The Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and Marines performed extensive training ops in the Arabian Sea this weekend.
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The move came after U.S. officials said they were dispatching a show of military strength in response to threats from Iran.
With Lincoln's homeport changing, some Navy families have already left Hampton Roads for the West Coast.
An influential congressman is hitting back against the Navy's plan to move an aircraft carrier into retirement decades early.
The U.S. is turning to allies in the Middle East to fill gaps when Navy aircraft carriers can't make it out to the region.
NATO needs two more destroyers based in Europe and more carrier presence in the North Atlantic to counter Russia, he said.
Information Warfare commanders will oversee all incoming data and information personnel.
The Abraham Lincoln and Carrier Strike Group 12 are training for their first 2nd Fleet deployment.
Navy officials declined to discuss the Truman's planned operations or when the strike group would move to the Persian Gulf.
Fuller, commander of the Carl Vinson Strike Group, said ship's presence was a way to reassure allies.