In "Operation Enduring Freedom."
(CV63 - Web site)

Monday, Oct 1, 2001

Leaving the pacific waters of Japan and its' strike force planes behind. She could serve as a "lily pad" in the Indian Ocean.  "It gives us four and a half acres of sovereign U.S. territory to use as we like." 
The Kitty Hawk is part of the U.S. Navy's Seventh Fleet and is the only American aircraft carrier to be based in the Western Pacific.
We have a grand nephew on this ship

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