Airmen transform sleepy Atlantic outpost into critical air transport hub for Presidential visit

621st Contingency Response Wing Airmen load cargo onto a C-17 Globemaster III at the Ascension Auxiliary Airfield Ramp at Ascension Island in the Southern Atlantic Ocean, June 28, 2013.The normally tranquil island transformed into a major military aircraft hub during the month-long operation moving equipment and passengers to and from Africa in preparation for President Barack Obama’s official state visit to the African continent. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. David Bredesen)

PHOTO BY: Capt. David Bredesen
VIRIN: 280613-F-CJ433-002.JPG
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