Ready To Go

Posted 5 April 2012
Photo by MCS Darrius Wharton

US Navy MCPO Mark Jimenez signals the pilots of a P-3C Orion from Patrol Squadron 1 (VP-1) before the crew taxis out 5 April 2012 at Misawa AB, in northern Japan, on 5 April 2012. VP-1, based at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington, is on a six-month deployment to Misawa in support of 7th Fleet Operations. Known as the Screamin’ Eagles, VP-1 is the first Orion squadron to deploy to the base in northern Japan since 2007.

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