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Saturday, December 8, 2007

Air Traffic Controllers in Iraq

Courtesy of Multi-National Forces - Iraq

Air Traffic Controllers Own Iraqi Sky

Senior Airman Shakeitha Tischler, 332nd Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron air traffic controller, monitors the aircraft movement on the runways at Balad Air Base air traffic control tower. Tischler ensures the runways are clear of vehicles and aircraft before a plane lands.  Photo by Spc. Jay Venturini, 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command.LOGISTICS SUPPORT AREA ANACONDA — Anyone who has been deployed to Logistics Support Area (LSA) Anaconda for any length of time has learned to live with the constant sound of planes coming and going on a daily basis. For some it is their job to track, direct and prioritize every single one of those aircraft.

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