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Photograph of Four Boys from F-18 Gathered Around a Catch of About 50 Rabbits and a Porcupine

Photograph of Four Boys from F-18 Gathered Around a Catch of About 50 ...

Original caption: Four boys from F-18 detailed on rabbit control gathers around a catch of about 50 rabbits and a porcupine. As young trees are planted the rabbits lose no time in nibbling off the tender tips,... more

F-18 AIRPLANE

F-18 AIRPLANE

The original finding aid described this as: Capture Date: 8/20/1979 Keywords: c1979_03400s 1979_03440.jpg Aircraft Airplane Larsen Scan Photographs Relating to Agency Activities, Facilities and Personnel

An underside view of an F-18 Hornet aircraft during flight demonstrations at the air show

An underside view of an F-18 Hornet aircraft during flight demonstrati...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Andrews Air Force Base State: Maryland (MD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PA2 Richard Muller, Uscg Release Stat... more

An underside view of an F-18 Hornet aircraft demonstrating flight characteristics during the air show

An underside view of an F-18 Hornet aircraft demonstrating flight char...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station Patuxent River State: Maryland (MD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PA2 Muller Release Status: ... more

A right side view of an F-18 Hornet aircraft lifting off the runway to begin flight demonstrations during an air show

A right side view of an F-18 Hornet aircraft lifting off the runway to...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station Patuxent River State: Maryland (MD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PA2 Richard Muller, Uscg Re... more

A right side view of an F-18 Hornet aircraft on the runway ready for the signal to begin flight demonstrations during the air show

A right side view of an F-18 Hornet aircraft on the runway ready for t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station Patuxent River State: Maryland (MD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PA2 Richard Muller, Uscg Re... more

An underside view of an F-18 Hornet aircraft during flight demonstrations at the air show

An underside view of an F-18 Hornet aircraft during flight demonstrati...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station Patuxent River State: Maryland (MD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PA2 Richard Muller, Uscg Re... more

A left side view of an F-18 Hornet aircraft during flight demonstrations at the air show

A left side view of an F-18 Hornet aircraft during flight demonstratio...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Andrews Air Force Base State: Maryland (MD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PA2 Richard Muller, Uscg Release Stat... more

Right side view of an F-18 Hornet aircraft during flight demonstrations at the air show

Right side view of an F-18 Hornet aircraft during flight demonstration...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station Patuxent River State: Maryland (MD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PA2 Richard Muller, Uscg Re... more

A view of the General Electric F404 Turbofan engine on display during the Patuxent River Air Show. This engine is used in the F-18 Hornet light-weight fighter/attack aircraft

A view of the General Electric F404 Turbofan engine on display during ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station Patuxent River State: Maryland (MD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Roy Heitman Release Status:... more

A Fighter-Attack Squadron 161 (VFA-161) F-18 Hornet aircraft is readied for launch on the flight deck of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS ENTERPRISE (CVN-65). The carrier is en route to the Sea Fair Festival in Seattle

A Fighter-Attack Squadron 161 (VFA-161) F-18 Hornet aircraft is readie...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Colkitt Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A plane director signals instructions to the pilot of an an F-18 Hornet aircraft during flight operations aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN-71)

A plane director signals instructions to the pilot of an an F-18 Horne...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Borbely Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A Strike-Fighter Squadron 106 (VFA-106) TA/F-18 Hornet aircraft is maneuvered into launching position during flight operations aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN-69)

A Strike-Fighter Squadron 106 (VFA-106) TA/F-18 Hornet aircraft is man...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: Don S. Montgomery Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A Strike Fighter Squadron 106 (VFA-106) TA/F-18 Hornet aircraft is launched from the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN-69)

A Strike Fighter Squadron 106 (VFA-106) TA/F-18 Hornet aircraft is lau...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: Don S. Montgomery Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A weapons controller of the 726th Tactical Control Squadron uses an OJ-108 radar scope to control F-16 Fighting Falcon and F-18 Hornet aircraft participating in a dissimilar air combat tactics (DACT) exercise, during Exercise CORONET STROKE 88

A weapons controller of the 726th Tactical Control Squadron uses an OJ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: CORONET STROKE 88 Base: Travis Field, Savannah State: Georgia (GA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Oper... more

A port bow view of the Bangladeshi navy frigate BNS OSMAN (F-18) underway. The OSMAN Is a Chinese Jianghu II class frigate that was transferred to Bangladesh on September 26, 1989

A port bow view of the Bangladeshi navy frigate BNS OSMAN (F-18) under...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

LT. Guertin and LT. Curly survivor from a simulated F-18 crash, use a map with the GPS (Global Positioning System) to find out their location in the state of New Mexico

LT. Guertin and LT. Curly survivor from a simulated F-18 crash, use a ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ROVING SANDS 95 Base: Roswell State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Sean... more

US Navy LT. Guertin, role playing as a survivor from a simulated F-18 crash, uses a portable global positioning system to pinpoint his location on a map of the state of New Mexico during the annual air defense exercise

US Navy LT. Guertin, role playing as a survivor from a simulated F-18 ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ROVING SANDS '95 Base: Roswell State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Sea... more

