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US Army (USA) personnel, 112th Medical Company (Air Ambulance), Maine Army National Guard (MEARNG), Bangor, Maine (ME), prepare to button up and take off with a patient for transport to the 28th Combat Support Hospital (CSH) onboard a USA UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

An American service member is transferred from an ambulance operated by the US Air Force (USAF) 447th Expeditionary Medical Squadron, Baghdad International Airport, to a waiting US Army (USA) UH-60 Black Hawk, 112th Medical Company (Air Ambulance), Maine Army National Guard (MEARNG), Bangor, Maine (ME), for transport to the 28th Combat Support Hospital, located in the Ibn Sina Hospital in Baghdad, Iraq during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) Captain (CPT) James Taylor (left), Chaplain, 447th Air Expeditionary Group (AEG), prays for deployed AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Neno Santana, 447th AEG Command Post, during a baptism held at Baghdad International Airport, Iraq. Volunteers from 447th Expeditionary Civil Engineering Squadron (ECES) worked in tandem with the chapel staff to construct the baptismal pool used to baptize six Air Force personnel deployed in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) members of the 447th Expeditionary Medical Squadron (EMEDS) download a patient from an ambulance for transport onboard a US Army (USA) UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter, 112th Medical Company (Air Ambulance), Maine Army National Guard (MEARNG), Bangor, Maine (ME), to the 28th Combat Support Hospital (CSH) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) Captain (CPT) James Taylor (right), Chaplain, 447th Air Expeditionary Group (AEG), joins USAF STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Santillan (left) and USAF Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Steven Keith, Head Chaplain, 447th AEG, in prayer for deployed AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Neno Santana (black shirt), 447th AEG Command Post, after his baptism at Baghdad International Airport, Iraq during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

The Baghdad Bistro, run by the US Air Force (USAF) 447th Expeditionary Services Squadron (ESVS), provides two hot meals per day to the many Air Force personnel deployed to Baghdad International Airport (IAP), Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) Airmen in-process at Baghdad International Airport (IAP), Iraq. Airmen from all over the world deployed in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) 447th Expeditionary Communications Squadron (ECS) personnel assemble wooden structures for base infrastructure cabling at Baghdad International Airport (IAP), Iraq. Communications troops are among the many Air Force personnel deployed to Iraq in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) 447th Expeditionary Communications Squadron (ECS) personnel assemble wooden structures for base infrastructure cabling at Baghdad International Airport (IAP), Iraq. Communications troops are among the many Air Force personnel deployed to Iraq in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) members of the 447th Expeditionary Communications Squadron (ECS) construct and utilize wooden handholds to install base infrastructure cabling at Baghdad International Airport (IAP), Iraq. Communications personnel are among the many USAF personnel deployed to Iraq in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

A US Air Force (USAF) Member of the 447th Expeditionary Communications Squadron (ECS) uses a Ditch Witch R5700 to dig a trench to install base infrastructure cabling at Baghdad International Airport (IAP), Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) Brigadier General (BGEN) Leonard E. Patterson (left), Commander, Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI), and USAF Colonel (COL) Robert Broeking, Commander, 2nd Field Investigations Region AFOSI, tour Baghdad International Airport (IAP), Iraq. AFOSI Airmen are among the many Air Force personnel deployed to Iraq in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Tammera Brandon, 447th Expeditionary Services Squadron (ESVS) raises a blue flag, indicating laundry is ready for pickup at Baghdad International Airport (IAP), Iraq. Services Airmen are among the many Air Force personnel deployed to Iraq in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

The Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI) Field Operating Location 17 hosts US Air Force (USAF) Brigadier General (BGEN) Leonard E. Patterson (third from left standing), Commander, Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI), during a tour at Camp Sather on Baghdad International Airport (IAP), Iraq. AFOSI Airmen are among the many Air Force personnel deployed to Iraq in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Army (USA) Second Lieutenant (2LT) Brian Dieffenbach (right) 1ST Battalion (BN), 27th Field Artillery (FA), explains travel routes to USA STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Aaron Eidem, 59th Military Police Company (MP CO). Army Military Police (MP) and members of the Criminal Investigation Division (CID) provide security for a United States Congressional Delegation that is touring various facilities and meeting with personnel deployed to Baghdad in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

A United States Congressional Delegation arrives onboard a US Air Force (USAF) C-130H Hercules, 118th Airlift Wing, Tennessee Air National Guard (TNANG), Nashville, Tennessee (TN), at Baghdad International Airport (IAP), Iraq. The delegation is touring various facilities and personnel deployed in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Army (USA) Military Police (MP) and members of the Criminal Investigation Division (CID) provide security for a United States Congressional Delegation that is touring various facilities and meeting with personnel deployed to Baghdad in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. The individual is armed with a KAC 5.56 mm Modular Weapon System (MWS) SOPMOD (Special Operation Peculiar Modification) M4 and a Caliber.45, Model 1911 Automatic Pistol

