Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group with embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 departed the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations (AOR) after supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, May 23.
Vinson is currently transiting to her homeport in San Diego following an almost 10-month deployment to the Western Pacific and Arabian Gulf. While in 7th Fleet, Team Vinson participated in various bi-lateral training events with Malaysian air and surface units, hosted several groups of distinguished visitors, including a group from India and Sri Lanka, and enjoyed port visits in Perth, Australia; Phuket, Thailand and Bali, Indonesia.
USS Carl Vinson enters the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation, May 23.
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