A US Navy SH-60 Seahawk helicopter from Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron 4 (HS-4), Naval Air Station North Island, Calif., lands in the desert of New Mexico to pickup the survivors of a simulated F-18 crash during the annual air defense exercise

A US Navy SH-60 Seahawk helicopter from Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ROVING SANDS '95 Base: Roswell State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Sea... more

A US Navy SH-60 Seahawk helicopter from Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron 4 (HS-4), Naval Air Station North Island, Calif., lands in the desert of New Mexico to pickup the survivors of a simulated F-18 crash during the annual air defense exercise

A US Navy SH-60 Seahawk helicopter from Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ROVING SANDS '95 Base: Roswell State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Sea... more

US Navy PETTY Officer 3rd Class Michael J. Zolyniak from Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron 4 (HS-4), Naval Air Station North Island, Calif., plots a course to the survivors of a simulated F-18 crash in the desert of New Mexico during the annual air defense exercise

US Navy PETTY Officer 3rd Class Michael J. Zolyniak from Helicopter An...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ROVING SANDS '95 Base: Roswell State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Sea... more

US Navy LT. Guertin, role playing as a survivor from a simulated F-18 crash, uses a portable global positioning system during the annual air defense exercise

US Navy LT. Guertin, role playing as a survivor from a simulated F-18 ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ROVING SANDS '95 Base: Roswell State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Sea... more

A US Navy SH-60 Seahawk helicopter from Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron 4 (HS-4), Naval Air Station North Island, Calif., races over the desert of New Mexico to the survivors of a simulated F-18 crash during the annual air defense exercise

A US Navy SH-60 Seahawk helicopter from Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ROVING SANDS '95 Base: Roswell State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Sea... more

US Navy PETTY Officer 3rd Class Michael J. Zolyniak from Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron 4 (HS-4), Naval Air Station North Island, Calif., plots a course to the survivors of a simulated F-18 crash in the desert of New Mexico during the annual air defense exercise

US Navy PETTY Officer 3rd Class Michael J. Zolyniak from Helicopter An...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ROVING SANDS '95 Base: Roswell State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Sea... more

US Navy Lieutenants Guertin (left) and Curly (right), role playing as survivors from a simulated F-18 crash, use a portable global positioning system to pinpoint their location on a map of the state of New Mexico during the annual air defense exercise

US Navy Lieutenants Guertin (left) and Curly (right), role playing as ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ROVING SANDS '95 Base: Roswell State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Sea... more

LT. Curly, a survivor from a simulated F-18 crash, uses his reflecting mirror to show the location to friendly forces flying above him in the New Mexico desert

LT. Curly, a survivor from a simulated F-18 crash, uses his reflecting...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ROVING SANDS 95 Base: Roswell State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Sean... more

A US Navy SH-60 Seahawk helicopter from Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron 4 (HS-4), Naval Air Station North Island, Calif., lands in the desert of New Mexico to pickup the survivors of a simulated F-18 crash during the annual air defense exercise

A US Navy SH-60 Seahawk helicopter from Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ROVING SANDS '95 Base: Roswell State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Sea... more

LT. Guertin, survivor from a simulated F-18 crash, uses a red died smoke to show where they are so the rescue team can find them somewhere in the New Mexico Desert

LT. Guertin, survivor from a simulated F-18 crash, uses a red died smo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ROVING SANDS 95 Base: Roswell State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Sean... more

The Navy's Blue Angel Flight Demonstration Squadron of F/-18 Hornet aircraft taxis out in preparation for takeoff to commence their portion of the Naval Air Station open house airshow

The Navy's Blue Angel Flight Demonstration Squadron of F/-18 Hornet ai...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Cecil Field State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LT Jeff Hilton Release Status:... more

 An F/A-18 �Hornet� attached to the Naval Fighter Weapons School (NFWS).

An F/A-18 �Hornet� attached to the Naval Fighter Weapons School (NFWS...

San Diego, Calif. (Dec. 15, 1995) An F/A-18 Hornet attached to the Naval Fighter Weapons School (NFWS) is photographed in flight during a training mission. NFWS, more commonly known as "Topgun," trains fleet a... more

US Marine Corps Sergeant Eric Ryel, ordnance specialist, Fixed Marine Fighter Attack Wing 323, Naval Air Station Miramar, California, marshals an F-18 Hornet aircraft to the de-armament area at the Roswell airport during Exercise ROVING SANDS '96

US Marine Corps Sergeant Eric Ryel, ordnance specialist, Fixed Marine ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ROVING SANDS '96 Base: Roswell State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Ro... more

US Marine Corps Lance Corporal Roger Al Sherman Jr., from the Exhibitionary Air Field Marine Wing Support Squadron 273, Marine Corps Air Station, Beaufort, North Carolina, enacts an M21 Arresting Gear for an F-18 Hornet aircraft during Exercise ROVING SANDS '96

US Marine Corps Lance Corporal Roger Al Sherman Jr., from the Exhibiti...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ROVING SANDS '96 Base: Roswell State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: AMN Jen... more

