The Air Wing at Sea Aboard the USS George Washington

01/25/2015
01/25/2015: Sailors give the signal to raise the integrated catapult control system on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, provide a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interests…

The Ballet to Provide Support at Sea

01/27/2012
01/27/2012: Support at Sea [slidepress gallery='support-at-sea'] Credit: USN Visual Service: 01/13/12 In the first photo, Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Charlesa Anderson signals to the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Rainier as cargo is offloaded during a replenishment at sea aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson.…

Leveraging the Advantages of the USN-USMC Team

04/27/2011
04/27/2011 - In late March 2011, Second Line of Defense visited San Diego to discuss the evolution of the USN-USMC team as seen by key members of the staff of Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet.  At a time when the nation is remembering the 100 years of Naval Aviation,…