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At sea aboard USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) Jan. 27, 2003 -- An AV-8B Harrier launches from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). The primary function of the AV-8B Harrier is to attack and destroy surface targets, day or night. Bonhomme Richard is part of the seven-ship Amphibious Task Force West (ATF-W), which is deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF). U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Jennifer Swader. (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
January 27, 2003
Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Jennifer Swader
Caption Writer
NVNS staff
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
Other Visible Equipment
AV-8B Harrier
Plane Number
Not available
Not available
Tail Code
Not available
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AV-8B Harrier taking off from flight deck