A Navy ordnance specialist pulls the safety pin to disarm an F-18 Hornet aircraft at the Roswell Industrial Center during Exercise ROVING SANDS '96

A Navy ordnance specialist pulls the safety pin to disarm an F-18 Horn...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ROVING SANDS '96 Base: Roswell State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Sha... more

F-18 Hornet aircrafts from Strike Fighter Squadron 151, Fixed Fighter Attack Wing, Lemoore Naval Air Station, California, taxi down the runway towards the de-armament area of Roswell airport during Exercise ROVING SANDS '96

F-18 Hornet aircrafts from Strike Fighter Squadron 151, Fixed Fighter ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ROVING SANDS '96 Base: Roswell State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Ro... more

A close-up of an F-18 aircraft from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 101 (VMFAT-101). This one and many other fighters have been evacuated from east coast air bases during Hurricane Fran

A close-up of an F-18 aircraft from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 101...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Wright-Patterson Air Force Base State: Ohio (OH) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Albert G. Bright, Iii Release St... more

F/A-18 Arrested Landing

F/A-18 Arrested Landing

ABOARD USS CONSTELLATION (Jan. 17, 1997) An F/A-18 Hornet assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 323 (VMFA-323) lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS Constellation (CV 64). U.S. Navy photograph by Captain ... more

CPT Mike G. "Hatchet" Harmon shouts over the racket of landing jets to Navy LT Chris Bolt, a landing signal officer. LT Bolt stands at the stern of the ship, guiding and grading pilots who are coming in for a landing. Harmon, an Air Force exchange pilot with the U.S. Marines, is on a six-month Mediterranean tour and is flying F-18 Hornet missions off the deck of the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71), a Nimitz-class nuclear aircraft carrier. Exact Date Shot Unknown Published in AIRMAN Magazine April 1977

CPT Mike G. "Hatchet" Harmon shouts over the racket of landing jets to...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT. Val Gempis Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photo... more

CPT Mike G. "Hatchet" Harmon perches on "Vulture's Row" while an S-3 Viking flies by. Harmon, an Air Force exchange pilot with the U.S. Marines, is on a six-month Mediterranean tour and is flying F-18 Hornet missions off the deck of the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71), a Nimitz-class nuclear aircraft carrier. Exact Date Shot Unknown Published in AIRMAN Magazine April 1997

CPT Mike G. "Hatchet" Harmon perches on "Vulture's Row" while an S-3 V...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT. Val Gempis Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photo... more

An F-18 Hornet flown by Captain Harvey McDonald, Deputy Commander of the Command Air Group (CAG), Naval Air Station Lemoore, California, arrives at Roswell, Airport, New Mexico, to participate in exercise ROVING SANDS '97. ROVING SANDS is a multinational effort and is the largest military exercise on United States soil that allows training in a joint environment to hone command and control procedures and integrate new systems in Theater and Air Missile Defense. All Naval operations will be staged out of Roswell during the exercise

An F-18 Hornet flown by Captain Harvey McDonald, Deputy Commander of t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ROVING SANDS Base: Roswell State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Cedric... more

Private First Class Gerardo Dominguez, a bulk fuel specialist with Marine Wing Support Squadron 274, Cherry Point, North Carolina, awaits the next F-18 Hornet he will hot refuel. Most of the fighters operating at Roswell Industrial Air Center are being refueled with the engines running during ROVING SANDS '97; a joint service exercise designed to improve air defense capabilities

Private First Class Gerardo Dominguez, a bulk fuel specialist with Mar...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ROVING SANDS Base: Roswell Industrial Air Center State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera... more

F-18 Hornets are being refueled after a mission over the New Mexican desert. Most of the fighters operating at Roswell Industrial Air Center are being refueled with the engines running during Roving Sands 97. ROVING SANDS is a multinational effort and is the largest military exercise on United States soil that allows training in a joint environment to hone command and control procedures and integrate new systems in Theater and Air Missile Defense

F-18 Hornets are being refueled after a mission over the New Mexican d...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ROVING SANDS Base: Roswell Industrial Air Center State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera... more

A row of F-18 Hornets from the VFA-113 Naval Air Station, Lemoore, California, are being refueled on the flight line after a support mission over the New Mexican desert. Most of the fighters operating at Roswell Industrial Air Center are being refueled with the engines running during the world's largest joint service, multi-national tactical air operations exercise

A row of F-18 Hornets from the VFA-113 Naval Air Station, Lemoore, Cal...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ROVING SANDS '97 Base: Roswell State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. C... more

Navy airman Jeffery Ervin, a plane captain with VFA-113 Naval Air Station, Lemoore, California, stands by an F-18 Hornet while it is being "Hot" refueled. Most of the fighters operating at Roswell Industrial Air Center are being refueled with the engines running during the world's largest joint service, multi-national tactical air operations exercise

Navy airman Jeffery Ervin, a plane captain with VFA-113 Naval Air Stat...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ROVING SANDS '97 Base: Roswell State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. C... more

