Monthly Archives: October 2012

George Washington Sailors Build Relations in Philippines

By Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Brian H. Abel QUAZON CITY, Philippines (Oct. 25, 2012) – Sailors assigned to the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) strengthen relations during a community service project (COMSERV) at the … Continue reading

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George Washington Arrives in the Philippines

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class William Pittman MANILA BAY, Philippines (Oct. 24, 2012)  The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) dropped anchor in Manila Bay, Republic of the Philippines, Oct. 24. The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier … Continue reading

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USS McCampbell Rescues Stranded Fishermen

Story by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman (SW) Declan Barnes, NPASE Japan SOUTH CHINA SEA (Oct. 24, 2012) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) rescued five stranded fishermen in international waters off the coast of the Republic of … Continue reading

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VAQ 132 Growlers Complete Exercise with Royal Australian Air Force

By Growler 12 Public Affairs AMBERLEY, Australia – The “Scorpions” of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 132 wrapped up exercise ‘Growler 12’ at Royal Australia Air Force (RAAF) Base Amberley, Australia, 19 Oct. Growler 12 was a bilateral exercise between the … Continue reading

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Sailors, family members experience Japanese tradition

Story by: Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Mackenzie P. Adams Navy Public Affairs Support Element Japan Sailors and family mem­bers assigned to commands at Fleet Activities, Yokosuka (FLEACT, Yokosuka) took the idea of carrying the weight of representing the United States … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Distinguished Visitors Tour George Washington

By Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Tatiana Avery SOUTH CHINA SEA (Oct. 20, 2012) Distinguished visitors from Vietnam visited the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) for a tour of the ship, Oct. 20. Fourteen representatives from … Continue reading

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Strange Bedfellows During a Replenishment-at-Sea Aboard George Washington

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class William Pittman SOUTH CHINA SEA (Oct. 18, 2012) – The day began early for USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors during a replenishment-at-sea (RAS) with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship … Continue reading

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