NNS) -- The Health Services Department on board aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) sponsored a command hea...

Command, Control Above Afghanistan
USS NIMITZ, At sea (NNS) -- The E-2C Hawkeye aircraft assigned to Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 117 aboard USS Nimitz (C...

Nimitz Receives Meritorious Unit Commendation
USS Nimitz, At Sea (NNS) -- The chief of naval operations (CNO) presented the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) the Meritorio...

Nimitz Hosts CNO at Sea
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The chief of naval operations (CNO) visited the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Jan. 6.

Navy Non-Kinetic Air Power for OEF
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Carrier Air Wing 11 employs non-kinetic force to support troops on the ground in Afghanistan, minimi...

CNO Lands on Carrier Operating in the North Arabian Sea
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The chief of naval operations (CNO) arrived aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68), the aircraft carrier current...

Nimitz Keeps Golden Anchor for Fourth Year
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, awarded USS Nimitz (CVN 68) the Retention Excellence Award, also know...

Moms Send Holiday Gifts to Deployed Strike Group Sailors
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors deployed on board the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) received 6,000 boxes filled with ...

President Obama Calls Corpsman on USS Rentz
USS RENTZ, At sea (NNS) -- President Barack Obama placed a phone call to the independent duty corpsman on the deployed guided-m...

VFA 86 Changes Command
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Command of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 86 changed hands during a change of command ceremony aboard...

VFA 97 Changes Command
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Command of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 97 changes hands in an airborne change of command above air...

A Joint Connection in the Skies Over Afghanistan
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Air Force tankers provide a vital in-flight refueling lifeline to extend Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 m...

Steak Team Mission Grills for Nimitz Sailors
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Deployed Sailors were treated to grilled steak filet by the Steak Team Mission during a steel beach ...

Nimitz Hosts Air Component General
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Deputy, Combined Force Air Component Commander, U.S. Central Command, arrived aboard the aircraft ca...

Nimitz Blood Lab Spins for Sailor's Health
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Two Sailors assigned to USS Nimitz's (CVN 68) Health Services Department screened samples in the shi...

Nimitz Resumes Combat Operations Over Afghanistan
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 returned to the North Arabian Sea today, ...

Petraeus Lands, Launches off Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, Gulf of Oman (NNS) -- The commander of U.S. Central Command arrived aboard aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Nov. 26 fo...

General Petraeus with Nimitz on Thanksgiving
USS NIMITZ, Gulf of Oman (NNS) -- The commander of U.S. Central Command celebrated the Thanksgiving holiday at sea Nov. 26 with the cr...

Sidewinder Skipper in the Carrier CO Pipeline
USS NIMITZ Gulf of Oman (NNS) -- Only a select few officers ever have a chance to become a commanding officer. Even fewer are selecte...

VFA-97 Returns After Five Years in Marine Corps UDP
USS NIMITZ, Gulf of Oman (NNS) -- Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 97 is no stranger to the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), but in ...

Nimitz Squadrons Join Dubai Air Show
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Two squadrons from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 joined hundreds of civilian and military exhibitors Nov...

Sailors, Soldiers on Nimitz Work to Avoid Civilian Casualties
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Two Soldiers working deep inside aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) serve as liaisons between the ...

Nimitz Raises Money for Wounded Warrior Project
USS NIMITZ, Gulf of Oman (NNS) -- Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) raised $7,000 to support the Wounded Warrior...

Catholic Chaplain Cross Decks for Chosin Crew
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- A USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 chaplain visited the guided-missile cruiser USS ...

Nimitz Brings Brothers Together
GULF of OMAN (NNS) -- Deployments challenge families with long periods of separation, but the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz ...

Wallbanger Logs 4,000 Flight Hours
GULF OF OMAN (NNS) -- The commanding officer of the Wallbangers of Carrier Airborne Command and Control Squadron (VAW) 117...

American Sailor Returns Home to Egypt
ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (NNS) -- A Sailor from the Perry-class frigate USS Rentz (FFG 46) was reunited with family members from homet...

New Dealer for 'Black Aces'
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 41 the "Black Aces" held a change of command ceremony in the hangar ba...

The Scarlet Ending Band Performs for Nimitz' Sailors
NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The Scarlet Ending band performed for the crew of the USS Nimitz (CVN 68) in the aircraft carrier's ...

Nimitz Celebrates 234 Years of Naval Heritage
USS Nimitz, At Sea (NNS) -- The supply department on board the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) held a cake cutting ceremony...

Nimitz Celebrates Its 100,000th Catapult Shot
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) reached a milestone in history when an EA-6B Prowler, assig...

SK, PC Rates Merge to Form LS Rate
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The Supply Department on board the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) hosted a celebration and cak...

Dual Carrier Operations Give Brothers Chance to Take to the Sky Together
USS NIMITZ, At Sea – (NNS) -- Lieutenants Lee and Travis Amerine, the Amerine brothers, knew they wanted to fly from an early age....

Naval Postgraduate School Brings Diplomatic Training to Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) wrapped up a 10-day Regional Security Education Program (RS...

Nimitz Visits Japan, Reinforces Friendship, Cooperation in Region
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and USS Sampson (DDG 102) arrived at Yokosuka Naval Base Au...

Nimitz Preserves Ties to Renowned Japanese Warship
USS NIMITZ, Yokosuka, Japan (NNS) -- Crew members from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) volunteered for a community service proje...

Nimitz Celebrates Change of Command
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) held a change of command ceremony Aug. 24 aboard Nimitz in Yokosuka, Japan.
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Bridge Connects Nimitz Strike Group to The World, Keeps Navy Mission Ready
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Military Sealift Command (MSC) fast combat support ship USNS Bridge (T-AOE 10) conducted a replenish...

Boxing Brings a Punch to Fitness
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- One Sailor aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) is increasing his fitness...

Brothers Once Apart, Together Again On Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- While most Sailors said goodbye to their loved ones July 31, two brothers aboard the nuclear-powered...

Navy Pilot Reaches Career Milestone
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- A Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 pilot reached a career milestone by making his 1,000th carrier-arrested ...

Nimitz Strike Group Prepares to Execute Maritime Strategy
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and the ships of the Nimitz Carrier Strike ...

Nimitz Strike Group Underway in Support of Maritime Strategy
USS Nimitz, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) departed her homeport of San Diego July 31 on a regularly scheduled Western Paci...

Nimitz Stays Fit with Core Strength Training
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) have an opportunity to a participate in a newly integrated workou...

PGA Putts Around on Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Two PGA golf instructors helped more than 50 Sailors aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS...

Nimitz Honors Shipmate During Burial at Sea
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) held a burial at sea ceremony July 25 to co...

Bush Sailors Get OJT with Nimitz Crew
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), the first of the Nimitz class, also known ...

'Tophatters' Tip Their Hats to 90 Years of Success
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The "Tophatters" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 14 will celebrate their 90th anniversary June 27 a...

Nimitz: Missiles 2, Drones 0
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) fired RIM-162D Evolved Sea Sparrow Missiles (ES...

Nimitz, Air Wing Sailors Gather to Remember Shipmates
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Crew members from the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW...

Afloat Instructors Aid Sailors in Reaching Educational Goals
ABOARD USS NIMITZ (CVN 68), At Sea--- (NNS) -- During the past few months, the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) has welcomed se...

Nimitz Honors the Memory of Those Who Passed
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- It's the middle of the morning March 11 and Nimitz, traditionally a warfighting vessel, trades the s...

Nimitz Soars into Foal Eagle
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is participating in a joint training exercise designed to demonstrat...

Soccer Brings Sailors of Two Countries Together
POHANG, Korea (NNS) -- Sailors from the guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) participated in a soccer game against...

ROK Sailor Receives Emergency Appendectomy Aboard USS Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- A Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy Sailor was flown aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimi...

HS-6 Achieves 19 Years Mishap-Free
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The "Indians" of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HS) 6 reached a new milestone Feb. 8 by achievi...

Nimitz CSG Ships Arrive in South Korea for Port Visits
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68), USS Princeton (CG 59) and USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) arrived in Busan, Feb. 2...

Nimitz and CVW-11 Sailors Volunteer Time in Japan
SASEBO, Japan (NNS) -- Sailors attached to the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and embarked Carrier Ai...

U.S. and Japanese Sailors Dive into Joint Training
SASEBO, Japan (NNS) -- Sailors from the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) took time during their recent ...

Nimitz Carrier Strike Group Enters 7th Fleet
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group (CSG) entered the U.S. 7th Fleet's area of responsibility (AOR), Feb...

Nimitz Arrives in Sasebo for Port Visit
SASEBO, Japan (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) arrived in Sasebo, Japan, Feb. 11 for a scheduled port visit.

While in...

USS Nimitz Throws a Super Bowl Party at Sea
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines onboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) took time off from daily operations Feb. 3, to watch...

Nimitz Takes a New Spin on Fitness
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) introduced a new fitness plan for crew members who want to pursue their personal...

NFL Players Depart San Diego on USS Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Players from the National Football League (NFL) got underway on USS Nimitz (CVN 68), when the nuclea...

Nimitz Sailors Recognized for Leadership Skills
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Three Sailors from the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) were recognized for thei...

Wounded Warriors Visit USS Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Fifteen wounded Marine and Army personnel were welcomed by an enthusiastic round of applause as they...

Nimitz Carrier Strike Group Deploys
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Nimitz Carrier Strike Group (CSG) departed San Diego Jan. 24, for a planned four-month deployment to...

Nimitz Gets Underway for Western Pacific Deployment
USS Nimitz, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) departed San Diego Jan. 24 with commander, Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 on a re...

Johnny Knoxville Lands on Nimitz, Meets Sailors and Marines
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Actor and comedian Philip John Clap, better known as Johnny Knoxville, flew aboard the nuclear-power...

Nimitz Gets MADD at Drunk Driving
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Personnel from USS Nimitz' (CVN 68) Training Department and command Drug and Alcohol Program Advisor...

Education Fair Prepares Nimitz Sailors for a Brighter Future
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Representatives from colleges and universities and professional mentorship organizations visited the...

Nimitz Sailors assist with clean up at Qualcomm Stadium
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Sailors from the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and other commands from Navy R...

Nimitz Begins its Abbreviated Carrier Incremental Availability
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) became the first carrier in the fleet to ex...

Nimitz Scores with STA-21
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- In a competitive fiscal year that saw more than 700 Sailors apply for the Seaman to Admiral (STA) 21...

Padres Third Baseman "Catches" Nimitz Off Guard
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- A San Diego Padres third baseman surprised the crew of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimi...

Nimitz Helps ‘Make a Wish’ Come True
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The Make-A-Wish Foundation helped make Michael Sweetman’s wish of seeing an aircraft carrier come tr...

Nimitz Returns to San Diego Following Successful DeploymentWatch Video
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) returned to its homeport of San Diego Sept....

Nimitz Leads Fleet in Education
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The deployed nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) has the highest completion rate in...

Nimitz ADP Offers Crew Wireless Gaming
USS Nimitz, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors from Combat Systems’ Automated Data Processing (ADP) division offered wireless Local Area Ne...

Nimitz Sailor Fulfills Career Goal and Lifelong Dream
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- When Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 2nd Class (AW) Amy Blades steps into the cockpit March 9, ...

Nimitz Crew, Tigers Depart Hawaii, Set Sail for Home
USS Nimitz, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines welcomed family and friends aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimi...

John Paul Jones Proves Battle-Ready During ULTRA-S Plus
USS JOHN PAUL JONES, At Sea (NNS) -- The guided-missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) completed a two-week evaluation called Uni...

Former Naval Officer Comes Full Circle
USS Nimitz, At Sea (NNS) -- John Dezell graduated from the Naval Academy June 7, 1955, and became a naval officer. Fifty-two yea...

Nimitz’ New Chiefs Put on Anchors for the First Time
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The chief petty officers’ mess aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) added 41 to its ranks during an underway p...

USS Chafee Returns From Successful Deployment
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90), with her crew of more than 300 Sailors, will returned ...

Nimitz Participates in Community Relations Projects in Hong Kong
USS Nimitz, At Sea (NNS) -- Crew members aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) spent time giving back ...

Nimitz Strike Group Wraps up Hong Kong Visit
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) departed Hong Kong Aug. 24 after a four-day port visit. The stop was the ship’s ...

Nimitz Safely Transfers 11 Million Gallons
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The “Grapes” of USS Nimitz’ (CVN 68) Air Department, V-4 division, celebrated Aug. 19 the mishap-fre...

Multiple Services, Strike Groups Simulate At-Sea Rescue During Valiant Shield 2007
USS PINCKNEY, At Sea (NNS) -- The Navy, Coast Guard and Air Force pooled their resources and people to perform a joint-operation a...

Rock Legend Aerosmith Tours Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) were surprised b...

Nimitz Crew Members Video Phone Home
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Five Sailors aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) participated in a family video teleconference (VTC) in the s...

Nimitz Ready for Combat
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) completed their final evolution for combat readiness April 13.

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Nimitz Carrier Strike Group Arrives in 5th Fleet
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 entered the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations ...

Family Readiness Group Supports Nimitz Crew
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) received a special surprise from the Team Nimitz Fami...

CNO Announces New Nimitz Master Chiefs
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11, USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 have six new additi...

"Black Aces" Change Command at Sea
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Cmdr. Gregory Keithley became the 55th commanding officer (CO) of the “Black Aces” of Strike Fighter...

NASCAR's Geoff Bodine Visits Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Former NASCAR and current Craftsman Truck Series driver Geoff Bodine spent time with Sailors and Mar...

Reading Program Keeps Deployed Service Members and Families United
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines from Nimitz Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 are reading to loved ones back home wh...

Nimitz Crew Members Run With San Diegans
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines participated in the La Jolla Half Marathon aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) April 22, ...

Replenishment at Sea Aboard Nimitz
USS Nimitz, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) participated in a replenishment at sea (RAS) with USNS Rainier (T-AOE 7) and USN...

“Providers” Provide High Morale on Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The “Providers” of Carrier Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 30, hosted four goodwill flights open to...

Deployed Sailors Send Greeting at Padres Game
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The crew of USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and USS Princeton (CG 59) made history during the San Diego Padres m...

Deployed Service Members Receive Vital Anthrax Vaccine
USS Nimitz, At Sea (NNS) -- The crew of USS Nimitz (CVN 68) received mandatory anthrax vaccinations April 5 through 10 to reduce...

New Captain takes the Helm of USS Nimitz
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Capt. Michael Manazir, Commanding Officer USS Nimitz (CVN 68), relieved Capt. Ted N. Branch at a cha...

Nimitz Sailors and NCIS Host Mexican Law Enforcement Officials
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Nimitz Sailors and Naval Criminal Investigation Service personnel hosted Mexican security officials ...

Nimitz Frocks 226 New Petty Officers
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- With shipmates and family members cheering them on, 226 USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Sailors officially earne...

Nimitz Named Best in Pacific Fleet
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Commander, Naval Air Forces (COMNAVAIRFOR) Vice Adm. James Zortman awarded USS Nimitz (CVN 68) the B...

Nimitz Donors Lend Veins to Troops
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) donated 112 units of blood to help injured tro...

USS Nimitz Receives Major League Honors
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The San Diego Padres honored USS Nimitz (CVN 68) May 22 at PETCO Park here in appreciation of Armed ...

Nimitz Hosts 2005 Pacific Life Holiday Bowl Festivities
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) hosted a Pacific Life Holiday Bowl pre-game event for more than 1,000 guests, in...

Nimitz Crew Members Strengthen Ties with Australian Community
PERTH, Australia (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 117 participated ...

Nimitz Strike Group Visits ‘Land Down Under’
USS NIMITZ, Indian Ocean (NNS) -- The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 and the fast com...

Outback Steakhouse Sponsors Meal for Nimitz Crew
USS NIMITZ, Persian Gulf (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) were served a steak dinner Sept....

Nimitz, CVW-11 Celebrate Aviation Fuel Safety Milestone
USS NIMITZ, Persian Gulf (NNS) -- Sailors from the fuels division of the USS Nimitz's (CVN 68) Air Department held a cake-cutting cere...

Remember Charlie: Motivational Safety Speaker Visits Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, Persian Gulf (NNS) -- Charlie Morecraft, president of Phoenix Safety Inc., spent two days aboard Nimitz giving three motiv...

Nimitz Sailors Spend, Sightsee, Slam Dunk in Dubai
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, Persian Gulf (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines from the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) visited the United...

Nimitz Crew Enjoys Port Visit to Bahrain
USS NIMITZ, Persian Gulf (NNS) -- The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) anchored at the Kingdom of Bahrain, an isla...

Top Military Officer, Celebrities Visit Nimitz in Persian Gulf
USS NIMITZ (NNS) -- The Defense Department’s top military officer and a group of entertainment celebrities gave a welcom...

MCPON, Fleet CMCs Visit USS Nimitz
ABOARD USS NIMITZ (NNS) -- Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott paid a visit to the Sailors and Marines o...

Nimitz Restores Baseball Field in Guam
MANGILAO, Guam (NNS) -- Sailors from the visiting aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) got their hands dirty during a commun...

Nimitz Improves Readiness with Mass Casualty Drill
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Crew members from all over the aircraft carrier raced into action as they reacted to a simulated mas...

Nimitz Makes First Port Visit to Guam
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 Sailors and Marines experienced fun, relaxation an...

Nimitz Crew Strengthens Ties with Malaysian Community During Port Visit
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (NNS) -- Crew members from USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 lent a helping hand to underpriv...

Nimitz Makes First Port Visit to Malaysia
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Nimitz departed Port Kelang, Malaysia, July 4 after a four-day port visit to resume its deployment i...

Nimitz Sailors Reach Out to Less Fortunate in Hong Kong
HONG KONG, China (NNS) -- Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) spent some of their time during a port visit h...

Nimitz Crew Experiences Hong Kong
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) departed Hong Kong June 7 after a four-day port visit, to resume its deployment ...

Nimitz, CSG-11 Participate in Exercise with JMSDF
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Carrier Strike Group 11 ships USS Nimitz (CVN 68), USS Princeton (CG 59), USS Higgins (DDG 76) and U...

Nimitz Sailors Get a "Taste of Home"
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) were surprised to get a special “Taste of Home” during their depl...

Star of The Discovery Channel’s "American Hot Rod” Visits Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Hot rod fabrication legend Boyd Coddington and his wife, Jo, visited USS Nimitz (CVN 65) May 8, the ...

USS Nimitz Celebrates Three Decades of Service
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- During the first week of a Western Pacific deployment, crew members aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) cele...

USS Nimitz Strike Group DeploysWatch Video
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- More than 6,200 Sailors from the USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Carrier Strike Group (CSG) deployed from San Di...

WWE Superstars Smack Down Nimitz
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Fresh from WrestleMania 21 in Los Angeles, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Superstars Rey Myster...

Nimitz Strike Group Completes JTFEX 05-03
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) arrived at Naval Air Station North Island March 24 after completing Joint Task F...

Nimitz Crew Treated to Special Showing of Movie "Hostage"
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The crew of USS Nimitz (CVN 68) took a short respite while underway off the coast of Southern Califo...

Nimitz Sailors, Marines Enter National Bone Marrow Registry
USS Nimitz, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines on USS Nimitz (CVN 65) donated a small amount of blood as the command conducted ...

Wee Man, Big Thrill for Fans on Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) received a big surprise in a small package when professional skat...

Nimitz Sailors Enjoy Private Viewing of Extreme Movie
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz’ (CVN 68) Sailors were treated to an exclusive movie premiere on the aft mess decks while...

USS Nimitz Wins the 2004 Pacific Fleet Retention Excellence Award
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- According to a naval message released in December, USS Nimitz (CVN 68) earned the prestigious Comman...

EOD PT Sessions Sweep Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Members of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Unit 11, Det. 5 are now offering USS Nimitz (CVN 68...

Actor Craig T. Nelson Visits USS Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Television and movie actor Craig T. Nelson visited USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Dec. 2 to meet with Sailors a...

Branch Takes Command of USS Nimitz
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Capt. Ted N. Branch relieved Capt. Robert J. Gilman as USS Nimitz (CVN 68) commanding officer in a c...

Nimitz Completes TSTA and FEP, Prepares for COMPTUEX
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) pulled back into Naval Air Station North Island Nov. 20 after an arduous 23 days...

Small Town Sailors Reunite Aboard USS Nimitz
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Three Sailors and a Marine who were friends in high school recently found out they are all working o...

Dee Snider, VH1 Classic Rock Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The mess decks of USS Nimitz (CVN 68) echoed with the screams of rock and roll Nov. 4 as Dee Snider,...

USS Nimitz Operational, Underway
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) returned to Naval Air Station North Island ...

Family, Friends Cruise Aboard Nimitz
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Nearly 2,600 friends and family members of USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Sailors embarked aboard the ship for ...

Pacific Fleet’s Battle “E” Carrier Back At Sea
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- After six months of hard work between Sailors from USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and shipyard contractors, the...

Nimitz Sailors Prepare To Advance
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- The Nimitz Advancement Attack Team (NAAT) is a new bug that’s been infesting USS Nimitz (CVN 68), an...

Nimitz ‘Springs’ for Softer Mattresses
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- New inner-spring mattresses began going in every rack aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) June 22 to replace ...

Nimitz Earns Third NUC, Battle “E”
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- The crew of USS Nimitz (CVN 68) was presented the coveted Navy Unit Commendation (NUC) and Battle Ef...

WWII Japanese Fighter Pilots Visit Nimitz
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Japanese fighter pilots from World War II toured USS Nimitz (CVN 68) May 18 as part of the last inte...

Nimitz, CVW-11 Win 2003 Flatley Award
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 were announced as the winners of the 2003 Adm. H. ...

Nimitz Raises Nearly $10k for NMCRS with Dunk Tank Fun
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- A dozen officers and Sailors aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) found themselves a little wet behind the ear...

Human Power Club 2 Motivates Nimitz Sailors
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- A successful physical fitness program aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) during deployment has been continue...

Nimitz Crew Lounges to be More Like Home
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- The Plannned Incremental Availability maintenance period for USS Nimitz (CVN 68) currently under way...

Sailors Aboard Nimitz PACE Themselves
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) is showing that higher education is a command priority, by making more Program f...

Navy Marine Corps Relief Society Program Now Underway
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Crew members aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) are currently participating in a fund raising campaign that ...

Nimitz Earns Coveted Battle "E"
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- The crew of USS Nimitz (CVN 68) was awarded the coveted Battle Efficiency Award (Battle "E") April 7...

Nimitz Sailors Team up to Clean October Fire Debris
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Nearly 50 Sailors from USS Nimitz (CVN 68) took part in a cleanup project in Ramona, Calif., to help...

CCDG-5 SWOs Aid Midshipmen in Ship Selection
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Commander, Cruiser Destroyer Group (CCDG) 5 Rear Adm. Derwood C. Curtis and two surface warfare offi...

Nimitz Culinary Specialists Get Bakery ExperienceWatch Video
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Since January, USS Nimitz (CVN 68) culinary specialists (CS) have been improving their baking skills...

Nimitz DAPA Earns Military Service Award
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Chief Machinist’s Mate (SW/AW) Quincy Webster, USS Nimitz’ (CVN 68) Drug and Alcohol Program Advisor...

Nimitz Sailors Visit NASCAR in Las Vegas
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Four USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Sailors helped represent the Navy March 6 at a NASCAR Busch Series race hel...

Nimitz Crew Gives Record-Setting Blood Donation
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) broke the Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) single-day blood donation record F...

Fitzgerald Sailors Save Drowning Woman After Jump from Coronado Bridge
ABOARD USS FITZGERALD (NNS) -- Four Sailors from USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) rescued a 19-year-old woman from drowning Feb. 15. The wom...

Nimitz Begins Planned Incremental Availability
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) officially kicked off its planned incremental availability (PIA) Feb. 23 to begi...

Nimitz Sailors Compete for Fitness in Fleet Inter-Ship Meltdown
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Jan. 20, USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Sailors began finding the motivation to “melt” off the pounds. They're ...

CCDG 5 Changes Command Aboard Nimitz
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Rear Adm. Derwood C. Curtis relieved Rear Adm. Samuel J. Locklear III as Commander, Cruiser-Destroye...

Nimitz Encourages Sailors to Register, Vote
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Now that state primary elections have begun and the General Election is scheduled for Nov. 2, USS Ni...

Nimitz Sailor Wins $6.5 Million in California Lottery
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- There was a time when Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Don Burdette and his family struggled from paychec...

Sailors Advance in Ceremony Aboard Nimitz
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Three hundred forty-one USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Sailors lined up in formation in the ship’s hangar bay r...

Fleet and Family Support Center Reps Visit NimitzWatch Video
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At sea (NNS) -- As USS Nimitz (CVN 68) transits east towards its homeport in San Diego, personnel may also be feelin...

Nimitz Performs Largest Ordnance Offload Since OIF
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) performed the largest ordnance offload with USNS Kilauea (T-AE 26), Oct. 23, 200...

Nimitz Promotes 3-M Through Award Program
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) began a new program at the beginning of the ship’s 2003 western Pacific deployme...

Nimitz Crew Takes Part in Restoring the ‘Mighty Mo’
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) crewmembers have donated funds since April to help restore various chief petty o...

VFA-94 Sailor Takes Challenges in Stride
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Tom Holt said he knows now it was a mistake to tell his chief he was ...

DESRON 23 Changes Hands in Ceremony Held Aboard Nimitz
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Capt. Charles W. Martoglio was relieved by Capt. Gordan E. Van Hook as Commander, Destroyer Squadron...

Nimitz/CVW-11 Team Visits Singapore
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Ships from USS Nimitz Strike Group, including the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and Carrier A...

Nimitz, CVW-11 Compete in BMR Jeopardy
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 Sailors recently got a chance to compete for up to...

Detailers Visit Nimitz, CVW-11 SailorsWatch Video
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Detailers from Navy Personnel Command, Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS), Millington, Tenn., came a...

Blink-182 Brings High Energy Show to Nimitz
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Multiplatinum-selling band Blink-182, comprised of singer/bassist Mark Hoppus, singer/guitarist Tom ...

Commander, 5th Fleet visits Nimitz, CVW-11 Sailors
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/U.S. 5th Fleet, Vice Adm. Timothy J. Keating, visited U...

USO, Nimitz, U.A.E. Dedicate Calling Center to Sailors
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The United Services Organization (USO), USS Nimitz (CVN 68), Inchcape Shipping Services, the U.S. Co...

Advancement Exams on Horizon for Nimitz/CVW-11 Sailors
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- With September and the bi-yearly advancement exams fast approaching, Sailors aboard the aircraft car...

Top VFA-41 Sailor Coordinates Flight Deck Ordnance
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- On an aircraft carrier’s flight deck, there needs to be coordination to ensure the aircraft have the...

Helo Ride Brings Brothers Together in Gulf
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- For Ens. Bob Semrau of USS Nimitz’ (CVN 68) Reactor Department, Reactor Controls division, it had be...

Wallbangers Receive Safety Award: 23 Years Major Mishap FreeWatch Video
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 117, assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11, recently received ...

Super Hornet Pilot Says So Long to Squadron
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- A Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 14 pilot bid farewell recently to his squadron and the family he had...

VFA-41 Changes Command Aboard Nimitz
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The executive officer of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 41 “Black Aces” assumed command of the squadr...

Nimitz’ New Training Officer Aims to Take Training to The Next Level
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) has received a new training officer to take charge of leading Nimitz and Carrier...

Fitness Class Aboard Nimitz Gets Down to the Core
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Every Wednesday night, the foc’sle aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) is transformed in...

Nimitz Bicycle Club Promotes Adventure
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Some Sailors may feel cooped up aboard a ship while at sea on deployment. When the ship pulls into a...

NHRA Shows Support for Nimitz Sailor
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- When Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class (AW) Sam Johnson of USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Weapons Department, G-3 ...

VFA-97 Sailor Helps Shipmates Have Skyline ExperienceWatch Video
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- When Aviation Structural Mechanic Airman Apprentice Michael Stewart of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA)...

Mess Deck Vendors Offer Nimitz, CVW-11 Sailors Variety
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Many Sailors aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) have already taken advantage of the opportunity afforded by ...

CNAP Force Master Chief Visits Nimitz, CVW-11 Sailors
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Force Master Chief of Commander, Naval Air Force Pacific Fleet (CNAP), Master Chief (AW) Keith Goosb...

Airman Becomes First Female Yellow Shirt Aboard Nimitz
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- In the fast-moving and multicolored world of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz’s (CVN 68) flight deck,...

Network Guardian Protects Nimitz from Hackers
ABOARD USS NIMITZ (NNS) -- A computer network is the system that connects multiple computers to each other in order to share im...

Nimitz Makes Second UAE Port Call
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 Sailors again experienced fun, relaxation...

CVW-11 Changes Hands in Ceremony Held Aboard Nimitz
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Capt. Jim “Mean Jim” Greene relieved Capt. Charles “Snapper” Wright as Commander, Carrier Air Wing (...

Navigation Sailors Give Nimitz Scrub Down
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz’ (CVN 68) Navigation department recently conducted a scrub down of the ship’s highest poi...

Nimitz Sailors Experience Australian Navy
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Three USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Sailors recently had the opportunity to visit the Australian frigate HMAS ...

NBA Players Shoot It Out With Nimitz Sailors
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz’s (CVN 68) hangar bay was packed shoulder-to-shoulder around a makeshift basketball court...

USO Tour Puts on All-star Show for Nimitz, CVW-11Watch Video
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At sea (NNS) -- The United Services Organization (USO) brought all-star entertainment to Sailors aboard USS Nimitz (...

Nimitz Conducts MEDEVAC With USS Pasadena
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz's (CVN 68) deck department was called upon June 4 to assist a USS Pasadena (SSN 752) Sail...

Nimitz/CVW-11 Team Commemorates Battle of Midway
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 recognized the honor, courage and commitment shown...

Dishwalla Brings Touch of Home to USS Nimitz
ABOARD THE USS NIMITZ, At sea (NNS) -- The sounds coming from the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) are usually those ...

Brother to Pass Torch of Service to Sister Aboard Nimitz
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 1st Class Charles Owens of USS Nimitz's (CVN 68) Air Department...

Newlyweds Reunite Aboard Nimitz
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Yeoman 3rd Class Jessica Adames of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HS) 6 received a surprise rec...

Film’s Most Intimidating Drill Instructor Visits Nimitz
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- R. Lee Ermey, best known for his role as Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in the 1987 film "Full Metal Jacke...

Father and Son Reunited to Share Navy Career Milestone
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- A Navy deployment amidst the ongoing war on terrorism means an extended time away from family for ma...

Aviation Boatswain’s Mate Becomes Nimitz’s First Female Topside Petty Officer
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Aviation Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Andrea Lewis stands on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier, ...

Girl Scouts Give Cookies to Nimitz Sailors
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- More than 5,000 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies were recently distributed to crew members of USS Nimitz ...

Nimitz, CVW-11 Sailors Phone Home with VTC
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- In addition to e-mail, Sailor phones and regular mail, Sailors aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) are now ta...

Nimitz Remembers Lives Lost During 1981 Flight Deck Crash
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- During the final phase of USS Nimitz’s (CVN 68) work up schedule off the coast of Florida in 1981, a...

Nimitz BM1 Earns Masters Degree Via Navy's Distance Learning
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class (SW) Harry Covington from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz’s (CVN 68) Deck...

Symbol of Freedom Aboard Nimitz Has Far Reaching Effects
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- A work center door displaying the American flag began as a sign of pride and patriotism for a small ...

Nimitz Deck Department Hold Seamanship Olympics
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Deck Department aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) recently held its first Seamanship Olympics on the ship’s...

Conan O' Brien Visits NimitzWatch Video
ABOARD USS Nimitz, At Sea (NNS) -- Comedian Conan O’Brien, host of “Late Night with Conan O’Brien,” visited USS Nimitz (CVN 68) May 18 ...

Nimitz Sailors Experience Port Visit to Jebel Ali, Dubai
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Sailors took advantage of fun, relaxation and cultural exchange during a port ca...

Nimitz Sailor Finds Hometown Tie Aboard USS Nimitz
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At sea (NNS) -- How strange would it be to be stationed aboard the same aircraft carrier as the person who recruited...

Nimitz’ Youngest Bomb Assemblyman Gains Valuable Experience
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Eighteen-year-old Aviation Ordnanceman (AO) Airman Byron Gates is the youngest Sailor aboard the San...

MCPON Visits Nimitz
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) (SS/AW) Terry Scott visited USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and C...

Nimitz Fighters Join War
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- “We trained like we fight, and now it’s time to fight like we trained,” said USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Com...

Reading Program Helps Nimitz Crew Connect with Children
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The United Through Reading program (UTR) was set in motion recently aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68). UTR ...

Free Mail on the Horizon for Nimitz Crew Members
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Sailors who would normally have to pay postage fees when sending letters home wi...

Sailors Spinning Into Shape Aboard Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Military readiness includes physical fitness, and Sailors aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) are always look...

Nimitz Carrier Strike Group Joins Others Deployed to 5th Fleet
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Carrier Strike Group recently entered the 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility, ...

Nimitz Sailor Takes New Name in Native American Ceremony
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At sea (NNS) -- Five men sit huddled together, sweat pouring down their faces. Prayers for strength and courage from...

Pierson Family Support Linked to Nimitz, Kilauea
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- A little child sits in her bed, crying, shaking with fear as she clings tightly to her bed covers th...

Nimitz Intel Specialist Recognized for Performance
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At sea (NNS) -- One of USS Nimitz’s (CVN 68) own recently received a Navywide honor. Intelligence Specialist 1st Cla...

MGIT Presents Cost-Effective Way to Train Battle Groups
ABOARD USS NIMITZ (NNS) -- Several Pacific Fleet commands recently came together for a three-day experiment to test the possibi...

Nimitz Photographer's Mates Win SNA Photo Awards
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Two USS Nimitz (CVN 68) photographer’s mates will receive awards for photos submitted to the Surface...

USS Nimitz Embarks on Unique COMPTUEX
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Every battle group must undergo extensive training to prepare for deployment. Recently, many battle ...

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