Thursday, April 27, 2006

Enterprise Carrier Strike Group set to deploy

Nearly 7,500 sailors will leave their East Coast homeports May 2 when the Enterprise Carrier Strike Group deploys in support of the Global War on Terrorism, the Navy’s Second Fleet announced.

The six-ship group includes the Norfolk-based aircraft carrier Enterprise and Carrier Air Wing 1; the cruiser Leyte Gulf, destroyer McFaul and frigate Nicholas, all based in Norfolk; the attack sub Alexandria, homeported in Groton, Conn.; and the fast combat supply ship USNS Supply, out of Earle Weapons Station, N.J.

More info as it becomes available...


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