Arabian SeaEnduring Freedom positioned to the northern Arabian Sea with HS-11 embarked, to support missions over Afghanistan until 3 Mar 2002.
visited Portsmouth. Anchorage in Stokes Bay.
arrived in Portsmouth for 5 day visit. Anchorage in Stokes Bay.
Gulf of Aden to support operations around Yemen, deployed around Arabian Sea, Gulf of Aden, the Strait of Bab-el-Mandeb and the Southern Red Sea in company with USS Normandy. Departed theatre on 13 Oct. To be replaced by USS Harry S Truman in theatre, around mid Dec 2015.