Balad Air Base- near Balad in the Sunni Triangle 40 miles north of Baghdad, Iraq. Built in the early 1980s, it was originally named Al-Bakr Air Base.
Photos by Christopher "MOGS" DiNote taken between April 2009-October 2009.
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" I was a member of the Joint Intelligence Support Element-Balad, organized under the 332nd Expeditionary Security Forces Group from April - October 2009 as a Major. I got some good ones you might like."