F/A-18C Hornet - Valiant Shield 2006.
USS RONALD REAGAN (June 19, 2006) â An F/A-18C Hornet from the Strike Fighter Squadron One One Three (VFA-113) launches from the flight deck of USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). The Ronald Reagan Strike Group is currently participating in Valiant Shield 2006, a major military exercise off the coast of Guam involving 28 Naval vessels including three carrier strike groups. Approximately 290 aircraft and more than 20,000 service members from the Navy, Army, Air Force, Marine Corps and U.S. Coast Guard are taking part in the exercise. Official U.S. Navy photograph by Photographer's Mate Airman (AW/SW) Christine Singh.