The USS Carl Vinson this week posted its latest shipboard newscast so family and friends of the crew can find out what's been going on with their loved ones. "The 70" comes out every month, and provides roughly 15 minutes of news and entertainment from the Vinson.
This month's "The 70" features stories about the ship's meteorologists, how social media is used to keep families informed, and a new installment of "The Most Squared Away Sailor on the Ship."
The USS Carl Vinson, called "five acres of sovereign U.S. territory" in the Persian Gulf by one Navy admiral, plays a staring role in a New York Times article about the irony of fighting a "desert war" from the floating city that is an aircraft carrier. Read More