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A C-130J Super Hercules and its aircrew assigned to the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, loads cargo destined for an undisclosed location in Afghansitan, May 5, 2018.  The 774th EAS is an active duty unit based out of the 41st Airlift Squadron, Little Rock, Ark, that worked together with the 746th EAS, a reserve unit based out of the 403rd Wing at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The mission represents the first dual-formation airdrop consisting of aircraft from two separate units. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Xavier Navarro) A U.S. Air Force First: Two Sister Units From Two Different Countries Supply Afghan Advisors
BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- In the mountainous terrain of Afghanistan two U.S. C-130J Hercules aircraft airdropped over 30 Container Delivery System (CDS) bundles to a Resolute Support Expeditionary Advisory Package (EAP), May 4. Unlike previous combat airdrop missions, this dual-formation airdrop was executed by two geographically separated units, the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron (EAS) an active-duty squadron, located at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, and the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, a reserve squadron located at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.
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Mr. Shon Manasco, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, visits members at the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan April 10, 2018. Air Force senior leader visits BAF

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A C-130J Super Hercules takes off from Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, April 1, 2018. C-130s rapidly support Advisory Package, Afghan Army in Maimanah
The C-130J Super Hercules of the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron transported NATO Resolute Support Expeditionary Advisory Package personnel and supplies in mid-March to Mainanah, Faryab Province, Afghanistan.The EAP, made up of international military advisors assigned to RS Train, Advise, Assist Command-North, forward deployed to join the
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An Airman assigned to the 451st Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron marshals an MQ-9 Reaper to its parking spot, March 23, 2018, at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan. 451 EAMXS at work

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Staff Sgt. Brandon Hasegawa, 455th Expeditionary Communication Squadron cyber transport technician, poses for a photo Mar. 22, 2018 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. 455 ECS Airman keeps BAF connected
A vast, global communications network is one of the many things that makes the U.S. Air Force the most powerful on the planet.Whether it's repairing a network hub or installing fiber-optic cables or making sure the underlying infrastructure of Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan network is operating properly, it is the expertise of Staff Sgt. Brandon
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Senior Airman Kevin Zaragoza, 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon crew chief, tightens up a screw on the wing of an F-16 Mar. 20, 2018 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. BAF crew chief ensures delivered airpower
Here at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing’s mission is to defend, support and deliver airpower and you can’t deliver airpower without well maintained aircraft.For BAF, it’s the responsibility of experts like Senior Airman Kevin Zaragoza, 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon crew chief,
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Airmen with the 220th Engineering Installation Squadron, Ohio Air National Guard, and Soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, 174th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, Ohio Army National Guard, pose for a group photo in front of one of the Army's Counter-Rocket, Artillery, and Mortar (C-RAM) Intercept weapon systems at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, March 10, 2018. Co-workers worldwide, neighbors stateside: Ohio Air and Army National Guardsmen team up in Afghanistan
Some 6,000 miles from their homeland, deployed Airmen and Soldiers work on the infrastructure to connect the Army’s Counter-Rocket, Artillery, and Mortar Intercept weapon system to the engagement control center at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan. The objective in layman’s terms: connect the gun to the computer.As the Airmen and Soldiers began to dig
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U.S. Air Force Maj. Margaret McCord, commander of the 33rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron, and Capt. Victoria Snow, HH-60G Pave Hawk pilot assigned to the 33rd ERQS, discuss tactics in front of the aircraft after training mission with a Guardian Angel team assigned to the 308th ERQS, Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, March 13, 2018. The ma’am behind the mustache
In the dark of night in Afghanistan, a pilot gathers all the gear required for an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter training mission: medical kit, survival vest, night-vision goggles, and sidearm.  Excitement fills the air as the engines start, but the crew maintains their focus as they hurriedly finish loading their gear onto the aircraft and run
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Staff Sgt. Josiah McDonald (left), 455th Expeditionary Logistic Readiness Squadron in-bound cargo NCOIC, and Senior Airman Michael Tomoiaga (right), 455th ELRS traffic management technician, inspect in-bound cargo Mar. 16, 2018 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Logistics Airman keeps cargo moving to support Airpower
From office supplies to furniture to aircraft parts, the U.S. Air Force ships millions of dollars’ worth of equipment and supplies around the world every day.Moving equipment throughout the Combined Joint Operations Area - Afghanistan can be a stressful job, but it is experts like Staff Sgt. Josiah McDonald, 455th Expeditionary Logistic Readiness
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James Mattis, U.S. Secretary of Defense, conducts an all call with the men and women of Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan on Mar. 14, 2018. SECDEF visits BAF

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