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Scoop Images: Aboard The USS Enterprise

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A crewmember readies an F-14A Tomcat for upcoming flight operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom on the flight deck of the USS Enterprise (CVN 65) on Oct. 7, 2001. Aircraft are being readied for strike missions against al Qaeda terrorist training camps and military installations of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan. The carefully targeted actions are designed to disrupt the use of Afghanistan as a base for terrorist operations and to attack the military capability of the Taliban regime. DoD photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jason D. Malcom, U.S. Navy. (Released)


Crew men of the USS Enterprise (CVN 65) line up to receive an Advanced Chemical Protective Garments issued for protection against chemical, biological, or radiological attack on Oct. 7, 2001, during Operation Enduring Freedom. DoD photo by Airman Apprentice Lance H. Mayhew Jr., U.S. Navy. (Released)


Aviation ordnancemen on the USS Enterprise (CVN 65) muscle ordnance into place as aircraft are readied for strike missions against al Qaeda terrorist training camps and military installations of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan on Oct. 7, 2001, during Operation Enduring Freedom. The carefully targeted actions are designed to disrupt the use of Afghanistan as a base for terrorist operations and to attack the military capability of the Taliban regime. DoD photo by Lt. j.g. Douglas E. Houser, U.S. Navy. (Released)


The night launch of a Navy F-14 Tomcat becomes a trail of steam and light silhouetting the flight deck crewmen on the USS Enterprise (CVN 65) on Oct. 7, 2001. The Enterprise is launching aircraft for strike missions against al Qaeda terrorist training camps and military installations of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. The carefully targeted actions are designed to disrupt the use of Afghanistan as a base for terrorist operations and to attack the military capability of the Taliban regime. DoD photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David A. Laviolette, U.S. Navy. (Released)


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