AIRMAN Jeffery Ervin, a plane captain with VFA-113, Naval Air Station, Lemoore, CA, stands by an F-18 Hornet while it is being hot refueled. Most of the fighters operating at Roswell Industrial Air Center are being refueled with the engines running during ROVING SANDS '97. ROVING SANDS is a multinational effort and is the largest military exercise on United States soil that allows training in a joint environment to hone command and control procedures and integrate new systems in Theater and Air Missile Defense

AIRMAN Jeffery Ervin, a plane captain with VFA-113, Naval Air Station,...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ROVING SANDS Base: Roswell Industrial Air Center State: New Mexico (NM) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera... more

A bolt of lightning contacts the ground behind a row of transient Navy and Marine Corps F-18 Hornets on the Charleston AFB, South Carolina, ramp

A bolt of lightning contacts the ground behind a row of transient Navy...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Charleston Air Force Base State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: A1C Gregory L. Davis, USAF R... more

Two Navy F-18 Hornet aircraft, serving as aggressors, fly together

Two Navy F-18 Hornet aircraft, serving as aggressors, fly together

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: JOINT TASK FORCE 95-3 Base: Mcas, Cherry Point State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Came... more

Military Photographer of the Year Winner 1998 Title: First Launch Category: Feature Place: Honorable Mention FeatureFlight deck personnel push the wing of a F-18 Hornet so it can be taken down to the hangar deck. The F-18 Hornet was part of NATC PAX RIVER taking part of the flight deck certification of the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75)

Military Photographer of the Year Winner 1998 Title: First Launch Cate...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Jorge L. Mendez Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A C-130 Hercules attached to Marine Arial Refueler Transport Squadron-252 [VMGR-252] Marine Corps Air Station [MCAS] Cherry Point, North Carolina, refuels (left wing) two F-18 Hornets, from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron [VMFA] in Beaufort South Carolina, and two AV-8 Harriers attached to Marine Attack Squadron-231 [VMA-231] in MCAS Cherry Point

A C-130 Hercules attached to Marine Arial Refueler Transport Squadron-...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: North Carolina (NC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military ... more

An F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter assigned to the 114th Fighter Wing (FW) of the Air National Guard (ANG), Joe Foss Field, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, taxis past a Kuwaiti F-18 Hornet multi-mission fighter at Ahmed Al Jaber Air Base, Kuwait, in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH 1998

An F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter assigned to the 114th Fighter Wing (FW...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: SOUTHERN WATCH 1998 Base: Ahmed Al Jaber Air Base State: Al Ahmadi Country: Kuwait (KWT) Scene Major Command Shown: ACC Sce... more

As the sun sets, flight operations on the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS CARL VINSON (CVN-70) are just warming up as an F-18 Hornet crew participates in the exercise RIMPAC 98

As the sun sets, flight operations on the nuclear-powered aircraft car...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: RIMPAC '98 State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Ph1(Nac) Spike Call Release Sta... more

An F-18 aircraft catapults from the flight deck of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS CARL VINSON (CVN-70) during the exercise RIMPAC 98

An F-18 aircraft catapults from the flight deck of the nuclear-powered...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: RIMPAC '98 State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Ph1(Nac) Spike Call Release Sta... more

Harrison Ford takes a break to inspect the cockpit of a F-18 Hornet, while filming a scene from his current movie project Random Hearts, aboard Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland

Harrison Ford takes a break to inspect the cockpit of a F-18 Hornet, w...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station Patuxent River State: Maryland (MD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Damon J. Moritz, USN Re... more

Harrison Ford takes a break to sign autographs in front of a F-18 Hornet while filming a scene from his current movie project, Random Hearts, aboard Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland

Harrison Ford takes a break to sign autographs in front of a F-18 Horn...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station Patuxent River State: Maryland (MD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Damon J. Moritz, USN Re... more

Harrison Ford takes a break to inspect the cockpit of a F-18 Hornet, while filming a scene from his current movie project Random Hearts, aboard Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland

Harrison Ford takes a break to inspect the cockpit of a F-18 Hornet, w...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station Patuxent River State: Maryland (MD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Damon J. Moritz, USN Re... more

Corporal Bridges Marine Aviation Fighter Attack Squadron and Lance Corporal Brown Marine Aviation Fighter Attack Squadron, load an MK83 1000 pound bomb onto an F-18 Hornet during WEAPONS AND TACTICS INSTRUCTION 1-99

Corporal Bridges Marine Aviation Fighter Attack Squadron and Lance Cor...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: WEAPONS AND TACTICS INSTRUCTION 1-99 Base: Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of Ameri... more

A group of F-18 Hornets, parked on the flight deck of the USS KITTY HAWK at Pier 8 in the Port of Pusan, Republic of Korea on Oct. 14, 1998. The aircraft carrier USS KITTY HAWK came to port for liberty leave and while in Korea had allowed the citizens to tour its decks. The KITTY HAWK originates from Yokosuka, Japan and is the oldest vessel in the US Navy today that is still in operation

A group of F-18 Hornets, parked on the flight deck of the USS KITTY HA...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: FOAL EAGLE '98KOREA CD Base: Pusan Country: Republic Of Korea (KOR) Scene Camera Operator: SPC Christina Ann Horne Release S... more

