NAVAIR

EA-6B Prowler

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ARABIAN GULF (Oct. 17, 2014) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Garudas of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 lands on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations, strike operations in Iraq and Syria as directed, and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian Stephens/Released)
ARABIAN GULF (Oct. 17, 2014) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Garudas of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 lands on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations, strike operations in Iraq and Syria as directed, and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian Stephens/Released)

ARABIAN GULF (Sept. 23, 2014) An EA-6B Prowler attached to the Garudas of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) after conducting strike missions against ISIL targets. George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian Stephens/Released)
ARABIAN GULF (Sept. 23, 2014) An EA-6B Prowler attached to the Garudas of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) after conducting strike missions against ISIL targets. George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian Stephens/Released)

ARABIAN GULF (Sept. 23, 2014) An EA-6B Prowler, attached to Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134, prepares to launch from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) to conduct strike missions against ISIL. George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Robert Burck/Released)
ARABIAN GULF (Sept. 23, 2014) An EA-6B Prowler, attached to Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134, prepares to launch from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) to conduct strike missions against ISIL. George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Robert Burck/Released)

ARABIAN GULF (Sept. 16, 2014) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Garudas of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 prepares to land on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Card/Released)
ARABIAN GULF (Sept. 16, 2014) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Garudas of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 prepares to land on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Card/Released)

ARABIAN GULF (Sept. 13, 2014) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Garudas of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 takes off from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian Stephens/Released)
ARABIAN GULF (Sept. 13, 2014) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Garudas of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 takes off from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian Stephens/Released)

ARABIAN GULF (Aug. 26, 2014) Sailors direct an EA-6B Prowler attached to the Garudas of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Card/Released)
ARABIAN GULF (Aug. 26, 2014) Sailors direct an EA-6B Prowler attached to the Garudas of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Card/Released)

ARABIAN GULF (Aug. 18, 2014) An EA-6B Prowler attached to the Garudas of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134, opens its wings before launching from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Margaret Keith/Released)
ARABIAN GULF (Aug. 18, 2014) An EA-6B Prowler attached to the Garudas of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134, opens its wings before launching from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Margaret Keith/Released)

ARABIAN GULF (July 21, 2014) Aviation Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Alex Rose, left, from Lagrange, Ga., and Aviation Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Michael Cornes, from Simi Valley, Calif., inspect an engine cavity of an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Garudas of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Lorelei Vander Griend/Released)
ARABIAN GULF (July 21, 2014) Aviation Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Alex Rose, left, from Lagrange, Ga., and Aviation Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Michael Cornes, from Simi Valley, Calif., inspect an engine cavity of an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Garudas of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Lorelei Vander Griend/Released)

ARABIAN GULF (July 21, 2014) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Garudas of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 prepares to land on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Card/Released)
ARABIAN GULF (July 21, 2014) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Garudas of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 prepares to land on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Card/Released)

ARABIAN GULF (July 8, 2014) Sailors prepare to raise an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Garudas of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Lorelei Vander Griend/Released)
ARABIAN GULF (July 8, 2014) Sailors prepare to raise an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Garudas of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Lorelei Vander Griend/Released)

ARABIAN GULF (July 7, 2014) An EA-6B Prowler, attached to the Garudas of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Card/Released)
ARABIAN GULF (July 7, 2014) An EA-6B Prowler, attached to the Garudas of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Card/Released)

ARABIAN GULF (July 1, 2014) An F/A-18F Super Hornet attached to the Fighting Black Lions of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 213 veers left as Sailors prepare to launch an EA-6B Prowler attached to the Garudas of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Card/Released)
ARABIAN GULF (July 1, 2014) An F/A-18F Super Hornet attached to the Fighting Black Lions of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 213 veers left as Sailors prepare to launch an EA-6B Prowler attached to the Garudas of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Card/Released)

ARABIAN GULF (June 30, 2014) Aviation Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Michael Cornes, left, from Simi Valley, Calif., and Aviation Machinist's Mate 1st Class Yadian Pandiello, from Miami, repair an engine from an EA-6B Prowler aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Lorelei Vander Griend/Released)
ARABIAN GULF (June 30, 2014) Aviation Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Michael Cornes, left, from Simi Valley, Calif., and Aviation Machinist's Mate 1st Class Yadian Pandiello, from Miami, repair an engine from an EA-6B Prowler aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Lorelei Vander Griend/Released)

ARABIAN GULF (JUNE 29, 2014) An EA-6B Prowler attached to the
ARABIAN GULF (JUNE 29, 2014) An EA-6B Prowler attached to the "Garudas" of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 lands on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Card/Released)

ARABIAN GULF (JUNE 29, 2014) ) An EA-6B Prowler attached to the
ARABIAN GULF (JUNE 29, 2014) ) An EA-6B Prowler attached to the "Garudas" of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 prepares to land as two F/A-18E Super Hornets attached to the "Tomcatters" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 31 fly by the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Card/Released)

ARABIAN GULF (June 28, 2014) Aviation Electrician's Mate 1st Class Jason King, left, from Paoli, Ind., and Aviation Electrician's Mate 3rd Class Tim Wright, from Biloxi, Miss., perform a phase inspection on an EA-6B Prowler attached to the
ARABIAN GULF (June 28, 2014) Aviation Electrician's Mate 1st Class Jason King, left, from Paoli, Ind., and Aviation Electrician's Mate 3rd Class Tim Wright, from Biloxi, Miss., perform a phase inspection on an EA-6B Prowler attached to the "Garudas" of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Lorelei Vander Griend/Released)

