MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Oct. 15, 2012) Cmdr. Michael MacNicholl, outgoing commanding officer of the Rooks of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 137, launches in an EA-6B Prowler from the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) for an aerial change of command ceremony. Enterprise is deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. The U.S. Navy has a 237-year heritage of defending freedom and projecting and protecting U.S. interests around the globe. Join the conversation on social media using #warfighting. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Scott Pittman.