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Comment by Pat on August 6, 2009 at 5:10pm
Comment by NavyDads Admin (Paul) on July 31, 2009 at 9:01pm
some news---

Nimitz Strike Group Set To Deploy
Story Number: NNS090728-10
Release Date: 7/28/2009 2:20:00 PM

From Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet Public Affairs

SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Nimitz Carrier Strike Group (CSG), including the USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and units assigned to CSG 11, departs July 31 with more than 7,000 Sailors for a scheduled Western Pacific deployment.

During the past few months, Nimitz CSG has conducted several training exercises off the coast of Southern California including composite unit training and joint task force training. They also completed fleet synthetic training as part of the deployment training cycle and are fully prepared and ready to deploy in support of contingency and humanitarian missions.

Last year, Nimitz CSG supported the U.S. commitment to peace and stability in the Pacific region during a four-month deployment. Nimitz CSG supported the maritime strategy by expanding cooperative relationships with the Republic of Korea (ROK) by participating in Operation Key Resolve/Foal Eagle 2008.

Aircraft carriers continue to be one of our nation's primary on-call assets in times of need, and they enable the Navy to execute the six core capabilities of the maritime strategy – forward presence, deterrence, sea control, power projection, maritime security and humanitarian assistance/disaster response.

Commanded by Capt. Mike Manazir, Nimitz was commissioned in 1975, making it the first Nimitz-class, nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. The ship is named for World War II Fleet Adm. Chester Nimitz.

For more news from Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet, visit
Comment by Pat on July 23, 2009 at 12:25am
Your welcome. Just make sure when you select Seaport Village on the top right to view the ship. When they leave you can usually watch the ship go around & out by Point Loma.
Comment by Mitch on July 22, 2009 at 6:16pm
Hi Pat - I just checked out the webcam. Thanks for posting it. This will be my son's first deployment.
Comment by Pat on July 21, 2009 at 2:37pm
This is the Seaport Village webcam for those that are interested in watching the Nimitz deploy.
Comment by corky on April 20, 2009 at 7:03pm
my daughter reports to the Nimitz saturday
she just finished training in pensacola and is an abh ,aircraft handler
it should be an exciting job
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