Navy News Service - The Source for Navy News

The Source for Navy News

www.news.navy.mil

USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Story Archive

Dual Carrier Operations Give Brothers Chance to Take to the Sky Together
USS NIMITZ, At Sea – (NNS) -- Lieutenants Lee and Travis Amerine, the Amerine brothers, knew they wanted to fly from an early age....

Naval Postgraduate School Brings Diplomatic Training to Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) wrapped up a 10-day Regional Security Education Program (RS...

Nimitz Visits Japan, Reinforces Friendship, Cooperation in Region
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and USS Sampson (DDG 102) arrived at Yokosuka Naval Base Au...

Nimitz Preserves Ties to Renowned Japanese Warship
USS NIMITZ, Yokosuka, Japan (NNS) -- Crew members from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) volunteered for a community service proje...

Nimitz Celebrates Change of Command
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) held a change of command ceremony Aug. 24 aboard Nimitz in Yokosuka, Japan.
...

Bridge Connects Nimitz Strike Group to The World, Keeps Navy Mission Ready
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Military Sealift Command (MSC) fast combat support ship USNS Bridge (T-AOE 10) conducted a replenish...

Boxing Brings a Punch to Fitness
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- One Sailor aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) is increasing his fitness...

Brothers Once Apart, Together Again On Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- While most Sailors said goodbye to their loved ones July 31, two brothers aboard the nuclear-powered...

Navy Pilot Reaches Career Milestone
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- A Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 pilot reached a career milestone by making his 1,000th carrier-arrested ...

Nimitz Strike Group Prepares to Execute Maritime Strategy
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and the ships of the Nimitz Carrier Strike ...

Nimitz Strike Group Underway in Support of Maritime Strategy
USS Nimitz, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) departed her homeport of San Diego July 31 on a regularly scheduled Western Paci...

Nimitz Stays Fit with Core Strength Training
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) have an opportunity to a participate in a newly integrated workou...

PGA Putts Around on Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Two PGA golf instructors helped more than 50 Sailors aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS...

Nimitz Honors Shipmate During Burial at Sea
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) held a burial at sea ceremony July 25 to co...

Bush Sailors Get OJT with Nimitz Crew
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), the first of the Nimitz class, also known ...

'Tophatters' Tip Their Hats to 90 Years of Success
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The "Tophatters" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 14 will celebrate their 90th anniversary June 27 a...

Nimitz: Missiles 2, Drones 0
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) fired RIM-162D Evolved Sea Sparrow Missiles (ES...

Nimitz, Air Wing Sailors Gather to Remember Shipmates
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Crew members from the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW...

Afloat Instructors Aid Sailors in Reaching Educational Goals
ABOARD USS NIMITZ (CVN 68), At Sea--- (NNS) -- During the past few months, the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) has welcomed se...

Nimitz Honors the Memory of Those Who Passed
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- It's the middle of the morning March 11 and Nimitz, traditionally a warfighting vessel, trades the s...

Nimitz Soars into Foal Eagle
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is participating in a joint training exercise designed to demonstrat...

Soccer Brings Sailors of Two Countries Together
POHANG, Korea (NNS) -- Sailors from the guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) participated in a soccer game against...

ROK Sailor Receives Emergency Appendectomy Aboard USS Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- A Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy Sailor was flown aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimi...

HS-6 Achieves 19 Years Mishap-Free
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The "Indians" of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HS) 6 reached a new milestone Feb. 8 by achievi...

Nimitz CSG Ships Arrive in South Korea for Port Visits
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68), USS Princeton (CG 59) and USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) arrived in Busan, Feb. 2...

Nimitz and CVW-11 Sailors Volunteer Time in Japan
SASEBO, Japan (NNS) -- Sailors attached to the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and embarked Carrier Ai...

U.S. and Japanese Sailors Dive into Joint Training
SASEBO, Japan (NNS) -- Sailors from the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) took time during their recent ...

