Nimitz Commences 15 Month Drydocking

USS Nimitz (CVN 68) shifted from its homeport pier at Naval Base Kitsap Bremerton to a dry dock at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility, Bremerton site, March 1. “I’ve seen this ship come full circle,” said Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Jordan Manuel, from San Jose, California. “I got to the boat in the middle of Nimitz’s last maintenance availability so I got to experience all the work-ups and underway periods that led up to our previous deployment, and now we’re back in the yards getting ready for…

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USS Nimitz to Return to Naval Base Kitsap December 10th

There’s no place like home for the holidays and the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) will arrive home at Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) Bremerton December 10th after a six-month deployment in time to celebrate this festive season. USS Nimitz departed NBK-Bremerton, June 1. The carrier, embarked with Nimitz Carrier Strike Group, will return home to NBK and Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Shoup (DDG 86) and USS Kidd (DDG 100) will return to Naval Station Everett. The strike group consists of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Nimitz, Carrier Air Wing…

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