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Aviation Structural Mechanic 2nd Class Johnathon Hill signals that an F/A-18E Super Hornet is ready to be launched from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft Carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

Sailors assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 1 carry a Tow Fish side scan sonar system aboard the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3).

Navy Diver 2nd Class Daniel Clarke, left, and Navy Diver 2nd Class Daniel Soulliard, right, both assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 1, inventory a Tow Fish side scan sonar system.

Crew members aboard USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) discuss the capabilities of the Tow Fish side scan sonar system.

Navy Diver 2nd Class Daniel Clarke, left, and Navy Diver 2nd Class Daniel Soulliard, right, both assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 1, inventory a Tow Fish side scan sonar system.

Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class Cody Askew, center, shouts instructions to Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class Kenneth Downs and Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Javier Reyes .

Lt. Cmdr. Obi Ugochukwu, left, and Senior Chief Hospital Corpsman Keith Griffin prepare a patient for surgery aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft Carrier USS Carl Vinson.

Sailors celebrate the New Year in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

Aviation Machinist's Mate Airman Stephen Harden, assigned to the Sunliners of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 81, conducts engine start-ups for an F/A-18E Super Hornet on the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft Carrier USS Carl Vinson.

Fireworks erupt above the Yokosuka skyline during a New Year's Eve celebration as seen from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73).

Navy Diver 2nd Class Daniel Clarke, left, assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 1, discusses the capabilities of the Tow Fish side scan sonar system.

Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Roger C. Anderson folds the national ensign on the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105).

Sailors walk the wing of an E-2C Hawkeye from the Sun Kings of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 116 prior to being launched from the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft Carrier USS Carl Vinson.

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Joseph Ezell, right, from Enid, Okla., and Seaman Timmel Hosey, from Akron, Ohio, paint the hull of the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8).

An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from the Red Lions of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 15 lifts off the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

1st Lt. Jacob Jones and wife Lauren hold their newborn baby in the Mother Infant Care Center at U.S. Naval Hospital Okinawa.

An F/A-18F Super Hornet from Fighting Redcocks of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 22 launches from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) as the ship conducts flight operations.

An F/A-18C Hornet from the Mighty Shrikes of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 94 prepares to launch from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), marking the first strike operations of 2015.

An EA-18G Growler from the Cougars of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 139 prepares to launch from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft Carrier USS Carl Vinson.

Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) Airman Brodrick Antoine demonstrates how to draw a person's face during a Morale, Welfare and Recreation-sponsored drawing class aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft Carrier USS Carl Vinson.

Sailors inventory a plugging kit during a general quarters drill aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft Carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

Indonesian authorities at Iskander Air Base carry the body of an AirAsia Flight QZ8501 victim transported ashore by a U.S. Navy, MH-60R Sea Hawk.

USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) gets underway in support of AirAsia flight QZ8501 search efforts at the request of the Indonesian government.

Electrician's Mate 2nd Class Stephanie Dewitt, center, conducts training on electrical safety for firefighting during a general quarters drill aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft Carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

Indonesian authorities at Iskander Air Base approach a U. S. Navy, MH-60R Sea Hawk from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 35.

USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) gets underway in support of AirAsia flight QZ8501 search efforts at the request of the Indonesian government.

Indonesian authorities at Iskander Air Base approach a U. S. Navy, MH-60R Sea Hawk from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 35.

Indonesian authorities at Iskander Air Base carry the body of an AirAsia Flight QZ8501 victim transported ashore by a U.S. Navy, MH-60R Sea Hawk.

Sailors set material condition zebra during a general quarters drill aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft Carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

Chief Aviation Maintenance Administrationman Lonesh Ashley trains hose team members during a general quarters drill aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft Carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

Damage Controlman Fireman Eric Acebo, right, talks with Damage Controlman 3rd Class Adaliz Arroyo-Perez during a general quarters drill aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft Carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Pasadena (SSN 752) departs Naval Base Point Loma for a deployment in support of the Chief of Naval Operations' Maritime Strategy.

The guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) transits the Arabian Gulf at sunset.

The Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) gets underway.

Logistics Specialist 3rd Class Norrik Hodge stands watch on the bridge wing of the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3).

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Adam Garnett signals an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 35 on the flight deck of the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3).

Ensign Porsha Lorick plots ship maneuvers in preparation for flight quarters aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102).

Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Michael Turner (left), and Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class Steven Hickman, from Houston, install an MK-122 safety switch on a GBU-32 bomb aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Sailors assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) participate in a hose handling exercise during a flight deck fire drill.

Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class David Castillo communicates with a weapons magazine aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft Carrier USS Carl Vinson.

Lt. Kellen Odom makes a note on the window of the ship's helicopter control room to track aircraft operations as an HSM 35 helicopter prepares to take off from the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102).

Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class Steven Hickman, from Houston, removes a solid-nose plug from a GBU-38 bomb aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class Steven Hickman, from Houston, installs a safety lanyard on a fuse of a GBU-38 bomb aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Chief Aviation Ordnanceman Kirt Robinson, from Palm Bay, Florida, removes an MK-122 safety switch from a GBU-38 bomb aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3.

Sailors prepare to rig the barricade during flight deck drills aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft Carrier USS Carl Vinson.

Sailors rig the barricade during a flight deck drill aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft Carrier USS Carl Vinson.

