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At sea aboard USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) Apr. 28, 2002 -- Aircraft assigned to the Iwo Jima's air combat element fly over the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship during operations in the Atlantic Ocean.  Iwo Jima was commissioned into the fleet last summer and is preparing for her upcoming maiden deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Clarck Desire.  (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
April 28, 2002
Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Clarck Desire
Caption Writer
JOC Musser, NVNS Staff
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
Other Visible Equipment
AH-1W, UH-1N, CH-46E, CH-53E
Plane Number
Not available
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Tail Code
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