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455 EMSG moves to hardened facility

The 455th Expeditionary Mission Support Group staff recently relocated from an expeditionary tent in Camp Cunningham to a new hardened facility next to the old Russian control tower on Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Nov. 15-17, 2013.



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This work, 455 EMSG moves to hardened facility [Image 2 of 4], by TSgt Rob Hazelett, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.15.2013

Date Posted:11.16.2013 18:16

Photo ID:1053927

VIRIN:131115-F-UR349-005

Resolution:3759x2789

Size:1.88 MB

Location:BAGRAM AIR FIELD, AFGlobe

Hometown:BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, CA, US

Hometown:SAN ANTONIO, TX, US

Hometown:SUMMIT HILL, PA, US

Hometown:VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, CA, US

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  • On the steps of the old Russian air traffic control tower, known as the 'Crow's Nest' in Camp Cunningham in Bagram Air Field, secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley thanked members of the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing for their efforts in taking the fight to the enemies of Afghanistan, Aug. 29. Donley listed many missions Airmen carry out on a daily basis in support of the joint fight and thanked the Airmen for all their hard work. The Russian air traffic control tower was built in 1976 during the Soviet Union's occupation of the region. Currently more than 5,000 Airmen are deployed to Bagram supporting Operation Enduring Freedom and NATO International Security Assistance Forces.
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  • Chief Master Sgt. Steve Bohannon, command chief master sergeant of the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing, presents the “Warrior of the Week” award to Staff Sgt. Omar Arellano, 455th Expeditionary Security Forces Group noncommissioned officer in charge of J5 physical security, on Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Aug. 28. Arellano, a native of Fargo, N.D., stationed at Hector Air National Guard Base, N.D., expertly coordinated an outside-the-wire mission where he installed armored guard facilities worth more than $150,000 at key Afghanistan National Police checkpoints. This action strengthened the airfield’s outer security ring and prevented threats from reaching the installation. Additionally, he led 82 joint service personnel in multiple tasks to harden Bagram Air Field’s perimeter.
  • Senior Airman Joshua Hawks, 455th Expeditionary Communications Squadron, Tech. Sgt. Rolando Barrera, 455th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron, and Master Sgt. Amado Azua, 455th Expeditionary Mission Support Group, lower the American flag to half-mast at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Nov. 11. The Airmen of the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing conducted a silent vigil by the flagpoles in remembrance of Veterans Day.

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