Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Jessica Brown, from Bakersfield, Calif., directs an EA-18G Growler, from the Cougars of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 139 on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) as the ship conducts flight operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group is currently deployed to the area supporting maritime security operations, strike operations in Iraq and Syria as directed, and theater security cooperation efforts in the 5th Fleet AOR. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Scott Fenaroli/Released)
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