Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 2nd Class Ryan Hilliard guides an F/A-18C Hornet toward a catapult shuttle aboard USS Ronal

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ARABIAN GULF (May 15, 2011) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 2nd Class Ryan Hilliard, from Riverside, Calif., guides an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Death Rattlers of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 323 toward a catapult shuttle aboard 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 and will be conducting close-air support missions as part of Operations Enduring Freedom and New Dawn. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alexander Tidd/Released)

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 ARABIAN GULF (May 15, 2011) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 2nd Class Ryan Hilliard, from Riverside, Calif., guides an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Death Rattlers of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 323 toward a catapult shuttle aboard 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 and will be conducting close-air support missions as part of Operations Enduring Freedom and New Dawn. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alexander Tidd/Released)