Air Force steps aside as Iraqis fly

KIRKUK REGIONAL AIR BASE, Iraq – Leaders from the 521st Air Expeditionary Advisory Squadron, 321st Air Expeditionary Advisory Group and both Iraqi air force Squadrons 1 and 3, salute both countries’ national anthems Jan. 11, 2010. The 521st Air Expeditionary Advisory Squadron decommissioning ceremony handed the reigns over to Iraqi air force Squadron 3, signifying their autonomy as they take control of their own skies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tabitha Kuykendall)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Tabitha Kuykendall
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