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San Diego, Calif. (Nov. 2, 2002) -- With her crew "manning the rails", the guided missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) pulls away from her berth at Naval Station San Diego to join the USS Constellation (CV 64) Battle Group for a regularly scheduled six-month deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Michael D. Kennedy. (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
November 2, 2002
Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Michael D. Kennedy
Caption Writer
LCDR P."C" Jensen, Dep. Director, NVNS
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
DDG 76
Other Visible Equipment
Tugboat, camel
Plane Number
Not available
San Diego, CA
Tail Code
Not available
Not available