USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) 1992 Selected Restricted Availability (SRA) (26 March to 7 September 1992).

Chapter V

Appendix I and

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) 1992 YEAR END REPORT

Chapter V

Appendix II 

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) 1992 Selected Restricted Availability (SRA) (26 March to 7 September 1992).

Chapter V

Appendix I

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) began its Selected Restricted Availability (SRA) Phased Renovation and Repair Program (PRRP), involving renovation and upgrading of the wardrooms, disbursing office, galleys, and laundry on 27 April 1992. In April 1992, accomplishments included the resurfacing of 50,000 square feet of nonskid on the fantail and conducted its first "Alameda FOD Walkdown" (trash pick-up along Atlantic Blvd.), which becomes an ongoing volunteer program” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

First permanently assigned Industrial Hygienist reported aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) on 1 May 1992” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) INMARSAT System upgrade was installed on 18 May 1992” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

Weapons Detachment from USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) was dispatched in support of VA--304 weapons detachment to NAS Fallon, Nevada on 23 May 1992” (Ref. 378A & 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department (AIMD) IM4 Divison performed Annual Weight Certification on AS32A-35 Crash Crane on 29 May 1992. In May 1992, accomplishments included the resurfacing of 30,000 square feet of nonskid on the bow; Huntron Tracker 5100ds/RP388 was added to the IM3 VAST Work Center with repair capabilities for over 200 CCAs; Ship is commended by the Mayor of Oakland for lengthy volunteer work in support of Summer Jobs Program, aiding a telethon to find summer employment for Oakland youths and over 35 crewmembers volunteer to help at San Mateo County Special Olympics by establishing and running the power lifting competition” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

“On 1 June 1992, USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) Forward CHT system repair completed as part of SRA; entire crew moves to forward berthing in order to begin aft CHT system repairs and Ship hosts members of Alameda County Soviet Exchange Studies Program for tour. 25 people, half of them Russian, attend on 1 June 1992” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

Sociology PACE course commenced aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) on 4 June 1992” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) SRA repairs begin on aft CHT system. Self-help berthing rehabilitation project for enlisted berthing completed on 8 June 1992. Rehab. includes complete removal of 500 E-6 and below bunks in 10 compartments and replacement with new modular berthing. Each compartment completely renovated with new lounge areas, lighting, and tile” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) conducted Command Safety Standdown week from 8 to 12 June 1992. SRA 50% review conference, hosted by SUPSHIPS San Francisco aboard Abraham Lincoln on the 12th. Attended by VADM Kohn, COMNAVAIRPAC” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) SRA Self-help Rehab. project for 350 CPO bunks in 11 CPO berthing compartments begins and AMSEC groom high capacity fog foam system under goes operational considerations on 15 June 1992” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) commenced Business and Government PACE courses on 16 June 1992” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) operated AMSEC groom high capacity fog foam system under goes operational considerations from 15 to 19 June 1992” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) Marine Detachment Change of Command on 24 June 1992” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

Weapons Detachment from USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) was dispatched in support of VA--304 weapons detachment to NAS Fallon, Nevada from 23 May to 25 June 1992” (Ref. 378A & 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) begins Total Quality Leadership (TQL) training for all officers and CPO’s with a senior officer basic course. Courses continue over the ensuing month on 6 July 1992” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

During USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) SRA, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard completes major shipalt for reactor compartment ventilation six weeks ahead of schedule and $3.3 million under budget on 7 July 1992” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) began promotions of 451 sailors to E-41516 on 16 July 1992” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) crewmembers enjoyed Day at Marine World (MWR sponsored event) on 19 July 1992” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

AMSEC groom USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) watertight doors from 20 to 24 July 1992” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) conducted CNO-directed Command Sexual Harassment Standdown for over 3,000 personnel and Captain O. Ellis, Jr., the ship’s commanding officer, threw out the first baseball pitch at a game where the San Francisco Giants defeated the Atlanta Braves 5 to 0 on 30 July 1992” (Ref. 72, 84A, 377, 378A & 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) completed accreditation inspection to fully establish a certified CAAC and DAPA program on board on 31 July 1992. In July, accomplishments included Medical Department turned over its Authorized Medical Allowance List (AMAL), associated storerooms, and a full-time Corpsman to Supply Department in a COMNAVAIRPAC-directed move designed to more efficiently manage medical supplies; resurfaced 40,000 square feet of nonskid on the landing area angle deck; Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department (AIMD) (IM3 Division) milestones: MA-2 generator test stand reworked. NAVFLIR cooling cart installed for F/A-18 support. Installed shock mounts for two AN/ASM-608 IMUTS Test Stations; Personnel office begins computer bar-coding of service records and identification cards for automated tracking purposes. Project completed by the end of the year and MK70 switchboard ORDALT, which allowed for an increase in the selection capability of separate peripherals1992” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) Brig was recertified as operational on 1 August 1992” (Ref. ” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

