Bahrain Air Show

Posted 14 January 2014
Photo by SSgt. Stephany Richards

A US Air Force C130J Super Hercules crew from the 737th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron in Southwest Asia arrived at Sakhir AB in Manama, Bahrain, on 14 January 2014 to participate in the 2014 Bahrain International Air Show. The C-130J and crew are deployed from the 143rd Airlift Wing, the Rhode Island Air National Guard unit at Quonset Point. The air show began 16 January and ran for three days Approximately 150 U.S. military personnel attended supporting static aircraft displays of an F-15E, F/A-18E, MV-22, and UH-1Y, AH-1Z, and MH-53E helicopters. A US Air Force B-1B Lancer crew and an F-22 Raptor pilot made flybys at the show.

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