ARABIAN GULF (June 26, 2014) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) 1st Class Paris Hill salutes as an EA-6B Prowler attached to the
ARABIAN GULF (June 26, 2014) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) 1st Class Paris Hill salutes as an EA-6B Prowler attached to the "Garudas" of the Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134, prepares to launch from the flight deck during flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ryan Seelbach/Released)

ARABIAN GULF (June 25, 2014) An EA-6B Prowler attached to the
ARABIAN GULF (June 25, 2014) An EA-6B Prowler attached to the "Garudas" of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134, takes off from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Card/Released)

ARABIAN GULF (June 19, 2014) Aviation Structural Mechanic 3rd Class Brent Newton, from Daly City, Ca., removes paint from an EA-6B Prowler assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Lorelei R. Vander Griend/Released)
ARABIAN GULF (June 19, 2014) Aviation Structural Mechanic 3rd Class Brent Newton, from Daly City, Ca., removes paint from an EA-6B Prowler assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Lorelei R. Vander Griend/Released)

ARABIAN GULF (June 19, 2014) Lt. Robert Arndt, left, from Town Creek, Ala., and Lt. Christopher Cannon, from Columbia, S.C., give the signal to launch an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the
ARABIAN GULF (June 19, 2014) Lt. Robert Arndt, left, from Town Creek, Ala., and Lt. Christopher Cannon, from Columbia, S.C., give the signal to launch an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the "Garudas" of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Maggie Keith/Released)

ARABIAN GULF (June 19, 2014) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Garudas of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 prepares to land on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Card/Released)
ARABIAN GULF (June 19, 2014) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Garudas of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 prepares to land on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Card/Released)

ARABIAN GULF (June 16, 2014) A Sailor directs a EA-6B Prowler attached to the
ARABIAN GULF (June 16, 2014) A Sailor directs a EA-6B Prowler attached to the "Garudas" of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 as it lands on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua K. Horton/Released)

ARABIAN SEA (JUNE 09, 2014) Cmdr. Chris Jason flying an EA-6B Prowler, performs a flyby exercise as he relieves Cmdr. Aron Buckles as commanding officer of the Garudas of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134, during a change of command ceremony aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Card/Released)
ARABIAN SEA (JUNE 09, 2014) Cmdr. Chris Jason flying an EA-6B Prowler, performs a flyby exercise as he relieves Cmdr. Aron Buckles as commanding officer of the Garudas of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134, during a change of command ceremony aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Card/Released)

ARABIAN SEA (JUNE 09, 2014) Cmdr. Chris Jason flying aircraft 501 prepares to relieve Cmdr. Aron Buckles, flying aircraft 500, as commanding officer of the Garudas of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134, during a change of command ceremony aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Card/Released)
ARABIAN SEA (JUNE 09, 2014) Cmdr. Chris Jason flying aircraft 501 prepares to relieve Cmdr. Aron Buckles, flying aircraft 500, as commanding officer of the Garudas of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134, during a change of command ceremony aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Card/Released)

ARABIAN SEA (March 24, 2014) Aviation Electrician's Mate 3rd Class Michael Goicoechea, from San Diego, assigned to the
ARABIAN SEA (March 24, 2014) Aviation Electrician's Mate 3rd Class Michael Goicoechea, from San Diego, assigned to the "Garudas" of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134, washes an EA-6B Prowler aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Andrew Johnson/Released)

PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 10, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 prepares to launch off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) during the departure of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11. CVW-11 fixed wing aircraft flew off Nimitz to return home after more than eight months deployed to the U.S. 5th, 6th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Kelly M. Agee/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 10, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 prepares to launch off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) during the departure of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11. CVW-11 fixed wing aircraft flew off Nimitz to return home after more than eight months deployed to the U.S. 5th, 6th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Kelly M. Agee/Released)

PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 7, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler, assigned to the
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 7, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler, assigned to the "Gray Wolves" of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142, shoots flares as it passes the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) during an airshow performed by the squadrons of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11. Nimitz is transiting the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) after spending eight months deployed to the U.S. 5th, 6th and 7th Fleet AORs. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Siobhana R. McEwen/Released)

PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 1, 2013) An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Argonauts of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 147 and an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 perform inflight refueling over the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is transiting the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) after spending eight months deployed to the U.S. 5th, 6th, and 7th Fleet AORs. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Aiyana S. Paschal/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 1, 2013) An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Argonauts of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 147 and an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 perform inflight refueling over the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is transiting the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) after spending eight months deployed to the U.S. 5th, 6th, and 7th Fleet AORs. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Aiyana S. Paschal/Released)

INDIAN OCEAN (Nov. 18, 2013) Sailors perform maintenance on an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 on the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Eric M. Butler/ Released)
INDIAN OCEAN (Nov. 18, 2013) Sailors perform maintenance on an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 on the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Eric M. Butler/ Released)

