908th Airlift Wing Deploys to Puerto Rico

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Sixty reservists from the 908th Airlift Wing at the Maxwell Airforce base in Montgomery have been deployed to Puerto Rico.

The reservists and two C-130 Hercules aircraft left the base early Monday morning headed to Muniz Air National Guard Base in San Juan to support Coronet Oak operations.

Coronet Oak is an all Reserve and Guard operation and provides airlift support in Central and South America.

Another group from the 908th will depart for San Juan on April 21st.

Cornet Oak deployments provide airlift to U.S Embassies and other government agencies throughout the region.

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