Nimitz is currently underway for its 2013 Western Pacific deployment. Since leaving Everett, Washington in late March 2013, Nimitz has crossed the equator, pinned 58 Chief Petty Officers, covered more than 57 thousand nautical miles, flown countless missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and participated in maritime security operations in Third, Seventh, Fifth and Sixth fleet areas of responsibility.
The crew of Nimitz has made multiple port calls including Busan, South Korea; Phuket, Thailand; Jebel Ali, UAE; Bahrain and most recently Naples, Italy providing Sailors with the opportunity to serve the local communities and experience many cultures of the world.
The crew of Nimitz will continue to stand ready to respond wherever and whenever necessary.
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