Aircraft Transport U.S. Troops, Equipment From Afghanistan

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. soldiers embark a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft on Bagram Airfield as they complete their tour in Afghanistan, Jan. 29, 2013. The aircrews are assigned to the 455th Expeditionary Air Wing, Air Mobility Command. The C-17 is the backbone of U.S. Air Force strategic airlift operations supporting coalition forces in Afghanistan. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Henry Chan
  • U.S. troops await takeoff on a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft on Bagram Airfield as they complete their tour in Afghanistan, Jan. 29, 2013. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Henry Chan
  • A C-17 Globemaster III aircraft shuts down after landing on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Feb. 2, 2013. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Henry Chan
  • UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters remain on a C-5 Galaxy aircraft before crews offload them on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Feb. 2, 2013. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Henry Chan
  • U.S. soldiers and airmen offload a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter from a C-5 Galaxy aircraft on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Feb. 2, 2013. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Henry Chan
  • An Oshkosh M-ATV mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle moves onto a C-5 Galaxy aircraft for flight from Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Feb. 2, 2013. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Henry Chan