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ARABIAN GULF (April 1, 2015) An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Sunliners of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 81 launches from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, strike operations in Iraq and Syria as directed, maritime security operations, and theater security cooperation efforts in the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman D'Andre L…

PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 18, 2014) An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Sunliners of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 81 launches from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson is underway conducting a tailored ship's training availability off the coast of Southern California. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class George M. Bell/Released)

GULF OF OMAN (Aug. 23, 2013) Sailors place weather guards over a catapult on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz Strike Group 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 Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr./Released)

GULF OF OMAN (Aug. 25, 2013) Chief petty officer selectees and other Sailors participate in a 5K run on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz Strike Group 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 Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr./Released)

GULF OF OMAN (June 13, 2013) – Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Michael Zdunowski prepares to move a bomb across the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Devin Wray/Released)

GULF OF OMAN (July 15, 2013) Sailors inspect a jet blast deflector on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz Strike Group 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. (US Navy photo)

INDIAN OCEAN (June 10, 2013) Sailors reposition an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Blue Diamonds of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 146 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr.

INDIAN OCEAN (May 27, 2013) Fixed-wing aircraft fly over the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr./Released)

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Oct. 7, 2013) Sailors participate in a steel beach picnic on the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Eric M. Butler/Released)

EVERETT, Wash. (March 24, 2011) Sailors man the rails aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92) as the ship pulls into port at Naval Station Everett. Momsen returned home from a six-month deployment in the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kirk Putnam/Released)