They are deployed to a 2.5 million-square-mile area that includes the Red and Arabian seas, the Arabian Gulf, the gulfs of Aden and Oman and part of the Indian Ocean.
The Everett-based aircraft carrier made a visit to South Korea in June and now, four months into deployment, the crew is carrying out operations in the North Arabian Sea.
See photos of the USS Nimitz deployment in our gallery.
To see how the crew of the USS Nimitz is doing, go to www.facebook.com/cvn68 or www.nimitz.navy.mil.
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