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San Diego, Calif. (Nov. 2, 2002) -- The guided missile cruiser USS Valley Forge (CG 50) passes by the San Diego skyline, with her crew "manning the rail," as she departs on a regularly scheduled six-month deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  Thatch is part of the USS Constellation (CV 64) Battle Group.  U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Photographer's Mate Mahlon K. Miller.  (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
November 2, 2002
Senior Chief Photographer's Mate Mahlon K. Miller
Caption Writer
Mr. C.J. Madden, Director, NVNS
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
CG 50
Other Visible Equipment
Not available
Plane Number
Not available
San Diego, CA
Tail Code
Not available
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