A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 77th Fighter Squadron, takes off Nov. 21, 2017, at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. The launch was used in support of a new offensive campaign. Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) and United States Forces-Afghanistan (USFOR-A) launched a series of ongoing attacks to hit Taliban revenue streams. Together, Afghan and U.S. forces conducted combined operations to strike drug labs and command-and-control nodes in northern Helmand province. These types of strikes represent the highest level of trust and cooperation between ANDSF and USFOR-A.

 

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Divine Cox

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