Air Strikes Continue

A-10 ground-attack aircraft dropped general-purpose 500-pound bombs, fired cannon rounds, and delivered one 500-pound laser-guided bomb onto enemy combatants May 7 in the vicinity of Asadabad, Afghanistan, Air Forces Central said in a May 8 release. Also on that day, AFCENT said a B-1B bomber struck enemy combatant fighting positions and a weapons cache in the vicinity of Asadabad with 500-pound and 2,000-pound joint direct attack munitions. In Bari Kowt, an F-15E destroyed an enemy position with a 2,000-pound JDAM, according to AFCENT.