Quartermaster 1st Class Reed Gonzales, assigned to the navigation department, uses flashing light to communicate with ships assi

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PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2010) Quartermaster 1st Class Reed Gonzales, assigned to the navigation department, uses flashing light to communicate with ships assigned to Carrier Strike Group 1 from the signal bridge of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during a simulated straits transit. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are on a three-week composite training unit exercise to be followed by a deployment to the western Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans/Released)



101209-N-7981E-429 
 PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2010) Quartermaster 1st Class Reed Gonzales, assigned to the navigation department, uses flashing light to communicate with ships assigned to Carrier Strike Group 1 from the signal bridge of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during a simulated straits transit. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are on a three-week composite training unit exercise to be followed by a deployment to the western Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans/Released)