ATG-administered USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) Command Assessment of Readiness for Training (CART) finds preparations outstanding in Damage Control from 3 to 6 August 1992” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) SRA-92 PRRP program finishes on time. Aft CHT system repairs completed on 12 August 1992” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) conducts awards ceremony and reception for Manzanita Elementary School students on hangar deck as part of Personal Excellence Partnership Program on 14 August 1992” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

“As reported in Command History Report for 1992, the Official end of USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) SRA-92 was on 20 August 1992. CPO berthing rehab. project completed. Ship's ventilation system cleaning and upgrading project finished. However, SNAIAS certification, Fast cruise to operationally test SRA-92 work package, SRA rehabilitation of both Training Department classrooms completed, giving the ship a valid full-time training capacity for the first time, inport section of flight deck recertification, Fast cruise and EM1 certification have yet to be accomplished followed by Sea Trials, remaining in homeport through 7 September while SRA-92 unfolded” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) commenced SNAIAS certification on 24 August 1992” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) commenced Fast Cruise to operationally test SRA-92 work package on 27 August 1992” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) Command Party was held on the pier on 28 August 1992 and Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department (AIMD) (IM4 Division) on-loaded 422 items of support equipment in two days prior to sea the same day” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) commenced in port EM1 certification on 31 August 1992” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) Brig remodification was completed and reopened and SRA rehabilitation of both Training Department classrooms completed, giving the ship a valid full-time training capacity for the first time on 1 September 1992” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) completed in port section of Flight Deck Recertification from 2 to 4 September 1992” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) conducted Fast Cruise from 3 to 4 September 1992. Ammunition onload at NAS Alameda on the 4th” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) conducted in port EM1 certification from 31 August to 4 September 1992” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) conducted Selected Restricted Availability (SRA) at Naval Air Station, North Island (NASNI), San Diego, California from 26 March through 7 September while SRA-92 unfolded. During this time, a temporary 350-man SRA Department was formed to administer and coordinate all projects associated with the availability, including extensive self-help projects, fire watch responsibilities, contractor work throughout the ship, and shipyard work packages. SRA work began on forward CHT system, berthing rehabilitation project, ship's ventilation system cleaning and upgrade, and Puget Sound Naval shipyard (PSNS) major shipalt to reactor compartment ventilation system. During SRA, impressive maintenance projects were completed, including the following: rehabilitation of the ship’s CHT systems; major self help berthing renovations; upgrading and cleaning of the ship's ventilation system; a major shipalt to reactor compartment ventilation; renovation of the wardrooms, disbursing office, dental facilities, Medical Department spaces, galleys, and Laundry; remodification of the brig; changing 300 hydraulic hoses and rewiring of brake solenoid coils, knurled rollers, and guide rollers on all nine weapons elevators; repair, maintenance, or shipalts for 87 aircraft maintenance shops and spaces; complete rehabilitation of the ship's training facilities; and many others too numerous to list. Completing these comprehensive projects obviously required some temporary sacrifices in services. The rehabilitation of berthing compartments, for instance, required the moving of a large portion of the crew into other berthing areas. Even sickcall had to be held on the pier, as Medical Department moved into two trailers just off the brow while medical spaces underwent extensive renovation and potable water and CHT services were suspended in sickbay. Abraham Lincoln hosted Alameda Rotary Club for luncheon in Wardroom #3. 125 people attend on 30 March 1992. In March, accomplishments included the Naval Ammunition Inventory Accuracy Inspection (NAIA) conducted by COMNAVSEASYSCOM; resurfaced 50,000 square feet of nonskid on flight deck landing area; the chapel of began to host protestant divine devotions and over 35 crewmembers volunteer to help at Alameda County Special Olympics by establishing and running the power lifting competition, while at Naval Air Station, Alameda, California. Brig closed for remodification and RADM Milton C. Clegg, Chief of Navy Dental Corps, visited Abraham Lincoln on 1 April 1992. Marines assigned to Abraham Lincoln represent command at the Marine Corps Western Division Rifle/Pistol Competition at Camp Pendleton, Ca. from 1 March to 4 April 1992. RADM Milton C. Clegg, Chief of Navy Dental Corps, visited Abraham Lincoln on 8 April 1992 and first two PACE classes of the year (Psychology and Government) commence on 13 April 1992. Abraham Lincoln hosted San Francisco Bond Club for luncheon in Wardroom #3. 120 people attend on 14 April 1992 and testing of HF-SHF-HF full duplex traffic relay with USS Kansas City (AOR-3) continues on 15 April 1992. COMCARGRU THREE Change of Command was held aboard Abraham Lincoln in Hangar Bay 2. RADM Dantone relieves RADM Wright on 24 April 1992.

