This is awesome footage from the 332D AIR EXPEDITIONARY WING. I'm not sure which unit but here is a little something about Balad Airbase.
United States Air Force
MISSION: Combat Airpower for America -- Right Here, Right Now
The 332d Air Expeditionary Wing (AEW) is the most forward-deployed combat wing in Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. Its heritage is tied to the famous 332d Fighter Group (332 FG) led by the Tuskegee Airmen in World War II.
With a rally cry of "The Legend Continues," the 332d AEW employs the spectrum of airpower capability throughout the Iraqi theater of operations in support of ground forces and Iraqi capacity-building, including: strike, airlift/airdrop, combat search and rescue, aeromedical evacuation, and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. Overall, the wing operates F-16, C-130, MQ-1B, and MC-12 aircraft, as well as HH-60 helicopters. In terms of a
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