Image of the Day: Clear the Launch Path!


Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Equipment) Airman Daniel Alt clears the launch path of an E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the Seahawks of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VA) 126 after attaching it to a catapult on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).


USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) is the eighth Nimitz-class aircraft carrier of the United States Navy, named after the 33rd President of the United States, Harry S. Truman.

The ship’s callsign is Lone Warrior, and she is currently homeported at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia.

Harry S. Truman was initially the flagship of Carrier Group Two and, beginning 1 October 2004, of Carrier Strike Group Ten.


Press Release, October 02, 2014; Image: U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Karl Anderson