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Picture, caption follows The Pacific Ocean, July 30, 2001 USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) moves rapidly through the water as she transits the Pacific Ocean during a scheduled six-month deployment to the western Pacific and Arabian Gulf regions. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Photographer's Mate Daniel Smith. [010730-N-6234S-004] July 30, 2001
Picture, caption follows The Red Sea, July 28, 2001 An F-14 Tomcat attached to the "Black Aces" of Fighter Squadron Four One (VF-41) prepares to launch during night flight operations aboard USS Enterprise (CVN 65). Enterprise and its carrier airwing are on a scheduled six-months deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and Arabian Gulf region. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate Airman Recruit Alex J. Recalde. [010728-N-5952R-001] July 28, 2001
Picture, caption follows The Arabian Gulf, July 28, 2001 An F/A-18C Hornet strike fighter from the "Fighting Vigilantes" of Strike Fighter Squadron One Five One (VFA-151) takes off from USS Constellation (CV 64) during flight operations in support of Operation Southern Watch. Constellation and its carrier airwing are on a scheduled six-month deployment to the western Pacific and Arabian Gulf region. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Photographer's Mate Donald Bray. [010728-N-9076B-002] July 28, 2001
Picture, caption follows Norfolk, Va., July 26, 2001 USS George Washington (CVN 73) sails down the Elizabeth River past Norfolk's Waterside enroute to its homeport of Norfolk Naval Station following a six-month scheduled repair and maintenance period at Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, Va. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate Airman Matt Keane. [010726-N-6268K-001] July 26, 2001
Picture, caption follows The Mediterranean Sea, July 13, 2001 The Landing Signals Officer (LSO) monitors a proper landing of a C-2A Greyhound aircraft from the "Rawhides" of Fleet Tactical Support Squadron Four Zero (VRC-40) as it lands on the flight deck aboard USS Enterprise (CVN 65). Enterprise is on a scheduled deployment to the Mediterranean Sea. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate Airman D. Pastoriza. [010713-N-9643P-002] July 13, 2001
Picture, caption follows Newport News, Va. June 25, 2001 USS Nimitz (CVN 68) pulls away from the Newport News Shipyard enroute to the Virginia Capes operating area for sea trials. Nimitz recently completed a comprehensive nuclear reactor overhaul. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Joshua L. Treadwell. [010625-N-5302T-002] June 25, 2001
Picture, caption follows The Atlantic Ocean, June 18, 2001 F/A-18 Hornets from Strike Fighter Squadron Eight Six (VFA-86) Sidewinders, Marine Fighter-Attack Squadron Two Five One (VMFA-251) Thunderbolts, and Strike Fighter Squadron Eight Two (VFA-82) Marauders line the flight deck of USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) during Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX). Aircraft from the ship's embarked carrier airwing will make ordnance drops on the Vieques island training range with 500 pound inert (non-exploding) practice bombs, seen painted blue, under the wings of each plane. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class Eric A. Clement. [010618-N-1328C-001] June 18, 2001

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