USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) is the eighth Nimitz-class aircraft carrier of the United States Navy. The ship’s callsign is Lone Warrior, and she is currently homeported at Naval Station Norfolk.
Harry S. Truman was launched on 7 September 1996 and commissioned on 25 July 1998. President Bill Clinton was the keynote speaker.
Harry S. Turman was initially the flagship of Carrier Group Two and, beginning 1 October 2004, of Carrier Strike Group Ten.
Beginning in 2001, the Harry S. Truman Carrier Battle Group participated in Operation Joint Endeavor, Operation Deny Flight, Operation Southern Watch, Iperating Enduring Freedom – Afghanistan, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Summer Pulse ’04, and NATO Operation Medshark/Majestic Eagle ’04.
In the first half of 2016, Harry S. Truman, as flagship of Carrier Strike Group 8, carried out an 8-month air operation deployment against ISIL from the Eastern Mediterranean as part of Operation Inherent Resolve. The ship has been the flagship of Carrier Strike Group 8 since June 2014.