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[Image 1: Marine
Corps Historical Collection VMFA-232. F-4s undergo maintenance
in preparation for a bombing flight in support of the Lon
Noi government. VMFA-232 later redeployed from Nam Phong to
Cubi Point.]

[Image 2: Marine
Corps Historical Center. VMA(A W)-5!3 A-6 awaits arming on
a Nam Phong Air Base taxiway prior to a bombing mission against
the Cambodian Khmer Rouge. The squadron, commanded by Maj
Ronald E. Merrihew, departed the Rose Garden for Iwakuni on
31 August 1973.]

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