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.
More Local News Headlines
In 1915, as war raged in Europe, the Liberty Bell came to Everett Fourth of July events Update to water quality rules could affect county's farmers Brush fire near Hwy. 9 fireworks stand Fire damages Mill Creek home Lynnwood wants to link up city's existing paths into one trail Arlington woman dies in Skagit motorcycle crash Woman found in Ebey Slough identified
Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.