Thursday, August 30, 2007

Hornet Over Iraq

An F/A-18C Hornet, assigned to the "Knighthawks" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 136, heads home during sunset over Iraq after completing a close air support mission in support of U.S. and coalition ground forces. VFA-136 is assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 1 embarked aboard nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65). Enterprise Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment in support of maritime operations and the global war on terrorism. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Peter Scheu