BALAD NIGHT LIGHTS
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Samnang Lay replaces a bulb on an approach light on Joint Base Balad, Iraq, July 5, 2008. Lay is assigned to the 332nd Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron. Illumination of the airfield at night is critical to the safety of aircraft, personnel and cargo at the busiest single runway operation in the Department of Defense.