USS John C. Stennis heads out to sea

Sailors aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) man the rails as the aircraft carrier returns to its homeport of Naval Base Kitsap–Bremerton. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) got underway from Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton, Washington to conduct routine training on September 27.

During the underway, John C. Stennis Sailors will conduct damage control and firefighting training, seamanship training, small boat operations and exercises designed to maintain technical and tactical proficiency in a variety of areas.

The goal of the underway is to ensure John C. Stennis and its crew maintain their levels of proficiency and readiness.

John C. Stennis returned from a seven-month deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific, Aug. 14, and has been conducting a routine maintenance availability in its homeport of Bremerton.

 

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