War on Terrorism

Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Nighthawks and shooters

ARABIAN SEA (April 4, 2011) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) 2nd Class Leonardo Valdez-Fonseca, deck edge operator, signals to a shooter as an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Knighthawks of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 136 prepares to launch from the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65). Enterprise and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 1 are conducting close-air support missions in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Jared M. King/Released)

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