Nimitz Carrier Strike Group Enters 7th Fleet
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group (CSG) entered the U.S. 7th Fleet's area of responsibility (AOR), Feb...

Nimitz Arrives in Sasebo for Port Visit
SASEBO, Japan (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) arrived in Sasebo, Japan, Feb. 11 for a scheduled port visit.

While in...

USS Nimitz Throws a Super Bowl Party at Sea
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines onboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) took time off from daily operations Feb. 3, to watch...

Nimitz Takes a New Spin on Fitness
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) introduced a new fitness plan for crew members who want to pursue their personal...

NFL Players Depart San Diego on USS Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Players from the National Football League (NFL) got underway on USS Nimitz (CVN 68), when the nuclea...

Nimitz Sailors Recognized for Leadership Skills
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Three Sailors from the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) were recognized for thei...

Wounded Warriors Visit USS Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Fifteen wounded Marine and Army personnel were welcomed by an enthusiastic round of applause as they...

Nimitz Carrier Strike Group Deploys
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Nimitz Carrier Strike Group (CSG) departed San Diego Jan. 24, for a planned four-month deployment to...

Nimitz Gets Underway for Western Pacific Deployment
USS Nimitz, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) departed San Diego Jan. 24 with commander, Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 on a re...

Johnny Knoxville Lands on Nimitz, Meets Sailors and Marines
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Actor and comedian Philip John Clap, better known as Johnny Knoxville, flew aboard the nuclear-power...

Nimitz Gets MADD at Drunk Driving
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Personnel from USS Nimitz' (CVN 68) Training Department and command Drug and Alcohol Program Advisor...

Education Fair Prepares Nimitz Sailors for a Brighter Future
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Representatives from colleges and universities and professional mentorship organizations visited the...

Nimitz Sailors assist with clean up at Qualcomm Stadium
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Sailors from the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and other commands from Navy R...

Nimitz Begins its Abbreviated Carrier Incremental Availability
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) became the first carrier in the fleet to ex...

Nimitz Scores with STA-21
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- In a competitive fiscal year that saw more than 700 Sailors apply for the Seaman to Admiral (STA) 21...

Padres Third Baseman "Catches" Nimitz Off Guard
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- A San Diego Padres third baseman surprised the crew of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimi...

Nimitz Helps ‘Make a Wish’ Come True
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The Make-A-Wish Foundation helped make Michael Sweetman’s wish of seeing an aircraft carrier come tr...

Nimitz Returns to San Diego Following Successful DeploymentWatch Video
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) returned to its homeport of San Diego Sept....

Nimitz Leads Fleet in Education
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The deployed nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) has the highest completion rate in...

Nimitz ADP Offers Crew Wireless Gaming
USS Nimitz, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors from Combat Systems’ Automated Data Processing (ADP) division offered wireless Local Area Ne...

Nimitz Sailor Fulfills Career Goal and Lifelong Dream
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- When Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 2nd Class (AW) Amy Blades steps into the cockpit March 9, ...

Nimitz Crew, Tigers Depart Hawaii, Set Sail for Home
USS Nimitz, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines welcomed family and friends aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimi...

John Paul Jones Proves Battle-Ready During ULTRA-S Plus
USS JOHN PAUL JONES, At Sea (NNS) -- The guided-missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) completed a two-week evaluation called Uni...

Former Naval Officer Comes Full Circle
USS Nimitz, At Sea (NNS) -- John Dezell graduated from the Naval Academy June 7, 1955, and became a naval officer. Fifty-two yea...

Nimitz’ New Chiefs Put on Anchors for the First Time
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The chief petty officers’ mess aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) added 41 to its ranks during an underway p...

USS Chafee Returns From Successful Deployment
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90), with her crew of more than 300 Sailors, will returned ...

Nimitz Participates in Community Relations Projects in Hong Kong
USS Nimitz, At Sea (NNS) -- Crew members aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) spent time giving back ...

