U.S. Airmen from McEntire Joint National Guard Base, South Carolina Air National Guard, arrive at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, June 10, 2012, to begin the second half of the unit’s Air Expeditionary Force rotation in country. Members of the 169th Fighter Wing are deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Swamp Fox F-16’s, pilots, and support personnel began their AEF deployment in early April to take over flying missions for the air tasking order and provide close air support for troops on the ground in Afghanistan.
(U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Caycee Watson/RELEASED)