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A Fighter Squadron 101 (VF-101) F-14A Tomcat aircraft, an A-6 Intruder aircraft and a Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 56 (VR-56) C-9 Nightingale aircraft provide the backdrop as a crowd of well-wishers welcomes LT. Robert Wetzel, LT. Lawrence Slade, and LT. Jeffrey Zaun during a ceremony in their honor. The three Navy pilots' aircraft were shot down over Iraq during Operation Desert Storm and the men held as prisoners of war until their release on March 4th

A Fighter Squadron 101 (VF-101) F-14A Tomcat aircraft, an A-6 Intruder aircraft and a Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 56 (VR-56) C-9 Nightingale aircraft provide the backdrop as a crowd of well-wishers welcomes LT. Robert Wetzel, LT. Lawrence Slade, and LT. Jeffrey Zaun during a ceremony in their honor. The three Navy pilots' aircraft were shot down over Iraq during Operation Desert Storm and the men held as prisoners of war until their release on March 4th

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Summary

The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORM

Base: Naval Air Station, Oceana

State: Virginia (VA)

Country: United States Of America (USA)

Scene Camera Operator: PH2(Ac) Mark Kettenhofen

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files
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Date

21/03/1991
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Source

The U.S. National Archives
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