Nimitz Strike Group Wraps up Hong Kong Visit
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) departed Hong Kong Aug. 24 after a four-day port visit. The stop was the ship’s ...

Nimitz Safely Transfers 11 Million Gallons
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The “Grapes” of USS Nimitz’ (CVN 68) Air Department, V-4 division, celebrated Aug. 19 the mishap-fre...

Multiple Services, Strike Groups Simulate At-Sea Rescue During Valiant Shield 2007
USS PINCKNEY, At Sea (NNS) -- The Navy, Coast Guard and Air Force pooled their resources and people to perform a joint-operation a...

Rock Legend Aerosmith Tours Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) were surprised b...

Nimitz Crew Members Video Phone Home
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Five Sailors aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) participated in a family video teleconference (VTC) in the s...

Nimitz Ready for Combat
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) completed their final evolution for combat readiness April 13.

Sailors...

Nimitz Carrier Strike Group Arrives in 5th Fleet
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 entered the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations ...

Family Readiness Group Supports Nimitz Crew
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) received a special surprise from the Team Nimitz Fami...

CNO Announces New Nimitz Master Chiefs
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11, USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 have six new additi...

"Black Aces" Change Command at Sea
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Cmdr. Gregory Keithley became the 55th commanding officer (CO) of the “Black Aces” of Strike Fighter...

NASCAR's Geoff Bodine Visits Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Former NASCAR and current Craftsman Truck Series driver Geoff Bodine spent time with Sailors and Mar...

Reading Program Keeps Deployed Service Members and Families United
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines from Nimitz Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 are reading to loved ones back home wh...

Nimitz Crew Members Run With San Diegans
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines participated in the La Jolla Half Marathon aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) April 22, ...

Replenishment at Sea Aboard Nimitz
USS Nimitz, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) participated in a replenishment at sea (RAS) with USNS Rainier (T-AOE 7) and USN...

“Providers” Provide High Morale on Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The “Providers” of Carrier Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 30, hosted four goodwill flights open to...

Deployed Sailors Send Greeting at Padres Game
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The crew of USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and USS Princeton (CG 59) made history during the San Diego Padres m...

Deployed Service Members Receive Vital Anthrax Vaccine
USS Nimitz, At Sea (NNS) -- The crew of USS Nimitz (CVN 68) received mandatory anthrax vaccinations April 5 through 10 to reduce...

New Captain takes the Helm of USS Nimitz
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Capt. Michael Manazir, Commanding Officer USS Nimitz (CVN 68), relieved Capt. Ted N. Branch at a cha...

Nimitz Sailors and NCIS Host Mexican Law Enforcement Officials
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Nimitz Sailors and Naval Criminal Investigation Service personnel hosted Mexican security officials ...

Nimitz Frocks 226 New Petty Officers
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- With shipmates and family members cheering them on, 226 USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Sailors officially earne...

Nimitz Named Best in Pacific Fleet
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Commander, Naval Air Forces (COMNAVAIRFOR) Vice Adm. James Zortman awarded USS Nimitz (CVN 68) the B...

Nimitz Donors Lend Veins to Troops
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) donated 112 units of blood to help injured tro...

USS Nimitz Receives Major League Honors
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The San Diego Padres honored USS Nimitz (CVN 68) May 22 at PETCO Park here in appreciation of Armed ...

Nimitz Hosts 2005 Pacific Life Holiday Bowl Festivities
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) hosted a Pacific Life Holiday Bowl pre-game event for more than 1,000 guests, in...

Nimitz Crew Members Strengthen Ties with Australian Community
PERTH, Australia (NNS) -- Sailors from USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 117 participated ...

Nimitz Strike Group Visits ‘Land Down Under’
USS NIMITZ, Indian Ocean (NNS) -- The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 and the fast com...

Outback Steakhouse Sponsors Meal for Nimitz Crew
USS NIMITZ, Persian Gulf (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) were served a steak dinner Sept....

