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Another flight deck photo of aircraft by Ltjg Don Clark. A Marine F2H-2 Banshee of VMF-224(WK) prepares to launch from USS Franklin D. Roosevelt during a Med cruise. The squadron, the Bengals, still exist as VMFA-224 and fly's F/A-18D Hornets out of MCAS Beaufort in South Carolina. View full size.