Besides the obvious, offering an insider look at living on an aircraft carrier, the documentary confirms all our deepest fears of the military being a dumping ground for our society's poor and illiterate.
The primary theme I walked away with is that the U.S.S. Nimitz is a large vocational school for those who couldn't get into college, whether it be because of money or making the grade.
Sad indeed, yet timely in the wake of 2 wars where our administration sends hundreds of thousands off to fight expansionist wars around the world.
No narration, but everything follows perfectly through the stories and opinions of the individuals. The editing is excellent, the seascapes and aerial photography fantastic, and the choice of themes for each episode spot on.