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120225-N-DR144-854 ARABIAN GULF (Feb. 25, 2012) Lt. Michael Loringer, a pilot assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 22, holds formation as his F/A-18F Super Hornet receives fuel from an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 81 flown by Cmdr. Michael River during a mission flown from the 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)