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120221-N-DR144-129 ARABIAN GULF (Feb. 21, 2012) A plane captain assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 113 washes sand off an F/A-18C Hornet after a sandstorm 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).