Staff Sgts. Ronald Wallace and Michael Tabaka operate a “ditch witch” during a trench excavation Jan. 31, 2012, at Camp John Pratt, Afghanistan. The 272nd Engineering and Installation Squadron dug the trenches to install the fiber optic infrastructure for the Task Force Ready Combat Aviation Operations Center. Wallace and Tabaka are assigned to the 272nd EIS. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Chris Willis)
by Senior Aiirman Chris Willis
455th Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs
2/21/2013 - CAMP PRATT, Afghanistan (AFNS) -- A joke that's often heard in communications squadrons throughout the Air Force is, "You can talk about us, but you can't talk without us!" Although it's meant it jest, there is some truth to it.
Airmen in the Air Force's communications squadrons ensure we have the capability to communicate through various means and that the infrastructure is in place and maintained.
View the slideshow below to see how Airmen in Afghanistan are keeping the base "talking".