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Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17


CVW-17 is attached to Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 and flagship USS Nimitz (CVN 68), and consists of nine squadrons flying F/A-18C/E/F Super Hornets, EA-18G Growlers, E-2D Hawkeyes, C-2A Greyhounds and MH-60R/S Sea Hawks.


  • Captain James M. Kinter

    Commander, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17

  • Captain Brent Jaquith

    Deputy Commander, Carrier Air Wing 17

  • Command Master Chief Virginia L. Horton

    Command Master Chief, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17

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