PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 25, 2011) Rear. Adm. Mike Shoemaker, center-right, commander, Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 9, and Capt. John D. Alexander, commanding officer of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), help serve Sailors a traditional Christmas dinner. Lincoln is in the 7th Fleet area of operations on deployment to the western Pacific and Indian Oceans and will soon join coalition efforts in the 5th Fleet region. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Adam Randolph.