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Nimitz conducts TSTA/FEP

Nimitz conducts TSTA/FEP

PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 3, 2016) Seaman George Sablan, left, and Seaman Abraham Alvarez, both assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 stand on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is currently underway conducting Tailored Ship's Training Availability and Final Evaluation Problem (TSTA/FEP), which evaluates the crew on their performance during training drills and real-world scenarios. Once Nimitz completes TSTA/FEP they will begin Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) and Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) in preparation for an upcoming 2017 deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Siobhana R. McEwen/Released)