Afghanistan AEF 2012

08/27/2012: Afghanistan AEF 2012
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  • In the first photo, an F-16 with the 157th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron takes off at Kandahar Airfield for a day-time mission over Afghanistan on July 5, 2012.Personnel are deployed from McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Swamp Fox F-16’s, pilots, and support personnel began their Air Expeditionary Force deployment in early April to take over flying missions for the air tasking order and provide close air support for troops on the ground in Afghanistan.
  • In the second photo, an F-16 with the 157th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron sits in the EOR at Kandahar Airfield as crew chiefs run through last minute checks as the jet readies for a day-time mission over Afghanistan July 5, 2012.
  • In the third photo, a C-17 Globemaster III from Joint Base Lewis-McChord taxis on the runway at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan July 5, 2012.
  • In the fourth photo, a C-17 Globemaster III from Joint Base Lewis-McChord taxis on the runway at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan July 5, 2012.
  • In the fifth photo, Senior Airman Ryan Windhorn, a weapons loader with the 451st Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, makes adjustments on the munitions on an F-16 with the 157th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron on July 5, 2012.
  • In the final photo, a crew chief with the 451st Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, inspects an F-16 engine after it lands from a day-time mission over Afghanistan.Members of the 169th Fighter Wing at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., are deployed to KAF in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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