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KAF air drop mission

A loadmaster with the 772nd Expeditionary Airlift Squadron signals for a cargo load to be released out of a C-130 aircraft Aug. 1, 2012, over southern Afghanistan. Air drop operations are conducted by the squadron in order to sustain troops in the field.



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This work, KAF air drop mission [Image 1 of 4], by SGT Gregory Williams, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.01.2012

Date Posted:08.14.2012 04:03

Photo ID:644928

VIRIN:120801-A-#####-004

Resolution:3672x2819

Size:999.88 KB

Location:AF

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