Sep. 11, 2002 - Responding to President Bush's admonition to "Be Ready," Sailors on the 4½-acre
flight deck of USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72)
spell out their response as the carrier, her embarked Carrier Air Wing Fourteen (CVW 14)
and her Battle Group report on station to support Operation Enduring Freedom. The Abraham Lincoln Battle Group would relieve the USS George Washington Battle Group, which was scheduled to return to Norfolk, Va.,
U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate Airman Gabriel Piper. [020911-N-6020P-021].