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A flight bag and jacket wait to be loaded aboard an E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft. The aircraft is being prepared for a mission over Turkey in support of the operation. The operation is a security mission to enforce the United Nations no-fly zone north of the 36 degree parallel from Iraqi air and ground incursion. A four nation coalition of US, Turkey, Great Britain and France has been actively protecting and supplying Kurdish refugees since Desert Storm in 1991.(Exact date unknown)

A flight bag and jacket wait to be loaded aboard an E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft. The aircraft is being prepared for a mission over Turkey in support of the operation. The operation is a security mission to enforce the United Nations no-fly zone north of the 36 degree parallel from Iraqi air and ground incursion. A four nation coalition of US, Turkey, Great Britain and France has been actively protecting and supplying Kurdish refugees since Desert Storm in 1991.(Exact date unknown)

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description

Summary

The original finding aid described this photograph as:

Subject Operation/Series: PROVIDE COMFORT

Base: Incirlik Air Base, Adana

Country: Turkey (TUR)

Scene Camera Operator: SRA Gudrun Cook

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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Date

01/05/1995
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Source

The U.S. National Archives
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