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At sea aboard USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) Mar. 29, 2002 -- An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the "Wildcats" of Strike Fighter Squadron One Three One (VFA-131) fires its afterburners during a launch from one of four steam driven catapult systems on the flight deck.  Kennedy and Carrier Air Wing Seven (CVW-7) are conducting combat missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate Airman Joshua Karsten.  (RELEASED)

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