U.S. Conducts Flight Operations

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • An E2-C Hawkeye assigned to Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron 124 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush during flight operations in the Arabian Gulf, Aug. 16, 2014. The George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brian Stephens
  • An F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 213 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush during flight operations in the Arabian Gulf, Aug. 16, 2014. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brian Stephens
  • U.S. Navy Seamen Jameron Counts, left, and Cedrick Cunningham inspect the nose gear of an E2-C Hawkeye assigned to Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron 124 aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush during flight operations in the Arabian Gulf, Aug. 16, 2014.  
 U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brian Stephens
  • F/A-18 Hornet aircraft take off from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush during flight operations in the Arabian Gulf, Aug. 16, 2014. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua Card
  • U.S. sailors prepare to launch an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 15 from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush during flight operations in the Arabian Gulf, Aug. 18, 2014. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brian Stephens
  • U.S. sailors conduct flight operations on the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush in the Arabian Gulf, Aug. 18, 2014. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brian Stephens
  • U.S. Navy Seaman Justin Haley signals for tension on a catapult on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush during flight operations in the Arabian Gulf, Aug. 18, 2014. Haley is an aviation boatswain's mate equipment airman. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Margaret Keith
  • U.S. Navy Seaman Anthony Rice walks with an aircraft tension bar across the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush during flight operations in the Arabian Gulf, Aug. 18, 2014. Rice is an aviation boatswain's mate equipment airman. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Margaret Keith
  • An EA-6B Prowler aircraft assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron 13 opens its wings before a flight from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush during flight operations in the Arabian Gulf, Aug. 18, 2014. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Margaret Keith
  • A U.S. sailor guides an Army AH-64 Apache helicopter to the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush during flight operations in the Arabian Gulf, Aug. 18, 2014.  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brian Stephens
  • A U.S. sailor guides an Army AH-64 Apache helicopter to the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush during flight operations in the Arabian Gulf, Aug. 18, 2014. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brian Stephens
  • A U.S. sailor guides an Army AH-64 Apache helicopter to the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush during flight operations in the Arabian Gulf, Aug. 18, 2014. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brian Stephens