Abraham Lincoln began its SRA Phased Renovation and Repair Program (PRRP), involving renovation and upgrading of the wardrooms, disbursing office, galleys, and laundry on 27 April 1992. In April 1992, accomplishments included the resurfacing of 50,000 square feet of nonskid on the fantail and conducted its first "Alameda FOD Walkdown" (trash pick-up along Atlantic Blvd.), which becomes an ongoing volunteer program. First permanently assigned Industrial Hygienist reported aboard Abraham Lincoln on 1 May 1992 and the INMARSAT System upgrade was installed on 18 May 1992. Weapons Detachment from Abraham Lincoln was dispatched in support of VA--304 weapons detachment to NAS Fallon, Nevada on 23 May 1992. Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department (AIMD) IM4 Division performed Annual Weight Certification on AS32A-35 Crash Crane on 29 May 1992. In May 1992, accomplishments included the resurfacing of 30,000 square feet of nonskid on the bow; Huntron Tracker 5100ds/RP388 was added to the IM3 VAST Work Center with repair capabilities for over 200 CCAs; Ship is commended by the Mayor of Oakland for lengthy volunteer work in support of Summer Jobs Program, aiding a telethon to find summer employment for Oakland youths and over 35 crewmembers volunteer to help at San Mateo County Special Olympics by establishing and running the power lifting competition. On 1 June 1992, the Forward CHT system repair completed as part of SRA; entire crew moves to forward berthing in order to begin aft CHT system repairs and Ship hosts members of Alameda County Soviet Exchange Studies Program for tour. 25 people, half of them Russian, attend on 1 June 1992. Sociology PACE course commenced aboard Abraham Lincoln on 4 June 1992. ASRA repairs begin on aft CHT system. Self-help berthing rehabilitation project for enlisted berthing completed on 8 June 1992. Rehab. includes complete removal of 500 E-6 and below bunks in 10 compartments and replacement with new modular berthing. Each compartment completely renovated with new lounge areas, lighting, and tile. Abraham Lincoln conducted Command Safety Standdown week from 8 to 12 June 1992. SRA 50% review conference, hosted by SUPSHIPS San Francisco aboard Abraham Lincoln on the 12th. Attended by VADM Kohn, COMNAVAIRPAC. SRA Self-help Rehab. project for 350 CPO bunks in 11 CPO berthing compartments begins and AMSEC groom high capacity fog foam system under goes operational considerations on 15 June 1992. Abraham Lincoln commenced Business and Government PACE courses on 16 June 1992 and AMSEC groom high capacity fog foam system under goes operational considerations from 15 to 19 June 1992. The Marine Detachment held a Change of Command on 24 June 1992. Weapons Detachment from Abraham Lincoln was dispatched in support of VA--304 weapons detachment to NAS Fallon, Nevada from 23 May to 25 June 1992. Abraham Lincoln begins Total Quality Leadership (TQL) training for all officers and CPO’s with a senior officer basic course. Courses continue over the ensuing month on 6 July 1992. During SRA, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard completes major shipalt for reactor compartment ventilation six weeks ahead of schedule and $3.3 million under budget on 7 July 1992. Abraham Lincoln began promotions of 451 sailors to E-41516 on 16 July 1992 and crewmembers enjoyed Day at Marine World (MWR sponsored event) on 19 July 1992. AMSEC groom Abraham Lincoln watertight doors from 20 to 24 July 1992. Abraham Lincoln conducted CNO-directed Command Sexual Harassment Standdown for over 3,000 personnel and Captain O. Ellis, Jr., the ship’s commanding officer, threw out the first baseball pitch at a game where the San Francisco Giants defeated the Atlanta Braves 5 to 0 on 30 July 1992. Abraham Lincoln completed accreditation inspection to fully establish a certified CAAC and DAPA program on board on 31 July 1992. In July 1992, accomplishments included Medical Department turned over its Authorized Medical Allowance List (AMAL), associated storerooms, and a full-time Corpsman to Supply Department in a COMNAVAIRPAC-directed move designed to more efficiently manage medical supplies; resurfaced 40,000 square feet of nonskid on the landing area angle deck; AIMD’s IM3 Division milestones: MA-2 generator test stand reworked. NAVFLIR cooling cart installed for F/A-18 support. Installed shock mounts for two AN/ASM-608 IMUTS Test Stations; Personnel office begins computer bar-coding of service records and identification cards for automated tracking purposes. Project completed by the end of the year and MK70 switchboard ORDALT, which allowed for an increase in the selection capability of separate peripherals1992. Brig was recertified as operational on 1 August 1992. Command Assessment of Readiness for Training (CART) finds preparations outstanding in Damage Control from 3 to 6 August 1992. SRA-92 PRRP program finishes on time. Aft CHT system repairs completed on 12 August 1992.  Abraham Lincoln conducts awards ceremony and reception for Manzanita Elementary School students on hangar deck as part of Personal Excellence Partnership Program on 14 August 1992. As reported in Command History Report for 1992, the Official end of SRA-92 was on 20 August 1992. CPO berthing rehab. project completed. Ship's ventilation system cleaning and upgrading project finished. However, SNAIAS certification, Fast cruise to operationally test SRA-92 work package, SRA rehabilitation of both Training Department classrooms completed, giving the ship a valid full-time training capacity for the first time, inport section of flight deck recertification, 2nd Fast cruise and EM1 certification have yet to be accomplished followed by Sea Trials, remaining in homeport through 7 September while SRA-92 unfolded. Abraham Lincoln commenced SNAIAS certification on 24 August 1992 and conducted Fast Cruise to operationally test SRA-92 work package on 27 August 1992. Abraham Lincoln Command Party was held on the pier on 28 August 1992 and AIMD IM4 Division on-loaded 422 items of support equipment in two days prior to sea the same day. Brig remodification was completed and reopened and SRA rehabilitation of both Training Department classrooms completed, giving the ship a valid full-time training capacity for the first time on 1 September 1992. Abraham Lincoln conducted in port section of Flight Deck Recertification from 2 to 4 September 1992 and conducted Fast Cruise from 3 to 4 September 1992. Ammunition onload at NAS Alameda on the 4th. Abraham Lincoln conducted in port EM1 certification from 31 August to 4 September 1992” (Ref. 72, 84A, 377, 378A & 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) 1992 YEAR END REPORT