An F-18 Hornet, parked on the flight deck of the USS KITTY HAWK at Pier 8 in the Port of Pusan, Republic of Korea on Oct. 14, 1998. The aircraft carrier USS KITTY HAWK originates from Yokosuka, Japan and is the oldest vessel in the US Navy today that is still in operation

An F-18 Hornet, parked on the flight deck of the USS KITTY HAWK at Pie...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: FOAL EAGLE '98'KOREA CD Base: Pusan Country: Republic Of Korea (KOR) Scene Camera Operator: SPC Christina Ann Horne Release ... more

An F-18 "Hornet" attached to Fighter Attack Squadron Eighty-Seven (VFA-87) seemingly glides in for a precision landing on the flight deck of the USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT. Department of Defense officials have stated that the THEODORE ROOSEVELT is in position for air strikes in support of NATO Operation Allied Force

An F-18 "Hornet" attached to Fighter Attack Squadron Eighty-Seven (VFA...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ALLIED FORCE Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Donne Mckissic Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military ... more

An Aviation Ordnanceman clears the safety pin from the wing mounted AIM-9 "Sidewinder" air-to-air missile prior to the launch of an F-18 "Hornet. " The USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) and its embarked carrier air wing are participating in air strikes in the former Yugoslavia in support of NATO Operation Allied Force

An Aviation Ordnanceman clears the safety pin from the wing mounted AI...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ALLIED FORCE Country: Adriatic Sea Scene Camera Operator: Ph1 Dennis D. Taylor Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... more

Flight deck crewmembers prepare an F-18 "Hornet" for launch down the forward catapult. USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) and its embarked carrier air wing are participating in air strikes (not shown) over the former Yugoslavia in support of NATO Operation Allied Force

Flight deck crewmembers prepare an F-18 "Hornet" for launch down the f...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ALLIED FORCE Country: Adriatic Sea Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Robert Mcrill Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milit... more

Simulated Bomb explodes from F-18 Hornet (not shown) on Red Beach during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '99 held at Camp Pendleton, California. KERNEL BLITZ is a bi-annual Commander-in-CHIEF Pacific (CINCPAC) fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) focused on operational/tactical training of Commander, Third Fleet (C3F)/ I Marine Expeditionary Forces (MEF) and Commander, Amphibious Group 3 (CPG-3)/ 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV). KERNEL BLITZ is designed to enhance the training of Sailors and Marines in the complexities of brigade-size amphibious assault operations

Simulated Bomb explodes from F-18 Hornet (not shown) on Red Beach duri...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ Base: Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Maj... more

Adriatic Sea, May 3rd, 1999 - Through the "sea haze" high above the Adriatic Sea, the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) launches an F-18 "Hornet" from one of its (forward) bow catapults. Theodore Roosevelt and its embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) is currently on a regularly scheduled deployment, and is participating in the NATO-led operation Allied Force over the former Yugoslavia

Adriatic Sea, May 3rd, 1999 - Through the "sea haze" high above the Ad...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: NATO Country: Adriatic Sea Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Bobby Mcrill Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servi... more

Marine Air Support Services, Camp Pendleton, F-18's and their components, during Brightstar 1999-2000 held thoughout October and November on Mubark Military Base in Egypt

Marine Air Support Services, Camp Pendleton, F-18's and their componen...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIGHTSTAR 1999-2000 Base: Mubarak Military City Country: Egypt (EGY) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Christopher L. Vallee Rele... more

Right side profile, medium shot at nighttime, through a Starlight System as a US Air Force MSGT Dan P. Svymbersky, left Life Support Instuctor assigned to the 182nd Airlift Wing, Illinois Air National Guard, Peoria, IL acting as a simulated F-18 survivor uses the "firefly" strobe device to signal friendly forces of his location. Desert Rescue is a Joint Service Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) exercise designed to fully integrate planning and execution of both immediate and dedicated missions

Right side profile, medium shot at nighttime, through a Starlight Syst...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT RESCUE Base: Naval Air Station, Fallon State: Nevada (NV) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operat... more

Straight on medium close-up shot at nighttime through a Starlight System as US Air Force Life Support Instructor, MASTER Sergeant Dan P. Svymbersky, simulates an F-18 pilot that has been shot down. He is attempting contact with search and rescue forces using his PRC-112 radio. Desert Rescue is the premiere SAR (Search and Rescue) training conducted at the ranges of Fallon Naval Air Station, Nevada. This mission is indirect support of Exercise Desert Rescue VIII

Straight on medium close-up shot at nighttime through a Starlight Syst...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT RESCUE Base: Naval Air Station, Fallon State: Nevada (NV) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operat... more

Straight on medium shot as USAF MASTER Sergeant Dan P. Svymbersky, right, Life Support Instructor assigned to the 182nd Airlift Wing, Illinois, Air National Guard, Peoria, Illinois, and Survival Evasion Rescue and Escape instructor AIRMAN First Class Patrick Ching, left, from the 22nd Training Squadron, Fairchild AFB acting as simulated F-18, survivors are interrogated by Search and Rescue Forces prior to rescue pick up. The HH-60 from Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Wing Pacific stationed NAS North Island, Coronado California. Desert Rescue is a Joint Service Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR), exercise designed to fully integrate planning and execution of both immediate and dedicated...

