Top photo: A maintainer walks to secure an Iraqi Air Force C-130E Hercules at New Al Muthana Air Base, Iraq, during a sandstorm, May 8, 2006. The storm engulfed the Baghdad area and caused near-zero visibility.
2nd photo: A sandstorm quickly approaches Sather Air Base, Iraq, May 8, 2006.
3rd photo: A sandstorm engulfs the flightline at Sather Air Base, Iraq, May 8, 2006.
Bottom photo: An aircrew walks in from the flightline during a sandstorm at Sather Air Base, Iraq, May 8, 2006. (Courtesy of DoD - U.S. Air Force photos by Staff Sgt. Jason Serrit)