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Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9


CVW-9 is attached to Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 3 and flagship USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), and consists of eight squadrons flying F-35C Lightning II, F/A-18E/F Super Hornets, EA-18G Growlers, E-2D Hawkeyes, CMV-22B Ospreys and MH-60R/S Sea Hawks.


  • Captain Gerry "Dutch" Tritz

    Commander, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9

  • Command Master Chief Michael L. Westgate

    Command Master Chief, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9

  • Captain William Frank

    Deputy Commander, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9

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