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120125-N-DR144-220 ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 25, 2012) Plane Commander Lt. Cmdr. Tara Refo, assigned to Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 125, inspects the aircraft's propellers before joining four other VAW 125 officers in flying the first all-female crewed combat mission in an E-2C Hawkeye aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans/Released)