Sunday, November 08, 2009

Nimitz CSG Operating in the Gulf of Oman

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) trails the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Bridge (T-AOE 10) and the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) during a replenishment at sea. An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter, assigned to the Wildcards of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23, is preparing to deliver supplies to Nimitz. The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is on a routine deployment to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class John Phillip Wagner Jr./Released)