U.S. Sailors Conduct Operations in the 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • A U.S. sailor checks the engine of an F/A-18F Super Hornet from the Black Aces of Strike Fighter Squadron 41 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis, Feb. 25, 2013. The John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. U.S. Navy Photo by Seaman Marco Villasana
  • U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Vaspol Agavatpanitch replaces a tail rotor boot on an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter from the Raptors of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 71 aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis under way in the 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility, Feb. 25, 2013. Agavatpanitch is an aviation machinist's mate. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Apprentice Ignacio D. Perez
  • MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters from the Eightballers of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 8 participate in a replenishment-at-sea for the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis under way in the 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility, Feb. 27, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Marco Villasana
  • A U.S. sailor signals for the launch of an EA-6B Prowler from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis under way in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility, Feb. 28, 2013. The sailor is a catapult and arresting gear officer. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate
  • U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric Augustine directs an E-2C Hawkeye from the Golden Hawks of Airborne Early Warning Squadron 112 on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis under way in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility, Feb. 28, 2013. Augustine is an aviation boatswain's mate handling. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate
  • An F/A-18F Super Hornet from the Black Aces of Strike Fighter Squadron 41 launches from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis under way in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility, Feb. 28, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate
  • U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Scott Frushon cleans an F/A-18F Super Hornet from the Black Aces of Strike Fighter Squadron 41 in the hangar bay aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis under way in the 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility, March 1, 2013. Frushon is an aviation electrician's mate. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Apprentice Ignacio D. Perez
  • U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Evan Young chains down an MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter from the Eightballers of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 8 in the hangar bay aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis under way in the 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility, March 2, 2013. Young is an aviation structural mechanic. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Apprentice Ignacio D. Perez
  • U.S. sailors perform maintenance on an F/A-18E Super Hornet from the Tophatters of Strike Fighter Squadron 14 in the hangar bay aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis under way in the 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility, March 3, 2013. U.S. Navy Photo by Seaman Marco Villasana
  • The aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis steams under way in the U.S. 5th fleet area of responsibility, March 3, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate