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Dr. Dale Myers, deputy administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, speaks before the crowd assembled to welcome the space shuttle orbiter Discovery and its crew home from Space Transportation System mission 26. Mike Lounge, a miss

US Air Force (USAF) Captain (CAPT) Cameron Warren, Pilot, 40th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron (EBS), pilots his B-52H Stratofortress and crew home after a successful bombing mission over Iraq during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. Operation IRAQI FREEDOM is the multi-national coalition effort to liberate the Iraqi people, eliminate Iraqi's weapons of mass destruction and end the regime of Saddam Hussein

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