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  • 50th & 56th Aerial Port Squadrons support OIF and OEF during sister

    The halfway point is near for March's two Aerial Port Squadrons (APSs) that deployed in waves beginning in April. The 50th APS is deployed to Kirkuk Air Base in Iraq and the 56th APS, in their first deployment as a unit, is deployed to Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. "This is bigger than just a small little contingent going out and doing a mission;
  • Coalition Forces, Kirkuk officials partner to care for bombing victims

    Staff Sgt. Jesus Aguilar, 506th Expeditionary Logistics Squadron Aerial Port Squadron ramp commander, pushes one of five cargo pallets loaded with relief supplies on to a 60K loader from a Turkish C-130 here June 22. Sergeant Aguilar was one of almost 20 ELRS Airmen involved in the download of 12 tons of supplies including 90 blankets, 400 tents,