This issue of On Patrol brings together the diverse voices of
individuals who served on or after September 11 in various roles.
Their personal stories illustrate what it means to serve in the
An E-2C Hawkeye from the Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron 116 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson as the ship conducts flight operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman D’Andre L. Roden