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CARRIER is a character-driven immersion in the high-stakes world of a nuclear aircraft carrier, shot on the USS Nimitz during a six-month deployment to the Persian Gulf. The program follows a core group of participants from the elite fighter pilots to the youngest sailors as they navigate challenges around their jobs, families, faith, patriotism and the war on terror. Written by Anonymous

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Great television for everyone
30 April 2008 | by (Makakilo, Hawaii) – See all my reviews

The honesty that the crew gives is what makes this documentary great TV.

This show has something for everyone! It gives you a great look inside life of Navy Aircraft Carrier. They hold no punches.

If the military thought they were going to get a recruiting tool BOY were they wrong.

After seeing just the 6 first "hours" I can understand why it took 3 years to edit.

The directors and editors deserve a big hand of getting this men and women's stories out there for everyone to see and understand.

As an ex-military brat and having an uncle in the Navy I have heard a lot of similar stories before but they all still sound fresh today.

The best part about the documentary is that they allow servicemen and women to tell their own story without any voice over!

This is a masterpiece and deserves an Emmy or two.


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