Preparing to launch.

From Strategypage: PACIFIC OCEAN (July 5, 2019) Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Connor Akey, from Mobile, Ala., directs an F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the Golden Warriors of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 87 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). Theodore Roosevelt is conducting routine operations in the eastern Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Josiah J. Kunkle)