December 2014

S1 Ep10 - Full Circle

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Full Circle - As the USS Nimitz makes its final transit from Hawaii to California, the sailors and Marines on board prepare to return to their homes and families. For those still on board, the 'Tiger Cruise' provides a buffer, but there's no such tr...

Ep9 - Get Home-Itis

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Get Home-itis - A six-month absence places a heavy burden on relationships. The Navy holds seminars to counsel sailors on what to expect when they return home - and how to make the transition smooth. The 'Tiger Cruise' ritual allows sailors to invit...
November 2014

Ep8 - True Believers

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True Believers - This episode explores the many expressions of faith onboard the USS Nimitz: faith in self, faith in one's shipmates, faith in the mission of the ship and the president's call to arms. The major religious groups on board are Catholic...

Ep7 - Rites Of Passage

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Rites of Passage - The last day in the Gulf is the last chance to drop bombs before the USS Nimitz heads home. The jets take off, laden with ordnance, and return hours later, still carrying the same bombs. As the Nimitz crosses the equator, the enti...

Ep6 - Groundhog Day

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Groundhog Day - After two months in the Gulf, one day starts to become indistinguishable from the next. The air wing still hasn't dropped a single bomb, which is frustrating for some on board. The only relief comes from a port call in Bahrain, where...

S1 Ep5 - Show Of Force

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Show of Force - The mission really kicks off when the USS Nimitz arrives in the Gulf. The conditions are extreme: flight deck personnel endure temperatures hovering around 49 degrees Celsius, while the pilots undertake gruelling six-hour missions ov...
October 2014

S1 Ep4 - Squared Away

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Squared Away - Mentoring and camaraderie are what hold the ship together. But life on deployment is stressful for everyone aboard the USS Nimitz, and there can be considerable friction between enlisted personnel and their superiors. Port calls allow...

S1 Ep3 - Super Secrets

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Super Secrets - The USS Nimitz's location and itinerary are classified. Many aspects of life on a nuclear aircraft carrier are hush-hush. Dating and sex aboard ship are strictly forbidden, but with 5,000 people on board, it's a case of 'don't ask, d...

S1 Ep2 - Controlled Chaos

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Controlled Chaos - An Emmy Award-winning series about a six-month deployment aboard the aircraft carrier, USS Nimitz. The men and women of the USS Nimitz live beneath the runway of a major airport. They sleep on the roof of a nuclear power plant. It...

S1 Ep1 - All Hands

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All Hands - Carrier is a 10-part Emmy Award-winning series about a six-month deployment aboard the aircraft carrier, USS Nimitz. On a bright May morning, 5,000 sailors and Marines bid farewell to their loved ones before the mammoth USS Nimitz pulls ...