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Carrier

CARRIER is a character-driven, edge-of-your-seat, nonfiction drama and a once-in-a-lifetime total immersion in the high-stakes world of a nuclear aircraft carrier. CARRIER follows a core group of film participants aboard the USS Nimitz, from the admiral of the strike group to the fighter pilots to the youngest sailors, as they navigate personal conflicts around their jobs, families, faith, patriotism, love, the rites of passage and the war on terror. The USS Nimitz is 24 stories high, three football fields long and carries more than 5, 000 Navy personnel and 85 military aircraft. Filmed from May to November 2005, nearly 2,000 hours of high-definition video were captured aboard the ship during a full six-month deployment to the Persian Gulf, of which three months were spent in combat in support of the ground troops. For the first time, a television series takes a raw and personal look at the Navy's role in this controversial war.

 

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  • CARRIER | Maritime Security | PBS (#105)

    To help maintain maritime security in the Persian Gulf, the US Navy engages local fishermen working in dhows. The Navy finds out what they are doing and lets them know there is a coalition military... 03:00

  • CARRIER | Nightwatch | PBS

    Caroline Granadosin has the late shift on the aft lookout of the USS Nimitz. CARRIER follows a core group of participants aboard the USS Nimitz, from the elite fighter pilots to the youngest... 03:17

  • CARRIER | Willie Sings | PBS (#108)

    Airman Willie Johnson sings his way through his chores. Johnson's story is featured in hour eight, "True Believers," of the PBS series CARRIER, which follows a core group of participants aboard... 01:35

  • CARRIER | Garzone Rides a Dolphin | PBS

    Airman Christian Garzone and his buddy, Philip Mager, swim with dolphins while on liberty in Bahrain. This scene did not make the final cut of CARRIER, which follows a core group of participants... 03:22

  • CARRIER | Opening of Episode Seven | PBS (#107)

    At the top of hour seven, "Rites of Passage," the USS Nimitz and Airwing 11 experience their last day of flying missions over Iraq before heading home. CARRIER follows a core group of... 03:05

  • CARRIER | Flight Deck Danger | PBS

    Chief Patrick Reynolds describes some of the dangerous aspects of the flight deck on the USS Nimitz. CARRIER follows a core group of participants aboard the USS Nimitz, from the elite fighter... 06:30

  • CARRIER | Disciplinary Review Board | PBS

    A young sailor faces a DRB (disciplinary review board) on the USS Nimitz. The scene provides a view into how discipline works in the Navy. This scene did not make the final cut of CARRIER, which... 04:52

  • CARRIER | Man Overboard Drill | PBS

    A man overboard drill on the USS Nimitz. CARRIER follows a core group of participants aboard the USS Nimitz, from the elite fighter pilots to the youngest sailors and everyone in between, as they... 04:56

  • CARRIER | COMREL in Malaysia | PBS (#104)

    The US Navy conducts community relations activities while on liberty in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This is an extended version of a sequence featured in hour four, "Squared Away," of the PBS series... 02:58

  • CARRIER | Opening of Episode One | PBS (#101)

    On a bright May morning, 5,000 sailors and Marines bid farewell to their loved ones as the USS Nimitz departs for a six-month deployment to the Arabian Gulf. The stage is set for CARRIER, which... 06:02

  • PBS PREVIEWS: CARRIER -- Coming in April 2008

    A firsthand look at the upcoming PBS documentary series CARRIER, which follows a core group of film participants aboard the USS Nimitz, from the admiral of the strike group to the fighter pilots to... 26:47

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