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A United States Marine Corps Reserve member, from Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 452 (VMGR-452), hugs a love one after returning to his home station of Stewart Air National Guard Base in Newburgh, N.Y., on Feb. 25, 2005. His unit was deployed in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Lee C. Guagenti) (Released)

A United States Marine Corps Reserve member, from Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 452 (VMGR-452), hugs a love one after returning to his home station of Stewart Air National Guard Base in Newburgh, N.Y., on Feb. 25, 2005. His unit was deployed in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Lee C. Guagenti) (Released)

 
 
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Base: Stewart Air National Guard Base

State: New York (NY)

Country: United States Of America (USA)

Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Lee C. Guagenti, USAF

Release Status: Released to Public
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Iraq War aka Operation IRAQI FREEDOM was the 2003 invasion of Iraq, led by U.S. Army General Tommy Franks, under the code-name "Operation Iraqi Freedom". 248,000 soldiers from the United States, 45,000 British soldiers, 2,000 Australian soldiers and 194 Polish soldiers from Special Forces unit GROM sent to Kuwait for the invasion. The invasion force was also supported by Iraqi Kurdish militia troops, estimated to number upwards of 70,000.

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25/02/2005
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