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VAW-117 Homecoming

An E-2D Advanced Hawkeye assigned to the "Wallbangers" Airborne Command and Control Squadron (VAW) 117 arrives at Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) following a seven-month deployment to U.S. 3rd Fleet and 7th Fleet areas of operations with Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9, embarked aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). CVW-9 deployed with a combination of fourth and fifth-generation platforms that predominantly represent the “Airwing of the Future,” executing more than 21,307 fixed-wing and helicopter flight hours comprising of 10,250 sorties, 8,437 launches and 8,487 aircraft arrestments.

VIRIN: 220809-N-AS200-7402.JPG
Photo by: Ensign Drew Verbis
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Resolution: 3394x2263
Size: 1.39 MB
Location: POINT MUGU, Calif.
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