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Anaheim native serves aboard USS Carl Vinson

Aviation Structural Mechanic 3rd Class Claudia Elantanez Montanez, a native of Anaheim, Calif. assigned to the “Bounty Hunters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 2, performs system checks on an F/A-18F Super Hornet in the hangar bay of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Oct. 20, 2021.

Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability through alliances and partnerships while serving as a ready-response force in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific region.

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This article was released by the Navy Office of Community Outreach.

Editor’s note: we have corrected the last name of this sailor at the request of the public affairs office of the US Navy.