The latest edition of the shipboard newscast for the USS Carl Vinson has a lot of great stories to enjoy. We learn about the Sailor who was able to check off something big on his life's "to-do" list by re-enlisting in a military helicopter. We get to see what it's like to be an air traffic controller on an aircraft carrier. Then there's story of a Sailor who works in the Vinson barber shop, and is admittedly learning on the job.
The Department of Defense has released the names of the six U.S. soldiers who died Tuesday when their helicopter crashed in Afghanistan. Killed were: Chief Warrant Officer 2 Randy L. Billings, Chief Warrant Officer 2 Joshua B. Silverman, Sgt. Peter C. Bohler, Sgt. 1st Class Omar W. Forde, Staff Sgt. Jesse L. Williams, and Spc. Terry K. D. Gordon.Read More
The four-year-old daughter of a San Diego-based Marine made a wish at Disneyland's Snow White wishing well, asking that her father come home from Afghanistan. Little Alyssa Brown didn't realize that Snow White had a big surprise up her sleeve.Read More