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An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 113, flown by Cmdr. Craig Sicola, forms up after an aerial refueling during a mission flown from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. 
Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class James Evans Navy Visual News Service (DVIDS)

An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 113, flown by Cmdr. Craig Sicola, forms up after an aerial refueling during a mission flown from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility.

Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class James Evans Navy Visual News Service (DVIDS)

Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class David Myrtil directs an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 81 aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing 17 are underway conducting operations off the coast of Southern California. 
U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans/Released (Navy.mil)

Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class David Myrtil directs an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 81 aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing 17 are underway conducting operations off the coast of Southern California.

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans/Released (Navy.mil)

Remember that photo we posted a few days back of the guy cleaning up a jet? Here’s the fruit of his labor: 
AU.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II aircraft assigned to the 33rd Fighter Wing is displayed during an official roll out ceremony at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Aug. 26, 2011.
(U.S. Air Force photo by Samuel King/Released)

Remember that photo we posted a few days back of the guy cleaning up a jet? Here’s the fruit of his labor:

AU.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II aircraft assigned to the 33rd Fighter Wing is displayed during an official roll out ceremony at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Aug. 26, 2011.

(U.S. Air Force photo by Samuel King/Released)

Senior Airman Arthur Verchot prepares an F-35A Lightning II cockpit for tow operations, part of his duties as one of the few Airmen trained in recovering the Air Force’s newest aircraft at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Aug. 31, 2011. Verchot’s team, part of the 33rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, recovered the aircraft as part of the delivery of the joint strike fighter to the 33rd Fighter Wing. With the assistance of Lockheed Martin logistics support, two Air Force three-man recovery teams are currently trained to support aircraft arrival, with an additional fourteen Airmen trained in towing the jet. (U.S. Air Force photo/Chrissy Cuttita)

Senior Airman Arthur Verchot prepares an F-35A Lightning II cockpit for tow operations, part of his duties as one of the few Airmen trained in recovering the Air Force’s newest aircraft at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Aug. 31, 2011. Verchot’s team, part of the 33rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, recovered the aircraft as part of the delivery of the joint strike fighter to the 33rd Fighter Wing. With the assistance of Lockheed Martin logistics support, two Air Force three-man recovery teams are currently trained to support aircraft arrival, with an additional fourteen Airmen trained in towing the jet.
(U.S. Air Force photo/Chrissy Cuttita)

An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 113 breaks  the sound barrier over the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson  (CVN 70) during an air power demonstration. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air  Wing (CVW) 17 are underway in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of  responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd  Class James R. Evans/Released)

An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 113 breaks the sound barrier over the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during an air power demonstration. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are underway in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans/Released)