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120215-N-DR144-115 ARABIAN SEA (Feb. 15, 2012) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) Airman Brad Thomas displays a grease pencil Valentine's Day message to his girlfriend on back of an aircraft weight board before launching aircraft from the bow catapults on the flight deck of 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).