An F/A-18 Hornet strike fighter prepares to land aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

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PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 8, 2011) An F/A-18 Hornet strike fighter prepares to land aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are on a deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Nicolas C. Lopez/Released)

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 PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 8, 2011) An F/A-18 Hornet strike fighter prepares to land aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are on a deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Nicolas C. Lopez/Released)