USS Carl Vinson CVN 70 Story Archive

Lake Champlain Visits Peru after Completing Anti-Submarine Training with Peru, Colombia  (24 April 2018)
Sailors from USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) anchored off the coast of Lima, Peru, April 23, after completing a combined anti-submarine training exercise with Peru and Colombia.
Lake Champlain Sailors Visit Orphanage in Peru  (28 April 2018)
Sailors from San Diego-based cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) participated in a community service event at an orphanage in Lima, Peru, during a scheduled port visit, April 27.
Lake Champlain Completes Pacific Deployment  (9 May 2018)
Sailors from guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) returned home to Naval Base San Diego, May 9, after completing a four-month deployment.
Carl Vinson Completes Carrier Flight Qualifications  (18 May 2018)
Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) completed fleet replacement squadron carrier qualifications (FRS-CQ) off the coast of southern California, May 17.
USS Carl Vinson Holds Change of Command  (11 June 2018)
Capt. Matthew Paradise relieved Rear Adm. Doug Verissimo as commanding officer of USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during a pierside change of command ceremony June 11 on the ship's flight deck.
Carrier Strike Group 1 Welcomes New Commander  (13 June 2018)
Rear Adm. Alvin Holsey relieved Rear Adm. John Fuller as commander, Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1, during a pierside change of command ceremony, June 12, aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70).
Carl Vinson Departs for RIMPAC 2018  (19 June 2018)
Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) departed San Diego, June 18, to participate in the biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California.
USS Carl Vinson Rescues Mariners off Hawaiian Coast  (28 July 2018)
Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) rescued five mariners in distress July 27 near Hawaii's westernmost inhabited island.
MCPON Visits Carl Vinson, Achieves 30 Years of Service  (20 September 2018)
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Russell Smith visited Sailors aboard aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Sept. 19, which also marked the day he enlisted in the Navy 30 years ago.
Carl Vinson Holds Frocking Ceremony  (7 December 2018)
Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) frocked more than 200 of its newest petty officers during a ceremony in the hangar bay, Dec. 6.

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