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 06, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Lancers of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 131 prepares to launch from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan and the embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2 are underway conducting carrier qualifications. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Timothy Schumaker/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 06, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Lancers of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 131 prepares to launch from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan and the embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2 are underway conducting carrier qualifications. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Timothy Schumaker/Released)

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Nov. 6, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is deployed supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jacquelyn D. Childs/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Nov. 6, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is deployed supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jacquelyn D. Childs/Released)

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 4, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Lancers of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 131 approaches the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan and the embarked Carrier Air Wing 2 are underway conducting carrier qualifications. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Charles D. Gaddis IV/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 4, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Lancers of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 131 approaches the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan and the embarked Carrier Air Wing 2 are underway conducting carrier qualifications. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Charles D. Gaddis IV/Released)

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Oct. 26, 2013) Aviation Machinist's Mate 3rd Class Garrett Moss, front, performs maintenance on an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 as Aviation Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Daniel Jaxheimer, left, and Aviation Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Cody Munguia watch, on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is deployed supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Siobhana R. McEwen/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Oct. 26, 2013) Aviation Machinist's Mate 3rd Class Garrett Moss, front, performs maintenance on an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 as Aviation Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Daniel Jaxheimer, left, and Aviation Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Cody Munguia watch, on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is deployed supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Siobhana R. McEwen/Released)

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Oct. 26, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 prepares to land on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is deployed supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Eric M. Butler/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Oct. 26, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 prepares to land on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is deployed supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Eric M. Butler/Released)

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Oct. 26, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 launches off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is deployed supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Kelly M. Agee/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Oct. 26, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 launches off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is deployed supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Kelly M. Agee/Released)

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Sept. 21, 2013) Aviation Structural Mechanic 2nd Class Gary Manley, of Nashville, Tenn., conducts an engine cavity inspection on an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Siobhana R. McEwen/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Sept. 21, 2013) Aviation Structural Mechanic 2nd Class Gary Manley, of Nashville, Tenn., conducts an engine cavity inspection on an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Siobhana R. McEwen/Released)

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Sept. 21, 2013) Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) perform maintenance on the pilot seats of an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Kole E. Carpenter/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Sept. 21, 2013) Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) perform maintenance on the pilot seats of an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Kole E. Carpenter/Released)

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Sept. 10, 2013) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) 3rd Class Mario Otero turns quickly after signaling to launch an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr./Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Sept. 10, 2013) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) 3rd Class Mario Otero turns quickly after signaling to launch an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr./Released)

RED SEA (Sept. 4, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 moves across the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Chris Bartlett/Released)
RED SEA (Sept. 4, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 moves across the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Chris Bartlett/Released)

RED SEA (Sept. 4, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VMFA) 323 launches off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Chris Bartlett/Released)
RED SEA (Sept. 4, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VMFA) 323 launches off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Chris Bartlett/Released)

RED SEA (Sept. 4, 2013) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 2nd Class Terence Emanuel directs an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Kelly M. Agee/Released)
RED SEA (Sept. 4, 2013) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 2nd Class Terence Emanuel directs an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Kelly M. Agee/Released)

RED SEA (Sept. 4, 2013) Aviation Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Cody Munguia assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 inspects an EA-6B Prowler before launch off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Kelly M. Agee/Released)
RED SEA (Sept. 4, 2013) Aviation Machinist's Mate 2nd Class Cody Munguia assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 inspects an EA-6B Prowler before launch off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Kelly M. Agee/Released)

ARABIAN SEA (Aug. 30, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 launches off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Kelly M. Agee /Released)
ARABIAN SEA (Aug. 30, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 launches off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Kelly M. Agee /Released)

GULF OF OMAN (Aug. 28, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 is directed to the catapult on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr./Released)
GULF OF OMAN (Aug. 28, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 is directed to the catapult on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr./Released)

GULF OF OMAN (Aug. 24, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 lands on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr./Released)
GULF OF OMAN (Aug. 24, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 lands on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr./Released)

GULF OF OMAN (Aug. 24, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142, left, launches as an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Blue Diamonds of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 146 prepares to launch off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Kelly M. Agee/Released)
GULF OF OMAN (Aug. 24, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142, left, launches as an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Blue Diamonds of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 146 prepares to launch off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Kelly M. Agee/Released)

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Aug. 2013) Sailors assigned to the Garudas of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 perform maintenance on an engine from an EA-6B Prowler in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is conducting tailored ship's training availability and final evaluation problem (TSTA/FEP) in the Atlantic Ocean. TSTA prepares the ship and crew for full integration into a carrier strike group through a wide range of mission-critical operations and is assessed by Afloat Training Group. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Card/Released)
ATLANTIC OCEAN (Aug. 2013) Sailors assigned to the Garudas of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 perform maintenance on an engine from an EA-6B Prowler in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is conducting tailored ship's training availability and final evaluation problem (TSTA/FEP) in the Atlantic Ocean. TSTA prepares the ship and crew for full integration into a carrier strike group through a wide range of mission-critical operations and is assessed by Afloat Training Group. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Card/Released)

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Aug. 16, 2013) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) Airman Max Christy, right, from Redmond, Calif., and Airman Sadie Sutton, from Roseville, Calif., wait for the call to move an E/A-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Kole E. Carpenter/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Aug. 16, 2013) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) Airman Max Christy, right, from Redmond, Calif., and Airman Sadie Sutton, from Roseville, Calif., wait for the call to move an E/A-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Kole E. Carpenter/Released)

