Warzone Photos: Inside a Combat Landing in Afghanistan

C-130 crew contends with anti-aircraft weapons, dangerous conditions to link critical air bases.

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Ground security forces at Bagram have been able to reduce the number of attacks on the base by 47 percent in the last year, but there is a still a threat from the outlying community.

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The crew of the C-130 after successfully landing and offloading the cargo and passengers. From left to right, Aircraft Commander Capt. Robert Schomaker; Flight Engineer Tech. Sgt. Bobby McMillan; Co-Pilot Capt. Kyle McClure; Navigator Capt. Michael E. Hicks; Loadmaster Senior Airman Joshua Dinonno; Loadmaster Staff Sgt. Matthew Derda.

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