451st Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs
By SOF Editor on Thu, 02/18/2010 - 11:13am
Afghan National Army Air Corps members led a rescue operation in which they, along with their U.S. advisors from the 738th Air Expeditionary Advisory Group, rescued 83 Afghan villagers during a flash flood Feb. 8 in Kandahar.
The victims were a group of Kuchi nomads who lived in a small village on a sandbar located in the middle of a river.
By SOF Editor on Thu, 12/31/2009 - 10:32am
KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (AFNS) -- Whether they are conducting patrols on the ground, riding in convoys or performing clearing operations in villages to search for insurgents, coalition forces know members of the 354th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron here stand ready 24 hours a day and seven days a week to provide close-air support anywhere throughout Afghanistan.
This includes armed overwatch, armed reconnaissance and armed convoy escort with the A-10 Thunderbolt II.
"We get to work with the guys on t