Planes Operated by the EAG Air Forces

11/26/2014
11/26/2014: As a multinational organization thinking through the evolution of airpower, a key challenge and opportunity is to shape interoperability and convergent concepts of operations among a fleet of different types of aircraft. In this slideshow, some of these aircraft are highlighted. [maxgallery id="72528"] In the first photo, Royal Netherlands…

The Unstoppable Medevac

03/28/2014
03/28/2014: Medevac does not stop for snow as Spc. Jimmy Rop, top, and Spc. James Verlander, UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crew chiefs with Company C, 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, prepare to de-ice this helicopter after a snowfall at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, Jan. 8, 2014. [slidepress gallery='the-unstoppable-medevac']…

Afghanistan AEF 2012

08/27/2012
08/27/2012: Afghanistan AEF 2012 [slidepress gallery='afghanistan-aef-2012'] Credit: 169th FighterWing/Public Affairs In the first photo, an F-16 with the 157th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron takes off at Kandahar Airfield for a day-time mission over Afghanistan on July 5, 2012.Personnel are deployed from McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., in support of Operation…

Flying a Medevac Mission

10/03/2011
10/03/2011: A HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter lands at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, during a medevac mission, Aug. 25, 2011. The crews flying the Pave Hawks here support coalition and Afghan forces by landing in hostile areas to recover casualties and fly them to medical facilities for treatment. [slidepress gallery='flying-a-medevac-mission'] Credit: 451st…

Helo Combat Lift in Afghanistan

06/20/2011
06/20/2011 - Two Chinooks carrying M777 155mm howitzers fly away from Kandahar Airfield, May 8. [slidepress gallery='away'] Credit: 7th Sustainment Brigade: 05/08/2011 In the second photo,  Sgt. 1st Class Larry Barefield, the 623rd Quartermaster Company, Special Troops Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade slingload detachment non-commissioned officer in charge, prepares to hook an…