Carl Vinson

Carl Vinson (November 18, 1883 – June 1, 1981) was a United States Representative from Georgia. He was a Democrat and the first person to serve for more than 50 years in the United States House of Representatives. He was known as "The Father of the Two-Ocean Navy".

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Carrier Air Wing Seventeen - History - 2000 - Present
... CVW-17 was then scheduled to be assigned to the USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70), as part of Carrier Strike Group One, which underwent a Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH) until July 2009 ... From January to April 2010, Carl Vinson operated off Haiti, following the 2010 Haiti earthquake ... began its first regular deployment on the Vinson to the Western Pacific and the Indian Ocean on 30 November 2010 and returned on 15 June 2011 ...
Carl Vinson - Personal
... aircraft carrier was named the USS Carl Vinson, an honor rarely given to a person while living ... Vinson Massif, Antarctica's highest mountain, is also named after him, together with the related Mount Vinson and Vinson Plateau ... Carl Vinson served 26 consecutive terms in the U.S ...
VFA-11 - History - 1990s
... February 1994, VF-11 and CVW-14 deployed aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70), in support of Operation Southern Watch ... Also in 1995, VF-11 was aboard Carl Vinson when she visited Hawaii for the 50th anniversary of V-J Day (Victory over Japan.) In May 1996, CVW-14 deployed with Carl Vinson in support ... Carl Vinson left the Gulf on October 1 ...
USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)
... The USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) is the third United States Navy Nimitz class supercarrier and is named after Carl Vinson, a Congressman from Georgia, in ... Carl Vinson's callsign is "Gold Eagle" ... Operation Southern Watch, and Operation Enduring Freedom, the Carl Vinson was involved in a number of notable events ...
Carrier Air Wing Fourteen - History - Gulf War
... In May 1996, the air wing deployed again for another WESTPAC on USS Carl Vinson ... During this deployment, the Carl Vinson Task Group took part in Operation Southern Watch and Operation Desert Strike in which USN and USAF forces conducted Tomahawk Land Attack Missile (TLAM) and ...

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