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A U.S. Air Force F-117 Nighthawk receives one last check before departing Ahmed Al Jaber Air Base, Kuwait, on June 6, 1998,  for redeployment from Operation Southern Watch.  Southern Watch is the U.S. and coalition enforcement of the no-fly-zone over Southern Iraq.  The Nighthawks were deployed to the Persian Gulf area of operations as part of a force augmentation in Southwest Asia.  The stealth fighters are assigned to the 8th Fighter Squadron, 49th Fighter Wing, Holloman Air Force Base, N.M.  DoD photo by Tech. Sgt. James D. Mossman, U.S. Air Force.

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