Category:Carrier Strike Group Five

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Carrier Strike Group 5, (CSG-5 or CARSTRKGRU 5), is a U.S. Navy carrier strike group assigned to the Pacific Fleet. The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN-73) is the group's flagship. As of 2012, other group components include Carrier Air Wing Five, the Ticonderoga-class cruisers USS Shiloh (CG-67) and USS Antietam (CG-54), and the Arleigh Burke-class destroyers of Destroyer Squadron 15. The group is based at the United States Fleet Activities Yokosuka in Yokosuka, Japan, where a U.S. carrier has been based since 1973. The group also fulfills the functions of Battle Force, Seventh Fleet (Task Force 70) and Surface Combatant Force, Seventh Fleet (Task Force 75).