U.S. Sailors Conduct Operations in Pacific Ocean

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Navy Airman Mathew Hanck inspects a landing gear switch on an F/A-18C hornet in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz in the Pacific Ocean, April 8, 2013. The Nimitz is underway for a training exercise to prepare for an upcoming deployment. Hanck is assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 146. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jason Behnke
  • U.S. Navy Lt. Mary Gresko, front, directs an F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 154 before a launch from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz in the Pacific Ocean, April 9, 2013. The Nimitz and Carrier Air Wing 11 are underway for a training exercise to prepare for an upcoming deployment. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jacquelyn D. Childs
  • An F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 154 prepares to land on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz underway in the Pacific Ocean, April 9, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Nathan R. McDonald
  • U.S. Navy Seaman Joseph Dina secures a cargo pole onto ordnance on the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis underway in the Pacific Ocean, April 10, 2013. Dina is an aviation ordnanceman airman. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Apprentice Ignacio D. Perez
  • U.S. Navy Seaman Isia Washington directs an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 8 to land on the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis underway in the Pacific Ocean, April 10, 2013. Washington is an aviation ordnanceman airman. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Apprentice Ignacio D. Perez
  • U.S. sailors stand by during a firefighting drill in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz underway in the Pacific Ocean, April 10, 2013. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Derek A. Harkins
  • U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Otis Insley directs an E-2C Hawkeye from the Airborne Early Warning Squadron 112 on the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis underway in the Pacific Ocean, April 12, 2013. Insley is a aviation boatswain's mate handling. U.S. Navy Photo by Seaman Apprentice Ignacio D. Perez
  • U.S. Navy Seaman Warrick Sharp runs as an aircraft prepares to launch off the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis underway in the Pacific Ocean, April 12, 2013. Sharp is an aviation boatswain's mate equipment airman. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Apprentice Ignacio D. Perez
  • U.S. Navy Lt. Maxwell Zujewski, left, and U.S. Navy Seaman Richard Gonzales give the signal for an aircraft to launch off the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis underway in the Pacific Ocean, April 12, 2013. Gonzales is an aviation boatswain's mate equipment airman. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Apprentice Ignacio D. Perez