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Moody troops deploy to Southwest Asia

MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, Ga. - Approximately 110 members from the 822d Base Defense Squadron at Moody Air Force Base are scheduled to deploy to Southwest Asia.

Airmen of the 822 BDS, a unit within the 93d Air Ground Operations Wing, provide fully-integrated, highly capable and responsive forces to protect Expeditionary Air 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 capability.

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.

 They also provide Joint Force Commanders with expertise on the integration of air power and extend the Theater Air Control System for the Joint Forces Air Component Commander.

Visit Moody's official website www.moody.af.mil for more information on Moody and to view current news releases.

Information is updated daily on our Facebook page, simply search Moody Air Force Base Official.

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