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US pilots help Iraq rebuild its Air Force

The US military mission in Iraq is set to change its name from Operation Iraqi Freedom to Operation New Dawn.

The combat troops are all leaving, but 50,000 so-called "advise and assist" forces will stay on until the end of next year.

Among them are the US pilots who are helping to develop the new Iraqi air force.

Our correspondent in Baghdad Hugh Sykes reports.

  • 29 Aug 2010
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