USS John C. Stennis arrives in San Diego

11 September 2017

From USS John C. Stennis Public Affairs

The aircraft carrier arrived at Naval Air Station North Island after successfully completing flight deck certification and conducting carrier qualifications, Sept. 11.

SAN DIEGO - USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) arrived at Naval Air Station North Island after successfully completing flight deck certification and conducting carrier qualifications, Sept. 11.

In five days of flight operations, John C. Stennis and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 accomplished 374 launches and recoveries for both its flight deck certification and carrier qualifications for the air wing.

John C. Stennis is stopping in San Diego to offload CVW-9 maintenance parts and supplies and take on new supply stores and equipment in support of scheduled carrier qualification training cycles and other evolutions, after which the ship will return to sea to conduct additional training.

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