Military Photo: Diamond Formation


07/19/05 - A U.S. Navy aircraft director watches as four F/A-18C Hornets perform a diamond formation fly-by over the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) on July 19, 2005. The formation is led by Capt. Pat Rainey, Commander, Carrier Air Wing Three (CVW-3). Truman is currently conducting carrier qualifications and operations in the Atlantic Ocean off the eastern coast of the United States, and is also participating in a Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFEX) with USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71).JTFEX is a key component in the training cycle of an aircraft carrier and carrier air wing in the U.S. Navy Fleet Response Plan. DoD photo by Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Kristopher Wilson, U.S. Navy.

Posted: 07/01/2005

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