Chapter V

Appendix II

 

 

The ship operated under the following chain of command as of 31 December 1992:

 

Command Composition and Organization of Abraham Lincoln as of 31 December 1992 (Ref. 378B-1991):

 

The ship's chain of command as of 31 December 1992 was:

 

Commander in Chief

President George Herbert Walker Bush, 1989-1993 - 41st

Secretary of Defense

The Honorable Richard B. Cheney - 17th
21 Mar 1989 - 20 Jan 1993

Secretary of the Navy

The Honorable Henry L. Garrett III - 63rd

15 May 1989 - 26 Jun 1992

The Honorable Daniel Howard (acting) - 64th

26 Jun 1992 - 7 July 1992
The Honorable Sean O'Keefe - 65th

2 Oct 1992 - 20 Jan 1993

Chief of Naval Operations

ADM Frank B. Kelso (1990 - 1994) - 24th

CINCPACFLT

ADM Robert J. Kelly - 52nd

15 Feb 1991 - 6 Aug 1994

COMNAVAIRPAC

VADM Edwin R. Kohn, Jr. - 24th

Dec 1990 - Oct 1993

Commander, COMCARGRU 3

91 - RADM Timothy W. Wright

Chief of Staff, COMCARGRU 3

91 - CAPT Harry M. Dyck, Jr.

