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USS Carl Vinson Launches Aircraft to Fight ISIS
ARABIAN GULF (Feb. 2, 2015) Aircraft assigned to Carrier Air Wing 17 conduct flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, maritime security operations, strike operations in Iraq and Syria as directed, and theater security cooperation efforts in the region. (U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Andrew Frisbie/Released)