PACIFIC OCEAN (July 31, 2017) An E/A-18G Growler assigned to the Vikings of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 129 is inspected prior to launch aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson is underway conducting carrier qualifications off the coast of Southern California.
RMRJF7X8PACIFIC OCEAN (July 31, 2017) An E/A-18G Growler assigned to the Vikings of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 129 is inspected prior to launch aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson is underway conducting carrier qualifications off the coast of Southern California.
A U.S. Navy EA-18G Growler airborne electronic attack aircraft lands on the flight deck aboard the U.S. Navy Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson July 31, 2017 in the Pacific Ocean.  (photo by Noah P. Rodman  via Planetpix)
RMKCK61AA U.S. Navy EA-18G Growler airborne electronic attack aircraft lands on the flight deck aboard the U.S. Navy Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson July 31, 2017 in the Pacific Ocean. (photo by Noah P. Rodman via Planetpix)
A view of a beach on the island resort of Sentosa in Singapore July 31, 2017.   REUTERS/Darren Whiteside
RM2CR8G63A view of a beach on the island resort of Sentosa in Singapore July 31, 2017. REUTERS/Darren Whiteside
PACIFIC OCEAN (July 31, 2017). Marines assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 161 (reinforced) aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22), return from hooking the pendant on the UH-1Y Venom on the ship’s flight deck. San Diego, part of the America Amphibious Ready Group, with embarked 15th MEU, is operating in the Indo-Asia Pacific region to strengthen partnerships and serve as a ready-response force for any type of contingency.
RMPR3862PACIFIC OCEAN (July 31, 2017). Marines assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 161 (reinforced) aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22), return from hooking the pendant on the UH-1Y Venom on the ship’s flight deck. San Diego, part of the America Amphibious Ready Group, with embarked 15th MEU, is operating in the Indo-Asia Pacific region to strengthen partnerships and serve as a ready-response force for any type of contingency.
PACIFIC OCEAN (July 31, 2017). Marines assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 161 (reinforced) aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22), return from hooking the pendant on the UH-1Y Venom on the ship’s flight deck. San Diego, part of the America Amphibious Ready Group, with embarked 15th MEU, is operating in the Indo-Asia Pacific region to strengthen partnerships and serve as a ready-response force for any type of contingency. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Justin A. Schoenberger/Released)
RMMT51RCPACIFIC OCEAN (July 31, 2017). Marines assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 161 (reinforced) aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22), return from hooking the pendant on the UH-1Y Venom on the ship’s flight deck. San Diego, part of the America Amphibious Ready Group, with embarked 15th MEU, is operating in the Indo-Asia Pacific region to strengthen partnerships and serve as a ready-response force for any type of contingency. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Justin A. Schoenberger/Released)
A U.S. Navy EA-18G Growler airborne electronic attack aircraft launches off the flight deck aboard the U.S. Navy Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson July 31, 2017 in the Pacific Ocean.  (photo by Noah P. Rodman  via Planetpix)
RMKCK61BA U.S. Navy EA-18G Growler airborne electronic attack aircraft launches off the flight deck aboard the U.S. Navy Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson July 31, 2017 in the Pacific Ocean. (photo by Noah P. Rodman via Planetpix)
PACIFIC OCEAN (July 31, 2017) Sailors assigned to the Air department and Marines assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 161 (reinforced) aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22), assemble a cargo container on the ship’s flight deck. San Diego, part of the America Amphibious Ready Group, with embarked 15th MEU, is operating in the Indo-Asia Pacific region to strengthen partnerships and serve as a ready-response force for any type of contingency.
RMPR3863PACIFIC OCEAN (July 31, 2017) Sailors assigned to the Air department and Marines assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 161 (reinforced) aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22), assemble a cargo container on the ship’s flight deck. San Diego, part of the America Amphibious Ready Group, with embarked 15th MEU, is operating in the Indo-Asia Pacific region to strengthen partnerships and serve as a ready-response force for any type of contingency.
PACIFIC OCEAN (July 31, 2017) Marines assigned to the Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 (reinforced) aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22), prepare to hook a cargo pendant on a UH-1Y Venom on the ship’s flight deck. San Diego, part of the America Amphibious Ready Group, with embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is operating in the Indo-Asia Pacific region to strengthen partnerships and serve as a ready-response force for any type of contingency. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Justin A. Schoenberger/Released)
RMMT51RGPACIFIC OCEAN (July 31, 2017) Marines assigned to the Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 (reinforced) aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22), prepare to hook a cargo pendant on a UH-1Y Venom on the ship’s flight deck. San Diego, part of the America Amphibious Ready Group, with embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is operating in the Indo-Asia Pacific region to strengthen partnerships and serve as a ready-response force for any type of contingency. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Justin A. Schoenberger/Released)
A U.S. Navy EA-18G Growler airborne electronic attack aircraft taxies on the flight deck aboard the U.S. Navy Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson July 31, 2017 in the Pacific Ocean.  (photo by Noah P. Rodman  via Planetpix)
RMKCK61CA U.S. Navy EA-18G Growler airborne electronic attack aircraft taxies on the flight deck aboard the U.S. Navy Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson July 31, 2017 in the Pacific Ocean. (photo by Noah P. Rodman via Planetpix)
PACIFIC OCEAN (July 31, 2017) Marines assigned to the Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 (reinforced) aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22), prepare to hook a cargo pendant on a UH-1Y Venom on the ship’s flight deck. San Diego, part of the America Amphibious Ready Group, with embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is operating in the Indo-Asia Pacific region to strengthen partnerships and serve as a ready-response force for any type of contingency.
RMPR386BPACIFIC OCEAN (July 31, 2017) Marines assigned to the Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 161 (reinforced) aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22), prepare to hook a cargo pendant on a UH-1Y Venom on the ship’s flight deck. San Diego, part of the America Amphibious Ready Group, with embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is operating in the Indo-Asia Pacific region to strengthen partnerships and serve as a ready-response force for any type of contingency.
PACIFIC OCEAN (July 31, 2017) Aviation Boatswain Mate Handling 3rd Class Esmerelda Hernandez, a native of Corpus Christi, Texas, assigned to the Air department aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22), directs a UH-1Y Venom, assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 161 (reinforced) on the ship’s flight deck. San Diego, part of the America Amphibious Ready Group, with embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is operating in the Indo-Asia Pacific region to strengthen partnerships and serve as a ready-response force for any type of contingency. (U.S. Navy photo b
RMMT51RHPACIFIC OCEAN (July 31, 2017) Aviation Boatswain Mate Handling 3rd Class Esmerelda Hernandez, a native of Corpus Christi, Texas, assigned to the Air department aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22), directs a UH-1Y Venom, assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 161 (reinforced) on the ship’s flight deck. San Diego, part of the America Amphibious Ready Group, with embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is operating in the Indo-Asia Pacific region to strengthen partnerships and serve as a ready-response force for any type of contingency. (U.S. Navy photo b
A U.S. Navy EA-18G Growler airborne electronic attack aircraft prepares to launch off the flight deck aboard the U.S. Navy Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson July 31, 2017 in the Pacific Ocean.  (photo by MCS2 Zackary Alan Landers via Planetpix)
RMKCK61HA U.S. Navy EA-18G Growler airborne electronic attack aircraft prepares to launch off the flight deck aboard the U.S. Navy Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson July 31, 2017 in the Pacific Ocean. (photo by MCS2 Zackary Alan Landers via Planetpix)