• Spc. Vince Fejeran provides security as an Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft takes off for Djibouti.

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    Spc. Vince Fejeran provides security as an Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft takes off for Djibouti.

  • Air Force pilots Maj. Andy McGee and 1st Lt. Jake Duff, flying their C-130 Hercules aircraft, discuss the upcoming approach to the dirt-strip runway."

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    Air Force pilots Maj. Andy McGee and 1st Lt. Jake Duff, flying their C-130 Hercules aircraft, discuss the upcoming approach to the dirt-strip runway."

  • Air Force 1st Lt. Dan Spengler, a pilot, chats with Sgt. Patrick Flores after landing on the runway in his C-130 Hercules aircraft.

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    Air Force 1st Lt. Dan Spengler, a pilot, chats with Sgt. Patrick Flores after landing on the runway in his C-130 Hercules aircraft.

  • A U.S. cargo loader contractor waits to load pallets of freight.

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    A U.S. cargo loader contractor waits to load pallets of freight.

  • Airman 1st Class Bret Oyler, a loadmaster, directs Spc. Rick Naputi towards the rear of a C-130 Hercules aircraft.

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    Airman 1st Class Bret Oyler, a loadmaster, directs Spc. Rick Naputi towards the rear of a C-130 Hercules aircraft.

  • The cargo is loaded and the aircrew prepares for takeoff.

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    The cargo is loaded and the aircrew prepares for takeoff.

  • An Ethiopian mans a makeshift watchtower overlooking the runway.

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    An Ethiopian mans a makeshift watchtower overlooking the runway.

  • Residents are entertained by the airfield operations.

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    Residents are entertained by the airfield operations.

  • Spcs. Albert Samana and Daniel Cruz provide perimeter security.

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    Spcs. Albert Samana and Daniel Cruz provide perimeter security.

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