U.S. Troops Conduct Cargo Airdrop in Ghazni Province

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Air Force personnel load cargo bundles, destined for a remote drop zone in Ghazni province, on a C-130H Hercules aircraft on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan's Parwan province, Oct. 6, 2013. The airmen, crew chiefs and loadmasters are assigned to the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Ben Bloker
  • U.S. Air Force Staff Sgts. Kyle Law and Joshua Jorgensen consult a technical manual 
to troubleshoot a C-130H Hercules aircraft engine problem on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan's Parwan province, Oct. 6, 2013. Law and Jorgensen are crew chiefs assigned to the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Ben Bloker
  • U.S. Army  Spc. Philip Martinez prepares a cargo bundle for an airdrop aboard a C-130H Hercules aircraft on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan's Parwan province, Oct. 6, 2013. Martinez, a parachute rigger, is assigned to Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force Afghanistan. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Ben Bloker
  • As seen through a night-vision device, U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Richard Mulhollen, right, signals "all ready" for a cargo airdrop in remote Ghazni province, Afghanistan, Oct. 7, 2013. Mulhollen, a loadmaster, is assigned to the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Ben Bloker
  • As seen through a night-vision device, U.S Air Force Senior Airman Larry Webster scans for potential threats using night-vision goggles after completing a cargo airdrop in Afghanistan's Ghazni province, Oct. 7, 2013. Webster, a loadmaster, is assigned to the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Ben Bloker
  • U.S Air Force Maj. Kurt Wampole and U.S. Air Force Capt. Matt Ward taxi a C-130H Hercules aircraft back to its parking spot at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan's Parwan province, Oct. 7, 2013, after completing a cargo airdrop mission in Ghazni province. Wampole and Ward are pilots assigned to the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Ben Bloker
  • U.S Air Force Maj. Kurt Wampole reacts after his crew successfully completed two cargo airdrops at night aboard a C-130H Hercules aircraft on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan's Parwan province, Oct. 7, 2013. Wampole, a pilot, is assigned to the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Ben Bloker