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.
It was in the early morning hours of Oct. 23, 1983, that a truck bomb exploded in the Marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon, killing 241 U.S. service members. Now, for the first time in more than 30 years, Marines are back in Beirut - this time as guards at the U.S. Embassy. Read More