USS Carl Vinson

Funeral arrangements set for Detroit officer, veteran killed in crash

His family will greet friends from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, and from 3 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, 18338 W. 12 Mile Road in …

Michigan

It’s a wrap for biennial RIMPAC

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson and thousands of crew members sailed away from Pearl Harbor on Friday as ships continued to depart Hawaii and …

Hawaii

Navy Shifting Homeports of 3 Carriers: Lincoln to San Diego, Stennis to Norfolk, Vinson to Bremerton

USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70), USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74), USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74)<p>Aircraft carrier USS <i>Abraham Lincoln</i> (CVN-72) will rejoin the U.S. …

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21 photos that show just how imposing US aircraft carriers are

The USS Nimitz conducts an aerial demonstration.<p>An aircraft director guides an F/A-18C Hornet onto a catapult aboard the USS Harry S. Truman.<p><i>US Navy</i> …

Military

Aircraft Carrier USS Carl Vinson Answers Distress Call

When a 35-foot boat ran aground Friday in shallow waters on the northern side of Niihau and its operators placed a distress call, they probably …

Military

KHNL : U.S. Coast Guard, Navy respond to grounded boat off Niihau Island

Hawaii News<p>Local News<p>U.S. Coast Guard, Navy respond to grounded boat off Niihau Island<p>Posted: 07/27/2018 5:05 PM<p>NIIHAU ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - The …

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Aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson answers distress call off Niihau

When a 35-foot boat ran aground Friday in shallow waters on the northern side of Niihau and its operators placed a distress call, they probably …

Hawaii

24 photos that show the synchronised chaos of America's aircraft-carrier flight decks

Tiger cruise participants commemorate their voyage with a spell-out on the flight deck on the USS Carl Vinson.<p>An MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft …

Military

Navy lifts ban on dreadlocks for women

The U.S. Navy is joining the Marines, Army and Air Force in ending its ban on dreadlocks for female sailors. The naval branch announced the reversal Tuesday in a live broadcast on its Facebook page.<p>Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson says the change won’t just make the Navy more …

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RIMPAC ships stack up in Pearl Harbor

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USS Carl Vinson heads to Hawaii for RIMPAC

SAN DIEGO – USS Carl Vinson deployed from San Diego Monday where it will join other fleets to take part in RIMPAC.The Rim of the Pacific Exercise is …

Military

Navy F/A-18 Legacy Hornets Have Taken Their Last Cruise Aboard A U.S. Aircraft Carrier

33 years after the F/A-18's first cruise, the Navy's Legacy Hornet fleet has made its last scheduled deployment aboard a carrier.<p>U.S. Navy—U.S. …

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Carrier USS Carl Vinson, Destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer Return Home After 3-Month WESTPAC Deployment

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) arrives in Da Nang, Vietnam, for a scheduled port visit on March 5, 2018. US Navy …

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USS Carl Vinson returns to San Diego after historic Vietnam visit

SAN DIEGO – Thousands of sailors from the USS Carl Vinson return Thursday to Naval Air Station North Island from a three-month-long deployment.<p>The …

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Welcome Home: 5K Sailors with Carl Vinson CSG Return

More than 5,000 sailors with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group (CSG) will return to loved ones Thursday after a three-month deployment in the …

Military

The USS Carl Vinson Returns Home to San Diego

2 months ago<p>The crews of the USS Carl VInson, the San Diego based nuclear aircraft carrier and the Destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer are back home.<p>Nearly …

San Diego

China and Vietnam to Settle South China Sea Claims

On Sunday, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi announced that China and Vietnam are moving towards a settlement agreement on the status of their …

China

Navy Seeks Construction Bid for Nuclear Carrier to Replace USS Carl Vinson

Share This Article:<p>The Navy announced Tuesday that it is seeking a construction bid covering two new nuclear-powered aircraft carriers, one of which …

Military

Navy plans new F-35C stealth fighter deployment on USS Carl Vinson

The U.S. Navy has announced that a carrier-launched F-35C stealth fighter will be deployed on the USS Carl Vinson in 2021.<p>Citing testimony to Congress by Rear Admiral Scott Conn, Director of Air Warfare in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Warrior Maven reports that the deployment could …

Military

Navy's Carrier-Launched F-35C to Be War Ready in 2021

US Navy leaders have announced that the first-of-its kind carrier-launched F-35C stealth fighter will deploy for its first operational deployment on …

Military

Show of force: on board the US Navy's Nimitz-class carrier Carl Vinson in the Philippine Sea

The roar of afterburners as a pair of Super Hornet fighters take off from the USS Carl Vinson reverberates up through the flight deck and is absorbed by the body and head of anyone standing on deck.<p>Crew in overalls coloured to denote their deck duties scurry from jet to jet for the next launches …

Military

Navy Aircraft Carriers are Training in the South China Sea with Japan

Japan’s Jiji Press is reporting that a US Navy strike group led by the super carrier USS Carl Vinson is engaged in a joint exercise with Japan’s …

Military

It looks like the US will hold back the big guns from military drills as North Korea talks loom

The US will reportedly hold back aircraft carriers from joint military drills with South Korea as North Korea's stance softens and its leader Kim Jong Un seeks talks with both the US and South Korean president.<p>"While US aircraft carriers have taken part in joint South Korea-US exercises in the …

North Korea

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

next<p>prev<p>A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves:<p>EDITOR'S NOTE: This is a weekly look at …

China

China says US is wasting money on sending ships to South China Sea: report

Beijing is unhappy with the first visit by a U.S. aircraft carrier to a Vietnamese port since the Vietnam War and said, in general, the U.S. only wastes money sending warships in the region, a Communist Party newspaper said Wednesday.<p>The Global Times said the USS Carl Vinson's visit was unlikely to …

World News

U.S. sailors visit Vietnamese shelter for victims of Agent Orange

DANANG, Vietnam (Reuters) - Sailors from a U.S. aircraft carrier on Wednesday visited a Vietnamese shelter for people suffering from the effects of Agent Orange, a chemical used by the U.S. military during the Vietnam War to destroy foliage.<p>Of the 4.8 million people who were exposed to Agent …

Vietnam

US aircraft carrier visits Vietnam

For the first since the Vietnam War, a US aircraft carrier moored just off the Vietnamese coast. The USS Carl Vinson and its 5,000 sailors arrived in Da Nang this week for an official visit. Former enemies, now allies, the US is cozying up to Vietnam in a move to counter China's growing influence …

Vietnam

Paper notes China's 'unhappiness' over US Navy Vietnam visit

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing is unhappy with the first visit by a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier to a Vietnamese port since the Vietnam War and is monitoring …

World News

US warship docks in Vietnam for historic visit

The USS Carl Vinson has docked off the coast of Vietnam for what is the first visit by a US aircraft carrier to the country in more than 40 years. Former enemies - but now allies - the US is cozying up to Vietnam in a move to counter China's growing influence and military expansion in the region. …

Vietnam

US aircraft carrier pays historic visit to Vietnam

For the first time since the Vietnam War, a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier is paying a visit to a Vietnamese port, seeking to bolster both countries' …

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