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HELMAND PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Sept. 4, 2008) -- An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the "Cougars" of Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron (VAQ) 139 re-fuels with a U.S. Air Force KC-135R tanking aircraft while an F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the "Fighting Redcocks" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 22 flies alongside. The aircraft are providing support to NATO and Afghan forces operating as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. CVW-14 is deployed on the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Cmdr. Erik Etz (RELEASED)

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Photo Date
Sept. 4, 2008
Cmdr. Erik Etz
Caption Writer
Oscar Sosa
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Air Force
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