120510-N-DR144-022 .PACIFIC OCEAN (May 10, 2012) Ship's Surgeon Lt. Cmdr. Matthew Tadlock is pictured in the operating room aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Vinson's surgical team has performed 148 general surgeries, including 36 urgent emergency procedures, and 180 oral surgeries for Sailors assigned to Carl Vinson and Carrier Strike Group 1 since the ship deployed Nov. 30, 2011. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans/Released).