Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Nimitz and CVW-11 Operating in the 5th AOR

F/A-18 strike fighters, assigned to the Black Aces of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 41 and the Warhawks of VFA-97 embarked aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), refuel from an Air Force KC-10 Extender from the 305th Air Mobility Wing (AMW). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)