You wondered why they couldn't have found spare soldiers at Balad air base for this.
This includes air defense systems and a new batch of F-16 fighter jets scheduled to be delivered to Balad air base.
These transactions have continued, even as ISIS has begun to attack government sites, like the Taqba air base.
A Royal Navy Pilot sits inside a Lynx helicopter at RAF Odiham air base today ahead of a rehearsal for a Diamond Jubilee flypast.
Another half-hour, and its record and pictures were back at the air base, being examined and computed by hungry-eyed men.
Clustered on every air base were flights of planes, each one crammed with bombs.
In the fall of 1958 matters came to a head at the school near the Little Rock air base.
Suddenly they swept away from the hilly country and were over the German air base.
He slid out in front to lead the way to the American-built air base on the north side of the city.
Just before the ground-car reached the air base, he said awkwardly, "Thank you, sir."