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Senior Airman Dane Johnson, 728th Air Mobility Squadron aircraft services journeyman, unloads cargo from a K-loader March 3, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The 728th AMS ensures the base has necessary supplies and is postured to support Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ceaira Tinsley)

Senior Airman Dane Johnson, 728th Air Mobility Squadron aircraft services journeyman, unloads cargo from a K-loader March 3, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The 728th AMS ensures the base has necessary supplies and is postured to support Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ceaira Tinsley)

Staff Sgt. Daniel Lauritzen, 728th Air Mobility Squadron aircraft services supervisor, and Senior Airman Dane Johnson, 728th AMS aircraft services journeyman, unload cargo from a K-Loader March 3, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Airmen in the 728th AMS use K-loaders to offload and download thousands of pounds of cargo weekly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ceaira Tinsley)

Staff Sgt. Daniel Lauritzen, 728th Air Mobility Squadron aircraft services supervisor, and Senior Airman Dane Johnson, 728th AMS aircraft services journeyman, unload cargo from a K-Loader March 3, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Airmen in the 728th AMS use K-loaders to offload and download thousands of pounds of cargo weekly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ceaira Tinsley)

Senior Airman Athena Zacher, 728th Air Mobility Squadron aircraft services journeyman, unloads cargo from an Atlas 747 airliner March 3, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The ramp services section is responsible for offloading all cargo from the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ceaira Tinsley)

Senior Airman Athena Zacher, 728th Air Mobility Squadron aircraft services journeyman, unloads cargo from an Atlas 747 airliner March 3, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The ramp services section is responsible for offloading all cargo from the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ceaira Tinsley)

Staff Sgt. Daniel Lauritzen, 728th Air Mobility Squadron aircraft services supervisor unloads cargo from a K-loader March 3, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The 728th AMS Aircraft Services Flight works around-the-clock to ensure the necessary cargo gets to the right places in a safe and timely manner. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ceaira Tinsley)

Staff Sgt. Daniel Lauritzen, 728th Air Mobility Squadron aircraft services supervisor unloads cargo from a K-loader March 3, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The 728th AMS Aircraft Services Flight works around-the-clock to ensure the necessary cargo gets to the right places in a safe and timely manner. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ceaira Tinsley)

Senior Airman Dane Johnson, 728th Air Mobility Squadron aircraft services journeyman, carries a chock to a K-loader March 3, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The ramp services section is responsible for offloading all cargo from the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ceaira Tinsley)

Senior Airman Dane Johnson, 728th Air Mobility Squadron aircraft services journeyman, carries a chock to a K-loader March 3, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The ramp services section is responsible for offloading all cargo from the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ceaira Tinsley)

Senior Airman Dane Johnson, 728th Air Mobility Squadron aircraft services journeyman, puts a chock in place March 3, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Airmen from the 728th AMS offload various types of cargo including food rations, mail and maintenance parts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ceaira Tinsley)

Senior Airman Dane Johnson, 728th Air Mobility Squadron aircraft services journeyman, puts a chock in place March 3, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Airmen from the 728th AMS offload various types of cargo including food rations, mail and maintenance parts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ceaira Tinsley)

A 728th Air Mobility Squadron chock etched with the unit’s motto “Damn Straight” rests on the flightline March 3, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The 728th AMS ensures the base has necessary supplies and is ready as a power projection platform. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ceaira Tinsley)

A 728th Air Mobility Squadron chock etched with the unit’s motto “Damn Straight” rests on the flightline March 3, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The 728th AMS ensures the base has necessary supplies and is ready as a power projection platform. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ceaira Tinsley)

Senior Airman Dane Johnson, 728th Air Mobility Squadron aircraft services journeyman, unloads cargo from an Atlas 747 airliner March 3, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Airmen from the 728th AMS offload various types of cargo including food rations, mail and maintenance parts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ceaira Tinsley)

Senior Airman Dane Johnson, 728th Air Mobility Squadron aircraft services journeyman, unloads cargo from an Atlas 747 airliner March 3, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Airmen from the 728th AMS offload various types of cargo including food rations, mail and maintenance parts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ceaira Tinsley)

Staff Sgt. Daniel Lauritzen, 728th Air Mobility Squadron aircraft services supervisor, and Senior Airman Dane Johnson, 728th AMS aircraft services journeyman, direct a K-Loader into place March 3, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Airmen in the 728th AMS use K-loaders to offload and download thousands of pounds of cargo weekly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ceaira Tinsley)

Staff Sgt. Daniel Lauritzen, 728th Air Mobility Squadron aircraft services supervisor, and Senior Airman Dane Johnson, 728th AMS aircraft services journeyman, direct a K-Loader into place March 3, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Airmen in the 728th AMS use K-loaders to offload and download thousands of pounds of cargo weekly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ceaira Tinsley)

Tech. Sgt. Russell Dzemyan, 728th Air Mobility Squadron aircraft services supervisor, walks through an Atlas 747 airliner March 3, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The 728th AMS Aircraft Services Flight consists of four sections: ramp services, special handling, clean and dirty fleet and cargo processing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ceaira Tinsley)
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Tech. Sgt. Russell Dzemyan, 728th Air Mobility Squadron aircraft services supervisor, walks through an Atlas 747 airliner March 3, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The 728th AMS Aircraft Services Flight consists of four sections: ramp services, special handling, clean and dirty fleet and cargo processing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ceaira Tinsley)

Senior Airman Dane Johnson, 728th Air Mobility Squadron aircraft services journeyman, unloads cargo from an Atlas 747 airliner March 3, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The 728th AMS aircraft services flight ensures the base has the supplies it needs to maintain daily operations such as food and maintenance supplies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ceaira Tinsley)
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Senior Airman Dane Johnson, 728th Air Mobility Squadron aircraft services journeyman, unloads cargo from an Atlas 747 airliner March 3, 2019, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The 728th AMS aircraft services flight ensures the base has the supplies it needs to maintain daily operations such as food and maintenance supplies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ceaira Tinsley)

INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey --

The 728th Air Mobility Squadron’s aircraft services flight ensures the base is able to maintain daily operations and stand ready as a power projection platform to support Operation Inherent Resolve. In addition to supporting the southern region, the aircraft services flight guarantees the base has necessary supplies to sustain the mission such as food and maintenance materials. This flight consists of four sections: ramp services, special handling, clean and dirty fleet and cargo processing.