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SOUTH CHINA SEA (July 17, 2020) – Lt. Kristin Hope, from Ogden, Utah, left, and Lt. Michael Watson, from Elverson, Pennsylvania, signal an E-2D Hawkeye, assigned to the “Tigertails” of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 125, to launch in support of flight operations, aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). VAW-125 is attached to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, America’s only forward deployed air wing. CVW 5 is embarked aboard Ronald Reagan conducting operations in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Askia Collins)