Members of the international media interview command leadership of Kearsarge Expeditionary Strike Group during a visit to amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge. Kearsarge is participating in operations Joint Task Force Odyssey Dawn. JTF OD 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. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Joshua Mann)
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