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This US Navy handout photo obtained August 8, 2014 shows Sailors directing aircraft, as an F/A-18E Super Hornet attached to the Tomcatters of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 31 takes off from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77)on August 1, 2014 in the Gulf.AFP PHOTO / US NAVY/JOSHUA CARD

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on August 09, 2014, on page 1.




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