Afghanistan's geography, weather, security, and
limited transport infrastructure present much larger obstacles for planners
than what they faced in Iraq in 2011, said Scott Anderson, US Central Command's
deputy director for logistics and engineering, in a June 21, 2013 release.
Here, SrA. Tristan Franklin and A1C Cameron Padgett use an ammunition loading
adaptor to feed 30 mm rounds into an A-10 Thunderbolt II ammo drum at Bagram
Airfield, Afghanistan, on June 11, 2013.
Force photo by Stephenie Wade
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An F-35A Lightning II assigned to Hill AFB, Utah,
conducts a training flight with F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to Kunsan
AB, Republic of Korea, over the city of Gunsan, on Dec. 1, 2017,
in preparation for Vigilant Ace 18.
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