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Command Master Chief
Lee A. Salas, USS Abraham
Lincoln (CVN 72)
Welcome Aboard!

Welcome Aboard from the Command Master Chief

Dear Lincoln Visitor,

On behalf of the command leadership here on board USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), I personally welcome you to our official home page. Whether you are soon reporting to Abraham Lincoln or are currently serving aboard, we are excited you are using our web site to stay informed about your command.

Currently our ship is undergoing her refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) at Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport, News, Va. USS Abraham Lincoln arrived in Newport News in March 2013 to undergo its 44-month RCOH period. As we continue pressing forward stay focused on the mission ahead and committed to completing our overhaul period to allow USS Abraham Lincoln and her amazing crew to return to the sea to serve our nation.

Whether you just received orders to USS Abraham Lincoln, currently serving aboard, or are a family member, our website is a one-stop shop to assist you:

- If you just received orders to the command, click on the "Need a Sponsor” link under the "Check-Ins" tab above, and explore away. Communicate with your sponsor early and let us know if you need any assistance. The e-mail to reach your sponsor is also located on your orders. This webpage will get you moving in the right direction.

- If you are currently serving aboard Abraham Lincoln stay abreast of the latest Navy news as well as information about your fellow shipmates. You can also follow USS Abraham Lincoln on our various social media presences to include Flickr, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

- If you are a family member and have a question for our Ombudsmen, they can be reached via or by visiting their Facebook page, which is


Lee A. Salas
Command Master Chief
USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72)