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USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70)

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USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70)

USS Carl Vinson: This group is for parents with children serving aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in San Diego, Ca.

Location: san diego
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USS Carl Vinson Information

USS Carl Vinson Official Web Site

110114-N-8040H-162 BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Jan. 14, 2011) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) pulls out of Busan, Republic of Korea after a scheduled liberty port visit. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are currently on deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christopher K. Hwang/Released)

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Captain's Corner: Dec. 11, 2014

Started by NavyDads Admin (Paul) Dec 11. 0 Replies

Captain's Corner: Dec. 11, 2014Friends and Family of America's Favorite Carrier, We…Continue

Packing seabag tips

Started by Joyce Lara Sep 30. 0 Replies

Kind of late to ask...IIm helping my daughter pack her seabag. Any tips on packing her combination cover? Continue

Mailing address for sailor on board the USS Carl Vinson

Started by NavyDads Co-Admin, Jim. Last reply by Jared Hyde Sep 29. 1 Reply

Mailing addresses for our Sailors are different depending on whether they're attached to the ship's company, the airwing staff, or one of the embarked squadrons. Here are some tips for sending…Continue

Size of Bunks on USS Carl Vinson

Started by Kevin Kelley. Last reply by NavyDads Co-Admin, Jim Aug 29. 6 Replies

My son just reported for duty on board the USS Carl Vinson and I'm trying to assist him with the purchase of sheets (I know what you're thinking--he should get that from his shipmates).....he's got a…Continue

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Comment by Tom L yesterday

The word is in....Caity has made the Finals!

Comment by Tom L yesterday

A Very Vinson Christmas!

Comment by Tom L yesterday

Tyler Farr is performing on the Vinson today on the USO Tour....and my daughter is opening for him! :)

Comment by Byron/Tyler's GP on December 14, 2014 at 11:34pm

I have that photo on my wall,a painting would really be cool.

Comment by NavyDads Admin (Paul) on December 14, 2014 at 8:06pm

Nice Tom !

Comment by Tom L on December 14, 2014 at 1:24pm

This was my Christmas gift from my In-Laws....an original painting by my Mother-In-Law, Betty Francey!

Comment by Tom L on December 14, 2014 at 11:08am

FINAL FOUR !!!

Our VINSON Idol competitors performed on the stage to conclude the Steel Beach.  Before the day we had three male and female competitors--by the end we were down to four total.  The talent on the ship is quite impressive and the voting was close.  Unlike the real show, many of the competitors on VINSON Idol end up singing background vocals for each other.  They have truly enjoyed the spirit of the competition and haven't taken themselves or the rivalry too seriously. 

Capt. T

Comment by Greg Tucker on December 11, 2014 at 10:11am

Tom and Byron/Tyler's GP  Thank you for responding to me.  It is funny 23 years ago I was stationed in Korea and I can only imagine now how my parents worried.  My son is very confident and independent.  I know he will be fine, but obviously it is great to know that he can communicate with us while he is on the ship.  He has not called us yet, but I am sure it is because he is busy getting oriented.  Thanks for welcoming me.

Comment by Byron/Tyler's GP on December 11, 2014 at 9:47am

Hey greg, Tom is right on all counts,especially the Captain's corner,Capt. Thomas I think is the best Captain in the Navy, he is infornitive,spends lots of time with all his crew,but most important he really keeps parent's up to date on all our kid's their jobs,and just about every thing else as well,one fantastic guy.I chat with my grandson almost every single day on face book chat line and e-mail. Also from time to time he Skype's me once in a while, Grandma and I really get excited when he Skype's us because we get to see him as well as talk with him. Try not to worry to musch about our kids, they really have the best Captain, I believe in the navyand he is the third one since Tyler has been aboard the USS Carl Vinson. Hope you have great communication's, I know I certainly have,you don't worry quite as much when you can stay in touch, My big guy come's home for good June 13th 2015,I will be so glad to have him home for good,but I am very proud of him for the time he has spent serving his country. Good luck to up Greg. Fell free any time with question's,alway's glad to help, I know I have always had plenty of people who have wanted to help new comer's. Also all of the Administrator's on navyfordads are great guy's as well and always ready to help any one with questions.

Comment by Tom L on December 10, 2014 at 8:53pm

Welcome Greg! I would guess that he will be aboard within a few days. They use e-mail and social media as well as payphones on board to talk to home. I would imagine that any orientation will be given once he has met the ship. Here is a link for you to check out. Capt. Thomas does a regular posting to keep the folks at home abreast of what they are up to...

https://www.facebook.com/USSVINSON

 

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