The journey home, and the reunions at the pier.
A six-month absence places a heavy burden on relationships.
This episode explores the many expressions of faith on board the USS Nimitz.
The last day in the Gulf before the Nimitz heads home.
After two months in the Gulf, one day starts to become indistinguishable from the next.
The Nimitz arrives in the Gulf and conditions are extreme.
Deployment is stressful for everyone aboard, and there can be friction between enlisted personnel and their superiors.
Many aspects of life on a nuclear aircraft carrier are hush-hush.
An aircraft carrier is a perilous environment.
Five-thousand sailors and Marines bid farewell to their loved ones before the mammoth USS Nimitz pulls out of California.
A preview of PBS' upcoming series CARRIER.