KC-10 Refuels Danish F-16s

09/21/2015: A U.S. Air Force KC-10 Extender refuels Danish F-16s over Southwest Asia in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, August 30, 2015. Credit:U.S. Air Forces Central Command Public Affairs:8/30/15 According to Gary Schaub, Jr.: Denmark has been a stalwart ally of the United States since 1999, participating in operations in…

82nd Airborne Trains with the French Foreign Legion

08/02/2014: Nevada Air National Guard Airmen offload supplies from a C-130H Hercules May 25, 2014, in support of Allied Forge 2014, at Calvi Sainte Catherine Airport, Corsica, France.  Credit:4th Combat Camera Squadron:5/25/14 Allied Forge, led by the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division in conjunction with the 152nd and 165th Airlift…

Air Mobility in the Mali Operation

06/09/2013: Lift and tanking in support of air mobile operations has been a key element of the Mali operation.  In this slideshow, various shots taken by Murielle Delaporte during her time in Mali in April 2013, illustrate the variety of assets relied upon, including those which brought supplies close to…

The French Operation in Mali: The Logistics Side

05/06/2013: SLD’s Murielle Delaporte was in Mali in April 2013 with the French forces and had the chance to have a number of interviews which will be published later. In this slideshow some of her photos of the logistics side of the operation are presented. The operation has drawn heavily…

KC-135 Supports the French in Mali

03/11/2013: KC-135 support for the French in Mali as the French insert force for a rapid strike operation in Mali.  Credit:Headquarters U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa 2/23/13 See our latest story on the Mali operation: http://sldinfo.wpstage.net/the-french-operation-in-mali-intervene-leverage-and-withdraw/