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Aug. 8, 2013) Sailors move an EA-6B Prowler assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 141 into the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is conducting tailored ship's training availability and final evaluation problem (TSTA/FEP) in the Atlantic Ocean. TSTA prepares the ship and crew for full integration into a carrier strike group through a wide range of mission-critical operations and is assessed by Afloat Training Group. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Gregory Wilhelmi/Released)
ATLANTIC OCEAN (Aug. 8, 2013) Sailors move an EA-6B Prowler assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 141 into the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is conducting tailored ship's training availability and final evaluation problem (TSTA/FEP) in the Atlantic Ocean. TSTA prepares the ship and crew for full integration into a carrier strike group through a wide range of mission-critical operations and is assessed by Afloat Training Group. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Gregory Wilhelmi/Released)

GULF OF OMAN (Aug. 6, 2013) Aviation Electrician's Mate 1st Class Margarita Zuniga, from Arrey, N.M., inspects an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Aiyana Paschal/Released)
GULF OF OMAN (Aug. 6, 2013) Aviation Electrician's Mate 1st Class Margarita Zuniga, from Arrey, N.M., inspects an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Aiyana Paschal/Released)

NORTH ARABIAN SEA (July 19, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 lands on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr./Released)
NORTH ARABIAN SEA (July 19, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 lands on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr./Released)

NORTH ARABIAN SEA (July 19, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 prepares to land on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr./Released)
NORTH ARABIAN SEA (July 19, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 prepares to land on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr./Released)

NORTH ARABIAN SEA (July 17, 2013) Aviation Structural Mechanic (Equipment) 1st Class Harold McHugh assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 prepares to install a seat in an EA-6B Prowler aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nathan R. McDonald/Released)
NORTH ARABIAN SEA (July 17, 2013) Aviation Structural Mechanic (Equipment) 1st Class Harold McHugh assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 prepares to install a seat in an EA-6B Prowler aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nathan R. McDonald/Released)

GULF OF OMAN (July 13, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 prepares to launch from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Derek A. Harkins/Released)
GULF OF OMAN (July 13, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 prepares to launch from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Derek A. Harkins/Released)

GULF OF OMAN (July 13, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 launches fom the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Kelly M. Agee/Released)
GULF OF OMAN (July 13, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 launches fom the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Kelly M. Agee/Released)

GULF OF OMAN (July 1, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 prepares to land on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Kelly M. Agee/ Released)
GULF OF OMAN (July 1, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 prepares to land on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Kelly M. Agee/ Released)

<p>ATLANTIC OCEAN (June 30, 2013) EA-6B Prowlers assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 perform a formation fly-by after launching from the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is returning to homeport in Norfolk, Va., after operating in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ryan D. McLearnon/Released)</p>

ATLANTIC OCEAN (June 30, 2013) EA-6B Prowlers assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 perform a formation fly-by after launching from the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is returning to homeport in Norfolk, Va., after operating in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ryan D. McLearnon/Released)


<p>ATLANTIC OCEAN (June 30, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 launches from the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is returning to homeport in Norfolk, Va., after operating in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ryan D. McLearnon/Released)</p>

ATLANTIC OCEAN (June 30, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 launches from the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is returning to homeport in Norfolk, Va., after operating in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ryan D. McLearnon/Released)


<p>ATLANTIC OCEAN (June 30, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 launches from the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhoweris returning to homeport in Norfolk, Va., after operating in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ryan D. McLearnon/Released)</p>

ATLANTIC OCEAN (June 30, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 launches from the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhoweris returning to homeport in Norfolk, Va., after operating in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ryan D. McLearnon/Released)


GULF OF OMAN (June 15, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 lands on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr./Released)
GULF OF OMAN (June 15, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 lands on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr./Released)

GULF OF OMAN (June 13, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 prepares to launch from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) to support Operation Enduring Freedom. The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr./Released)
GULF OF OMAN (June 13, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 prepares to launch from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) to support Operation Enduring Freedom. The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr./Released)

GULF OF OMAN (June 13, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 prepares to launch from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) to support Operation Enduring Freedom. The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr./Released)
GULF OF OMAN (June 13, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 prepares to launch from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) to support Operation Enduring Freedom. The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr./Released)

INDIAN OCEAN (June 12, 2013) Plane captains run checks on EA-6B Prowlers assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Chris Bartlett/Released)
INDIAN OCEAN (June 12, 2013) Plane captains run checks on EA-6B Prowlers assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Chris Bartlett/Released)

INDIAN OCEAN (June 8, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 lands on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr./Released)
INDIAN OCEAN (June 8, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 lands on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr./Released)

INDIAN OCEAN (June 4, 2013) Aviation Electrician's Mate 3rd Class Amber Parmerlee, of Ellensburg, Wash., and currently assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142, climbs onto a EA-6B Prowler on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Devin Wray/Released)
INDIAN OCEAN (June 4, 2013) Aviation Electrician's Mate 3rd Class Amber Parmerlee, of Ellensburg, Wash., and currently assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142, climbs onto a EA-6B Prowler on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Devin Wray/Released)