Commander, Destroyer Squadron NINE

91 - CAPT John F. Sussilleaux

 

Department Heads serving aboard Abraham Lincoln as of 31 December 1992 were:

 

Commanding Officer - CO

CAPT James O. Ellis, Jr. –

16 June 1991 - 9 September 1993

Executive Officer - XO

91 - CAPT Michael D. Malone /

93 - CDR Gregory R. Peairs

Administrative Officer

91 - LT George M. Schott /

93 - LCDR Scott A. MacDonald

Public Affairs Officer (PAO)

LT Larry Thomas

Air Officer

91 - CDR Larry A. Pacentrilli /

93 - CDR Patrick D. O, Neil

AIMD Officer

91 - CDR Kenneth A. Marks /

93 - CDR Roy D. Moore

Combat Systems Officer

LCDR Daniel F. Rustchak

Religious Ministries Officer /

Command Chaplain

91 - CAPT Edward T. Hill /

93 - CDR Robert F. Milewski

Dental Officer

CDR Peter G. Seder

Engineering Officer

91 - CDR Wayne K. Tritchler /

93 - CDR Joseph W. Heery

Deck Department - First Lieutenant

91 - LT Mark S. Sassaman /

93 - LCDR Allen M. Stout

Communications Officer

LCDR Michael J. Cusick

Maintenance Officer

 

Legal Officer - Command Judge Advocate

91 - LCDR James B. Norman /

93 - LCDR Leroy A. Broughton

3-M Officer

93 - LCDR James C. Carr

Navigator

91 - CDR David J. Smania /

93 - CAPT Scott T. Cantfil

Senior Medical Officer

91 - CDR Jerry W. Rose /

93 - CDR Daniel J. Callan

Operations Officer

91 - CDR Dale M. Doorly /

93 - CAPT Stephen L. Drake

Reactor Officer

91 - CDR Kenneth J. Taplett /

93 - CDR David M. Armitage

Safety Officer

91 - CDR Lawrence M. Harvey /

93 - CDR Michael B. Clay

Supply Officer

CDR Dennis L. Wright

Training Officer

91 - LCDR Glenn R. Tyson /

93 - LCDR David M. Welch

Weapons Officer

91 - CDR Leslie E. Smith /

93 - CDR David S. Marzola

Marine Security Detachment - MARDET

91 - CAPT Philip S. Lark /

93 - CAPT Joseph A. Letoile (USMC)

 

Note 1: PCU Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) was officially established 2 October 1987; CDR David P. Keller was designated Officer In Charge (OIC). CAPT J.J. Dantone, the first designated Commanding Officer (CO) reported aboard 14 December 1987 along with the Executive Officer (XO), CDR Stanley W. Bryant. CAPT Dantone was relieved as CO by CAPT Bryant (XO) on 26 September 1988, and transferred to USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) as CO. CAPT Bryant was relieved by CAPT William B. Hayden on 13 December 1988 and reassumed the duties of XO.

 

Note 2: There may have been other Department Heads in which 1993 Department Heads relieved in 1992. The Navy has not released the 1992 Command History Report.

 

Ship’s complement:

 

Officers 172

Crew 2,379

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) returned to Naval Air Station, Alameda, California on 30 January 1992, conducting Refresher Training for CVW-11 from 15 to 16 January 1992 and a an ammunition offload with USS Maunakea Kea (AE-22) on 15 January 1992, making a port call at Long Beach, Ca. from 17 to 20 January 1992, departing on the 21st. Ship conducted open house for general public in Long Beach, Ca., hosting over 20,000 visitors from 18 to 19 January 1992. "Sunset Review" conducted by Marine Detachment Silent Drill Team while inport Long Beach, Ca. 20 January 1992. Security Division transferred from Administrative Department to Legal Department in January 1992. Abraham Lincoln conducted FRS CQ’s in the Southern California (Socal) area of operation (AOO) from to 21 to 29 January 1992. On the 21st, first two Stress Management Facilitators qualified, regular classes commence on board and from 21 to 24 January 1992 – 9013 Inspection, achieved outstanding on A & I drill. On the 26th January 1992, Abraham Lincoln conducted ammunition offload with USS Mount Hood (AE-29), completed annual Command Assessment, the first under the direction of the Command Equal Opportunity Program Specialists and membership increased on the Command Assessment Team from 9 to 20 January 1992. Ship hosts 34 diplomats and military officials, all members of the Foreign Service Institute Senior Seminar on 27 January 1992” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

