USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH CVN 77 Flight Deck Operations
Our MissionUSS GEORGE H.W. BUSH (CVN 77) will be ready to conduct sustained Carrier Strike Group operations and independent carrier operations and directed by command authority to support national objectives.Our PrioritiesFirst and foremost, USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) is a warship designed to provide adaptable and decisive combat power to our national leadership. We have many critical non-combat capabilities and responsibilities – they are all important. We will enthusiastically embrace and excel at any assigned mission but our ultimate benchmarks will always be combat readiness and combat effectiveness.Our Guiding PrinciplesLike our namesake, we serve our country with integrity, dignity, and humility.Mission excellence is achieved through ownership and personal responsibility.The material condition of our ship is critical to mission effectiveness.Sailors and their families are our most important asset.Naval Service is a team sport.The aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) conducts flight operations. USS George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. Video by Mass Communications Specialist 3rd Class Travis Litke. Arabian Gulf - Shots of the recovery of several aircraft onto the flight deck of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). F/A-18's, EA-6B Prowlers, an E2-C Hawkeye and a C2 Greyhound. Also shots of the LSO's (Landing safety Officers) who help guide pilots to a safe landing. ARABIAN GULF (Sept. 11, 2014) Sailors direct aircraft on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. The president has authorized U.S. Central Command to conduct military operations in support of humanitarian aid deliveries and targeted airstrikes in Iraq to protect U.S. personnel and interests, in response to activities conducted by Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorists. (U.S. Navy video/Released).