U.S.S. John Stennis
Night Shift

U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate Airman Andre Rhoden.

January 27, 2002 - Illuminated by moonlight, an F/A-18 "Hornet" from the "Black Knights" of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron Three One Four (VMFA-314) launches from the flight deck of the USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) to conduct aerial missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. The Black Knights of VMFA-314 are embarked with aircraft squadrons from Carrier Air Wing Nine (CVW-9) aboard John C. Stennis.