USS Carl Vinson CVN 70 Story Archive

Assistant SECDEF, Leaders from Allied Nations Tour Carl Vinson  (18 September 2017)
Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Ms. Mary J. Miller and leaders from four allied nations visited Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Sept. 15, to familiarize themselves with U.S. carrier operations.
USS Lake Champlain Holds Change of Command  (29 September 2017)
Capt. Jen Ellinger relieved Capt. Chris Cegielski as commanding officer of guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57), Sept. 28.
Vietnam Deputy Defense Minister Makes Historic Carrier Visit  (22 October 2017)
Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) hosted the highest ranking Vietnamese official to ever embark a U.S. aircraft carrier, Oct. 19.
Destroyer Squadron 1 Holds Change of Command  (26 October 2017)
Capt. Warren E. Cupps relieved Capt. Nick Sarap as commander, Destroyer Squadron 1 during a change of command ceremony aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105), Oct. 25.
Wayne E. Meyer Participates in Sustainment Exercise  (15 November 2017)
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) is underway off the coast of Southern California participating in a sustainment exercise (SUSTEX).
Carl Vinson Strike Group Completes Sustainment Exercise  (16 November 2017)
The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group completed a three-week sustainment training exercise off the coast of Southern California, Nov. 16.
Carl Vinson Holds Pre-Deployment Fair  (6 December 2017)
Sailors and their families attended a pre-deployment brief aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Dec. 5.
Carl Vinson Strike Group Departs for Deployment to Western Pacific  (5 January 2018)
More than 6,000 Sailors assigned to Carl Vinson Strike Group ships and units departed the U.S. West Coast, Jan. 4-5, for a regularly scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific.
USS Michael Murphy Departs for Deployment to Western Pacific  (16 January 2018)
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) departed Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on Jan. 15, for a regularly scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific with the Carl Vinson Strike Group.
HSM-78 Holds Change of Command  (16 January 2018)
Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 78 held a change of command ceremony while flying in an MH-60R Sea Hawk operating near the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 15.
USS Lake Champlain Completes Ordnance Onload  (16 January 2018)
The Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) completed an ordnance onload at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, Jan. 12, in preparation for deployment to the Western Pacific.
Carl Vinson Aviators Complete 1000th Trap  (19 January 2018)
Two naval aviators aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) joined an elite group after achieving a major career milestone when they completed their 1,000th arrested landing on the aircraft carrier, Jan. 18.
USS Michael Murphy Conducts PASSEX with French Navy  (29 January 2018)
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) and French frigate FNS Vendemiaire conducted a passing exercise (PASSEX), Jan. 29.
Carl Vinson Strike Group Arrives in Guam  (31 January 2018)
The Carl Vinson Strike Group arrived in Guam, Jan. 30-31, for the first scheduled port visit of a Western Pacific deployment.
San Diego Based Destroyer Welcomes New Captain in Guam   (1 February 2018)
Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) welcomed a new commanding officer Jan. 31 while visiting Guam during a regularly scheduled deployment.

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