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The wife and children of a naval aviator wait on the flight line for his return. The F-14A Tomcat aircraft and A-6E Intruder aircraft squadrons of Carrier Air Wing 3 (CVW-3) and Carrier Air Wing 17 (CVW-17) are returning to Oceana following their participation in Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm. CVW-3 and CVW-17 were deployed in the Red Sea aboard the aircraft carriers USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67) and USS SARATOGA (CV-60), respectively

The wife and children of a naval aviator wait on the flight line for his return. The F-14A Tomcat aircraft and A-6E Intruder aircraft squadrons of Carrier Air Wing 3 (CVW-3) and Carrier Air Wing 17 (CVW-17) are returning to Oceana following their participation in Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm. CVW-3 and CVW-17 were deployed in the Red Sea aboard the aircraft carriers USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67) and USS SARATOGA (CV-60), respectively

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description

Summary

The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORMDESERT SHIELD

Base: Naval Air Station, Oceana

State: Virginia (VA)

Country: United States Of America (USA)

Scene Camera Operator: JO2 Oscar Sosa

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files
date_range

Date

27/03/1991
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Source

The U.S. National Archives
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