Marines move through Manas Air Base
Marines with the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit load three AH-1W Super Cobra helicopters onto an Air Force C-17 Globemaster III March 16 at Manas Air Base, Kyrgyzstan. The Marines are headed downrange to Afghanistan as part of the troop plus-up authorized by the president in January. The Marines will be a part of the NATO-International Security Assistance Force, conducting operations to extend the authority of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.
U.S. Air Force/Lt. Col. Adriane Craig
October 19, 2012
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