NORTH ARABIAN SEA (June 3, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 launches off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Andrew Schneider/Released)
NORTH ARABIAN SEA (June 3, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 launches off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Andrew Schneider/Released)

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (May 23, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140, embarked aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), departs after an aerial refueling with an Air Force KC-135R Stratotanker during combat missions. Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Staff Sgt. Corey Storey/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (May 23, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140, embarked aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), departs after an aerial refueling with an Air Force KC-135R Stratotanker during combat missions. Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Staff Sgt. Corey Storey/Released)

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (May 23, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140, embarked aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), prepares for an aerial refueling with an Air Force KC-135R Stratotanker during combat missions. Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Staff Sgt. Corey Storey/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (May 23, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140, embarked aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), prepares for an aerial refueling with an Air Force KC-135R Stratotanker during combat missions. Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Staff Sgt. Corey Storey/Released)

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (May 23, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140, embarked aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), prepares for an aerial refueling with an Air Force KC-135R Stratotanker during combat missions. Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Staff Sgt. Corey Storey/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (May 23, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140, embarked aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), prepares for an aerial refueling with an Air Force KC-135R Stratotanker during combat missions. Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Staff Sgt. Corey Storey/Released)

WASHINGTON(May 17, 2013) -- Two EA-6B Prowlers assigned to the
WASHINGTON(May 17, 2013) -- Two EA-6B Prowlers assigned to the "Star Warriors" of Tactical Electronic Attack Squadron VAQ-209 take-off for their final flight at Naval Air Facility Washington D.C. VAQ-209 is transitioning from the EA-6B Prowler aircraft and preparing to transition to the EFA-18 GROWLER located at NAS Whidbey Island, WA. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David A. Frech/Released)

NORTH ARABIAN SEA (May 11, 2013) Airman Patrick Ramsey from Enumclaw, Wash. wipes down the canopy of an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Andrew Schneider/Released)
NORTH ARABIAN SEA (May 11, 2013) Airman Patrick Ramsey from Enumclaw, Wash. wipes down the canopy of an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Andrew Schneider/Released)

NORTH ARABIAN SEA (May 3, 2013) Aviation Structural Mechanic (Equipment) Airman Jeremy Carey and Aviation Structural Mechanic (Equipment) Airman Megan Fechter, assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140, clean the canopy of an EA-6B Prowler in the hangar bay aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ryan D. McLearnon/Released)
NORTH ARABIAN SEA (May 3, 2013) Aviation Structural Mechanic (Equipment) Airman Jeremy Carey and Aviation Structural Mechanic (Equipment) Airman Megan Fechter, assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140, clean the canopy of an EA-6B Prowler in the hangar bay aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ryan D. McLearnon/Released)

PACIFIC OCEAN (May 1, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler from the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 launches from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 are on a deployment to the western Pacific region. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Chris Bartlett/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (May 1, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler from the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 launches from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 are on a deployment to the western Pacific region. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Chris Bartlett/Released)

NORTH ARABIAN SEA (April 20, 2013) Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) clean the windshields of EA-6B Prowlers assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140. Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Rob Rupp/Released)
NORTH ARABIAN SEA (April 20, 2013) Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) clean the windshields of EA-6B Prowlers assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140. Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Rob Rupp/Released)

PACIFIC OCEAN (April 20, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133, top, and two F/A-18F Super Hornets from the Black Aces of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 41 fly in formation above the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group is returning from an eight-month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Ignacio D. Perez/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (April 20, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133, top, and two F/A-18F Super Hornets from the Black Aces of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 41 fly in formation above the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group is returning from an eight-month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Ignacio D. Perez/Released)

PACIFIC OCEAN (April 13,2013) Sailors lower an EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133 in the hangar bay aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Katarzyna Kobiljak/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (April 13,2013) Sailors lower an EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133 in the hangar bay aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Katarzyna Kobiljak/Released)

NORTH ARABIAN SEA (April 11, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 launches from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Andrew Schneider/Released)
NORTH ARABIAN SEA (April 11, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 launches from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Andrew Schneider/Released)

NORTH ARABIAN SEA (April 9, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 performs an arrested landing on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Andrew Schneider/Released)
NORTH ARABIAN SEA (April 9, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 performs an arrested landing on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Andrew Schneider/Released)

NORTH ARABIAN SEA (April 5, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Andrew Schneider/Released)
NORTH ARABIAN SEA (April 5, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Andrew Schneider/Released)

NORTH ARABIAN SEA (April 3, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Brian Wilbur/Released)
NORTH ARABIAN SEA (April 3, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Brian Wilbur/Released)

NORTH ARABIAN SEA (March 27, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 launches as an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Pukin' Dogs of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 143 prepares to launch from the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Andrew Schneider/Released)
NORTH ARABIAN SEA (March 27, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 launches as an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Pukin' Dogs of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 143 prepares to launch from the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Andrew Schneider/Released)

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (March 23, 2013) Aviation Machinist's Mate 3rd Class Ken Azevedo, from Reno, Nev., inspects corrosion control areas on an EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133 aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Marco Villasana/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (March 23, 2013) Aviation Machinist's Mate 3rd Class Ken Azevedo, from Reno, Nev., inspects corrosion control areas on an EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133 aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Marco Villasana/Released)

