Sailors from VP-8 practice loading live AGM-84Ds at Kadena, Japan

OKINAWA, Japan (Oct. 31, 2017) Sailors assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 8 use a forklift to transport an AGM-84D Harpoon missile to a P-8A Poseidon aircraft for onload at Kadena Air Base, Japan. VP-8 is currently deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility conducting Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) and Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) missions, as well as providing maritime domain awareness to theater-level commanders. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jerome D. Johnson /Released)

OKINAWA, Japan (Oct. 31, 2017) Sailors assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 8 use a forklift to transport an AGM-84D Harpoon missile to a P-8A Poseidon aircraft for onload at Kadena Air Base, Japan. VP-8 is currently deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility conducting Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) and Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) missions, as well as providing maritime domain awareness to theater-level commanders. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jerome D. Johnson /Released)


OKINAWA, Japan (Oct. 31, 2017) Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class James Simmons, assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 8, signals to a forklift operator during an AGM-84D Harpoon missile onload for a P-8A Poseidon aircraft at Kadena Air Base, Japan. VP-8 is currently deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility conducting Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) and Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) missions, as well as providing maritime domain awareness to theater-level commanders. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jerome D. Johnson /Released)

OKINAWA, Japan (Oct. 31, 2017) Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class James Simmons, assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 8, signals to a forklift operator during an AGM-84D Harpoon missile onload for a P-8A Poseidon aircraft at Kadena Air Base, Japan. VP-8 is currently deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility conducting Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) and Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) missions, as well as providing maritime domain awareness to theater-level commanders. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jerome D. Johnson /Released)

OKINAWA, Japan (Oct. 31, 2017) Sailors assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 8 take a group photograph in front of a P-8A Poseidon aircraft at Kadena Air Base, Japan. VP-8 is currently deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility conducting Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) and Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) missions, as well as providing maritime domain awareness to theater-level commanders. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jerome D. Johnson /Released)

OKINAWA, Japan (Oct. 31, 2017) Sailors assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 8 take a group photograph in front of a P-8A Poseidon aircraft at Kadena Air Base, Japan. VP-8 is currently deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility conducting Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) and Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) missions, as well as providing maritime domain awareness to theater-level commanders. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jerome D. Johnson /Released)

OKINAWA, Japan (Oct. 31, 2017) Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class James Simmons, assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 8, performs a P-8A Poseidon aircraft inspection prior to an AGM-84D Harpoon missile onload at Kadena Air Base, Japan. VP-8 is currently deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility conducting Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) and Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) missions, as well as providing maritime domain awareness to theater-level commanders. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jerome D. Johnson /Released)

OKINAWA, Japan (Oct. 31, 2017) Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class James Simmons, assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 8, performs a P-8A Poseidon aircraft inspection prior to an AGM-84D Harpoon missile onload at Kadena Air Base, Japan. VP-8 is currently deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility conducting Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) and Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) missions, as well as providing maritime domain awareness to theater-level commanders. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jerome D. Johnson /Released)

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