Source: US Navy (video statements)
NORTH ATLANTIC (Sept. 25, 2020) Video package of F-35B flight operations aboard HMS Queen Elizabeth at sea on 25 September 2020. (Royal Navy Video by LPhot Johnson)
When Queen Elizabeth embarks on its first deployment in 2021, its airwing will include a mix of U.S. Marine Corps and Royal Navy F-35B fighters, as well as a support team comprised of U.S. Navy aviation ordnance personnel from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), a communications specialist from Norfolk’s Navy Computer and Telecommunications Master Station Atlantic, and a Personnel Exchange Program (PEP) officer attached to the UK CSG staff as a Strike Warfare Plans Officer. The Arleigh-Burke destroyer USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) is also scheduled to deploy to support the UK’s CSG.