US Air Force (USAF) Airmen of the 447th Air Expeditionary Group (AEG) flag detail celebrate Veteran's Day by flying over 500 flags for the men and women at Baghdad International Airport (IAP), Iraq. The AEG deployed to Baghdad in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Australian Private (PVT) Anna Gray, Force Level Logistics Asset Baghdad, delivers a commemorative reading during the Remembrance Day ceremony held at Baghdad International Airport (IAP), Iraq. The Australian unit is among the many personnel deployed in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. Remembrance Day is equivalent to our Armistices Day or now Veterans Day

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Verlin Levi Collins, Still Photographer, 447th Expeditionary Communications Squadron (ECS), discusses the course of events with Australian Corporal (CPL) Chris Gray, Force Level Logistics Asset Baghdad, in preparation for the Australian Remembrance Day Ceremony held at Baghdad International Airport (IAP), Iraq. The Australian unit is among the many personnel deployed in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Australian Corporal (CPL) Brett Ackland, Force Level Logistics Asset Baghdad renders a salute during the Remembrance Day ceremony held at Baghdad International Airport (IAP), Iraq. The Australian unit is among the many personnel deployed in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. Remembrance Day is equivalent to our Armistices Day or now Veterans Day

Deployed personnel lineup at the Dining Facility to enjoy a hearty Thanksgiving meal at Baghdad International Airport (IAP), Iraq. Air Force, Army, and Navy personnel deployed to Iraq in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Deployed personnel enjoy a hearty Thanksgiving meal at Baghdad International Airport (IAP), Iraq. Air Force, Army, and Navy personnel deployed to Iraq in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Deployed personnel enjoy a hearty Thanksgiving meal at Baghdad International Airport (IAP), Iraq. Air Force, Army, and Navy personnel deployed to Iraq in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) Michael Rollins, 447th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron (ERS), helps serve a hearty Thanksgiving meal to military personnel at Baghdad International Airport (IAP), Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) SENIOR MASTER Sergeant (SMSGT) Dianne Buckhout, 447th Expeditionary Medical Squadron (EMDS), hands out candy to troops waiting in line at the Dining Facility for the Thanksgiving meal served at Baghdad International Airport (IAP), Iraq. Air Force, Army, and Navy personnel deployed to Iraq in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Deployed personnel lineup at the Dining Facility to enjoy a hearty Thanksgiving meal at Baghdad International Airport (IAP), Iraq. Air Force, Army, and Navy personnel deployed to Iraq in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Secretary of the Air Force (SECAF) Dr. James G. Roche prepares to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal with deployed personnel at Baghdad International Airport (IAP), Iraq. Air Force, Army, and Navy personnel deployed to Iraq in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Senator Jack Reed (right), Rhode Island (RI), visits with Soldiers of the 2nd Brigade (BDE), 82nd Airborne Division (AD) (2-82), Fort Bragg, North Carolina (NC), in Baghdad Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Army (USA) Reserve, SPECIALIST Fourth Class (SPC) Addie Collins (left), 222nd Broadcast Operations Detachment (BOD), interviews Senators Jack Reed (right), Rhode Island (RI), and Hillary Rodham Clinton, New York (NY), in Baghdad, Iraq during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

New York (NY) Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (NY-D) visits troops assigned to the 2nd Brigade (BDE), 82nd Airborne Division (AD) (2-82), Fort Bragg, North Carolina (NC), in Baghdad Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

New York (NY) Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (NY-D) greeted at Baghdad International Airport (IAP), Iraq, during her visit to the Operation IRAQI FREEDOM area

New York (NY) Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (NY-D) having lunch with the troops in Baghdad, Iraq, during her visit to the Operation IRAQI FREEDOM area

US Air Force (USAF) Colonel (COL) Jim Callahan (right), Commander, 447th Air Expeditionary Group (AEG), interviewed by USAF Technical Sergeant Reginal Woodruff, with the Sather-Griffin Sentinel, for a feature article at Baghdad International Airport during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Stacy Pearsall, Combat Camera Photographer, takes time out of her busy schedule volunteering to cut women's hair at Baghdad International Airport (IAP), Iraq during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

U.S. Secretary of Defense The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld is escorted by U.S. Army LT. GEN. Ricardo S. Sanchez as he arrives at Baghdad International Airport aboard a U.S. Air Force C-17A Globemaster III aircraft on December 6, 2003. (DoD photo by TECH. SGT. Lisa M. Zunzanyika) (Released)

