JBLM cargo plane crews deploy to Afghanistan

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JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) -- More than 90 airmen from the 62nd Airlift Wing at Joint Base Lewis-McChord left Thursday on a 75-day deployment to the Middle East.

The Air Force says they'll fly C-17 cargo planes out of two bases on missions in and around Afghanistan, Iraq and the Horn of Africa, which is where Somalia is located.