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Behind the Boom: Ammo airmen deliver firepower

Tech. Sgt Jessica Evans, Munitions Systems Specialist with the 455th Maintenance Squadron, loads GBU-38 smart bombs onto a trailer at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, June 29, 2012. The 455 MXS Munitions airmen work 24/7 to provide the ammo used by Bagram aircraft to defeat insurgents and protect friendly forces in Afghanistan.



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This work, Behind the Boom: Ammo airmen deliver firepower [Image 9 of 19], by TSgt Shawn McCowan, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:06.29.2012

Date Posted:07.12.2012 13:14

Photo ID:622915

VIRIN:120629-F-SI013-202

Resolution:4256x2832

Size:1.63 MB

Location:BAGRAM AIR FIELD, AFGlobe

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