Two of the new C-130J transports assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron at Ramstein AB, Germany, have been operating from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, in support of Exercise Flintlock 10, Ramstein officials announced May 14, 2010. Participation in this US Africa Command-sponsored multinational event marks the first deployment of Ramstein's C-130Js to Africa for an exercise. Here, a joint US Army and Burkinabe security patrol watches the airfield while one of the C-130Js prepares to depart for Mali with Burkinabe Army personnel onboard, May 1, 2010. The exercise runs through May 23, 2010.
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The Senate Armed Services Committee’s version of the National Defense Authorization Act, released by the committee late Thursday, would provide for $715.9 billion in spending, according to a summary produced by the committee.
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