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PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 5, 2009) -- An AV-8B Harrier assigned to Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 311 is on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8). Harriers from VMA-311 became the first AV-8B aircraft to operate off the ship during combined combat system ship qualifications trials. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Douglas Bedford (RELEASED)

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Photo Date
Dec. 5, 2009
Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Douglas Bedford
Caption Writer
Oscar Sosa
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy / Marine Corps
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