SANTA RITA, Guam-The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) arrived in Apra Harbor, Guam last week for a port call.
While on island, hundreds of sailors will volunteer their time to support several community service projects:
-Special Olympics of Guam-Sailors will coach bowling athletes at Century Lanes Sept. 22, 10am-noon
-Wettengel Elementary School-Sailors will participate in cleanup efforts Sept. 22, 8am-noon
-Guam Memorial Hospital (GHM)-Volunteers will beautify the hospital Sept. 22, 8am-4pm.
-GMH Skilled Nursing Unit-Volunteers will conduct various cleaning duties Sept. 22, 8am-4pm.
-Guam Animals In Need-Sailors will clean up kennels and care for animals Sept. 23, 8am-noon.
-St. Dominick's Retirement Home-Sailors will visit residents and assist staff members with daily activities Sept. 23, noon-4pm.
-P.C. Lujan Elementary School-Sailors will speak with students about life in the Navy Sept. 24, 8am-noon.
-Untalan Middle School-Sailors will conduct career presentations Sept. 24, 9:30am-2:30pm.
-George Washington High School-Volunteers will discuss with students the various Navy careers and the importance of an education Sept. 24, 10:30am-2:30pm.
George Washington is the sixth ship in the Nimitz class aircraft carriers and the fourth U.S. Navy ship to be named after the first U.S. President George Washington. She was commissioned at Naval Station Norfolk, Va. July 4, 1992. (PR)