Marines drop ordnance as part of a live-fire exercise.
F/A-18 Takes Off to Attack ISIL in Syria
ARABIAN GULF (Sept. 23, 2014) U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornets and EA-6B Prowler aircraft launch from the flight deck aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) to carry out strikes against ISIL targets. U.S. military and partner nation forces are undertaking military action against ISIL terrorists in Syria using a mix of fighter, bomber and Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles. The USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Carrier Strike Group supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Benjamin Kelly/RELEASED)