GULF OF ADEN (March 20, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 performs an arrested recovery on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Andrew Schneider/Released)
GULF OF ADEN (March 20, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 performs an arrested recovery on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Andrew Schneider/Released)

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (March 17, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133 lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Marco Villasana/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (March 17, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133 lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Marco Villasana/Released)

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (March 17, 2013) Sailors stand by as an EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133 prepares to take off from the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Ignacio D. Perez/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (March 17, 2013) Sailors stand by as an EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133 prepares to take off from the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Ignacio D. Perez/Released)

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (March 17, 2013) Three EA-6B Prowlers from the Wizards of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133 and an F/A-18F Super Hornet from the Black Aces of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 41 participate in an aerial change of command for Cmdr. Christopher DeMay and Cmdr. Mike Bisbee over the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). Bisbee relieves DeMay of command of the Wizards. John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (March 17, 2013) Three EA-6B Prowlers from the Wizards of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133 and an F/A-18F Super Hornet from the Black Aces of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 41 participate in an aerial change of command for Cmdr. Christopher DeMay and Cmdr. Mike Bisbee over the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). Bisbee relieves DeMay of command of the Wizards. John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (March 17, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133 launches from the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (March 17, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133 launches from the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (March 11, 2013) Airman Alexander Holton, from Shreveport, La., left, and Airman Nicholas Mastrotataro, from Worcester, Mass., wipe down the canopy of an EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133 on the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Ignacio D. Perez/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (March 11, 2013) Airman Alexander Holton, from Shreveport, La., left, and Airman Nicholas Mastrotataro, from Worcester, Mass., wipe down the canopy of an EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133 on the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Ignacio D. Perez/Released)

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 24, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 approaches the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower departed Naval Station Norfolk on a deployment in support of Maritime Security Operations and Theater Security Cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Kameren Guy Hodnett/Released)
ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 24, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 approaches the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower departed Naval Station Norfolk on a deployment in support of Maritime Security Operations and Theater Security Cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Kameren Guy Hodnett/Released)

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jan. 28, 2013) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Saul Sanchez directs an EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133 aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jan. 28, 2013) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Saul Sanchez directs an EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133 aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jan. 16, 2013) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Andrew Cox directs an EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133 on the flight deck of aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jan. 16, 2013) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Andrew Cox directs an EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133 on the flight deck of aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jan. 6, 2013) Lt. Ron Rumfelt signals for the launch of an EA-6B Prowler from the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jan. 6, 2013) Lt. Ron Rumfelt signals for the launch of an EA-6B Prowler from the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jan. 2, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133 launches off from the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jan. 2, 2013) An EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133 launches off from the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Dec. 31, 2012) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) Airman Juantavius Bridges, from Carrollton, Ga., clears the launching area as an EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Strike Fighter Squadron (VAQ) 133 prepares to launch from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Dec. 31, 2012) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) Airman Juantavius Bridges, from Carrollton, Ga., clears the launching area as an EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Strike Fighter Squadron (VAQ) 133 prepares to launch from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Dec. 31, 2012) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Eric Augustine directs an EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Strike Fighter Squadron (VAQ) 133 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Dec. 31, 2012) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Eric Augustine directs an EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Strike Fighter Squadron (VAQ) 133 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Dec. 5, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler from the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 launches from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is transiting to homeport in Norfolk, Va., after operating in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Nathanael Miller/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Dec. 5, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler from the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 launches from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is transiting to homeport in Norfolk, Va., after operating in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Nathanael Miller/Released)

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 12, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 is readied for takeoff during the disembarkation of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is currently in transit to Naval Air Station North Island after successfully completing the ship's Joint Task Force Exercise. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ryan J. Mayes/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 12, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 is readied for takeoff during the disembarkation of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is currently in transit to Naval Air Station North Island after successfully completing the ship's Joint Task Force Exercise. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ryan J. Mayes/Released)

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (OCT. 29, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 launches from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. The U.S. Navy is reliable, flexible, and ready to respond worldwide on, above, and below the sea. Join the conversation on social media using #warfighting. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Justin R. Wesley/Released)
U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (OCT. 29, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 launches from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. The U.S. Navy is reliable, flexible, and ready to respond worldwide on, above, and below the sea. Join the conversation on social media using #warfighting. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Justin R. Wesley/Released)

U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (OCT. 28, 2012) An E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the Bluetails of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 121 launches from the flight deck while a EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 waits to be directed onto the catapult aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower. Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. The U.S. Navy is constantly deployed to preserve peace, protect commerce, and deter aggression through forward presence. Join the conversation on social media using #warfighting. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Sabrina Fine/Released)
U.S. 5th FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (OCT. 28, 2012) An E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the Bluetails of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 121 launches from the flight deck while a EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 waits to be directed onto the catapult aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower. Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. The U.S. Navy is constantly deployed to preserve peace, protect commerce, and deter aggression through forward presence. Join the conversation on social media using #warfighting. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Sabrina Fine/Released)

PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 24, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is underway participating in its Composite Training Unit Exercise. The U.S. Navy is reliable, flexible, and ready to respond worldwide on, above, and below the sea. Join the conversation on social media using #warfighting. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr./Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 24, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is underway participating in its Composite Training Unit Exercise. The U.S. Navy is reliable, flexible, and ready to respond worldwide on, above, and below the sea. Join the conversation on social media using #warfighting. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr./Released)

PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 24, 2012) A Sailor signals to retract arresting gear after an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is underway participating in Composite Training Unit Exercise. The U.S. Navy is reliable, flexible, and ready to respond worldwide on, above, and below the sea. Join the conversation on social media using #warfighting. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr./Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 24, 2012) A Sailor signals to retract arresting gear after an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is underway participating in Composite Training Unit Exercise. The U.S. Navy is reliable, flexible, and ready to respond worldwide on, above, and below the sea. Join the conversation on social media using #warfighting. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr./Released)

ARABIAN SEA (Oct. 15, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Rooks of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 137 flies over the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65). Enterprise is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Josh Hammond/Released)
ARABIAN SEA (Oct. 15, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Rooks of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 137 flies over the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65). Enterprise is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Josh Hammond/Released)

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ARABIAN SEA  (Oct. 15, 2012) Two EA-6B Prowlers assigned to the Rooks of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 137 fly in formation over the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65). Enterprise is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Josh Hammond/Released)


ARABIAN SEA (Oct. 15, 2012) Two EA-6B Prowlers assigned to the Rooks of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 137 fly in formation over the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65). Enterprise is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. America's Sailors are Warfighters, a fast and flexible force deployed worldwide. Join the conversation on social media using #warfighting. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Josh Hammond/Released)
ARABIAN SEA (Oct. 15, 2012) Two EA-6B Prowlers assigned to the Rooks of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 137 fly in formation over the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65). Enterprise is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. America's Sailors are Warfighters, a fast and flexible force deployed worldwide. Join the conversation on social media using #warfighting. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Josh Hammond/Released)

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Oct. 15, 2012) Capt. Robert Boyer, commander of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 1, Cmdr. Trevor Estes, incoming commanding officer of the Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 137, and Cmdr. Michael MacNicholl, outgoing commanding officer of VAQ-137, fly in formation during an aerial change of command ceremony. CVW 1 and VAQ-137 are deployed aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility to conduct maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. The U.S. Navy has a 237-year heritage of defending freedom and projecting and protecting U.S. interests around the globe. Join the conversation on social media using #warfighting. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Scott Pittman/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Oct. 15, 2012) Capt. Robert Boyer, commander of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 1, Cmdr. Trevor Estes, incoming commanding officer of the Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 137, and Cmdr. Michael MacNicholl, outgoing commanding officer of VAQ-137, fly in formation during an aerial change of command ceremony. CVW 1 and VAQ-137 are deployed aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility to conduct maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. The U.S. Navy has a 237-year heritage of defending freedom and projecting and protecting U.S. interests around the globe. Join the conversation on social media using #warfighting. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Scott Pittman/Released)

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Oct. 15, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Rooks of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 137, prepares to launch from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) before an aerial change of command ceremony. Enterprise is deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. The U.S. Navy has a 237-year heritage of defending freedom and projecting and protecting U.S. interests around the globe. Join the conversation on social media using #warfighting. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Scott Pittman/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Oct. 15, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Rooks of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 137, prepares to launch from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) before an aerial change of command ceremony. Enterprise is deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. The U.S. Navy has a 237-year heritage of defending freedom and projecting and protecting U.S. interests around the globe. Join the conversation on social media using #warfighting. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Scott Pittman/Released)

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Oct. 15, 2012) Cmdr. Michael MacNicholl, outgoing commanding officer of the Rooks of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 137, launches in an EA-6B Prowler from the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) for an aerial change of command ceremony. Enterprise is deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. The U.S. Navy has a 237-year heritage of defending freedom and projecting and protecting U.S. interests around the globe. Join the conversation on social media using #warfighting. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Scott Pittman/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Oct. 15, 2012) Cmdr. Michael MacNicholl, outgoing commanding officer of the Rooks of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 137, launches in an EA-6B Prowler from the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) for an aerial change of command ceremony. Enterprise is deployed to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. The U.S. Navy has a 237-year heritage of defending freedom and projecting and protecting U.S. interests around the globe. Join the conversation on social media using #warfighting. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Scott Pittman/Released)

SOUTH CHINA SEA (Sept. 28, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133 launches from the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). The John C. Stennis carrier strike group is conducting readiness operations in the western Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)
SOUTH CHINA SEA (Sept. 28, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133 launches from the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). The John C. Stennis carrier strike group is conducting readiness operations in the western Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)

ARABIAN SEA (Sept. 26, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler sits on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower as the guided-missile cruiser USS Vicksburg (CG 69) pulls alongside. Dwight D. Eisenhower and Vicksburg are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. Join the conversation on social media using #warfighting. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ryan D. McLearnon/Released)
ARABIAN SEA (Sept. 26, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler sits on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower as the guided-missile cruiser USS Vicksburg (CG 69) pulls alongside. Dwight D. Eisenhower and Vicksburg are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. Join the conversation on social media using #warfighting. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ryan D. McLearnon/Released)

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (Sept. 17, 2012) A shooter launches an EA-6B Prowler from the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 off the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Rob Rupp/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (Sept. 17, 2012) A shooter launches an EA-6B Prowler from the Patriots of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140 off the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Rob Rupp/Released)

