The U.S. Navy released a photo of Lt. Larry Young, dressed as Santa, as he signals an F/A-18 E Super Hornet on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71).
The Super Hornets are assigned to the Stingers of Strike Fighter Attack Squadron (VFA) 113
Theodore Roosevelt and its carrier strike group are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations to reassure allies and partners and preserve the freedom of navigation and the free flow of commerce in the region.
The above photo was taken by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Victoria Foley.
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