Friday, April 01, 2011
ARABIAN GULF (March 31,2011) Aviation Ordnancemen assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 113 take ordnance off an F/A-18C Hornet aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are conducting maritime security operations and close-air support missions in the
5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Nicolas C. Lopez/Released) U.S.