US Air Force (USAF) Colonel (COL) Jim Callahan, Commander, 447th Air Expeditionary Group (AEG) speaks to the troops during his inaugural Commander's Call at Baghdad International Airport (IAP) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Standing next to a US Army (USA) UH-60 Black Hawk, US Air Force (USAF) Colonel (COL) Jim Callahan (left), Commander, 447th Air Expeditionary Group (AEG) talks with USA Lieutenant General (LGEN) Ricardo S. Sanchez, Commander, Combined Joint Task Force 7 (CJTF-7), as they await the arrival of the Secretary of Defense, at Baghdad International Airport (IAP) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld, U.S. Secretary of Defense and U.S. Army LT. GEN. Ricardo S. Sanchez, Commander, Combined Joint Task Force 7 (CJTF-7), prepare for a flight onboard a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter at Baghdad International Airport, during Operation Iraqi Freedom. (DoD photo by TECH. SGT. Lisa M. Zunzanyika) (Released)

US Air Force (USAF) SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Derrick Williams (right) and USAF STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Jason Wilder square off during a John Madden Football Play Station 2 tournament at Baghdad International Airport (IAP), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. SRA Williams was the tournament winner

US Air Force (USAF) Security Police personnel from Charlie Flight (C FLT), 823rd Security Forces Squadron (SFS), Moody Air Force Base (AFB), Georgia (GA), form up for the days duty at Baghdad International Airport (IAP), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Jose Salcedo and USAF MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) James Mitchell (right), 447th Expeditionary Services Squadron (ESVS), construct a tent entryway for the Palm Tree Resort Lodging Office and the Luis Laundry Facility at Baghdad International Airport (IAP) Iraq during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

The US Air Force (USAF) 447th Expeditionary Services Squadron (ESVS) provides and maintains a variety of cardio machines to keep deployed troops combat ready at Baghdad International Airport, Iraq during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Steven Parker, Joint Special Operations Air Detachment, pumps iron to tunes in the Tigris Fitness Center at Baghdad International Airport (IAP), Iraq during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Steven Keith (right), Chaplain, hands out homemade cookies donated by Hill Air Force Base (AFB), Utah (UT), to AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Joseph Murphy, Security Forces, on duty at Baghdad International Airport (IAP) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) Major (MAJ) Kalman Dubov, Jewish Chaplain, travels throughout the area of responsibility (AOR) visiting Jewish personnel. He stopped at Baghdad International Airport (IAP) as part of his mission during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Stacy Pearsall, Combat Camera Photographer, assembles a lattice to hang in the room where she volunteers to give therapeutic massages, which the proceeds going to support the 447th Air Expeditionary Group (AEG) morale fund at Baghdad International Airport (IAP) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Ambria White, Postal Worker, sorts letters at Postal Center located at the Baghdad International Airport (IAP) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Stacy Pearsall, Combat Camera Photographer, gives a therapeutic massage, proceeds go to support the 447th Air Expeditionary Group (AEG) morale fund at Baghdad International Airport (IAP) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Stacy Pearsall, Combat Camera Photographer, gives a therapeutic massage, proceeds go to support the 447th Air Expeditionary Group (AEG) morale fund at Baghdad International Airport (IAP) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) Major (MAJ) Kalman Dubov (right), Jewish Chaplain, travels throughout the area of responsibility (AOR) visiting with Jewish personnel. He stopped at Baghdad International Airport (IAP) as part of his mission during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Terra Mason, Postal Worker, opens package addressed to her that arrived at Baghdad International Airport (IAP) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) Postal workers scramble to breakdown and sort incoming mail for the unit mail clerks to pick up and distribute to deployed personnel serving at Baghdad International Airport (IAP) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Richard Mandregan, Postal Worker, helps USAF Major (MAJ) Stacia Belyeu mail a package from Baghdad International Airport (IAP) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Odell Straughter III, 447th Expeditionary Civil Engineering Squadron (ECES), takes it to the hole during the 447th Expeditionary Services Squadron (ESVS) sponsored 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament at Baghdad International Airport (BIAP) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

