Arabian Gulf (Aug. 20, 2004) - An F-14B Tomcat assigned to the ?Jolly Rogers? of Fighter Squadron One Zero Three (VF-103) launches off the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67). Kennedy and Carrier Air Wing Seventeen (CVW-17) are operating in the 5TH Fleet area of responsibility, conducting missions in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF). Units in the Kennedy Strike Group are working closely with Multi-National Corps-Iraq and Iraqi forces to bring stability to the sovereign government of Iraq. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer?s Mate 2nd Class Michael Sandberg.