USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Commander, Naval Air Forces awarded the 2011 Battle Efficiency (Battle "E") for West Coast-based aircraft carriers to Sailors of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Feb. 10. Vinson Commanding Officer Capt. Kent D. Whalen congratulated the Vinson Sailors who made the award possible.
USS Carl Vinson CVN-70 Nimitz class Aircraft Carrier US Navy
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) transits the Atlantic.
Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) pulls into Naval Base Guam, Feb. 10. Vinson is on a regularly scheduled Western Pacific deployment with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group as part of the U.S. Pacific Fleet-led initiative to extend the command and control functions of the U.S. 3rd Fleet in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.(Petty Officer 2nd Class Allen Mc)