The winning team, of the 447th Expeditionary Services Squadron (ESVS) sponsored 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament, proudly sport their Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) $25.00 gift certificates at Baghdad International Airport (BIAP), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US military personnel compete at the 447th Expeditionary Services Squadron (ESVS) hosted 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament at Baghdad International Airport (BIAP), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Festive audience member US Air Force (USAF) SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Michael Ceser, 447th Expeditionary Airlift Control Squadron (EACS), awaits the arrival of USO (United Service Organizations) performers at Baghdad International Airport (BIAP), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Actor/comedian Robin Williams entertains the troops during the United Service Organizations (USO) tour at Baghdad International Airport (BIAP), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Chairman of the USO (United Service Organizations) World Board of Governors John Gottshalk (left), National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) driver Mike Wallace, World Wrestling Entertainment star Kurt Engle, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of STAFF (JCS) US Air Force (USAF) General Richard Myers, Model Leeann Tweeden and comedian Robin Williams (right) arrive at Baghdad International Airport (BIAP) to entertain US troops deployed to Iraq in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of STAFF (JCS) US Air Force (USAF) General (GEN) Richard Myers (left), and US Army (USA) Lieutenant General (LGEN) Ricardo Sanchez, Commander, Combined Joint Task Force Seven (CJTF-7), field questions at a press conference at Baghdad International Airport, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Bryce Vanoverbecke, 447th Expeditionary Civil Engineering Squadron (ECES), uses a Tata Hitachi EX60 excavator to fill bunker-surrounding HESCO (Hercules Engineering Solutions Consortium) barriers with dirt at Baghdad International Airport (BIAP) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) Technical Sergeant (TSGT) Rodney Jarboe, 447th Expeditionary Civil Engineering Squadron (ECES), uses an excavator to fill bunker-surrounding HESCO (Hercules Engineering Solutions Consortium) barriers with dirt at Baghdad International Airport (BIAP) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Local Iraqi vendors peddle their wares to military troops at a bazaar held at Baghdad International Airport (BIAP) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Jacob Weidinger, 447th Expeditionary Communications Squadron (ECS), surveys the goods as local Iraqi vendors peddle their wares to military troops during a bazaar held at Baghdad International Airport (BIAP) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Local Iraqi vendors peddle their wares to military troops at a bazaar held at Baghdad International Airport (BIAP) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) superstar Rikishi performs for the troops at Camp Victory, Baghdad International Airport (BIAP), Iraq (IRQ) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) superstars perform for the Coalition troops at Camp Victory, Baghdad International Airport (BIAP), Iraq (IRQ) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

World Wrestling Entertainment superstars "The Big Show" Paul Wight (left) and John Cena perform for the troops at Camp Victory, Baghdad International Airport (BIAP), Iraq (IRQ) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) President Vince McMahon expresses his appreciation for the dedication and sacrifices of the American troops at Camp Victory, Baghdad International Airport (BIAP), Iraq (IRQ) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. Australian military personnel check out the American show joining the audience in the background atop an ASLAV (Australian Light Armored Vehicle)

World Wrestling Entertainment superstars "The Big Show" Paul Wight (left) and John Cena perform for the troops at Camp Victory, Baghdad International Airport (BIAP), Iraq (IRQ) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US military troops deployed to Iraq in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM show their support as the stars of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) perform at Camp Victory, Baghdad International Airport (BIAP), Iraq (IRQ)

US Army Soldier atop a USA M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank (MBT) and Australian Soldiers atop an ASLAV (Australian Light Armored Vehicle) deployed to Iraq in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM get together to watch the stars from the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) perform at Camp Victory, Baghdad International Airport (BIAP), Iraq (IRQ)

US military troops deployed to Iraq in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM show desire along with their support as the stars of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) perform at Camp Victory, Baghdad International Airport (BIAP), Iraq (IRQ)

US Air Force (USAF) 447th Expeditionary Communications Squadron (ECS) postal workers offload and sort incoming mail for the unit mail clerks to pick up and distribute to deployed personnel serving at Baghdad International Airport (BIAP), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) 447th Expeditionary Communications Squadron (ECS) Postal and Mail Control Activity personnel load incoming mail packages at the Joint Military Mail Terminal at Iraq (JMMT-I) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) Technical Sergeants (TSGT) Garrick Wimbush (left) and Jim Dwyer stop for moment for an on the job portrait as they load incoming mail packages at the Joint Military Mail Terminal at Iraq (JMMT-I), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

