Helicopter In-Flight Refueling

PACIFIC OCEAN (Feb. 13, 2012) Flight deck crew members conduct a helicopter in-flight refueling, (HIFR) with an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter from the "Raptors" of Helicopter Strike Maritime Squadron (HSM) 71, aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91). Pinckney is a part of the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group and is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eddie Harrison.

Flight Deck Firefighting Team Conduct Drills

INDIAN OCEAN (Jan. 24, 2012) Members of the flight deck firefighting team conduct drills on the flight deck of the guided missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108). Wayne E. Meyer, part of the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group, is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Grant P. Ammon.

Review Manual Before Performing Maintenance

INDIAN OCEAN (Sept. 14, 2011) Aviation Electronics Technician 2nd Class John Keeton, from Fort Worth, Texas, reviews a manual before performing maintenance on an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Eightballers of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 8 aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group is on a deployment to the western Pacific Ocean and the Arabian Gulf. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Will Tyndall.

Cap On A Missile

SOUTH CHINA SEA (Sept. 2, 2011) Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class Stephen Bailey places a cap on a missile on an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Warhawks of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 97 aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment to the western Pacific Ocean and the Arabian Gulf. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Benjamin Crossley.

Net Maneuver

U.S. Navy Seaman Rachel Foster wraps cargo nets on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis during a vertical replenishment in the Pacific Ocean, Aug. 22, 2011. The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the western Pacific Ocean and the Arabian Gulf. Foster is a logistics specialist. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Benjamin Crossley.