ARABIAN SEA (Dec. 14, 2018) Two F-35B Lightnings II, assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 211, right, an F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 151, and an F/A-18F Super Hornet, assigned to VFA 41, fly in formation. The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group, Essex Amphibious Ready Group, and 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit are conducting integrated operations in the Arabian Sea to ensure stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points.


U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Connor D. Loessin/Released) 181214-N-YW238-1163