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Central Command Area of Responsibility (Jan. 9, 2004) -- An F/A-18 Hornet assigned to the "Marauders" of Strike Fighter Squadron Eight Two (VFA 82) refuels with a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Sratotanker assigned to the 380th Aerial Refueling Wing as an F-14A Tomcat assigned to the "Checkmates" of Fighter Squadron 211 (VF-211) waits its turn to refuel.  VFA-82 and VF-211 are deployed with Carrier Air Wing One (CVW-1) aboard USS Enterprise (CVN-65), conducting missions in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and the continued war on terrorism.  U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Perry Solomon.  (RELEASED)

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