RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany — U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Scott Schlup, a load master with the 37th Airlift Squadron, 86th Airlift Wing, assists a member of the Polish air force prepare a pallet fo
RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany — U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Scott Schlup, a load master with the 37th Airlift Squadron, 86th Airlift Wing, assists a member of the Polish air force prepare a pallet for transport on a Polish Air Force Casa 295. The Polish air force flew here for the initial stage in airlifting holiday care packages to Polish troops stationed in Afghanistan. The 2,000 packages were flown back to Poland by the Polish air force's Casa 295 aircraft and will be delivered by Polish military airlift in the country's recently acquired C-130E. The packages, provided by the American Polish Forum in the U.S., contain sweets and comforts items, as well as a handwritten card and an "oplatek (OH-PWA-TEK)," a traditional Polish wafer shared on Christmas Eve. Held under the slogan "Adopt a Polish Soldier," the care-package initiative was financed by $25 donations collected from people across the world. The humanitarian mission has gained the support from foreign
RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany — U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Scott Schlup, a load master with the 37th Airlift Squadron, 86th Airlift Wing, assists a member of the Polish air force prepare a pallet for transport on a Polish Air Force Casa 295. The Polish air force flew here for the initial stage in airlifting holiday care packages to Polish troops stationed in Afghanistan. The 2,000 packages were flown back to Poland by the Polish air force's Casa 295 aircraft and will be delivered by Polish military airlift in the country's recently acquired C-130E. The packages, provided by the American Polish Forum in the U.S., contain sweets and comforts items, as well as a handwritten card and an "oplatek (OH-PWA-TEK)," a traditional Polish wafer shared on Christmas Eve. Held under the slogan "Adopt a Polish Soldier," the care-package initiative was financed by $25 donations collected from people across the world. The humanitarian mission has gained the support from foreign
RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany — U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Scott Schlup, a load master with the 37th Airlift Squadron, 86th Airlift Wing, assists a member of the Polish air force prepare a pallet for transport on a Polish Air Force Casa 295. The Polish air force flew here for the initial stage in airlifting holiday care packages to Polish troops stationed in Afghanistan. The 2,000 packages were flown back to Poland by the Polish air force's Casa 295 aircraft and will be delivered by Polish military airlift in the country's recently acquired C-130E. The packages, provided by the American Polish Forum in the U.S., contain sweets and comforts items, as well as a handwritten card and an "oplatek (OH-PWA-TEK)," a traditional Polish wafer shared on Christmas Eve. Held under the slogan "Adopt a Polish Soldier," the care-package initiative was financed by $25 donations collected from people across the world. The humanitarian mission has gained the support from foreign
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