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Chris Altice ...  Himself 9 episodes, 2008
Randy Brock Randy Brock ...  Himself 9 episodes, 2008
Kevin McLaughlin Kevin McLaughlin ...  Himself 9 episodes, 2008
David Fravor ...  Himself 7 episodes, 2008
Susan Clapp Susan Clapp ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2008
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CARRIER is a character-driven immersion in the high-stakes world of a nuclear aircraft carrier, shot on the USS Nimitz during a six-month deployment to the Persian Gulf. The program follows a core group of participants from the elite fighter pilots to the youngest sailors as they navigate challenges around their jobs, families, faith, patriotism and the war on terror. Written by Anonymous

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27 April 2008 (USA) See more »

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Un-Biased look at what happens on the Nimtz when it goes to war.
30 April 2008 | by cmmcclurgSee all my reviews

Very well made documentary about what happens aboard the USS Nimtz when it goes to war in 2005 to support Colition Forces in Iraq. It shows how the soldiers come together, despite different political views on the war, to accomplish their mission in the Persian Gulf. It gives a good look at the toll such a long deployment takes on the sailors/marines personal lives, moral and job performance. This documentary covers everything from homosexuals in the military to religion to combat and everyday life aboard the ship. Shows sailors/marines on liberty and what they are allowed to do and not to do. Also interesting is that is seems to focus more on the enlisted then the officers especially the pilots. Its nice to see a documentary on military life that just doesn't dwell on officers or pilots but focuses more on the enlisted men.


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