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Kandahar’s Liberty reaches end of mission
A pilot with the 361st Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron prepares for takeoff Aug. 20, 2014, at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan. The squadron reached its end of mission in September after four years of operations in Afghanistan. During their tenure, the unit executed more than 25,000 air tasking order sorties, achieved 115,000 combat flight hours and helped eliminate 450 insurgents from the battle space. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Evelyn Chavez)