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California and Florida Congressmen Tour USS Carl Vinson

first_img View post tag: Tour View post tag: USS Carl Vinson View post tag: Navy Back to overview,Home naval-today California and Florida Congressmen Tour USS Carl Vinson Representatives from California and Florida Congressional delegates experienced air operations while on a distinguished visitor (DV) embark aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Oct. 22.The representatives toured the ship and interacted with crewmembers while visiting the ship’s bridge, ‘vultures row’ (the highest vantage point on the ship’s tower from which to view flight operations over the carrier’s flight deck), and having lunch with constituent Sailors from their respective districts.The embark allowed Representatives Darrel Issa and Juan Vargas of California and John Mica of Florida to experience, if only for a few hours, life at sea on a deployed aircraft carrier. The visit also gave the delegates the opportunity to meet Carl Vinson Sailors, who were afforded the opportunity to meet their Congressional representatives at a luncheon in the ward room.The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group is currently deployed to the AOR supporting maritime security operations, strike operations in Iraq and Syria as directed and theater security cooperation efforts.Press release, Image: US Navy View post tag: News by topic California and Florida Congressmen Tour USS Carl Vinson View post tag: Naval Share this article Authorities View post tag: americas October 27, 2014 View post tag: Congressmenlast_img

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