Iraqi Air Force Lands at Qayyarah

U.S. Air Force Col. Rhett Champagne, left, commander, 821st Crisis Response Group, shakes hands with the chief of staff of the Iraqi air force, following the landing of his C-130J Super Hercules at Qayyarah West Airfield, Iraq, Oct. 30, 2016. This was the first time an aircraft from the Iraqi security forces landed at Qayyarah West Airfield since the base was occupied by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in 2014. Coalition forces reconstructed the airfield as part of their effort to assist the Iraqi security forces as the seize territory from ISIL. The Qayyarah West Airfield serves as a logistics hub for ongoing operations in northern Iraq. (U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Daniel Johnson)

PHOTO BY: U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Daniel Johnson
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