Burrell, Mark, Warrior - Citizen
NANGARHAR PROVINCE, AFGHANISTAN
At Jalalabad Airfield, Forward Operating Base Fenty, it never stops. Planes come in and drop troops and cargo. Planes go out, delivering troops and cargo.
For the Army Reserve Soldiers assigned to the 339th Movement Control Team, 103rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, attached to the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Task Force Bastogne, this is their life. They're the ones who make sure troops and cargo get to their destinations.
Planes of all sorts, from huge C-130s to small Cessnas, land day and night on Nangarhar Province's Jalalabad Airfield. If the cargo or troops are delayed, it could be detrimental to troops …
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Publication information: Article title: Supplying Afghanistan. Contributors: Burrell, Mark - Author. Magazine title: Warrior - Citizen. Volume: 56. Issue: 3 Publication date: Summer 2011. Page number: 22+. © Superintendent of Documents, Department of the Army, Army Reserves 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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