Airmen from the 615th Contingency Response Group at Travis AFB, Calif., deployed to a small remote outpost in Afghanistan created the largest temporary aircraft parking area ever constructed, said Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz at the 41st Airlift Tanker Association conference in Nashville, Tenn., on Oct. 30, 2009. Schwartz cited this as one example of airmen’s contributions to the joint fight there. Here, airmen of the 615th CRG load a C-17 at Kadena, AB, Japan, with pallets of equipment.
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