“The crew of USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) established their Integrated Service Branch, which consisted of 169 (E-3 and below) sailors who filled 90-day temporary assignments as food service attendants, laundrymen and stateroom cleaners. The branch placed all new sailors of these rates or below into a common pool, which ensured that junior sailors did not have to participate in more then one such temporary assignment in February 1992” (Ref. 378A).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) hosted a regional meeting of the Navy League in Hanger Bay No. 2, which 300 people attended on 8 February 1992 while at Naval Air Station, Alameda, California” (Ref. 378A & 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) hosted a dinner and awards ceremony for 125 Eagle Scouts in Hangar Bay #2 and in Wardroom #3 on 11 February 1992” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) Birthday Party was held at the Oakland Convention Center for the crew on 14 February 1992” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) conducted Fast Cruise on 27 February 1992. In February 1992, Abraham Lincoln celebrates Black History Month with various events, including essay contest and library display; Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department (AIMD) (IM3 Division) off-loaded 2000 Aircraft Armament Equipment pool items and Supply Department creates Integrated Service Branch consisting of 169 (E-3 and below) personnel to fill 90-day TAD assignments as Food service Attendants, laundry man, and stateroom cleaners. New branch places all new E-3 and below arrivals into a common pool, ensuring that junior personnel do not participate in more than one such TAD period” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

COMCARGRU THREE Change of Command was held aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) in Hangar Bay 2. RADM Dantone relieves RADM Wright on 24 April 1992” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) conducted Selected Restricted Availability (SRA) at Naval Air Station, North Island (NASNI), San Diego, California from 26 March through 7 September while SRA-92 unfolded. During this time, a temporary 350-man SRA Department was formed to administer and coordinate all projects associated with the availability, including extensive self-help projects, fire watch responsibilities, contractor work throughout the ship, and shipyard work packages” (Ref. 72, 84A, 377, 378A & 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) 1992 Selected Restricted Availability (SRA) (26 March to 7 September 1992) full report is located in Chapter V, Appendix I.

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) returned to Naval Air Station, Alameda, California on 11 September 1992, conducting Sea Trials in the NOCAL OPAREA, testing her new repairs and renovations from 8 to 11 September 1992. U/W portion of FDC completed in record time with all 20 high capacity fog foam stations and all hose reel stations evaluated as fully operational from 8 to 9 September 1992. Super Rapid Blooming Off Board Chaff Launching System (SRBOC) fired 48 practice rounds, and successfully completed structural test firings for certification on 10 September 1992. Abraham Lincoln conducted UNREP with USS Wichita (AOR-1) and was diverted to fishing vessel in distress (New Star I). Return to homeport delayed one day due to SAR efforts on 11 September 1992. Abraham Lincoln conducted Selected Restricted Availability (SRA) at Naval Air Station, North Island (NASNI), San Diego, California from 26 March to 7 September 1992. As reported in Command History Report for 1992, the Official end of Abraham Lincoln SRA-92 was on 20 August 1992, during which time CPO berthing rehab. project completed. Ship's ventilation system cleaning and upgrading project finished. However, SNAIAS certification, Fast cruise to operationally test SRA-92 work package, SRA rehabilitation of both Training Department classrooms completed, giving the ship a valid full-time training capacity for the first time, inport section of flight deck recertification and Fast cruise were accomplished after the 20th of August and before Sea Trials commenced, remaining in homeport through 7 September while SRA-92 unfolded, while EM1 certification is scheduled to be complete on 12 September 1992)” (Ref. 378A & 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) achieved it’s SNAIAS certification from 24 August to 12 September 1992” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

