Carrier Air Wing 3 Returns from Eisenhower Strike Group Deployment

The nine aircraft squadrons of Carrier Air Wing Three (CVW-3) returned to Naval Air Station Oceana, Naval Station Norfolk, Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, and Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Jul. 13 after their six-month deployment aboard the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (IKE). The Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (IKE CSG) departed Norfolk for deployment on…

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Oceana F/A-18 Squadrons Return from Historic Deployment

July 8, 2020 – Two F/A-18E “Super Hornet” squadrons with a total of 20 aviators returned to their home base at Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana in Virginia Beach, Va., July 7, following their six-month deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operation aboard the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). The two F/A-18E squadrons, Strike…

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