Operation octave quartz: 435th AGOW prove capabilities
U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 435th Air Expeditionary Wing load a U.S Air Force C-130J Super Hercules aircraft during Operation Octave Quartz, January 2021. The objective of OOQ was to reposition U.S. Department of Defense forces in Somalia to other East African operating locations while enabling joint and coalition partners to maintain pressure on violent extremist organizations. (Courtesy Photo)