joint base balad

U.S. Airmen from the 169th Maintenance Group out of McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C., perform post-flight checks on an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft at Joint Base Balad, Iraq, June 29, 2010, following a mission. The 169th Fighter Wing has sent equipment and personnel overseas in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. (DoD photo by Tech. Sgt. Caycee Cook, U.S. Air Force/Released)