Pre-flight checks
Photo Credit: Sgt. Richard Andrade, 16th MPAD
KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Frank Dirr, a Victoria, Texas, native, is a crew chief with the 442nd Air Expeditionary Advisory Squadron and conducts pre-flight checks on the AKM (7.62mm assault rifle) on board the MI-17 helicopter Sept. 22. Afghan and American pilots flew two MI-17 helicopters on a routine troop movement mission to several forward operating bases throughout the southern part of Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
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