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Arabian Gulf (Apr. 22, 2003) -- The guided missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59) passes by in preparation for a Connected Replenishment (CONREP) with the fast combat support ship USS Bridge (AOE 10) and USS Nimitz (CVN 68).  Nimitz Carrier Strike Force and Carrier Air Wing Eleven (CVW-11) are deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.  Operation Iraqi Freedom is the multi-national coalition effort to liberate the Iraqi people, eliminate Iraq's weapons of mass destruction, and end the regime of Saddam Hussein.  U.S. Navy photo by Airman Angel G Hilbrands.  (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
April 22, 2003
Airman Angel G Hilbrands
Caption Writer
LCDR Paul Jensen, Dep Director, NVNS
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
CG 59
Other Visible Equipment
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Plane Number
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Tail Code
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