A US Navy (USN) F/A-18C Hornet aircraft assigned to the "Golden Warriors" of Strike Fighter Squadron 87 (VFA-87), launches from the flight deck of the USN Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier, USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71), while the ship and embarked Carrier Air Wing 8 (CVW-8) are underway in the Mediterranean Sea during a regularly scheduled deployment conducting Maritime Security Operations (MOS)