Nimitz, CVW-11 Celebrate Aviation Fuel Safety Milestone
USS NIMITZ, Persian Gulf (NNS) -- Sailors from the fuels division of the USS Nimitz's (CVN 68) Air Department held a cake-cutting cere...

Remember Charlie: Motivational Safety Speaker Visits Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, Persian Gulf (NNS) -- Charlie Morecraft, president of Phoenix Safety Inc., spent two days aboard Nimitz giving three motiv...

Nimitz Sailors Spend, Sightsee, Slam Dunk in Dubai
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, Persian Gulf (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines from the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) visited the United...

Nimitz Crew Enjoys Port Visit to Bahrain
USS NIMITZ, Persian Gulf (NNS) -- The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) anchored at the Kingdom of Bahrain, an isla...

Top Military Officer, Celebrities Visit Nimitz in Persian Gulf
USS NIMITZ (NNS) -- The Defense Department’s top military officer and a group of entertainment celebrities gave a welcom...

MCPON, Fleet CMCs Visit USS Nimitz
ABOARD USS NIMITZ (NNS) -- Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Terry Scott paid a visit to the Sailors and Marines o...

Nimitz Restores Baseball Field in Guam
MANGILAO, Guam (NNS) -- Sailors from the visiting aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) got their hands dirty during a commun...

Nimitz Improves Readiness with Mass Casualty Drill
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Crew members from all over the aircraft carrier raced into action as they reacted to a simulated mas...

Nimitz Makes First Port Visit to Guam
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 Sailors and Marines experienced fun, relaxation an...

Nimitz Crew Strengthens Ties with Malaysian Community During Port Visit
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (NNS) -- Crew members from USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 lent a helping hand to underpriv...

Nimitz Makes First Port Visit to Malaysia
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Nimitz departed Port Kelang, Malaysia, July 4 after a four-day port visit to resume its deployment i...

Nimitz Sailors Reach Out to Less Fortunate in Hong Kong
HONG KONG, China (NNS) -- Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) spent some of their time during a port visit h...

Nimitz Crew Experiences Hong Kong
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) departed Hong Kong June 7 after a four-day port visit, to resume its deployment ...

Nimitz, CSG-11 Participate in Exercise with JMSDF
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Carrier Strike Group 11 ships USS Nimitz (CVN 68), USS Princeton (CG 59), USS Higgins (DDG 76) and U...

Nimitz Sailors Get a "Taste of Home"
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) were surprised to get a special “Taste of Home” during their depl...

Star of The Discovery Channel’s "American Hot Rod” Visits Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Hot rod fabrication legend Boyd Coddington and his wife, Jo, visited USS Nimitz (CVN 65) May 8, the ...

USS Nimitz Celebrates Three Decades of Service
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- During the first week of a Western Pacific deployment, crew members aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) cele...

USS Nimitz Strike Group DeploysWatch Video
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- More than 6,200 Sailors from the USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Carrier Strike Group (CSG) deployed from San Di...

WWE Superstars Smack Down Nimitz
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Fresh from WrestleMania 21 in Los Angeles, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Superstars Rey Myster...

Nimitz Strike Group Completes JTFEX 05-03
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) arrived at Naval Air Station North Island March 24 after completing Joint Task F...

Nimitz Crew Treated to Special Showing of Movie "Hostage"
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The crew of USS Nimitz (CVN 68) took a short respite while underway off the coast of Southern Califo...

Nimitz Sailors, Marines Enter National Bone Marrow Registry
USS Nimitz, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines on USS Nimitz (CVN 65) donated a small amount of blood as the command conducted ...

Wee Man, Big Thrill for Fans on Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Sailors aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) received a big surprise in a small package when professional skat...

Nimitz Sailors Enjoy Private Viewing of Extreme Movie
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz’ (CVN 68) Sailors were treated to an exclusive movie premiere on the aft mess decks while...

