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AFGHANISTAN: ' TWENTY SIX PRISONERS INJURED IN ROCKET ATTACK BY TALIBAN ON PRISON '

#AceWorldNews – AFGHANISTAN – November 02 – At least 26 prisoners were injured as the Taliban launched a rocket attack on Parwan Detention Facility – also known as Bagram Theater Internment Facility – in Afghanistan late on Friday, local media cited security officials as saying. 91 more words

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Expeditionary Airmen operate DOD’s busiest single runway

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan — Fighter jets, helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles, small and large cargo planes are among few of the 46 different types of aircraft that deployed service members help operate daily in-and-out of the busiest single runway airfield in the Department of Defense. 1,370 more words

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303rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron departs Bagram Airfield

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan — U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II pilots assigned to the 303rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron and maintainers assigned to the 455th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron prpeare for the aircraft to take off from Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan Oct. 981 more words

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Safeguarding ground troops from above

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan — Roaring his way down the runway in a 43 thousand pound machine, Maj. Vincent Sherer pilots an A-10 Thunderbolt II into the skies of Afghanistan to provide overwatch and close air support for ground forces operating throughout the country. 1,631 more words

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