ARABIAN SEA (Sept. 4, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Rooks of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 137 is the 100,000th launch from catapult three aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65). Enterprise is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jared King/Released)
ARABIAN SEA (Sept. 4, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Rooks of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 137 is the 100,000th launch from catapult three aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65). Enterprise is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jared King/Released)

ARABIAN SEA (July 11, 2012) A plane captain, assigned to the Lancers of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 131, wipes down the canopy of an EA-6B Prowler on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Lincoln is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan P. Idle/Released)
ARABIAN SEA (July 11, 2012) A plane captain, assigned to the Lancers of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 131, wipes down the canopy of an EA-6B Prowler on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Lincoln is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan P. Idle/Released)

ARABIAN SEA (July 9, 2012) A Sailor signals as an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Lancers of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 131 prepares to launch from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Abraham Lincoln is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Carlos M. Vazquez II/Released)
ARABIAN SEA (July 9, 2012) A Sailor signals as an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Lancers of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 131 prepares to launch from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Abraham Lincoln is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Carlos M. Vazquez II/Released)

ARABIAN GULF (June 11, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Lancers of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 131 prepares to trap the arresting wire aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Abraham Lincoln is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and combat flight operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Joshua E. Walters/Released)
ARABIAN GULF (June 11, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Lancers of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 131 prepares to trap the arresting wire aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Abraham Lincoln is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and combat flight operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Joshua E. Walters/Released)

120519-N-KQ416-237 ARABIAN SEA (May 19, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Lancers of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 131 prepares to trap the arresting wire on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Abraham Lincoln is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Zachary S. Welch/Released)
120519-N-KQ416-237 ARABIAN SEA (May 19, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Lancers of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 131 prepares to trap the arresting wire on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Abraham Lincoln is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Zachary S. Welch/Released)

120514-N-MK401-185 ARABIAN SEA (May 14, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Lancers of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 131 launches from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Lincoln is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Mason D. Campbell/Released
120514-N-MK401-185 ARABIAN SEA (May 14, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Lancers of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 131 launches from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Lincoln is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Mason D. Campbell/Released

120402-N-DR144-247 ARABIAN SEA (April 2, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 launches from the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans/Released)
120402-N-DR144-247 ARABIAN SEA (April 2, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 launches from the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans/Released)

120312-N-JC800-087 ATLANTIC OCEAN (March 12, 2012) Sailors launch an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Rooks of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 137 from the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65). Enterprise is deployed as part of the Enterprise Carrier Strike Group to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Heath Zeigler/Released)
120312-N-JC800-087 ATLANTIC OCEAN (March 12, 2012) Sailors launch an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Rooks of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 137 from the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65). Enterprise is deployed as part of the Enterprise Carrier Strike Group to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Heath Zeigler/Released)

120308-N-DR144-247 ARABIAN GULF (March 8, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 flies over the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans/Released)
120308-N-DR144-247 ARABIAN GULF (March 8, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 flies over the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans/Released)

120214-N-VE260-249 AYASE, Japan (Feb. 14, 2012) Two EA-6B Prowlers attached to the
120214-N-VE260-249 AYASE, Japan (Feb. 14, 2012) Two EA-6B Prowlers attached to the "Gauntlets" of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 136 take off from Naval Air Facility Atsugi for the last time. VAQ-136 has been part of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 for nearly 32 years. (U.S. Navy photo Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Smelley/Released)

120212-N-VO377-089 ARABIAN GULF (Feb. 12, 2012) Sailors assigned to the Lancers of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 131 prepare an EA-6B Prowler for flight operations aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Abraham Lincoln is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan P. Idle/Released)
120212-N-VO377-089 ARABIAN GULF (Feb. 12, 2012) Sailors assigned to the Lancers of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 131 prepare an EA-6B Prowler for flight operations aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Abraham Lincoln is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan P. Idle/Released)

120114-N-BT887-763 ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 14, 2012) A Sailor directs an EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133 aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Benjamin Crossley/Released)
120114-N-BT887-763 ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 14, 2012) A Sailor directs an EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133 aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Benjamin Crossley/Released)

120103-N-OY799-230 ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 3, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133 lands on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)
120103-N-OY799-230 ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 3, 2012) An EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133 lands on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)

111231-N-TZ605-155 PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 31, 2011) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 makes an arrested recovery on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are underway on a western Pacific deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Timothy A. Hazel/Released)
111231-N-TZ605-155 PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 31, 2011) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134 makes an arrested recovery on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are underway on a western Pacific deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Timothy A. Hazel/Released)

111224-N-YB753-036 PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 24, 2011) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Lancers of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 131 approaches the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Lincoln is in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations (AOO) as part of a deployment to the western Pacific and Indian Oceans in support of coalition efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet AOO. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brian Morales/Released)
111224-N-YB753-036 PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 24, 2011) An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Lancers of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 131 approaches the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Lincoln is in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations (AOO) as part of a deployment to the western Pacific and Indian Oceans in support of coalition efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet AOO. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brian Morales/Released)

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Intrepid Tiger pod on an EA-6B Prowler
Intrepid Tiger pod on an EA-6B Prowler

An ALE-43 on an EA-6B Prowler.
An ALE-43 on an EA-6B Prowler.