U.S.S. Carl Vinson Trains With the Fleet

05/09/2011 In mid-December 2010, USS Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing 17 were on a three-week composite training unit exercise to be followed by a deployment to the western Pacific Ocean.

Credit: USN Visual Service, 12/14/19

  • The first photo shows the Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Gary and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale maneuvering with ships assigned to the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group during a simulated straits transit exercise.
  • The second photo shows an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale transiting with ships assigned to the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group during a simulated strait transit exercise.
  • The third photo shows the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley maneuvering with ships assigned to the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group during a simulated straits transit exercise. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing 17 are on a three-week composite training unit exercise to be followed by a deployment to the western Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Christopher K. Hwang) The final photo shows Petty Officer 2nd Class Dwayne Foster signalling to aircraft on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during a simulated straits transit exercise.

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