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 yearlong experiment to determine whether women can serve in ground combat is wrapping up. "I think for the males they kind of expected us to be ... the moms, the sisters — kind of take care of us. But now they’re like, ‘OK, we’re a Marine, you’re a Marine. Let’s just get the job done,’" said Marine Sgt. Zarina Flemming.Read More