"We are stationed out in California at a F/A-18 A-F squadron. We have over 100 jets and more than 250 aircrew. The individuals in these pictures are either pilots or the aircraft maintainers. We only have about 100 Marines in our squadron and over 800 sailors. At this squadron we train student pilots to become fighter pilots to go on to sea going commands and fight the fight. The enlisted side of the house keeps the jets flying and our pilots "hitting their marks."  I myself work on the Equipment that the pilots wear in the jets."