What’s Thanksgiving like on a deployed Navy aircraft carrier?

Posted at 10:36 AM, Nov 27, 2014
and last updated 2014-11-27 10:36:17-05

More than 40,000 U.S. Navy Sailors are spending this Thanksgiving on watch in defense of their country and loved ones back home.

The Navy’s San Diego-based aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson is currently deployed to the 5th Fleet Area of Operations in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.

Here’s what it takes to feed the nearly 5,000 Sailors on board for Thanksgiving:


Courtesy: U.S. Navy