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#CENTCOM cmdr Gen #Votel visits #Incirlik pilots supporting @CJTFOIR

#CENTCOM cmdr Gen #Votel visits #Incirlik pilots supporting @CJTFOIR

U.S. Army Gen. Joseph L. Votel, Commander, United States Central Command speaks with a A-10 Thunderbolt II pilot at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey during a visit on May 23, 2016. WASHINGTON, May 27, 2016 — In a hangar off the flightline at Incirlik Air Base in southeastern Turkey, Army Gen. Joseph L. Votel -- accompanied by 447th Air Expeditionary Group Commander Air Force Col. Sean McCarthy — greeted representatives from a Marine Corps EA-6 Prowler Squadron, a KC-135 tanker crew and several aircraft maintainers. The U.S. Central Command commander’s visit to Incirlik May 23 was the final stop in a trip this week that took him to five countries in CENTCOM’s area of responsibility. Speaking to reporters traveling with Votel, McCarthy said he commands 550 military personnel involved with his 12 A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft and 12 KC-135 Stratotankers —350 to 375 of them ass...

Full article: http://www.centcom.mil/news/news-article/us-a-10s-tankers...

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