U.S. Air Force Capt. Steven Fowler, left, a weapons system operator, and 1st Lt. Daniel Silk, a B-1 Bomber pilot, hold their children prior to departing Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., July 22, 2008. Fowler and Silk are assigned to the 34th Bomb Squadron. More than 200 airmen are deploying to support Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marc I. Lane.