Airmen of the 4th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron who operate MC-12W surveillance aircraft out of Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, have flown 130 sorties, logging more than 600 hours, since the unit's stand-up in December 2009, stated Bagram officials, March 9, 2010. Already the unit is making a significant contribution to the counterinsurgency in Afghanistan by locating insurgents and protecting coalition troops and Afghan civilians. Here, Lt. Col. Douglas Lee, the unit's commander, performs a walk-around inspection of an MC-12 prior to a mission, Feb. 27, 2010.
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