The coronavirus made stops in foreign countries too risky, officials said, so the aircraft carrier had to keep moving.
The last time two carriers were in the South China Sea together was September 2014.
The sailors showed no symptoms and were tested over the weekend as their mandated isolation came to an end.
The U.S. is also in the process of moving Patriot anti-missile batteries into Iraq.
The Pentagon said it would keep two aircraft carrier task forces in the Gulf region after carrying out strikes in Iraq.
Sailors with the Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group were told this weekend their deployment has again been extended.
The Akagi was found in the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument resting in nearly 18,000 feet of water.
The nuclear-powered GW is about 60 percent through a mid-life overhaul at Newport News Shipbuilding.
Ships from the Harry S. Truman Strike Group are deploying from this week, but one thing is missing -- the Truman.
A B-52H and fighters from the Lincoln Strike Group passed over the carrier recently in a show of force to Iran.
The Army began creating this new approach to the beginning of BCT during the spring.
The Marine Corps marksmanship community drafted the new ARQ course of fire in October 2018.
A veteran of the Marine Corps and Army National Guard, he went through boot camp more than four decades ago.
The latest meeting of the Army Uniform Board resulted in a number of recommendations for clothing bag additions.
The lawmakers visited Spc. Vanessa Guillen's former barracks room as well as the location where she died.