What are Aerographer's Mates? The weather forecasters and observers on military ships. What's a Levante? A strong wind of the western Mediterranean Sea. These were both major factors when the USS Enterprise made a "... more challenging than usual" transit of the Strait of Gibraltar this past weekend. Article on the importance of the ship's meteorologists and other interesting things about this journey on page two of http://issuu.com/ussenterprisecvn65/docs/25march2012
My son is on this final deployment of the USS Enterprise so I'm being sent a lot of information about it.