Sailors inspect an F/A-18E Super Hornet on the flight deck of the USS Nimitz during Operation Octave Quartz in the Indian Ocean, Jan. 1, 2021. During the mission, Defense Department forces in Somalia relocated to other East Africa operating locations.

Recently, the USS Nimitz and its Carrier Strike Group have been redeployed to the Persian Gulf as tensions between the United States and Iran continue to increase. Read the full story here.