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Lem Robson ©Stars and StripesAtsugi Naval Air Facility, Japan, April, 1991: Kymberly Souchet embraces her husband, Brian, as he and other pilots from the USS Midway's carrier air wing return to Atsugi from the Persian Gulf. Adding to the joy of the occasion was the fact that even after six months and 3,400 combat missions in the Gulf War, all 100-plus pilots from the wing returned home safely.

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