Enterprise Battle Group MED 96 Deployment
"Big E" / "Ready on Arrival"
On June 28, 1996, Enterprise began her 15th overseas deployment. The Big E enforced no-fly zones in Bosnia (Operation Joint Endeavor) and Iraq (Operation Southern Watch). The deployment also marked the end of an era when VA-75 retired the A-6E Intruder from the Navy. Enterprise completed the deployment Dec. 20, 1996.
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