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The Arabian Gulf (Jun. 29, 2003) -- The amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) cruises alongside 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 Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Yesenia Rosas.  (RELEASED)

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Photo Date
June 29, 2003
Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Yesenia Rosas
Caption Writer
Deputy Director, NVNS
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
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