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October 8, 3:15 p.m.

Troops in Action - October 7th

A Tomahawk cruise missile is launched from the USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) in a strike against al Qaeda terrorist training camps and military installations of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan on Oct. 7, 2001. The carefully targeted actions are designed to disrupt the use of Afghanistan as a base for terrorist operations and to attack the military capability of the Taliban regime. The USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) is steaming at sea as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. DoD photo by Master Chief Petty Officer Terry Cosgrove, U.S. Navy. (Released)


An F/A-18C Hornet is prepared for launch from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), in a strike against al Qaeda terrorist training camps and military installations of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan on Oct. 7, 2001. DoD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Greg Messier, U.S. Navy. (Released)

An F/A-18C Hornet is launched from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) in a strike against al Qaeda terrorist training camps and military installations of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan on Oct. 7, 2001. DoD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Greg Messier, U.S. Navy. (Released)

Aviation ordnancemen move laser guided bombs to waiting aircraft on the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) in preparation for strikes against al Qaeda terrorist training camps and military installations of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan on Oct. 7, 2001. DoD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Greg Messier, U.S. Navy. (Released)

Aviation ordnancemen move a 1,000 pound bomb onto the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) in preparation for strikes against al Qaeda terrorist training camps and military installations of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan on Oct. 7, 2001. DoD photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Greg Messier, U.S. Navy. (Released)

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