The Air Force has merged its expeditionary high-flying reconnaissance operations under a single squadron in Southwest Asia. Here, Maj. Robert Matlock (right), 12th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron commander, and Col. Kyle Garland, 380th Expeditionary Operations Group commander, case the guide-on as part of the inactivation ceremony for the 12th ERS Nov. 1, 2008. The Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle operations of the 12th ERS are now part of the 99th ERS, which also performs the U-2 manned reconnaissance mission in SWA operations.
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