The USS George Washington (CVN-73) aircraft carrier participated in joint naval exercise UNITAS 2015 with Chilean forces. The exercise is the longest running annual naval training program for the U.S. Navy. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Brendan Morgan
Oct. 29, 2015 By Ryan Maass (UPI)
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Navy's nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington hosted several Chilean officers as part of naval exercise UNITAS 2015. Carrier Strike Group Nine and embarked Carrier Air Wing Two also took part in hosting the officers, as they participated in several exercises designed to improve cooperative relations during tactical engagements. UNITAS is the Navy's longest running multinational annual training exercise. Sailors from both the U.S. and Chile said the program is helpful for building working relationships.