USS Nimitz Wins the 2004 Pacific Fleet Retention Excellence Award
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- According to a naval message released in December, USS Nimitz (CVN 68) earned the prestigious Comman...

EOD PT Sessions Sweep Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Members of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Unit 11, Det. 5 are now offering USS Nimitz (CVN 68...

Actor Craig T. Nelson Visits USS Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Television and movie actor Craig T. Nelson visited USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Dec. 2 to meet with Sailors a...

Branch Takes Command of USS Nimitz
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Capt. Ted N. Branch relieved Capt. Robert J. Gilman as USS Nimitz (CVN 68) commanding officer in a c...

Nimitz Completes TSTA and FEP, Prepares for COMPTUEX
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) pulled back into Naval Air Station North Island Nov. 20 after an arduous 23 days...

Small Town Sailors Reunite Aboard USS Nimitz
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Three Sailors and a Marine who were friends in high school recently found out they are all working o...

Dee Snider, VH1 Classic Rock Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The mess decks of USS Nimitz (CVN 68) echoed with the screams of rock and roll Nov. 4 as Dee Snider,...

USS Nimitz Operational, Underway
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) returned to Naval Air Station North Island ...

Family, Friends Cruise Aboard Nimitz
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Nearly 2,600 friends and family members of USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Sailors embarked aboard the ship for ...

Pacific Fleet’s Battle “E” Carrier Back At Sea
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- After six months of hard work between Sailors from USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and shipyard contractors, the...

Nimitz Sailors Prepare To Advance
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- The Nimitz Advancement Attack Team (NAAT) is a new bug that’s been infesting USS Nimitz (CVN 68), an...

Nimitz ‘Springs’ for Softer Mattresses
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- New inner-spring mattresses began going in every rack aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) June 22 to replace ...

Nimitz Earns Third NUC, Battle “E”
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- The crew of USS Nimitz (CVN 68) was presented the coveted Navy Unit Commendation (NUC) and Battle Ef...

WWII Japanese Fighter Pilots Visit Nimitz
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Japanese fighter pilots from World War II toured USS Nimitz (CVN 68) May 18 as part of the last inte...

Nimitz, CVW-11 Win 2003 Flatley Award
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 were announced as the winners of the 2003 Adm. H. ...

Nimitz Raises Nearly $10k for NMCRS with Dunk Tank Fun
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- A dozen officers and Sailors aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) found themselves a little wet behind the ear...

Human Power Club 2 Motivates Nimitz Sailors
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- A successful physical fitness program aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) during deployment has been continue...

Nimitz Crew Lounges to be More Like Home
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- The Plannned Incremental Availability maintenance period for USS Nimitz (CVN 68) currently under way...

Sailors Aboard Nimitz PACE Themselves
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) is showing that higher education is a command priority, by making more Program f...

Navy Marine Corps Relief Society Program Now Underway
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Crew members aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) are currently participating in a fund raising campaign that ...

Nimitz Earns Coveted Battle "E"
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- The crew of USS Nimitz (CVN 68) was awarded the coveted Battle Efficiency Award (Battle "E") April 7...

Nimitz Sailors Team up to Clean October Fire Debris
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Nearly 50 Sailors from USS Nimitz (CVN 68) took part in a cleanup project in Ramona, Calif., to help...

CCDG-5 SWOs Aid Midshipmen in Ship Selection
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Commander, Cruiser Destroyer Group (CCDG) 5 Rear Adm. Derwood C. Curtis and two surface warfare offi...

Nimitz Culinary Specialists Get Bakery ExperienceWatch Video
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Since January, USS Nimitz (CVN 68) culinary specialists (CS) have been improving their baking skills...

Nimitz DAPA Earns Military Service Award
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Chief Machinist’s Mate (SW/AW) Quincy Webster, USS Nimitz’ (CVN 68) Drug and Alcohol Program Advisor...

