28TH AND 40TH AEFs
OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM
OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM
14 September 2001 through 15 August 2006
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B-2s "Spirit of Pennsylvania", "Spirit of Georgia", and "Spirit of Mississippi"
taxi out on March 17, 2003 for the "Shock and Awe" attack on Baghdad
B-2 "Spirit of Pennsylvania" on the runway; "Spirit of Georgia" is No. 1 for take-off. Diego Garcia, March 17, 2003.
B-2 "Spirit of Mississippi" is No. 2 for take-off, March 17, 2003.
Please note that according to the Air Force Times, bomber operations from Diego Garcia ended August 15, 2006. Operations began with the arrival of the 40th AEW on September 14, 2001, and lasted 4 years and 11 months, which was 1 year and 2 months longer that the US was engaged in WWII.
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