USS George Washington (CVN 73) Story Archive

Memorial Day: Remembering the Fallen  (28 May 2019)
On May 5, 1868, Maj. Gen. John A. Logan, leader of an organization for Civil War veterans, created a national day of remembrance.
Killing Your Body, Mind: The Effects of Tobacco Usage  (28 May 2019)
Smoking, health professionals say, is terrible for you, but just how bad is it, and what can you do about it?
The Life Guards of Mount Vernon  (28 May 2019)
On June 4, the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) is slated to receive guests from George Washington's Mount Vernon.
Mustangs Invest In The Future  (28 May 2019)
The ship's Mustang Association awarded two Sailors and two dependents each with $500 scholarships for their education needs in a Mustang scholarship award presentation, May 17.
CVN-73's New Command Shoulder Patch: George Washington's Headquarters Flag  (29 May 2019)
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) chose George Washington's headquarters flag design for its command logo shoulder patch for the Navy Working Uniform Type III.
Reaching New Milestones George Washington Gets Her Anchors Back  (24 June 2019)
Sailors and shipyard workers reattached USS George Washington's (CVN 73) anchor chain.
Unlocking Liberty The Key to the Bastille: Part II  (24 June 2019)
In Part I of this story, Marquis de Lafayette, a French nobleman, traveled and fought alongside Gen. George Washington, forming a father-son bond with the soon-to-be first president of the United States.
LGBT Pride Month  (24 June 2019)
June is LGBT Pride Month, a nationwide observance held every year in recognition of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community.
This Week in History: U.S. Constitution Ratified  (24 June 2019)
As debates raged in taverns, halls and homes throughout the eastern seaboard in June 1788, only eight of 13 colonies had ratified a future United States Constitution.
Stay Cool, George Washington  (24 June 2019)
June 21 marks the official start of the summer season in Virginia. This is a time of sun, higher temperatures and opportunities for outdoor fun and recreation.
George Washington's ICs Keeping the Ship Connected  (24 June 2019)
Interior Communication Electricians (IC) are responsible for maintaining critical equipment in nearly every space on the ship, from forward to aft.
This Week in History: War on the Korean Peninsula  (24 June 2019)
At the end of World War II, Japanese-occupied Korea was temporarily split at the 38th parallel of latitude north of the equator by the United States and the Soviet Union.
SERF Sailors Work to Support Future Air Operations  (24 June 2019)
Sailors at the Support Equipment Rework Facility support George Washington's missison while in refueling complex overhaul (RCOH).
Sailors Remember Chief Love  (2 July 2019)
George Washington Sailors have come together to remember Chief Logistics Specialist Brian Love after his recent passing.
Drink Responsibly: Sage Advice From General George Washington  (3 July 2019)
"An aching head and trembling limbs which are the inevitable effects of drinking, disincline the hands from work; hence begins sloth and listlessness which ends in idleness." These are the words George Washington spoke to Thomas Green on March 31, 1789.

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