John C. Stennis Returns to Sea

Story Number: NNS180324-04Release Date: 3/24/2018 5:13:00 PM
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By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Charles D. Gaddis IV

BREMERTON, Wash. (NNS) -- USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) departed Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton, March 24.

John C. Stennis is underway to conduct unit level and integrated strike group training as a part of Carrier Strike Group 3 (CSG 3), preparing for its scheduled deployment.

Planned training includes flight operations, damage control and firefighting training, seamanship training, medical training, and exercises designed to maintain technical and tactical proficiency in a variety of warfare areas.

CSG 3 includes John C. Stennis as well as Carrier Air Wing Nine (CVW 9), Destroyer Squadron 21 (DESRON 21), and the Ticonderoga class guided missile cruiser, USS Mobile Bay (CG 53).

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