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CH-47F Chinook helicopters transported Vice President Joe Biden and a delegation to Camp Bondsteel

Two CH-47F Chinook helicopters from the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade transported Vice President Joe Biden and a delegation of U.S. and Kosovar officials from Pristina International Airport to Camp Bondsteel on Wednesday, Aug. 17.

The vice president was in Kosovo to deliver remarks at the dedication ceremony of a road that is being named by the Government of Kosovo in honor of his son, Joseph R. “Beau” Biden, III. The road is being dedicated as a sign of respect and gratitude for Beau’s contributions to Kosovo.

The delegation consisted of Kosovo President Hashim Thaci, Kosovo Prime Minister Isa Mustafa, Ambassador Greg Delawie and Dr. Jill Biden.

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Photo Credit, Sgt. Thomas Mort, 12th CAB) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Thomas Mort, 12th CAB
Photo Credit, Sgt. Thomas Mort, 12th CAB) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Thomas Mort, 12th CAB

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