Air Force Photos

Senior Airman Matthew Hunter and Tech. Sgt. Jonnedi Paule, 19th Movement Control Team aerial porters, heft a "tricon" shipping container into a C-130 Hercules cargo plane at Forward Operating Base Salerno, Khost province, Afghanistan, Sept. 21, 2013. The 19th MCT, a small squadron of Air Force surface movement controllers and aerial porters, have the herculean task of overseeing the vast majority of retrograde operations at FOB Salerno. Hunter and Paule are both forward deployed from Travis Air Force Base, Calif.