Straight on medium shot as USAF MASTER Sergeant Dan P. Svymbersky, rig...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Straight on medium shot as USAF Master Sergeant Dan P. Svymbersky, right, Life Support Instructor assigned to the 182nd Airlift... more

Four U.S. Navy Blue Angels F-18 Hornet aircraft perform a low level, high-speed inverted maneuver during the Joint Services Open House 2000

Four U.S. Navy Blue Angels F-18 Hornet aircraft perform a low level, h...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Andrews Air Force Base State: Maryland (MD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Joseph Lozada Release Status: Rel... more

During the Joint Services Open House 2000, two U.S. Navy Blue Angels F-18 Hornet aircraft perform a low speed, low-level and gear-down inverted maneuver

During the Joint Services Open House 2000, two U.S. Navy Blue Angels F...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Andrews Air Force Base State: Maryland (MD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Joseph Lozada Release Status: Rel... more

Six U.S. Navy Blue Angels F-18 Hornet perform a double echelon fly-by maneuver during the Joint Services Open House 2000

Six U.S. Navy Blue Angels F-18 Hornet perform a double echelon fly-by ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Andrews Air Force Base State: Maryland (MD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Joseph Lozada Release Status: Rel... more

During the Joint Services Open House 2000, four U.S. Navy Blue Angels F-18 Hornet aircraft perform a low speed, low-level and gear-down inverted maneuver

During the Joint Services Open House 2000, four U.S. Navy Blue Angels ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Andrews Air Force Base State: Maryland (MD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Joseph Lozada Release Status: Rel... more

Two U.S. Navy Blue Angels, F-18 Hornet aircraft run-up their engines on takeoff during the Joint Services Open House 2000

Two U.S. Navy Blue Angels, F-18 Hornet aircraft run-up their engines o...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Andrews Air Force News State: Maryland (MD) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Joseph Lozada Release Status: Rel... more

Corporal Deleon of Marine Wing Support Squadron 372 (MWSS-372), refuels an F-18 Hornet shortly after it lands while conducting training during Combined Arms Exercise (CAX), at the Expeditionary Airfield, Camp Wilson, 29 Palms, California

Corporal Deleon of Marine Wing Support Squadron 372 (MWSS-372), refuel...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: COMBINED ARMS EXERCISE (CAX) Base: Twentynine Palms State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Maj... more

Aviation Boatswain's Mate AIRMAN (ABAN) Tommy Buettner and Aviation Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class (AB2) Bradley Fikes give the thumbs up to launch an F-18 "Hornet" attached to the "Rampagers" of Strike Fighter Squadron Eight Three (VFA-83) from the flight deck of USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73)

Aviation Boatswain's Mate AIRMAN (ABAN) Tommy Buettner and Aviation Bo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Uss George Washington (CVN 73) Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 J. Scott Campbell, USN Release Status: Released to Pub... more

Sailors join together to push an F/18 "HORNET" into position during flight operations aboard the USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN 72), during Operation SOUTHERN WATCH 2000

Sailors join together to push an F/18 "HORNET" into position during fl...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: SOUTHERN WATCH 2000 Base: Uss Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Jeff Russell, USN Release Status: Released ... more

An F-18 Hornet aircraft out of the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, piloted by a Marine reservist, begins a hard turn to the right during the Suppression of Enemy Air Defense above the Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii

An F-18 Hornet aircraft out of the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, piloted by a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pohakuloa Training Area State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Ty Hardin, Usmc Release Status: R... more

An F-18 Hornet aircraft out of the Dallas/ Ft Worth area being piloted by a Marine reservist. The pilot is practicing manuevers during a Hawaiian Combined Arms Operation above the Pohakuloa Training Area, Hawaii

An F-18 Hornet aircraft out of the Dallas/ Ft Worth area being piloted...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pohakuloa Training Area State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Ty Hardin, Usmc Release Status: R... more

An F/18 Hornet aircraft from Fighter Attack Squadron Thirty Seven (VFA-37) and an S-3 Viking aircraft from Anti-Submarine Warfare Squadron Twenty Two (VS-22) are being lifted from the hangar bay to the flight deck prior to evening flight operations on board USS HARRY S. TRUMAN (CVN 75). Truman is on station in the Persian Gulf in support of Opeation SOUTHERN WATCH

An F/18 Hornet aircraft from Fighter Attack Squadron Thirty Seven (VFA...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: SOUTHERN WATCH Base: USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 H. Dwain Willis, USN Release Status: Released to... more

The setting sun silhouettes the folded wing of an USN F-18 Hornet aircraft, spotted on the flight deck, aboard the USS CONSTELLATION (CV 64) during a Western Pacific 2001 (WESTPAC01) deployment, in support of Operation SOUTHERN WATCH

