Gen. Norton Schwartz, Chief of Staff, told House defense appropriators June 3 that the Air Force had deployed the first MC-12W Project Liberty intelligence-surveillance-reconnaissance aircraft to support operations in Southwest Asia on June 1, 2009; he expected the aircraft to be in theater on June 5. Here, on April 28, 2009, the first MC-12W arrived at the Mississippi Air National Guard's Key Field facility, where members of the Air Guard's 186th Air Refueling Wing are providing temporary training support.
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