Images: Afghanistan AEF 2012 [Image 3 of 10]
Photo by Tech. Sgt. Stephen Hudson
A South Carolina Air National Guard F-16 assigned to the 157th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron sits on the ramp at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan after landing June 28, 2012. Members of the 169th Fighter Wing at McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., are deployed to KAF in support of 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.