March 12, 2021
Familiar with the Unfamiliar: USS Abraham Lincoln’s (CVN 72) Supply Team Responds to the COVID-19 Crisis
Fresh off the longest aircraft carrier deployment since the Cold War, the supply team aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) is familiar operating under times of adversity. After an unprecedented four extensions and only four-port calls over 296-days, three of which were in a logistically tricky port, the team had to consistently find creative solutions to atypical problems. Therefore, when COVID-19 began to take hold of the nation and alter operations aboard ships, Lincoln’s supply team led the fight in keeping the crew healthy, fed, and fit.