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  • USAF C-27Js Begin Combat Ops
    Posted by Robert Wall 8:36 AM on Aug 08, 2011

    The U.S. Air Force has begun combat operations with the C-27J in Afghanistan.

    Here is one of the first pictures of the airlifter at Kandahar Air Base:

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    (Photo: USAF/Senior Airman Corey Hook)

    The airlifter is assigned to the 702nd Expeditionary Airlift Sqdn., which falls under the 451st Expeditionary Operations Group.

    Combat operations began Aug. 4, the USAF says, after the second of the tactical transports arrived in theater.

    Tags: ar99, USAF, C-27J

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