Nimitz Sailors Visit NASCAR in Las Vegas
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Four USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Sailors helped represent the Navy March 6 at a NASCAR Busch Series race hel...

Nimitz Crew Gives Record-Setting Blood Donation
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) broke the Armed Services Blood Program (ASBP) single-day blood donation record F...

Fitzgerald Sailors Save Drowning Woman After Jump from Coronado Bridge
ABOARD USS FITZGERALD (NNS) -- Four Sailors from USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) rescued a 19-year-old woman from drowning Feb. 15. The wom...

Nimitz Begins Planned Incremental Availability
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) officially kicked off its planned incremental availability (PIA) Feb. 23 to begi...

Nimitz Sailors Compete for Fitness in Fleet Inter-Ship Meltdown
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Jan. 20, USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Sailors began finding the motivation to “melt” off the pounds. They're ...

CCDG 5 Changes Command Aboard Nimitz
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Rear Adm. Derwood C. Curtis relieved Rear Adm. Samuel J. Locklear III as Commander, Cruiser-Destroye...

Nimitz Encourages Sailors to Register, Vote
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Now that state primary elections have begun and the General Election is scheduled for Nov. 2, USS Ni...

Nimitz Sailor Wins $6.5 Million in California Lottery
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- There was a time when Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Don Burdette and his family struggled from paychec...

Sailors Advance in Ceremony Aboard Nimitz
NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (NNS) -- Three hundred forty-one USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Sailors lined up in formation in the ship’s hangar bay r...

Fleet and Family Support Center Reps Visit NimitzWatch Video
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At sea (NNS) -- As USS Nimitz (CVN 68) transits east towards its homeport in San Diego, personnel may also be feelin...

Nimitz Performs Largest Ordnance Offload Since OIF
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) performed the largest ordnance offload with USNS Kilauea (T-AE 26), Oct. 23, 200...

Nimitz Promotes 3-M Through Award Program
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) began a new program at the beginning of the ship’s 2003 western Pacific deployme...

Nimitz Crew Takes Part in Restoring the ‘Mighty Mo’
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) crewmembers have donated funds since April to help restore various chief petty o...

VFA-94 Sailor Takes Challenges in Stride
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Tom Holt said he knows now it was a mistake to tell his chief he was ...

DESRON 23 Changes Hands in Ceremony Held Aboard Nimitz
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Capt. Charles W. Martoglio was relieved by Capt. Gordan E. Van Hook as Commander, Destroyer Squadron...

Nimitz/CVW-11 Team Visits Singapore
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Ships from USS Nimitz Strike Group, including the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and Carrier A...

Nimitz, CVW-11 Compete in BMR Jeopardy
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 Sailors recently got a chance to compete for up to...

Detailers Visit Nimitz, CVW-11 SailorsWatch Video
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Detailers from Navy Personnel Command, Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS), Millington, Tenn., came a...

Blink-182 Brings High Energy Show to Nimitz
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Multiplatinum-selling band Blink-182, comprised of singer/bassist Mark Hoppus, singer/guitarist Tom ...

Commander, 5th Fleet visits Nimitz, CVW-11 Sailors
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/U.S. 5th Fleet, Vice Adm. Timothy J. Keating, visited U...

USO, Nimitz, U.A.E. Dedicate Calling Center to Sailors
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The United Services Organization (USO), USS Nimitz (CVN 68), Inchcape Shipping Services, the U.S. Co...

Advancement Exams on Horizon for Nimitz/CVW-11 Sailors
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- With September and the bi-yearly advancement exams fast approaching, Sailors aboard the aircraft car...

Top VFA-41 Sailor Coordinates Flight Deck Ordnance
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- On an aircraft carrier’s flight deck, there needs to be coordination to ensure the aircraft have the...

Helo Ride Brings Brothers Together in Gulf
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- For Ens. Bob Semrau of USS Nimitz’ (CVN 68) Reactor Department, Reactor Controls division, it had be...

