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Pilots set to head into hostile—but familiar—territory

Many fighter pilots operating from the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Constellation in the Persian Gulf are veterans of operations in Iraq’s southern no-fly zone. For now, they’re more concerned about tricky night carrier landings than in whatever Saddam Hussein might throw at them.

Soldiers ready, but uneasy about chemical, biological weapons

Soldiers in a platoon deploying to the Middle East are ready to charge into Iraq. But they have some nagging doubts about being attacked by chemical and biological weapons.