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Who was Carl Vinson?

A senator from Georgia.

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How many years did he serve?

Over 50 years.

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What was he known as?

The Father of The Two Ocean Navy

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What act did he help push?

The Vinson-Trammel Act

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When was the keel of the USS Carl Vinson laid down?

Oct 11, 1975

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When was the USS Carl Vinson commissioned?

March 13th, 1982

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What is the length of the ship from bow to stern?

1,115 FT and 4 IN

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Who was the commanding officer when the ship was commissioned?

Richard Martin

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What was the USS Carl Vinson's home port?

Alameda, California

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What happens on July 23, 2001?

USS Carl Vinson deployed for the Persian Golf, in response of 9/11.

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What happened on Oct 7, 2001?

USS Carl Vinson launched the first air strikes in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

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What happened on Jan 12, 2010?

USS Carl Vinson redirected home ports and were the first responders to Haiti after a 7.0 magnitude earth quake.