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A U.S. Air Force weapons loader from the 125th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron performs a post-flight check on an F-16 Fighting Falcon after its arrival in Iraq Oct. 1, 2011. The squadron is deployed in support of Operation New Dawn and will provide close air support for more than 40,000 troops leaving Iraq by the end of the year. The 125th EFS is comprised of F-16 pilots, maintenance specialists and support personnel from the Oklahoma Air National Guard’s 138th Fighter Wing in Tulsa, Okla. The squadron also includes members from the Ohio Air National Guard’s 180th Fighter Wing in Toledo, Ohio, and the Arizona Air National Guard’s 160th Fighter Wing in Tucson, Ariz. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Cecilio Ricardo)

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Taken on August 17, 2011