CJTF-HOA succeeds in proof-of-concept mission for more efficient airlift with European partners

U.S. Air Force Maj. Christopher Narvaez, CJTF-HOA Joint Logistics Operations Center deputy branch chief, helps to tie down the pallet readied for the Air Transportation and Refueling Exchange of Service (ATARES) proof-of-concept mission, at the Djibouti International Airport, Djibouti, June 6, 2017. ATARES is a mutually accepted cash-free exchange of services between nations that provides support in air force activity, to include airlift, air refueling, aeromedical evacuation, and flight simulations. (U.S. Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
U.S. Air Force Maj. Christopher Narvaez, CJTF-HOA Joint Logistics Operations Center deputy branch chief, helps to tie down the pallet readied for the Air Transportation and Refueling Exchange of Service (ATARES) proof-of-concept mission, at the Djibouti International Airport, Djibouti, June 6, 2017. ATARES is a mutually accepted cash-free exchange of services between nations that provides support in air force activity, to include airlift, air refueling, aeromedical evacuation, and flight simulations. (U.S. Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Andria Allmond)
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