• Creator
  • Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994-
  • Created Date
  • 1997-02-17
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Shown is a close-up of a deteriorating portion of the runway at Roberts International Airport, located outside of Monrovia, Liberia. The gravel could be a hazard for aircraft landing at the airport. The runway is two miles long and is being used by United States Air Force C-130E Hercules aircraft from the 86th Air Wing out of Ramstein Air Base, Germany, for Opera... more
    The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Shown is a close-up of a deteriorating portion of the runway at Roberts International Airport, located outside of Monrovia, Liberia. The gravel could be a hazard for aircraft landing at the airport. The runway is two miles long and is being used by United States Air Force C-130E Hercules aircraft from the 86th Air Wing out of Ramstein Air Base, Germany, for Operation ASSURED LIFT. ASSURED LIFT is a Joint Task Force (JTF) operation to provide airlift and other logistical support to West African states that are deploying more than 600 troops to Liberia as part of the region's ongoing peacekeeping mission. Most of the inbound West African forces will come from the country of Mali, with the Ivory Coast and Ghana also expected to contribute troops. Subject Operation/Series: ASSURED LIFT Base: Roberts International Airport Country: Liberia (LBR) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Paul R. Caron, USAF Release Status: Released to Public less
  • Format
  • Magnetic Disk
    Magnetic Disk: Hard Drive
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted