At sea aboard USS John C. Stennis

At sea aboard USS John C. Stennis

WAX2002022104 - At sea aboard USS John C. Stennis, Feb. 21, 2002, (UPI) -- An Aviation Boatswain's Mate directs an F/A-18 "Hornet" strike fighter into position over one of the shipÕs steam driven catapult systems, awaiting final preparations for launch. John C. Stennis and Carrier Air Wing Nine are conducting combat missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. cc/US NAVY/Jayme Pastoric UPI