Wallbangers Receive Safety Award: 23 Years Major Mishap FreeWatch Video
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 117, assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11, recently received ...

Super Hornet Pilot Says So Long to Squadron
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- A Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 14 pilot bid farewell recently to his squadron and the family he had...

VFA-41 Changes Command Aboard Nimitz
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The executive officer of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 41 “Black Aces” assumed command of the squadr...

Nimitz’ New Training Officer Aims to Take Training to The Next Level
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) has received a new training officer to take charge of leading Nimitz and Carrier...

Fitness Class Aboard Nimitz Gets Down to the Core
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Every Wednesday night, the foc’sle aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) is transformed in...

Nimitz Bicycle Club Promotes Adventure
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Some Sailors may feel cooped up aboard a ship while at sea on deployment. When the ship pulls into a...

NHRA Shows Support for Nimitz Sailor
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- When Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class (AW) Sam Johnson of USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Weapons Department, G-3 ...

VFA-97 Sailor Helps Shipmates Have Skyline ExperienceWatch Video
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- When Aviation Structural Mechanic Airman Apprentice Michael Stewart of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA)...

Mess Deck Vendors Offer Nimitz, CVW-11 Sailors Variety
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Many Sailors aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) have already taken advantage of the opportunity afforded by ...

CNAP Force Master Chief Visits Nimitz, CVW-11 Sailors
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Force Master Chief of Commander, Naval Air Force Pacific Fleet (CNAP), Master Chief (AW) Keith Goosb...

Airman Becomes First Female Yellow Shirt Aboard Nimitz
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- In the fast-moving and multicolored world of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz’s (CVN 68) flight deck,...

Network Guardian Protects Nimitz from Hackers
ABOARD USS NIMITZ (NNS) -- A computer network is the system that connects multiple computers to each other in order to share im...

Nimitz Makes Second UAE Port Call
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 Sailors again experienced fun, relaxation...

CVW-11 Changes Hands in Ceremony Held Aboard Nimitz
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Capt. Jim “Mean Jim” Greene relieved Capt. Charles “Snapper” Wright as Commander, Carrier Air Wing (...

Navigation Sailors Give Nimitz Scrub Down
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz’ (CVN 68) Navigation department recently conducted a scrub down of the ship’s highest poi...

Nimitz Sailors Experience Australian Navy
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Three USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Sailors recently had the opportunity to visit the Australian frigate HMAS ...

NBA Players Shoot It Out With Nimitz Sailors
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz’s (CVN 68) hangar bay was packed shoulder-to-shoulder around a makeshift basketball court...

USO Tour Puts on All-star Show for Nimitz, CVW-11Watch Video
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At sea (NNS) -- The United Services Organization (USO) brought all-star entertainment to Sailors aboard USS Nimitz (...

Nimitz Conducts MEDEVAC With USS Pasadena
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz's (CVN 68) deck department was called upon June 4 to assist a USS Pasadena (SSN 752) Sail...

Nimitz/CVW-11 Team Commemorates Battle of Midway
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 recognized the honor, courage and commitment shown...

Dishwalla Brings Touch of Home to USS Nimitz
ABOARD THE USS NIMITZ, At sea (NNS) -- The sounds coming from the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) are usually those ...

Brother to Pass Torch of Service to Sister Aboard Nimitz
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 1st Class Charles Owens of USS Nimitz's (CVN 68) Air Department...

Newlyweds Reunite Aboard Nimitz
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Yeoman 3rd Class Jessica Adames of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HS) 6 received a surprise rec...

Film’s Most Intimidating Drill Instructor Visits Nimitz
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- R. Lee Ermey, best known for his role as Gunnery Sergeant Hartman in the 1987 film "Full Metal Jacke...

Father and Son Reunited to Share Navy Career Milestone
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- A Navy deployment amidst the ongoing war on terrorism means an extended time away from family for ma...