Initiation of 14 new Chief Petty Officers aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) and Promotion of 15 new Senior Chiefs and 7 new Master Chiefs occurred on 16 September 1992. In addition, the Second group of Command Advancement Program (CAP) selectees promoted the same day consisted of 1 E-6, 3 E-5, 9 E-4). IM4 completed the rehabilitation of support equipment at COMNAVAIRPAC Rework Facility, NAS Alameda, Ca. on the 16th as well” (Ref. 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) returned to Naval Air Station, Alameda, California on 1 October 1992, conducting Abandon ship drill prior to return to port and while underway conducted Refresher Training in the SOCAL OPAREA for Carrier Air Wing ELEVEN, achieving TACAN and PALS certifications, and as well, fired the NATO Sea Sparrow Surface Missile System (NSSMS). Abraham Lincoln crewmembers began there underway period by participating in a unique Navy experiment to ban smoking on board on 21 Sep./ 1992. New ship-wide smoking cessation program kicks off by making berthing compartments off-limits to smoking. The service issued the controversial instructions to protect crewmembers’ health and to cut costs for Morale, Welfare and Recreation funding. The Navy intended to eliminate smoking during a two-year trial period of gradual conversion, and initiated the program by making berthing compartments off-limits to smoking. As planners expected, sailors and marines greeted the endeavor with mixed but strong emotions, as non-smokers praised the move and smokers resented what they considered an infringement upon them, with some crewmembers continuing to smoke illegally due to their habits and from resentment. Abraham Lincoln conducted Refresher Training in the SOCAL OPAREA for Carrier Air Wing ELEVEN from 21 to 22 Sep. 1992. NATO Sea Sparrow Surface Missile System (NSSMS) completed a successful skin-to-skin firing against a Towed Dummy Unit (TDU) with system #2. on 22 Sep. 1992. Abraham Lincoln made a precision anchorage, Coronado Roads, achieved TACAN certification, began PALS certification and moored at Naval Air Station, North Island, San Diego, California on 23 Sep. 1992, After a short port visit to Naval Air Station, North Island, San Diego, California from 23 to 26 September 1992, Abraham Lincoln got underway for operations in SOCAL OPAREA on 27 Sep. 1992. Major pierside JP-5 onload (2,011,000 gallons) at NAS North Island from 23 to 25 Sep. 1992. After departure, Lincoln made a precision anchorage, Coronado Roads the same day. Abraham Lincoln achieved PALS certification from 23 to 28 Sep. 1992. In September accomplishments included resurfacing 80,000 square feet of nonskid on the hangar deck; Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department (AIMD) (IM4 Division) milestones: (IM2 Division) - Recertified NOAP Lab within 30 days of completion of major SRA rework. Oil lab returned to full-mission capable status in minimal time. Successfully accomplished the complete rehabilitation and calibration of the jet engine test cell facility, allowing for improved trouble shooting and repair capabilities for air wing assets. (IM3 Division) - Reworked constant speed drive test stand (CSD/S). AN/APM-457 transmitter bench modified for S-3B support. Additional Hybrid Test station (HTS) Test Program Sets (TPS) increased F-14A and S-3B support. Due to downsizing and new deckload, the ship's updated AVCAL resulted in 20,100 line items of excess stock material worth $61.1 million. By the end of the year, 15,600 of these line items worth $46.8 million had been offloaded. The Post Office was selected as test platform for the Integrated Retail Terminals (IRT) by COMNAVCOMTELCOM Washington, D.C. The IRT is a computerized scale system used by the U.S. Postal Service. Shipboard test of feasibility for further use by afloat units began immediately and ACDS operational program was updated, which allowed for a more diversified interface between separate combat systems” (Ref. 378A & 378B-1992).

