Final checkers assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 113 signal a thumbs up before launch of an F/A-18C Hornet

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PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 1, 2011) Final checkers assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 113 signal a thumbs up before launch of an F/A-18C Hornet 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 Lopez/Released)

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 PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 1, 2011) Final checkers assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 113 signal a thumbs up before launch of an F/A-18C Hornet 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 Lopez/Released)