John C. Stennis Departs Naval Air Station North Island


Story Number: NNS180404-05Release Date: 4/4/2018 11:28:00 AM
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By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class William Ford, USS John C. Stennis Public Affairs

SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) departed Naval Air Station North Island, April 3.

John C. Stennis is underway with Carrier Air Wing 9 (CVW 9) to conduct training to prepare for its next scheduled deployment.

Over the next several weeks, John C. Stennis will complete Tailored Ship's Training Availability and Final Evaluation Problem (TSTA/FEP), which assesses the ship's ability to operate safely across a range of mission areas.

Planned training includes flight operations, seamanship training, and exercises designed to maintain technical and tactical proficiency in a variety of warfare areas as the ship and CVW 9 operate together for the first time since August 2016.

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180331-N-QE928-052 North Island, Calif. (March 31, 2018) Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) heave lines to moor the ship at North Island, Calif. John C. Stennis is pierside conducting training as it continues preparing for its next scheduled deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Erika Kugler/Released)
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