SEptember, 2001. On its last leg homeward, from Pearl Harbour (Hawaii) to San Diego, the USS Constellation hosts a jolly 'tiger cruise' for USNavy, Marines and USNAF relatives, mainly minors ('Navy brats'). Attitudes and emotions vary from simple joy to open frustration, the worst brat being XO commander Gary Dolan's daughter Maddie, who wants him to refuse a promotion to command for a shore job. Then the news of the WCC terror crisis changes everything, as the crew is recalled to war footing.
Maddie wanted a father. What she found was a hero.
Did You Know?
This is, according to Disney Channel, the 54th Disney Channel Original movie. See more
The movie takes place on the USS Constellation CV-64, and just after the announcement of the September 11 attacks, a fly-by of the boat shows "72." That number belongs to the USS Abraham Lincoln. See more
Navy's got it easy. When I was a Marine I had to live two weeks on canned apricots.
Apricots give me diarrhea.
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My Hero Is You
Written by Jamie Houston
Performed by Hayden Panettiere See more