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Scott Schonauer ©Stars and StripesBalad Air Base, Iraq, November, 2007: Two Air Force maintenance airmen work on a C-130 Hercules transport aircraft. The C-130s were workhorses in Iraq, but heavy use, age and harsh desert conditions made it a challenge to keep them flying.

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