PACIFIC OCEAN (Feb. 12, 2012) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) steams alongside the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is currently operating in the US 7th Fleet area of operations while on a seven month deployment. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)

[Image courtesy of the US Navy Website.]