816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron answers the call in the Middle East

U.S. Air Force Capt. Brittany Bean, left, and U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Wesley Cobb, right, C-17 Globemaster III pilots with the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, perform preflight checks at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Dec. 23, 2016. The 816th EAS is one of the closest 18th Air Force assigned units supporting the fight in Iraq and Syria. As the only expeditionary squadron directly reporting to 18th AF, it draws on aircrews and maintainers from every C-17 unit to provide theater-direct delivery to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Miles Wilson)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Miles Wilson
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