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U.S. Army SGT. 1ST Class Jamie Cordero, from Charlie Troop, 1ST Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1ST Infantry Division, and 201st Iraqi National Guard Battalion members conduct live fire training at Forward Operating Base Wilson, Ad Dawr, Iraq, on Nov. 20, 2004, during Operation Iraqi Freedom. (USAF PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Shane A. Cuomo) (Released)

U.S. Army SGT. 1ST Class Jamie Cordero, from Charlie Troop, 1ST Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1ST Infantry Division, and 201st Iraqi National Guard Battalion members conduct live fire training at Forward Operating Base Wilson, Ad Dawr, Iraq, on Nov. 20, 2004, during Operation Iraqi Freedom. (USAF PHOTO by STAFF SGT. Shane A. Cuomo) (Released)

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The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Base: Forward Operating Base Wilson

State: Ad Dawr

Country: Iraq (IRQ)

Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Shane A. Cuomo, 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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20/11/2004
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