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US Air Force (USAF) SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Joshua Jasso, Videographer, 447th Expeditionary Communications Squadron (ECS), films Airmen from Kansas deployed to Baghdad International Airport (BIAP), Iraq, for Hometown News Release (HNR) holiday greetings during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. In the background is a High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV)

US Air Force (USAF) SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Joshua Jasso, Videographer, 447th Expeditionary Communications Squadron (ECS), films Airmen from Kansas deployed to Baghdad International Airport (BIAP), Iraq, for Hometown News Release (HNR) holiday greetings during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. In the background is a High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV)

 
 
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The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Base: Baghdad International Airport

Country: Iraq (IRQ)

Scene Major Command Shown: ACC

Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Verlin Levi Collins, USAF

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

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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11/12/2003
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The U.S. National Archives
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