Sailors assigned to the Eagles of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 115 carry a missile to be attached to an F-A-18E Super Hornet on the flight deck of the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan, the flagship of Carrier Strike Group 5, provides a combat-ready force that protects and defends the United States, as well as the collective maritime interests of its allies and partners in the Indo-Pacific region.