Charlotte Native Serves Now Stationed On One Of The Largest Aircraft Carriers in the World


Charlotte native Christian Jones, U.S. Navy Engineman 3rd Class, has just been stationed aboard one of the largest warships in the world – the USS Nimitz.

In the photo to the right, Jones can be seen using a speed wrench to load 20mm high explosive incendiary rounds into an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 115 aboard the Nimitz.

The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is in U.S. 7th Fleet – the U.S. Navy’s largest forward-deployed numbered fleet,  which routinely interacts and operates with allies and partners in preserving a free and open Indo-Pacific region.