With the old boiler on a Bobcat ready for disposal, a US Air Force (USAF) 447th Civil Engineering Squadron (CES) Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), team replaces the boiler for the shower tent at Baghdad International Airport (BIAP), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Rodney Durand, 447th Civil Engineering Squadron (CES) Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), checks one of the lines after he and his team replaced the boiler for one of the shower tents at Baghdad International Airport (BIAP) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) Airmen of the 447th Civil Engineering Squadron (CES) Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), section pose for moment while replacing the boiler for one of the shower tents at Baghdad International Airport (BIAP), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) Colonel (COL) Jim Callahan (right), Commander, 447th Air Expeditionary Group (AEG), presents a seized gold plated AK-47 assault rifle to USAF COL Marke H. "Hoot" Gibson, Commander, 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing (AEW), prior to his departure from Baghdad International Airport (BIAP) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) Colonel (COL) Jim Callahan (left), Commander, 447th Air Expeditionary Group (AEG) making a presentation to USAF Lieutenant General (LGEN) Walter E. Buchanan III, Commander, 9th Air Force (AF) and US Central Command (USCENTCOM) Air Forces, Shaw Air Force Base (AFB), South Carolina (SC), prior to his departure from Baghdad International Airport (BIAP), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) Technical Sergeant (TSGT) Glen Primero, Primero displays his volleyball prowess during the 447th Air Expeditionary Group (AEG) Sports Day at Baghdad International Airport (BIA), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) Technical Sergeant (TSGT) Glen Primero, performs 85-push-ups as his teammate STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Stacy Pearsall cheers him on during the 447th Air Expeditionary Group (AEG) Sports Day at Baghdad International Airport (BIA), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

As a US Army (USA) UH-60Q Black Hawk Medical Evacuation (MEDEVAC) helicopter approaches, personnel from the Australian Air Control Tower Detachmet, Task Unit 633.4.2 celebrate the One Hundred Thousand aircraft to move through Baghdad International Airport (BIA), Iraq, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Nathan Haley, left and SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Kenneth Merkel perform a Preventative Maintenance Inspection (PMI) on the Basic Access Modules System (BAMS), on the Main Distributions Frame at the Baghdad International Airport (BIA), in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Nathan Haley, left and SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Kenneth Merkel perform a Preventative Maintenance Inspection (PMI) on the Basic Access Modules System (BAMS), on the Main Distributions Frame at the Baghdad International Airport (BIA), in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Ernesto Figueroa with the 7th Expeditionary Communications Squadron (CS), works on the Main Distributions Frame installing phone lines at the Baghdad International Airport (BIA), in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Kenneth Merkel performs a Preventative Maintenance Inspection (PMI) on the Basic Access Modules System (BAMS), on the Main Distributions Frame at the Baghdad International Airport (BIA), in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Kenneth Merkel performs a Preventative Maintenance Inspection (PMI) on the Basic Access Modules System (BAMS), on the Main Distributions Frame at the Baghdad International Airport (BIA), in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Mikhail Testa of the 447th Expeditionary Communications Squadron (ECS) replaces a Motorla Land Mobile Radio (LMR) base station at Baghdad International Airport (BIA), Iraq (IRQ), in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Michael Doherty assigned to the 447th Expeditionary Communications Squadron (ECS), performs a weekly preventive maintenance inspection on the Whelen Giant Voice base public address system utilized during attacks and emergency response situations at the Baghdad International Airport (BIA), in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Michael Doherty assigned to the 447th Expeditionary Communications Squadron (ECS), performs a weekly preventive maintenance inspection on the Whelen Giant Voice base public address system utilized during attacks and emergency response situations at the Baghdad International Airport (BIA), in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Michael Doherty assigned to the 447th Expeditionary Communications Squadron (ECS), performs a weekly preventive maintenance inspection on the Whelen Giant Voice base public address system utilized during attacks and emergency response situations at the Baghdad International Airport (BIA), in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) Colonel (COL) Robert G. Schultz, the new commander of the 447th Air Expeditionary Group (AEG), is interviewed at Baghdad International Airport (BIA), Iraq (IRQ), in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) Colonel (COL) Robert G. Schultz, the new commander of the 447th Air Expeditionary Group (AEG), prepares for an interview at Baghdad International Airport (BIA), Iraq (IRQ), in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) personnel from the 447th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron (ESFS) form up for "Guard Mount" where they carefully check their Colt 5.56mm M16A2 Assault Rifles at the Baghdad International Airport (BIA). Security Forces personnel are deployed at the BIA in support Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Air Force (USAF) SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Joshua Jasso documents the 447th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron (ESFS) patrolling the area surrounding Baghdad International Airport (BIA), Iraq (IRQ), in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. (SUBSTANDARD)

US Air Force (USAF) personnel from the 447th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron (ESFS) form up for "Guard Mount" at Baghdad International Airport (BIA), where Security Forces personnel are deployed in support Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. (SUBSTANDARD)

US Air Force (USAF) personnel from the 447th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron (ESFS) form up for "Guard Mount" at Baghdad International Airport (BIA), where Security Forces personnel are deployed in support Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. (SUBSTANDARD)

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