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** FILE ** An AV-8B Harrier jet, piloted by U.S. Marine Capt. Andrew D'Ambrogi of Marine Attack Squadron 211, comes in for a landing at Auxiliary Airfield II, a simulated amphibious assault ship flight deck, on the Barry M. Goldwater Range in Yuma, Ariz., on Sept. 12, 2008. (AP Photo/U.S. Marine Corps, Cpl. T.M. Stewman)
Photo by: Cpl. T.M. Stewman
** FILE ** An AV-8B Harrier jet, piloted by U.S. Marine Capt. Andrew D'Ambrogi of Marine Attack Squadron 211, comes in for a landing at Auxiliary Airfield II, a simulated amphibious assault ship flight deck, on the Barry M. Goldwater Range in Yuma, Ariz., on Sept. 12, 2008. (AP Photo/U.S. Marine Corps, Cpl. T.M. Stewman)

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