Images: Afghanistan AEF 2012 [Image 1 of 12]
Photo by Tech. Sgt. Stephen Hudson
Senior Airman Daniel Bailey, a crew chief assigned to the 451st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS), performs routine maintenance on a South Carolina Air National Guard F-16 at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, on June 15, 2012. Bailey is currently deployed from the 169th Fighter Wing at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Swamp Fox F-16’s, pilots, and support personnel began their Air Expeditionary Force deployment early April to take over flying missions for the air tasking order and provide close air support for troops on the ground in Afghanistan.