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Welcome Home Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (June 4, 2015) Gunner’s Mate 1st Class Herbert Bushner, assigned to the guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52), holds his newborn daughter for the first time during a homecoming celebration at Naval Base San Diego.

For nearly 10 months, the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group (CSG) has been deployed to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of operations. Over the course of the deployment, supporting strike operations in Iraq and Syria, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 successfully flew 12,300 sorties, including 2,382 combat missions and dropped …

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Your Navy TODAY (March 9, 2012)

On any given day, in your Navy, our team of more than 600,000 professional Sailors and Civilians are working together around the globe to perform our mission: deter aggression and, if deterrence fails, win our Nation’s wars. It is not possible to share every aspect of this global team but, through this …

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Serving in Critical Jobs: Then and Now

The Navy has built its foundation on traditions and customs passed down over the years; tremendous feats and acts of heroism; “sea stories” and lore; and well, plain old interesting stories of Sailors whose accomplishments have been in keeping with aforementioned qualifications. One such noteworthy tale is that of Astronaut Laurel …

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