USS George H.W. Bush on the move

The aircraft carrier USS George H. W. Bush transits the Strait of Gibraltar on Feb. 27, 2014 . The carrier is conducting training operations in the Atlantic Ocean. Juan David Guerra/U.S. Navy

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: March 17, 2014

The USS George H.W. Bush — the Navy's newest aircraft carrier and the last of the Nimitz class — is now a full month into its second deployment.

Carrying more than 6,000 sailors and about 80 aircraft, the Bush on a nine-month deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and the Middle East.


The aircraft carrier USS George Bush conducts an exercise with the Hellenic Navy frigate HS Elli in the Mediterranean Sea after its first port visit in Greece March 7, 2014.
Courtesy of the Hellenic Navy


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