An E-2C (Hawkeye) from Airborne Early Warning Squadron One Two One (VAW-121)
makes its final approach to the flight deck of the nuclear powered aircraft
carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) on April 17, 1996. The Hawkeye had just
returned from flying a mission over Kuwait and southern Iraq in support of
Operation Southern Watch. The USS George Washington is currently deployed to the
Arabian Sea. DoD photo by Lt. Robert Moore, U.S. Navy.