USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) Story Archive

USS Abraham Lincoln Successfully Completes CSSQT  (9 December 2018)
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) successfully completed the testing of the ship's defense capabilities during Combat Systems Ship Qualification Trials (CSSQT), Dec. 7.
USS Abraham Lincoln Successfully Completes Live Fire With A Purpose  (11 December 2018)
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) successfully completed a Live Fire With A Purpose (LFWAP) exercise, Dec 6.
Carrier Air Wing 7 Holds Change of Command  (11 January 2019)
The "Freedom Fighters" of Carrier Air Wing Seven (CVW-7) held a change of command ceremony Jan. 10 onboard Naval Air Station Oceana as Capt. William R. Reed relieved Capt. John R. Bixby as Carrier Air Wing Commander.
Carrier Strike Group 12 Welcomes Spanish Frigate to Naval Station Norfolk  (15 January 2019)
The lvaro de Bazan-class Spanish navy frigate ESPS Mendez Nñez (F 104) arrived at Naval Station Norfolk Jan. 14 to train and conduct group exercises as part of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 12.
Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group Departs for COMPTUEX  (28 January 2019)
The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group (ABECSG) departed Naval Station Norfolk for Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX), Jan. 25.
ABECSG Participates in Strait Transit Exercise  (11 February 2019)
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) participated in a simulated strait transit off the eastern coast of the United States, Feb. 7.
Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group Wraps Up COMPTUEX  (25 February 2019)
After weeks at sea drilling and training during composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX), the Sailors of the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) Carrier Strike Group (ABECSG) return to Naval Station Norfolk.
VCNO Visits Lincoln, CSG 12  (26 February 2019)
Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Bill Moran visited the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), Feb. 19-20, during the final stage of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 12's composite training unit exercise, COMPTUEX.
Lincoln Supply Wins Ney Award  (4 March 2019)
The Supply Department aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln was awarded the 2018 Capt. Edward F. Ney award, Feb. 26.
HSC-5 Held a Change of Command   (22 March 2019)
HSC-5 is comprised of MH-60S Seahawk helicopters whose mission consists of search and rescue, Naval Special Warfare Support and anti-surface warfare.
Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group Departs on Deployment  (8 April 2019)
The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group (ABECSG) departed Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, April 1, for a regularly scheduled deployment.
A Mess of Their Own: Abraham Lincoln's First Classes  (15 April 2019)
A new addition recently forged its footprint upon the aft mess decks aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) in the form of a first class petty officer mess, April 5.
Bluetails Take to the Skies of 6th Fleet  (15 April 2019)
The "Bluetails" of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 121 conducted the first aircraft launch from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) in U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations.
Abraham Lincoln Visits Palma de Mallorca  (15 April 2019)
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) arrived in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, as part of a scheduled port visit, April 15.
Jolly Rogers Changes Command  (15 April 2019)
The "Jolly Rogers" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 103 held a change of command ceremony in the air above the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), Apr. 14.

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