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Naval Station Norfolk, Va. (May 29, 2003) -- The amphibious assault ship USS Nassau (LHA 4) returns to its homeport of Naval Station Norfolk.  USS Nassua (LHA 4) was on deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Enduring 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 Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Leah E. Stiles.  (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
May 29, 2003
Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Leah E. Stiles
Caption Writer
Director, NVNS
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
Other Visible Equipment
Plane Number
Not available
Norfolk, VA
Tail Code
Not available
Not available
Manning the rails