U.S.Airmen return from Darfur mission
During the mission, the Airmen moved 47 Nigerian and 238 Rwandan soldiers, and more than 25,000 pounds of cargo. The last mission was flown Nov. 3.
The mission began Oct. 21 when an advance team of about 30 Airmen arrived at Kigali International Airport, Rwanda, to set up the operations. Airmen on the team represented various specialties such as logistics, contracting, airfield management, security forces and communications. The majority of the Airmen deployed from here and Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England.
About 90 more Airmen deployed from here Oct. 22 to begin the mission.