USS Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group

Credit: USN Visual News Service, 1/21/11

  • The first photo shows the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale underway in the Pacific Ocean. Stockdale, part of the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group, is seen on a deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility.
  • The second and third photos show the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson making a turn while underway in the Pacific Ocean. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing 17 are seen on a deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility
  • The final photo shows sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley conducting a weapons qualification course on the flight deck. The course is part of a watch standing qualification requirement. Gridley is on a deployment with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility.

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