• Creator
  • Department of Defense. Department of the Navy. Naval Imaging Command. 1988-ca. 1993; Department of Defense. Defense Audiovisual Agency. 6/21/1979-9/30/1985; Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994-
  • Created Date
  • 2001-04-30
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Daniel Verkuilen from McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, consults his checklist handbook for the proper procedure to check the pressure on a tank of Oxygen before replenishing the oxygen supply on a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft. A1C Verkuilen, an assistant crew chief, deployed here with a small group of aircraft maintenance specialists from... more
    The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Daniel Verkuilen from McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, consults his checklist handbook for the proper procedure to check the pressure on a tank of Oxygen before replenishing the oxygen supply on a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft. A1C Verkuilen, an assistant crew chief, deployed here with a small group of aircraft maintenance specialists from the 22nd Aircraft Generation Squadron at McConnell. They and two McConnell KC-135 aircrews joined the 16th Expeditionary Operations Group, a small Air Force detachment at Istres Air Base, France as part of Operation JOINT FORGE, the ongoing military mission in the Balkans. "The United States has agreed to provide a force of approximately 6,900 U.S. Service member to help maintain a capable military force in Bosnia-Herzegovina. No timetable for the duration of Operation JOINT FORGE has been determined. The mission will be assessed periodically and the force size will be adjusted, as circumstances require." Subject Operation/Series: JOINT FORGE Base: Le Tube Air Base 125 State: Istres Country: France (FRA) Scene Major Command Shown: USAFE Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Dave Ahlschwede, USAF Release Status: Released to Public. less
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted