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12/4/2011 - In December 2011, approximately 250 members of the 442nd Maintenance Group and Operations Group will deploy to Afghanistan. Pictured is: (bottom row, left to right) Master Sgt. Elgin Cline, Senior Master Sgt. Aaron McRoberts, (top row, left to right) Capt. James Patrick Chevalier, Tech. Sgt. Brian Bilbruck, Tech. Sgt. Darrin Rawson, Senior Master Sgt. Chuck Sampson, and Chief Master Sgt. Russell Robinson, all of the 442nd Maintenance Group. The 442nd MXG and OG is part of the 442nd Fighter Wing, an A-10 Thunderbolt II Air Force Reserve unit at Whiteman AFB, Mo. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Kent Kagarise) Hi-res
Note: Maybe that marks the second leg of the "Total Force" A-10C team's ongoing combat deployment to the 451st Air Expeditionary Wing at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.