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Operation Serval

Post by Adam Ashton / The News Tribune on Feb. 15, 2013 at 5:15 pm
February 15, 2013 5:15 pm

U.S. airmen load a C-17 Globemaster III in Istres, France. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman James Richardson)

ISTRES, France — U.S. Air Force Airmen load a C-17 Globemaster III Jan. 23, 2013 with French soldiers and cargo in support of France’s efforts to increase their presence in Mali where their fighting Islamic extremists who have taken control of much of northern Mali. The United States has agreed to help France airlift troops and equipment into Mali. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman James Richardson)(Released)