The mother of a USS Carl Vinson air traffic controller is well-known for sending awesome care packages to her son and the rest of his department while underway. She has been dealing with health issues lately but still found the time and energy to continue the tradition. The package recently arrived and the Air Operations team would like to say "Thank You!" We hope you get better soon.
The Navy is vast in its mechanical systems, equipment, and fittings. With machines, something will break eventually. So it takes a capable and dedicated team to keep the incredibly large machine that is USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) operational.
Aboard Vinson, there is an elite group of Sailors who diligently mend, engrave, create and make repairs: machinery repairmen of the Machine Shop.
The hard work and commitment demonstrated by USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) food service divisions during an inspection for an annual competition earned America’s Favorite Carrier the Capt. Edward F. Ney Memorial Award.
The Secretary of the Navy and the International Food Service Executives Association established the award in 1958 in honor of Capt. Ney, who served as head of Subsistence Division of ...
From Carl Vinson Strike Group Public Affairs
DA NANG, Vietnam -- USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) arrived in Da Nang, Vietnam, for a scheduled port call March 5, marking the first time a U.S. aircraft carrier has visited the country in more than 40 years.
The aircraft carrier arrived with two escort ships, cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) and destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108). The Carl Vinson St...
While for some Sailors working out is merely a means to pass the next fitness test, for Sailors like Lt. Jamila Reinhardt, an information operations planner for Carrier Strike Group 1, and Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Jordan Zettler, a crash-and-salvage team member, health and fitness is an integral part of who they are and the values they hold.
In the past, Reinhardt had her prio...