USS NIMITZ
CVN 68
  
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Date
Squadrons
Battle Group
Area of operations
Operations/
Exercises
Ports of call
July 16, 1975 -
September 24, 1975
VF-31
VMF-333
VA-35
VA-82
VA-86
RVAH-9
VAW-116
VAQ-130
HC-2 
CGN 36
CGN 37
SSN 669
Caribbean
Northern Atlantic
 
Wilhelmshaven, Germany
July 7, 1976 -
February 7, 1977
VF-74
VMF-333
VA-35
VA-82
VA-86
RVAH-9
VAW-116
VAQ-130
HC-2 
CGN 36
CGN 37
CG 27
DDG 6
DDG 35
AE 37
AOR 2
Mediterranean
Display Determination
Joint Maritime Course 76-4
Rota, Spain
December 1, 1977 -
July 20, 1978
VF-41
VF-84
VA-35
VA-82
VA-86
VS-24
VAW-112
RVAH-6
VAQ-135
HS-9 
CGN 36
CGN 37
Northern Atlantic
Mediterranean
Open Gate
Dawn Patrol
Rota, Spain (2)
Venice, Italy
Haifa, Israel
Wilhelmshaven, Germany
September 10, 1979 -
May 26, 1980
VF-41
VF-84
VA-82
VA-86
VA-35
VFP-63 Det.
VAQ-134
VS-24
VAW-112
HS-9 
CGN 36
CGN 39
Southern Atlantic
Mediterranean
Indian Ocean
CRISEX
Eagle Claw/Evening Light
Naples, Italy
August 3, 1981 -
February 12, 1982
VF-41
VF-84
VA-82
VA-86
VA-35
VAW-124
VS-24
VMAQ-2 Det.Y
HS-9 
CGN 39
CGN 40
Mediterranean
National Week
Venice, Italy
Naples, Italy
Tangier, Morocco
November 10, 1982 -
May 20, 1983
VF-41
VF-84
VA-82
VA-86
VA-35
VAW-124
VS-24
VAQ-135
HS-9 
CGN 40
CGN 41
Caribbean
Mediterranean
National Week
Naples, Italy (2)
Livorno, Italy
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Alexandria, Egypt
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
NMarch 8, 1985 -
October 4, 1985
VF-41
VF-84
VA-82
VA-86
VA-35
VAW-124
VS-24
VAQ-138
HS-9 
 
Caribbean
Mediterranean
Readiness Exercise 1-85
Distant Hammer
Poopdeck
Bright Star
Augusta Bay, Sicily (2)
December 30, 1986 -
July 2, 1987
VF-41
VF-84
VA-82
VA-86
VA-35
VAW-124
VS-24
VAQ-138
HS-9 
CGN 37
Southern Atlantic
Mediterranean
Eastern Pacific
Dragon Hammer
TOPEX 1-87
Augusta Bay, Sicily
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
September 2, 1988 -
March 2, 1989 
VF-211
VF-24
VA-146
VA-147
VA-165
VAW-112
VAQ-138
VS-33
HS-2 
CG 54
CGN 36
DDG 22
DDG 24
FF 1088
AFS 1
AO 180
AE 53
Western Pacific
Indian Ocean
Arabian Gulf
Earnest Will
Beacon Flash
Weapons Week
Singapore
February 25, 1991 -
August 24, 1991
VF-211
VF-24
VFA-146
VFA-147
VA-165
VAW-112
VAQ-138
VS-33
HS-2 
CG 62
CGN 39
FFG 46
FF 1074
FF 1065
AOE 2
Western Pacific
Indian Ocean
Arabian Gulf
Desert Storm
Desert Sabre
Beacon Flash '91
Singapore
Dubai, U.A.E. (2)
February 1, 1993 -
August 19, 1993
VF-211
VF-24
VFA-146
VFA-147
VA-165
VAW-112
VAQ-138
VS-33
HS-2 
CG 57
CG 62
CG 24
CGN 35
DD 984
SSN 695
AOR 3
Western Pacific
Arabian Gulf
Southern Watch
Jebel Ali, U.A.E. (3)
November 27, 1995 -
May 20, 1996
VF-211
VF-24
VFA-146
VFA-147
VA-165
VAW-112
VAQ-138
VS-33
HS-2  VQ-5 Det.C
CG 73
DDG 994
DD 972
FFG 54
SSN 707
AE 33
AO 180
Western Pacific
Indian Ocean
Arabian Gulf
Inspired Alert
Southern Watch
 
September 1, 1997 -
March 1, 1998
VF-211
VFA-146
VFA-147
VMFA-314
VAW-122
VS-33
VAQ-138
VQ-5 Det.B
HS-8
CG 73
CG 57
DDG 65
DD 965
FFG 54
AOE 1
SSN 717
Western Pacific
Arabian Gulf
Mediterranean
Atlantic Ocean
Valiant Blitz
Southern Watch
Eager Archer
Neon Falcon
Nautical Artist
Eager Mace
Yokosuka, Japan
Hong Kong
Singapore
Jebel Ali, U.A.E.
March 3, 2003 -
November 5, 2003
VFA-41
VFA-14
VFA-94
VFA-97
VAQ-135
VAW-117
VS-29
HS-6
VRC-30
CG 59
CG 65
DDG 62
DD 972
SSN 752
AOE 10
Western Pacific
Arabian Gulf
Enduring Freedom
Iraqi Freedom
Infinite Acclaim
Pearl Harbor, HI. (2)
Jebel Ali, U.A.E. (2)
Manama, Bahrain
Singapore (2)
May 7, 2005 -
November 8, 2005
VFA-41
VFA-14
VFA-94
VMFA-232
VAQ-135
VAW-117
VS-29
HS-6
VRC-30
CG 59
DDG 76
DDG 90
SSN 724
T-AOE 10
Western Pacific
Arabian Gulf
Iraqi Freedom
Malabar 2005
Pearl Harbor, HI.
Hong Kong
Apra Harbor, Guam
Port Klang, Malaysia
Manama, Bahrain
Fremantle, Australia
April 2, 2007 -
September 30, 2007
VFA-41
VFA-14
VMFA-232
VFA-81
VAQ-135
VAW-117
HS-6
VRC-30
CG 59
DDG 53
DDG 76
DDG 90
DDG 91
Western Pacific
Arabian Gulf
Indian Ocean
Enduring Freedom
Iraqi Freedom
Valiant Shield 2007
Malabar 2007
Jebel Ali, U.A.E.
Chennai, India
Hong Kong
Singapore
Pearl Harbor, HI.
January 24, 2008 -
June 3, 2008
VFA-41
VFA-14
VMFA-232
VFA-81
VAQ-135
VAW-117
HS-6
VRC-30
CG 59
DDG 53
DDG 76
DDG 90
Western Pacific
Key Resolve/FE 2008
Sasebo, Japan
Busan, ROK
Hong Kong
Apra Harbor, Guam
July 31, 2009 -
March 26, 2010
VFA-41
VFA-14
VFA-97
VFA-86
VAQ-135
VAW-117
HS-6
VRC-30
CG 65
DDG 91
DDG 102
FFG 46
T-AOE 10
Western Pacific
Arabian Gulf
Enduring Freedom
Yokosuka, Japan
Singapore
Hidd, Bahrain
Jebel Ali, U.A.E.
Phuket, Thailand
Port Klang, Malaysia
Hong Kong
Bremerton, WA.
March 30, 2013 -
December 16, 2013
VFA-154
VFA-147
VFA-146
VMFA-323
VAQ-142
VAW-117
HSC-6
HSM-75
VRC-30
CG 59
DDG 76
DDG 86
DDG 106
DDG 110
Western Pacific
Arabian Gulf
Mediterranean Sea
SUSTAINEX
Enduring Freedom
Busan, Republic of Korea
Phuket, Thailand
Jebel Ali, U.A.E.
Hidd, Bahrain
Naples, Italy
Pearl Harbor, HI.
June 1, 2017 -
2017
VFA-154
VFA-147
VFA-146
VMFA-323
VAQ-142
VAW-121
HSC-8
HSM-75
VRC-30
CG 59
DDG 83
DDG 86
DDG 91
DDG 100
Western Pacific
Arabian Gulf
Malabar 2017