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REMEMBERING THE FALLEN

A ceremonial burial at sea was conducted aboard the USS Carl VInson to honor the seven sailors who were lost aboard the USS Fitzgerald DDG-62. The destroyer is scheduled to go into dry dock in late July for extensive repairs.

 

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USS Carl Vinson, East Sea (May 10, 2017)

AVIATION RESCUE SWIMMER SCHOOL UNDERWAY AT NRS ORYX

Rear Admiral Isaac Harcassle inspects the flight deck of the USS Carl Vinson CVN-70 during its transit to the Western Pacific. The flagship of Carrier Strike Group One, the Carl Vinson will continue to take part in routine joint patrols on the East Sea.

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UNIFORM UPDATES COME TO SECOND FLEET

Sailors attending the ARSS course at Naval Rescue Station Oryx receive hands on training. Upon completion, rescue swimmers will be able to serve with Search and Rescue squadrons gridwide.

June 17, 2017

To keep up with real life uniform updates, the female officers of 2nd Fleet received their brand new dress white uniforms. The changes fall in line with broad unisex uniform updates that are being implemented over the next few years.

June 15, 2017

USS PATRICK HENRY RECOMMISISIONED

April 14, 2017

A weapons officer aboard the newly recommissioned attack submarine, USS Patrick Henry, assists with loading a torpedo. The vessel will serve primarily in the Eastern Sea in support of carrier operations.

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