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Retired Air Force Maj. Gen. John Alison (front center), recognized as one of the the first Air Commandos in World War II, participates in a tour of the Hurlburt Field airpark May 7, 2008, escorted by Lt. Gen. Donald Wurster (left), commander of Air Force Special Operations Command. The 95-year-old general was hand-picked by Gen. Henry "Hap" Arnold to help plan and execute Operation Thursday, an air campaign to support British ground troops in Burma in 1943. (U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Robert Lyons)

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