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030322-N-3658D-004
Central Command Area of Responsibility (Mar. 22, 2003) — Aviation Ordnancemen assigned to the “Grey Knights” of Patrol Squadron Forty Six (VP-46) prepare to load AGM-65 “Mavericks” on a P-3C Orion. VP-46 is deployed conducting missions in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Operation Iraqi Freedom is the multi-national coalition effort to liberate the Iraqi people, eliminate Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction, and end the regime of Saddam Hussein. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate 1st Class Brad C. Dillon. (RELEASED)