030507-N-6669N-002At sea with USS Thomas S. Gates (CG 51) May 7, 2003 — An F/A-18 belonging to The ÒBlue Angels,Ó the U.S. NavyÕs elite flight demonstration team, perform a fly-by of the guided missile cruiser USS Thomas S. Gates (CG 51) during a Maritime Interdiction Operation (MIO) and Vessel Board Search and Seizure (VBSS) team training exercise in the Gulf of Mexico. U.S. Navy photo by Gary Nichols. (RELEASED)