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Above Iraq, pilots race death

The pilots of Fort Bragg's 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry recently returned from a one-year tour in Mosul, Iraq. Jason Anderson and Leif Neely, charged with providing cover for ground troops from their two-seat Kiowa Warrior helicopter, flew so low May 16 that they smelled the enemy's gunpowder. This is the story of their most harrowing mission.

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