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A CH-53E Super Stallion is moved from the Hangar Bay to the flight deck using the starboard elevator aboard USS Kearsarge (LHD 3).
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Atlantic Ocean (Jun. 23, 2003) -- A CH-53E Super Stallion is moved from the Hangar Bay to the flight deck using the starboard elevator aboard USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge is on its way home from a successful deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Kearsarge also provided support to the President of the United States during his summits with the Arab leaders in Egypt and Jordan, and was extended on deployment to assist with Operation Shining Express. Kearsarge is scheduled to arrive at her homeport of Naval Station Norfolk, Va., on June 30, 2003. U.S. Navy photo by Photographers Mate Airman Kenny Swartout.

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