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Pacific Ocean (Jun. 1, 2003) -- An S-3 Viking assigned to the "Red Griffins" of Sea Control Squadron Three Eight (VS-38) is the last aircraft in history to launch from the flight deck of USS Constellation (CV 64).  Constellation and VS-38 are both scheduled for decommissioning later this year.  Constellation is on its way home after participating in Operation Iraqi Freedom and completion of her 21st and final deployment.  U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate Airman John P. Curtis.  (RELEASED)

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