A Greyhound takes off.

PACIFIC OCEAN (Sept. 28, 2012) A C-2A Greyhound from the Providers of Fleet Combat Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 30 launches off the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is returning to the U.S. 7th and 5th Fleet areas of responsibility four months ahead of schedule in order to maintain combatant commander requirements in the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)