A US Navy flight deck director motions an S-3B Viking aircraft from the Sea Control Squadron 31 to the catapult in preparation for launch from the flight deck of the Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN 74). The John C. Stennis Strike Group is currently underway conducting a Composite Training Unit Exercise off the coast of California.(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST 3rd Class Ron Reeves) (Released)