TRANSIENT CENTER at MANAS, Kyrgyzstan -- Airman 1st Class Bradlee Daugherty, 376th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron outbound cargo and in-house carpenter, spots Senior Airman Linette Nosim, 376th ELRS cargo section NCOIC of operations in the warehouse here Feb. 23. Over the last year, the cargo movement section has moved over 23,000 items and over 8,500 short tons. This new rotation's six-person section is expected to significantly move that and more through the additional northern distribution network-shipping lower priority freight by truck instead of air.
Tech Sgt. Matthew Hamilton helps members of the 375th Logistics Readiness Squadron push a 500-pound pallet onto a C-17 Globemaster III Feb. 7, 2011, at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. Sergeant Hamilton is a loadmaster assigned to the 452nd Air Mobility Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Staff Sgt. Ryan Crane)
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Army Staff Sgt. Zenia Boswell and Chief Master Sgt. Leland Becker high-five Chuiskaya Region Boarding School-Gymnasium students Nov. 11, 2010, at their school in Koi Tash, Kyrgyzstan. Kyrgyz and U.S. military members gave students coats, blankets and hats as part of Operation Warm and Dry II. Sergeant Boswell is assigned to the U.S. Embassy, and Chief Becker is assigned to the Transit Center at Manas. Photo by Tech. Sgt. Jennifer Buzanowski.
Tech. Sgt. Joe Corder fills balloons for kids Oct. 18, 2010, at the Solnyshko school near Vasilievka, Kyrgyzstan. Several Airmen who are deployed to the Manas Transit Center, Kyrgyzstan, visited the school to deliver cold weather items and spend time with the kids. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. J.G. Buzanowski)
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Air Force Electronic Systems Center Commander Lt. Gen. Ted Bowlds and Kyrgyzstan Transportation Minister Erkin Isakov sign an agreement Sept. 21, 2010, that defines the scope of a critical foreign military sales effort in Kyrgyzstan. The work will provide the foundation for a robust air traffic control system here. (Courtesy photo)
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A C-17 Globemaster III takes off for Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, July 29, 2010, from the Transit Center at Manas, Kyrgyzstan. (U.S. Air Force photo)
Airmen load food onto a pallet at the Manas International Airport for transportation to Osh, Kyrgyzstan, June 13, 2010. The U.S. Transit Center in Manas, together with the State Department, purchased flour, oil, pasta, tea, yeast, and other basics totaling more than 31,000 pounds for a humanitarian assistance delivery to the southern region of Osh. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Nichelle Anderson
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Marines walk onto a C-17 Globemaster III en route to Afghanistan April 2, 2010 at the Transit Center at Manas, Kyrgyzstan. Thousands of Marines, Soldiers, Airmen and coalition troops transit through here each month in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. In March, 376th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron Airmen pushed through 50,000 multinational, U.S. and coalition troops. The Marines are from the 7th Engineer Support Battalion, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nichelle Anderson)
U.S. Marines board a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft flight from Camp Manas, Kyrgyzstan, to Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, March 24, 2010. The Marines, assigned to the 1st Marine Division's Headquarters Battalion, are deploying to Afghanistan to support the International Security Assistance Force. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Sarah B. Novotny
Staff Sgt. Joseph Hamski shows Kyrgyz army explosive ordnance disposal technicians how a computer system works with an X-ray machine to see inside packages during a subject matter information exchange March 16, 2010, at the Transit Center at Manas, Kyrgyzstan. Sergeant Hamski is a 376th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron EOD technician. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Carolyn Viss)
Airmen construct a new dome tent at the Transit Center at Manas, Kyrgyzstan, Jan. 11, 2010.
The tents are being built to support the influx of Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors and Marines who pass through here.
The Airmen are deployed from the 49th Material Maintenance Squadron at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M.
(U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nichelle Anderson)
An aerial porter directs a 60-ton K-loader carrying mine-resistant ambush protected, all-terrain vehicles off a commercial aircraft at the Transit Center at Manas, Kyrgyzstan, Jan. 3, 2010. Airmen from the 376th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron were ready to receive the cargo. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Myco Apat)
Kyrgyz Capt. Nurgali Baitubaev gets a closer look at an explosive ordnance disposal robot during the Kyrgyz Ministry of Defense team's visit from Dec. 14 to Dec. 18, 2009, to learn about EOD operations from Airmen with the 376th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron at the Transit Center at Manas, Kyrgyzstan. The five-day visit was to help the host nation build a proficient EOD team. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Olufemi Owolabi)
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