Operation Odyssey Dawn
SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany - Airman 1st Class Brooke Wilson, 52nd Logistics Readiness Squadron mobility apprentice, issues Capt. Benjamin Meier, 480th Fighter Squadron fighter pilot, his chemical gear here March 18 during a personnel deployment function in support of Operation Odyssey Dawn March 18. Joint Task Force Odyssey Dawn is the U.S. Africa Command task force established to provide operational and tactical command and control of U.S. military forces supporting the international response to the unrest in Libya and enforcement of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1973. UNSCR 1973 authorizes all necessary measures to protect civilians in Libya under threat of attack by Qadhafi regime forces. JTF Odyssey Dawn is commanded by U.S. Navy Admiral Samuel J. Locklear, III. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Nick Wilson)

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