An F/A-18E, assigned to the “Fighting Swordsmen” of Strike Fighter Squadron 83 (VFA-83), flies over the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) in the Atlantic Ocean on April 14, 2019. “Ike” is underway conducting flight deck certification during the basic phase of the Optimized Fleet Response Plan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Gian Prabhudas)


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