LT. BRIAN HESS CONCENTRATES ON PRE-FLIGHT BRIEFING ON CARL VINSON.
Lt. Brian Hess (L), who's call sign is "Heed", from Lemoore,
California, concentrates on the Shrikes Squadron's leader during a
pre-flight briefing where the squadron's F-18 Hornet pilots get their
mission assignments before flying bombing operations on Afghanistan
October 25, 2001. Jet fighter pilots on the USS Carl Vinson are flying
around-the-clock missions against Afghanistan. REUTERS/Jim Hollander