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Hometown News – Cooper

Hometown News – Cooper

Posted: Friday, October 10, 2008 8:51 am

Cooper Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brandon L. Cooper has deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom assigned as a member of 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing headquartered at Balad Air Base, north of Baghdad. There are five contingency units attached to the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing. The service member is regularly assigned to the 463rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The mission of the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing is to provide combat air support and power to U.S. fighting forces in Iraq, including airlift, airdrop, and logistics operations of troops, cargo, equipment and supplies, and medical transport and evacuation operations. The wing has the primary goal of supporting the national objective of assisting Iraq in its transition to democracy. Cooper is a communications/navigation systems craftsman with 18 years of military service. He is the son of Richard F. Cooper of Dresden, and Lorraine Cooper of Henry. His wife, Anna, is the daughter of Cecil Bivins, and Dorothy Bivins, both of Graford, Texas. The sergeant received an associate degree in 2005 from the Community College of the Air Force. wcp 10-7-08


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