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050315-N-5345W-144Persian Gulf (Mar. 15, 2005) – The Australian Navy frigate HMAS Darwin (FFG 04), navigates aft of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) while making her way to Truman’s port side while observing flight operations. Carrier Air Wing Three (CVW-3) embarked aboard Truman are providing close air support and conducting intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance over Iraq. The Truman Carrier Strike Group is on a regularly scheduled deployment in support of the Global War on Terrorism. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate Airman Kristopher Wilson (RELEASED)