USS George Washington

6 Oct 2012 |

Quartermaster Seaman Jason Schutzman, from Pittsburgh, left, and Chief Quartermaster Jory Mason, from Chicago, an inspector with Afloat Training Group Western Pacific, review flag signal cards prior to a flag hoist drill during USS George Washington's (CVN 73) final evaluation period (FEP). Ships and aircraft of the George Washington and USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) carrier strike groups are currently exercising to hone their collective interoperability, readiness and the capability to respond quickly to potential crises in the region, ranging from combat operations to humanitarian assistance missions. As two of the Navy's 11 global force carrier strike groups, the strike groups are further ensuring security, stability and peace in the vital Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Tatiana Avery)
USS George Washington