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Multirole AFCENT Airmen, Marines take to skies, strengthen joint interoperability, lethality

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  • By Senior Airman Jacob B. Wrightsman
  • 378th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs
A U.S. Air Force E-11A Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) takes off from Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Jan. 4, 2022, to fly and train with U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18 Hornets and a variety of additional aircraft from across the region. The E-11A is a communication relay and gateway system that provides commanders with versatile means of exchanging information across multiple air, ground and maritime sources, to include host nation, joint and coalition forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jacob B. Wrightsman)