Abraham Lincoln CSG Trains With PACAF in the Philippine Sea

The USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group (ABECSG) conducted deterrence missions in the Philippine Sea through demonstration of long range maritime strikes with Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) on May 9. “Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group is a powerful presence in the Philippine Sea that serves as a deterrent to aggressive or malign actors and supports a free and open Indo-Pacific,”…

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USS Sampson Supports Disaster Relief Efforts in Tonga

USS Sampson (DDG 102), is underway, Jan. 25, supporting the disaster relief efforts in Tonga following the volcanic eruption and tsunami in the country. Sampson, a U.S. Navy destroyer, along with its embarked MH-60R Seahawk helicopters assigned to the “Scorpions” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 49 are positioned to conduct lifesaving actions in support of disaster relief efforts in…

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Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group Deploys

The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group departed on a regularly scheduled deployment January 3rd in support of global maritime security operations. The Abraham Lincoln CSG is led by the command staff of CSG 3 and consists of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9, the guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53), and the…

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