Learn What Life Is Like Aboard Supercarrier USS Carl Vinson

Have you ever wondered what life aboard a navy aircraft carrier looks and feels like? This video will give you a great sense of both.

These truly are floating cities. Everything that a city offers to its citizens from an airport, to a hospital, to a barber shop and a gym is available to the sailors that crew aboard one of the U.S. Navy’s huge carriers.

This one happens to be the USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70). It has a crew of some 5,000 sailors, officers and airmen.

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The USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70).

While its mission capabilities are evident and multi-faceted, the daily needs of the crews are also taken care of on these behemoths.

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Life aboard a supercarrier is like being on a floating city, complete with pizza ovens and an ice cream buffet.

Watch this video and you’ll see that life aboard one of today’s most modern fighting ships is nothing like what it was back in the day.

In fact, life looks pretty good.

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Dan Doyle is a husband, father, grandfather, Vietnam veteran, and retired professor of Humanities at Seattle University. He taught 13 years at the high school level and 22 years at the university level. He spends his time now babysitting his granddaughter. He is a poet and a blogger as well. Dan holds an AA degree in English Literature, a BA in Comparative Literature, and an MA in Theology, and writes regularly for The Veterans Site Blog.