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At sea aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) Apr. 12, 2002 -- An F/A-18 Hornet assigned to the "Black Knights" of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron Three One Four (VMFA-314) is launched from one of four steam catapult systems on the shipÕs flight deck.  John C. Stennis and Carrier Air Wing Nine (CVW-9) are conducting combat missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate Airman Michael Arteaga.  (RELEASED)

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