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In Iranian Airspace

I’ll admit I was at first aghast at yesterday’s headline saying a commercial jet carrying Americans from Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, was intercepted and forced to land in Iran. 506 more words

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Chartered Flight With Americans On Board Diverted To Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — A commercial aircraft chartered by the U.S.-led military coalition in Afghanistan for a flight to the Persian Gulf city of Dubai was re-routed to Iran on Friday, apparently because of a mix-up over its flight plan, U.S. 208 more words

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Bomb satisfaction: Bagram Ammo flight epitomizes teamwork

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan  — Airmen assigned to the 455th Maintenance Squadron aren’t just practicing total force integration during an exercise or at home, they are performing it for real in a combat zone and they are doing it as the United States Air Force gets smaller. 1,258 more words

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Warthogs soar over Afghanistan

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan — U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft assigned to the 303rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, fly over Eastern Afghanistan and are refueld by a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron out of Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar July 10, 2014 The A-10’s maneuverability at slow speeds and low altitude has made it one of the most utilized aircraft for close air support throughout Operation Enduring Freedom. 782 more words

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Bagram C-130J loadmasters use new system for airdrops

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan – A C-130J Super Hercules aircraft from the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron completed an airdrop for the Afghan National Army using the new Wireless Gate Release System Aug. 1,172 more words

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