Retrograde Continues from Iraq

11/02/2013: The Iraq mission may have passed from the front pages, but the effort to bring back material from Iraq continues.

In this slideshow, several photos highlight the continuing airlift effort from Iraq to the United States.

 

Credit: U.S. Air Forces Central Command Public Affairs:10/28/13

  • In the first photo, a retrograde pallet from the Office of Security Cooperation-Iraq makes its way to a 737th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron C-130H Hercules crewed by Alaska Air National Guardsmen at Baghdad International Airport, Iraq, Oct. 28, 2013.The 737th EAS is assigned to the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing and is a tactical airlift hub responsible for transporting passengers and cargo across U.S. Central Command.
  • In the second photo Senior Airman Casey Hill, 737th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron C-130H Hercules loadmaster, guides a forklift with rolling cargo on board during a retrograde mission out of Baghdad International Airport, Iraq, Oct. 28, 2013.
  • In the final photo, Maj. Erin Kelley, 737th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron C-130H Hercules pilot, looks out over rural Baghdad during a cargo mission to Baghdad International Airport, Iraq, Oct. 28, 2013.

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—General George Patton Jr.

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