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101221-N-7981E-842 PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 21, 2010)- Seaman Steel Thomas, assigned to Deck Department's 3rd Division, and Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Shane Maurin, assigned to Deck Department's 1st Division, scan the sea and skies for threats while standing watch as aft lookouts on the fantail of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are currently on a deployment to the 7th and 5th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo illustration by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans / RELEASED)