Aviation Boatswain’s Mate Becomes Nimitz’s First Female Topside Petty Officer
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Aviation Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Andrea Lewis stands on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier, ...

Girl Scouts Give Cookies to Nimitz Sailors
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- More than 5,000 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies were recently distributed to crew members of USS Nimitz ...

Nimitz, CVW-11 Sailors Phone Home with VTC
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- In addition to e-mail, Sailor phones and regular mail, Sailors aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) are now ta...

Nimitz Remembers Lives Lost During 1981 Flight Deck Crash
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- During the final phase of USS Nimitz’s (CVN 68) work up schedule off the coast of Florida in 1981, a...

Nimitz BM1 Earns Masters Degree Via Navy's Distance Learning
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class (SW) Harry Covington from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz’s (CVN 68) Deck...

Symbol of Freedom Aboard Nimitz Has Far Reaching Effects
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- A work center door displaying the American flag began as a sign of pride and patriotism for a small ...

Nimitz Deck Department Hold Seamanship Olympics
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Deck Department aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) recently held its first Seamanship Olympics on the ship’s...

Conan O' Brien Visits NimitzWatch Video
ABOARD USS Nimitz, At Sea (NNS) -- Comedian Conan O’Brien, host of “Late Night with Conan O’Brien,” visited USS Nimitz (CVN 68) May 18 ...

Nimitz Sailors Experience Port Visit to Jebel Ali, Dubai
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Sailors took advantage of fun, relaxation and cultural exchange during a port ca...

Nimitz Sailor Finds Hometown Tie Aboard USS Nimitz
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At sea (NNS) -- How strange would it be to be stationed aboard the same aircraft carrier as the person who recruited...

Nimitz’ Youngest Bomb Assemblyman Gains Valuable Experience
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Eighteen-year-old Aviation Ordnanceman (AO) Airman Byron Gates is the youngest Sailor aboard the San...

MCPON Visits Nimitz
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) (SS/AW) Terry Scott visited USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and C...

Nimitz Fighters Join War
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- “We trained like we fight, and now it’s time to fight like we trained,” said USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Com...

Reading Program Helps Nimitz Crew Connect with Children
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The United Through Reading program (UTR) was set in motion recently aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68). UTR ...

Free Mail on the Horizon for Nimitz Crew Members
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Sailors who would normally have to pay postage fees when sending letters home wi...

Sailors Spinning Into Shape Aboard Nimitz
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Military readiness includes physical fitness, and Sailors aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) are always look...

Nimitz Carrier Strike Group Joins Others Deployed to 5th Fleet
USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- The USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Carrier Strike Group recently entered the 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility, ...

Nimitz Sailor Takes New Name in Native American Ceremony
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At sea (NNS) -- Five men sit huddled together, sweat pouring down their faces. Prayers for strength and courage from...

Pierson Family Support Linked to Nimitz, Kilauea
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- A little child sits in her bed, crying, shaking with fear as she clings tightly to her bed covers th...

Nimitz Intel Specialist Recognized for Performance
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At sea (NNS) -- One of USS Nimitz’s (CVN 68) own recently received a Navywide honor. Intelligence Specialist 1st Cla...

MGIT Presents Cost-Effective Way to Train Battle Groups
ABOARD USS NIMITZ (NNS) -- Several Pacific Fleet commands recently came together for a three-day experiment to test the possibi...

Nimitz Photographer's Mates Win SNA Photo Awards
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Two USS Nimitz (CVN 68) photographer’s mates will receive awards for photos submitted to the Surface...

USS Nimitz Embarks on Unique COMPTUEX
ABOARD USS NIMITZ, At Sea (NNS) -- Every battle group must undergo extensive training to prepare for deployment. Recently, many battle ...

Search:


Submit Story/Photos

Contact Us

Privacy & Security

About This Site

Home


Icon Legend

Top News Story - Editors should consider using these stories first in local publications.

This story features at least one photo

This story features at least one video

This story features at least one graphic

to

Story