Airmen assigned to the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing at Joint Base Balad, Iraq, are helping the Army move its helicopters out of Iraq as part of the drawdown of US combat forces there, Balad officials announced, July 19, 2010. Army Apaches, Blackhawks, and other helicopters from bases in northern Iraq are arriving at Balad to be inspected, prepped, and shipped out on Air Force C-5 or C-17 transports to new operating locations. Here, a C-17 pulls onto the parking ramp at Balad, behind seven Army UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters waiting for transport, July 12, 2010.
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