The setting sun silhouettes the folded wing of an USN F-18 Hornet airc...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: SOUTHERN WATCH Base: Uss Constellation (CV 64) Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Major Command Shown: USS Constellation (CV ... more

GUNNERY SGT. Rome M. Holcomb from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron Five Three Three (VMFA-533) conducts post flight checks on one of four F-18 "Hornet" fighters at Rock Hampton Airport, Australia, on April 29, 2001. The Hornets flew in from Guam to participate in "Exercise TANDEM THRUST," a combined US and Australian military training exercise. The biannual exercise is held in the vicinity of Shoalwater Bay training area, Queensland, Australia. More than 27,000 Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines are participating, with Canadian units taking part as opposing forces. The purpose of the exercise is to train for crisis action planning and execution of contingency response operations

GUNNERY SGT. Rome M. Holcomb from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron Five ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: TANDEM THRUST 2001 Base: Rock Hampton State: Queensland Country: Australia (AUS) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Jeremy Lock, US... more

Private First Class Samual Gregorey, USMC, drives the MHU-83 C/E Munitions Loading System. Other members from the 533rd Marine Strike Fighter Squadron (VMFA) prepare to load three 305 pound Mk 81 practice bombs with Mk 15 bomb retarding fins attached, onto the F/A-18D Hornet during Exercise TANDEM THRUST. The F-18 is also carrying six BDU-48/B 10-pound practice bombs on the A/A37B-6E Multiple Ejector Rack. TANDEM THRUST is a combined US, Australian, and Canadian military training exercise. This biannual exercise is being held in the vicinity Shoalwater Bay training area, Queensland, Australia. The purpose Exercise TANDEM THRUST is to train for crisis action planning and execution...

Private First Class Samual Gregorey, USMC, drives the MHU-83 C/E Munit...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Private First Class Samual Gregorey, USMC, drives the MHU-83 C/E Munitions Loading System. Other members from the 533rd Marine S... more

An F-18 "Hornet" from Marine Strike Fighter Squadron (All Weather) Five Three Three (VMFA)(AW-533) refuels with an aerial tanker, during Exercise TANDEM THRUST 2001

An F-18 "Hornet" from Marine Strike Fighter Squadron (All Weather) Fiv...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: TANDEM THRUST 2001 State: Queensland Country: Australia (AUS) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Spike Call, USN Release Status: Rel... more

An F-18 "Hornet" from Marine Strike Fighter Squadron (All Weather) Five Three Three (VMFA)(AW-533) refuels with an aerial tanker, during Exercise TANDEM THRUST 2001

An F-18 "Hornet" from Marine Strike Fighter Squadron (All Weather) Fiv...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: TANDEM THRUST 2001 State: Queensland Country: Australia (AUS) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Spike Call, USN Release Status: Rel... more

At the entrance to Naval Air Field El Centro, mounted on a pillar, an F-18 Hornet from the Blue Angels Squadron is silhouetted against the desert sunset

At the entrance to Naval Air Field El Centro, mounted on a pillar, an ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Facility, El Centro State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Cory P. Griffith, Usmc ... more

At the entrance to Naval Air Field El Centro, mounted on a pillar, an F-18 Hornet from the Blue Angels Squadron is silhouetted against the desert sunset

At the entrance to Naval Air Field El Centro, mounted on a pillar, an ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Cory P. Griffith, Usmc Rel... more

F/A-18 hornet launches from USS George  Washington

F/A-18 hornet launches from USS George Washington

Atlantic Ocean (Sep. 11, 2001) An F/A-18 "Hornet" launches from the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). Fighter aircraft from Oceana, Va., embarked on board the ship for co... more

USMC personnel conduct routine maintenance on a USMC F-18 Hornet aircraft at Beni Sueif AB, Egypt during Exercise BRIGHT STAR 01/02. BRIGHT STAR 01/02 is a multinational exercise involving more than 74,000 troops from 44 countries that enhances regional stability and military-to-military cooperation among our key allies, and our regional partners. It prepares US Central Command to rapidly deploy and employ the forces needed to deter aggressors and, if necessary, fight and win side-by-side with our allies and regional partners

USMC personnel conduct routine maintenance on a USMC F-18 Hornet aircr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIGHT STAR 01-02 Base: Beni Sueif Air Base Country: Egypt (EGY) Scene Camera Operator: SRA D. Myles Cullen, USAF Release St... more

A view of the flight line at Beni Sueif AB, Egypt during Exercise BRIGHT STAR 01/02 with USAF F-16C Falcon aircraft, USMC F-18 Hornet aircraft and a USAF C-130 Hercules aircraft visible. BRIGHT STAR 01/02 is a multinational exercise involving more than 74,000 troops from 44 countries that enhances regional stability and military-to-military cooperation among our key allies, and our regional partners. It prepares US Central Command to rapidly deploy and employ the forces needed to deter aggressors and, if necessary, fight and win side-by-side with our allies and regional partners

A view of the flight line at Beni Sueif AB, Egypt during Exercise BRIG...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIGHT STAR 01-02 Base: Beni Sueif Air Base Country: Egypt (EGY) Scene Camera Operator: SRA D. Myles Cullen, USAF Release St... more

