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Buena Park Sailor serves in the Arabian Sea

Aviation Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class Sergio Amaro, from Buena Park, Calif., cleans engine panels of an F/A-18E Super Hornet, from the “Kestrels” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 137, in the hangar bay aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68).

200830-N-KO930-1014 ARABIAN SEA (Aug. 30, 2020) Aviation Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class Sergio Amaro, from Buena Park, Calif., cleans engine panels of an F/A-18E Super Hornet, from the “Kestrels” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 137, in the hangar bay aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz, the flagship of Nimitz Carrier Strike Group, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three critical chokepoints to the free flow of global commerce. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Olivia Banmally Nichols/Released)
Aviation Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class Sergio Amaro. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Olivia Banmally Nichols/Released)

Nimitz, the flagship of Nimitz Carrier Strike Group, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three critical chokepoints to the free flow of global commerce.

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