william e. gortney

Operation Enduring Freedom (Mar. 29, 2002) – An F/A-18 “Hornet” from Strike Fighter Squadron One Three One (VFA-131) flies equipped with the first combat carriage of the new GBU-32 Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) mounted under its starboard (right) wing. VFA-131 is part of Carrier Air Wing Seven (CVW-7), deployed aboard USS John F. Kennedy and is conducting combat missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. U.S. Navy photo by Capt. William E. Gortney. (RELEASED)