Technical Sergeant Mike Cahill, a boom operator with the 319th Air Expeditionary Group (AEG), monitors an F-18 Hornet from the Marine Fighter Attack Squadron-251 (VMFA-251), Beaufort, South Carolina, as it drops back after a successful refueling. The 319th AEG deployed to a classified location in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM providing aerial refueling support.In response to the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 at the New York World Trade Center and the Pentagon, President George W. Bush initiated Operation ENDURING FREEDOM in support of the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT), fighting terrorism abroad

Technical Sergeant Mike Cahill, a boom operator with the 319th Air Exp...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Scott Reed, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... more

Weapons Ready for Launch

Weapons Ready for Launch

In the skies over Afghanistan (Oct. 31, 2001) Two 500-pound Laser Guided Bomb Units (GBU-12) (left) and an AIM-9 Sidewinder short-range air-to-air missile are visible on the wing of an F/A-18 Hornet from the "M... more

F/A-18 Ready For Launch

F/A-18 Ready For Launch

At sea aboard USS Kitty Hawk (Nov. 02, 2001) An F/A-18 Hornet from the Dambusters of Strike Fighter Squadron One Nine Five (VFA-195) roars down the flight deck of USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) loaded with ordnance on ... more

Ready on the Flight Deck

Ready on the Flight Deck

At sea aboard USS Kitty Hawk (Nov. 02, 2001) An F/A-18 Hornet from the Dambusters of Strike Fighter Squadron One Nine Five (VFA-195) is readied for launch off the flight deck of USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63). Kitty Ha... more

Early Morning Flight

Early Morning Flight

Southwest Asia (Nov. 04, 2001) An F/A-18 Hornet from the "Mighty Shrikes" of Strike Fighter Squadron Nine Four (VFA-94) carries a strike payload consisting of an AIM-9 "Sidewinder" missile and JDAM (Joint Direc... more

Taking on More Gas

Taking on More Gas

Enduring Freedom (Nov. 07, 2001) A U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornet prepares to take on fuel from a U.S. Air Force KC-10 Extender while flying in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Aircraft from the carries Carl Vi... more

F/A-18 Hornet on combat mission over Afghanistan.

F/A-18 Hornet on combat mission over Afghanistan.

In the skies over Afghanistan (Mar. 19, 2002) A U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornet assigned to the "Knighthawks" of Strike Fighter Squadron One Three Six (VFA-136) conducts a patrol mission over Afghanistan. Kennedy and ... more

Lt. Cmdr. Alston Head from Fort Worth, Texas launches an F/A-18 Hornet assigned to the Checkerboards of Marine Strike Fighter Squadron Three One Two (VMFA-312).

Lt. Cmdr. Alston Head from Fort Worth, Texas launches an F/A-18 Hornet...

Arabian Gulf (Jan. 08, 2003) Lt. Cmdr. Alston Head from Fort Worth, Texas launches an F/A-18 Hornet assigned to the Checkerboards of Marine Strike Fighter Squadron Three One Two (VMFA-312) from one of four cata... more

An F/A-18 Hornet makes and arrested landing aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71).

An F/A-18 Hornet makes and arrested landing aboard USS Theodore Roosev...

Mediterranean Sea (Feb. 15, 2003) An F/A-18 Hornet assigned to the "Valions" of Strike Fighter Squadron One Five (VFA-15) makes and arrested landing aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). The Valions are part... more

An F/A-18 Hornet launches from one of four steam-powered catapults.

An F/A-18 Hornet launches from one of four steam-powered catapults.

Mediterranean Sea (Feb. 18, 2003) An F/A-18 Hornet assigned to the "Valions" of Strike Fighter Squadron One Five (VFA-15) launches from one of four steam-powered catapults aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71)... more

Flight deck Sailors position an F-18 �Hornet� in preparation for launch

Flight deck Sailors position an F-18 �Hornet� in preparation for launc...

The Mediterranean (Feb. 25, 2003) Flight deck Sailors position an F-18 Hornet in preparation for launch. USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) and Carrier Air Wing Three (CVW 3) are on a regularly scheduled deployment ... more

Flight deck personnel stand by as an F/A-18 Hornet assigned to the Gunslingers of Strike Fighter Squadron One Zero Five (VFA-105) launches off the flight deck aboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) during morning flight operations

Flight deck personnel stand by as an F/A-18 Hornet assigned to the Gun...

Mediterranean Sea (Mar. 01, 2003) Flight deck personnel stand by as an F/A-18 Hornet assigned to the Gunslingers of Strike Fighter Squadron One Zero Five (VFA-105) launches off the flight deck aboard USS Harry ... more

F/A-18 night launch aboard USS Harry S. Truman CVN 75

F/A-18 night launch aboard USS Harry S. Truman CVN 75

Mediterranean Sea (Mar. 02, 2003) An F/A-18 Hornet makes a night-time catapult launch from the flight deck aboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). Truman and her embarked Carrier Air Wing Three (CVW-3) are on a r... more