A US Marine Corps (USMC) F/A-18A fighter aircraft Pilot, assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 115 (VMFA-115 ' 'Silver Eagles'), Carrier Air Wing 3 (CVW-3), checks his speed break prior to launching from onboard the US Navy (USN) Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS HARRY S TRUMAN (CVN 75), in order to provide Close Air Support (CAS) and conduct aerial intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance over Iraq, while on a regularly scheduled deployment with the TRUMAN Carrier Strike Group (CSG) in support of the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT)