John C. Stennis Completes TSTA/FEP

USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) completed tailored ship’s training availability (TSTA), and final evaluation problem (FEP), April 16. TSTA focuses primarily on damage control, medical, engineering and combat systems casualties inside of the ship, as well as seamanship, navigation, anchoring and small boat operations; while FEP focuses on the ship’s overall competency and proficiency in solving advanced situational problems that could arise during deployment. During the evaluation, John C. Stennis demonstrated events critical to operation and survivability of the ship in various situations resulting in a 96 percent overall…

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Until Next Time Carrier Air Wing 1 Departs Truman

After 22 days of crew integration, participation in Tailored Ship’s Training Availability/Final Evaluation Problem (TSTA/FEP) and near non-stop flight operations, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 1 is heading ashore after departing USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) Nov. 1. “The TSTA/ FEP underway was extremely crucial to building the relationship between the [Truman] and CVW-1 teams that will be vital to our success on deployment,” said Commander, CVW-1, Capt. John Perrone. “As the ship and airwing have never worked together previously, this underway period provided us the opportunity to build basic…

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