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Tuesday, October 9, 2012

U.S. NAVY PHOTOS FROM 'OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM'





FROM: U.S. NAVY
011104-N-8117K-003 Southwest Asia (Nov. 4, 2001) -- An F/A-18 "Hornet from the "Mighty Shrikes" of Strike Fighter Squadron Nine Four (VFA-94) carries a strike payload consisting of an AIM-9 "Sidewinder" missile and JDAM (Joint Direct Attack Munition) ordnance. Carl Vinson and its carrier air wing are conducting missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Ken Koelbl. (RELEASED)




011212-N-2383B-516 At sea aboard USS Bataan (LHD 5) Dec. 12, 2001 -- A flight deck director aboard USS Bataan gets the CH-53E "Super Stallion" heavy-lift helicopter in the air as it deploys with U.S. Marines of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) bound for the war zone. The Bataan Amphibious Ready Group is deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. U.S. Navy Photo by Chief Photographer’s Mate Johnny Bivera. (RELEASED)