24 Mar. 2003
ABOARD USS MOBILE BAY
The U.S. flag flies from the Aegis guided missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) as it patrols the Gulf during Operation Iraqi Freedom, March 24, 2003. Multiple salvos of the upwards of a million dollars, low-flying Tomahawk missiles have been launched from the USS Mobile Bay, a member of the [Abraham Lincoln] carrier group, at targets in Iraq.