NAVAL AIR FACILITY MISAWA, Japan (April 5, 2012) Aviation Electrician’s Mate Airman Mark Jimenez, assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 1, signals the pilots of a P-3 for takeoff. VP-1 is on deployment to northern Japan in support of US 7th Fleet operations. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Darrius Wharton/Released)

[Image courtesy of the US Navy Website.]