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Navy and Marine Corps aircraft strike Libya

Petty Officer 2nd Class Jordan Lochmann, Naval air crewman with Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 22, uses night vision binoculars to scan the horizon for Tomahawk missile trails from the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge during strike missions in support of Operation Odyssey Dawn. Joint Task Force Odyssey Dawn is the U.S. Africa Command task force established to provide operational and tactical command and control of U.S. military forces supporting the international response to the unrest in Libya and enforcement of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973. UNSCR 1973 authorizes all necessary measures to protect civilians in Libya under threat of attack by Qadhafi regime forces. JTF Odyssey Dawn is commanded by U.S. Navy Admiral Samuel J. Locklear III. (Photo by: Petty Officer 3rd Class Scott Pittman)



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Date Taken:03.19.2011

Date Posted:03.20.2011 07:52

Photo ID:379936

VIRIN:110319-N-#####-261

Resolution:2520x1800

Size:468.22 KB

Location:MEDITERRANEAN SEA, AT SEAGlobe

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