Here's the official US Navy caption for this photo:
"Persian Gulf (Jan. 24, 2005) - An F-14B Tomcat from the "Swordsmen" of Fighter Squadron Three Two (VF-32) climbs to altitude after being launched off the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). Carrier Air Wing Three (CVW-3) is embarked aboard Harry S. Truman and is providing close air support and conducting intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions over Iraq. The Truman Carrier Strike Group and CVW-3 are on a regularly scheduled deployment in support of the Global War on Terrorism."
U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate Airman Kristopher Wilson
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