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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