Two F/A-18C Hornet strike fighters assigned to the Blue Diamonds of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 146 launch from the aircraft c

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ARABIAN SEA (June 23, 2011) Two F/A-18C Hornet strike fighters assigned to the Blue Diamonds of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 146 launch from the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 14 are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting close-air support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Timothy Black/Released)

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 ARABIAN SEA (June 23, 2011) Two F/A-18C Hornet strike fighters assigned to the Blue Diamonds of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 146 launch from the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 14 are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting close-air support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Timothy Black/Released)