Sailors disassemble a GBU-38 bomb aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Seaman Apprentice Henri Thomas mans the helm of the guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley (DDG 101).

Aviation Structural Mechanic 3rd Class Eliazer Baez conducts maintenance on the main landing gear of an F/A-18C Hornet aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft Carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Michael Turner, from Sanford, Florida, inspects an MK-122 safety switch on a GBU-32 bomb aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

Aviation Ordnanceman 1st Class Allen Stephens (left), from McCall, Idaho, and Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Tana Eden, from Fort Worth, Texas, inspect the torque on a GBU-32 bomb aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).

oatswain's Mate 2nd Class Adam Garnett signals an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 35 on the flight deck of the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3).

Logistics Specialist 3rd Class Norrik Hodge stands watch on the bridge wing of the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3).

U.S. ambassador to Israel Daniel B. Shapiro salutes sideboys upon arriving aboard the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21).

he recovery team from the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) signals the boat deck crew while conducting search and recovery operations in support of the Indonesian-led Air Asia flight QZ8501.

Operations Specialist 2nd Class Kevin Robertson mans a radar console on the bridge of the guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104).

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley (DDG-101) watch from a bridge wing during a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193).

Sailors monitor a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Alan Shepard (T-AKE 3) from a bridge wing of the guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104).

The recovery team from the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) returns to the ship after conducting search and recovery operations in support of the Indonesian-led Air Asia flight QZ8501.

Sailors aboard the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) make preparations to launch a Tow Fish side scan sonar system from the ship's 11-m rigid hull inflatable boat.

Navy Diver 2nd Class Daniel Soulliard, left, and Navy Diver 2nd Class Daniel Clarke, right, both assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 1, prepare to operate a Tow Fish side scan sonar system.

Navy Diver 2nd Class Daniel Soulliard, assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 1, prepares to operate a Tow Fish side scan sonar system.

Sailors assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 1 operate a Tow Fish side scan sonar system.

Navy Diver 2nd Class Daniel Clarke, assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 1, launches a Tow Fish side scan sonar system.

Capt. Christopher W. Burnett, commanding officer of the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21), greets U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel B. Shapiro.

Sailors assigned to the Mighty Shrikes of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 94 conduct maintenance on an F/A-18C Hornet on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) watch as cargo arrives aboard the ship during a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193).

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley (DDG 101) heave around on a line during a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193).

A CH-53E Super Stallion assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 (Reinforced) takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7).

Sailors aboard the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) prepare to get the ship underway.

Sailors man a phone and distance line aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) during a replenishment-at-sea.

Col. Scott F. Benedict describes well deck operations to U.S. ambassador to Israel Daniel B. Shapiro and Israel defense force members during a tour aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21).

Sailors aboard the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) make preparations to launch the 11-m rigid hull inflatable boat.

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) move cargo into the ship during a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193).

Sailors assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 1 and littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) make preparations to launch a Tow Fish side scan sonar system.

The Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193) performs a replenishment-at-sea with the guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley (DDG 101).

An MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 (Reinforced) lands on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7).

Sailors from littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) conduct a surface search on a 11-m rigid hull inflatable boat while the ship's MH-60R Seahawk flies overhead during air search operations.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley (DDG 101) prepares to pull alongside the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193) during a replenishment-at-sea.

Sailors assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 1 and littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) make preparations to launch a Tow Fish side scan sonar.

Navy Diver 2nd Class Daniel Clarke, assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 1, prepares to launch a Tow Fish side scan sonar system

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Carl Brashear (T-AKE 7).

Gunner's Mate Shawn Northern prepares to launch a shot line from the deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) during a replenishment-at-sea.

Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) participate in Oleoresin Capsicum spray qualifications.

An MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter from the Battle Cats of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 73 prepares to land on the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105).

Aviation Machinist's Mate Airman Steve Smith connects cables prior to a jet engine test cell on the fantail of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

Fire Controlman 2nd Class Dan Michalowicz heaves a line during a replenishment-at-sea aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102).

Engineman 2nd Class Brittany Smith, from Chicago, monitors a console during an engineering training drill aboard the Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43).

The guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) transits the Black Sea.

Machinist's Mate Fireman Cody Brown, from Akron, Ohio, inserts the torch to light a boiler aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6).

An MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 365 (Reinforced), 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (24th MEU).

An MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter from the Battle Cats of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 73 prepares to lift off the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105).

Boatswain's Mate Seaman Seth Howard unhooks a pallet of supplies during a replenishment-at-sea aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102).

A Sailor fires a .50- caliber machine gun at a killer tomato target during a small craft action team gun shoot aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22).

The amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) conducts a southbound transit through the Strait of Messina.

Sgt. Major of the Marine Corps Micheal P. Barrett addresses Sailors and Marines during an all-hands call aboard the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6).

The guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61) and USNS Pecos (T-AO 197) transit alongside the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during a replenishment-at-sea (RAS).

An MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 (Reinforced) takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21).

Damage Controlman 2nd Class Brenda Jackson, from Detroit, conducts training as the on-scene leader during a rescue and assistance drill aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75).

Sgt. Major of the Marine Corps Micheal P. Barrett takes a question from Chief Hospital Corpsman Gerald Lee during an all-hands call.