Replenishment at Sea for the USS Carl Vinson

01/09/2011: Replenishment at Sea for the USS Carl Vinson

Credit: USN Visual Service: 12/19/2011

  • In the first photo, a naval air crewman assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 guides the pilots of an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter away from the landing area as they deliver supplies from the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Charles Drew during a vertical replenishment at sea. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are underway on a western Pacific deployment.
  • In the second photo, Logistics Specialist Seaman Christopher Ramsey waits to move stores as they arrive on the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during a vertical replenishment at sea with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Charles Drew during a vertical replenishment at sea.
  • In the third photo, sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson’s supply department move pallets of stores to an aircraft elevator during a vertical replenishment at sea with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Charles Drew during a vertical replenishment at sea.




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