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) returned to Naval Air Station, Alameda, California on 13 November 1992, conducting Fleet Replacement Squadrons (FRS) and CVW-11 Carrier Qualifications (CQ’s), as well as a major evaluation of the ship's damage control capabilities operating in the NOCAL and SOCAL OPAREA’s, during which time the ship conducted TSTA (Tailored Ship's Training Availability) lB/2/3/Final Evaluation Period (FEP) and firing of her Phalanx 20 millimeter Close In Weapons System (CIW S) took place. As is her norm, the ship accomplished both in superb fashion. Abraham Lincoln conducted Ammunition onload from USS Kiska (AE-35) after departure on 14 October 1992. Abraham Lincoln anchored, Coronado Roads; FRS/ATG and CVW-11 VOD off/on 22 October 1992, commencing TSTA lB/2/3/ FEP and on the 24th anchored, Coronado Roads for a short time and then Abraham Lincoln’s Phalanx 20 millimeter Close In Weapons System (CIWS) Mount 23 and 24 completed a successful firing against a Towed Dununy Unit (TDU) on 27 October 1992. During an underway replenishment with replenishment oiler USS Wichita (AOR-1) Abraham Lincoln received her 30 millionth gallon of JP-5 aviation fuel on 29 October 1992. In October, accomplishments included Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department (AIMD) milestones: (IM2 Division) - Designed and installed an overboard LOX vent/drain system, which significantly reduced the hazards associated with handling and maintenance of liquid oxygen system converters. System is being adopted for fleet-wide use. Instituted Emergency Reclamation Team procedures in support of embarked air wing. Efforts improved efficiency of corrosion control treatment while simultaneously ensuring timely disposition of aircraft parts and equipment during time critical phases of emergency reclamation evolutions. (IM3 Division) - Night Attack IATS AN/ASM-686 test bench was updated for SLAM and Harpoon testing capabilities. New VAST TPSs increased S-3B support.The Supply creates Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) workcenter to centralize the collection of all HAZMAT, with the goal of reducing the amount of HAZMAT in workspaces as well as saving money through the reissue of turned-in materials. Personnel off ice initiates ship-wide installation of Automated Manpower Management Program (AMMP), a computerized system of handling personnel administration at the divisional level. Full implementation completed by the end of the year. Abraham Lincoln conducted firing of her Phalanx 20 millimeter Close In Weapons System (CIWS) Mounts 21 and 22 completed successful firing against a Towed Dummy Unit (TDU on 2 November 1992 and conducted Ammunition onload from Naval Weapons Station Fallbrook on 4 November 1992 and UNREP with USNS John Ericsson (T-A0-194) on 5 November 1992. Completed final School of the Ship Class on the 4th. Abraham Lincoln conducted Ammunition onload with USS Kisxa (AE-35) on 11 November 1992 and Ammunition onload with USS Kisxa (AE-35) on 12 November 1992. Abraham Lincoln conducted FEP from 7 to 10 November 1992 finds all areas of DC satisfactory. Marine Corps 217th Birthday celebration in Hangar Bay 2 on the 10th. Abraham Lincoln crewmembers holds flight deck formation involving approximately 1,000 crewmembers to spell out “Beat Army” on the flight deck in preparation for the Army-Navy football game from 12 to 13 November 1992. Abraham Lincoln conducted TSTA lB/2/3/ FEP; 69 of 71 DC drills completed for an average of 90.2 percent from 22 October to 13 November 1992” (Ref. 378A & 378B-1992).

 

“Having successfully conducted CQ’s for FRS in SOCAL OPAREA from 8 to 15 December 1992, USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) returned to Naval Air Station, Alameda, California on 16 December 1992 to begin holiday leave periods and close out the year, conducting Command DUI Safety Standdown upon arrival. Abraham Lincoln Pearl Harbor Day ceremony was conducted on hangar deck in conjunction with Pearl Harbor Survivors Association before getting underway. Over 300 people attend was hosted for a one-day visit. Abraham Lincoln accessed the CNO flag officer e-mail system via cellular telephone and satellite communications for the first time on 7 December 1992. U.S. Senator Malcolm Wallop of Wyoming visited Abraham Lincoln on 9 December 1992. Abraham Lincoln catapult #1 logged its 14,000th shot on 10 December 1992. COMNAVAIRPAC 3-M Assistance visited Abraham Lincoln from 7 to 11 December 1992. On 12 December 1992, Abraham Lincoln arresting gear engine #3 logged its 11,000th trap. Abraham Lincoln hosted Media members from A & E television network visit ship to film footage for upcoming TV series "Air Combat 11" from 13 to 14 December 1992. Two days after arresting gear engine no. 3 logged its 11,000th trap, catapult no. 2 recorded its 7,000th launch on the 14 December 1992, and Abraham Lincoln noted her 28,000th trap on the same day” (Ref. 378A & 378B-1992).

 

 

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) 1992 Selected Restricted Availability (SRA) (26 March to 7 September 1992), Chapter V, Appendix I and USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) 1992 YEAR END REPORT, Chapter V, Appendix II 

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