TITLE

Balad: Three Players, One Goal

AUTHOR(S)
Roberts, Chuck
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Airman;Sep2004, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs that at Balad Air Base, jointness isn't a concept explored by Pentagon planners. At this hotbed in the middle of Iraq, where mortar attacks have become almost commonplace. airmen and soldiers live and work alongside each other and have discovered it's not only a better way of doing business, but they like it, too. The operations group combines airmen. Soldiers and marines who control a mix of aircraft, F-16 Fighting Falcons, the MQ-1 Predator, army and air force helicopters, Army C-23 Sherpa aircraft and the steady flow of cargo aircraft that feed this primary logistics hub for Iraq.
ACCESSION #
14447410

 

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