USS Gerald R. Ford Ushers in New Age of Technology and Innovation

By Rear Adm. Bruce Lindsey Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic On July 22, the U.S. Navy will commission the nation’s newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78). For the first time in more than 40 years, in a ceremony certain to be memorable, the Navy will commission the lead ship of a …

Welcome to Naval Station Norfolk, Future USS Gerald R. Ford

By Rear Adm. Bruce H. Lindsey Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic Future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) completed builders trials and arrived in her homeport, Naval Station Norfolk for the first time on April 14. The ship was able to complete all major builders trial evolutions, including high power runs and steering evolutions. Additionally, she …