E-8C Joint STARS takes off on a morning mission
An E-8C Joint STARS taxis down the runway during a morning mission at Robins Air Force Base, Ga., July 20, 2017. Team JSTARS; consisting of the 116th Air Control Wing (ACW), Georgia Air National Guard, active-duty 461st ACW and Army JSTARS, provides joint airborne command and control, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance support over land and water to combatant commanders around the globe. The Total Force Integration unit operates the world’s only Joint STARS weapon system based out of Robins Air Force Base. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Roger Parsons)