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120222-N-DR144-104 ARABIAN GULF (Feb. 22, 2012) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) 2nd Class Kamal Pereira, assigned to the Air Department's V-2 Division, stands watch as a holdback operator on the waist catapults as Sailors prepare to launch aircraft on the flight deck aboard 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)