//160 Airmen deploy to Southwest Asia Thursday

160 Airmen deploy to Southwest Asia Thursday

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shutterstock_100507279VALDOSTA, GA – On Thursday, roughly160 members from the 823d Base Defense Squadron at Moody Air Force Base are scheduled to deploy to Southwest Asia.

The Airmen of the 823d BDS operates within the 93d Air Ground Operations Wing to provide a fully-integrated, highly capable and responsive force to protect Air Expeditionary Forces around the globe at a moment’s notice.

The 93d AGOW conducts offensive and defensive ground combat operations to protect expeditionary aerospace forces with an airborne efficiency.

At a moment’s notice, they provide worldwide deployable, “first-in,” fully integrated, multi-disciplined capabilities and provide the joint force commander airborne, air-mobile, air-land, and over-land insertion capability, and remain the joint expert on integration of air power and combat weather support to ground forces.

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