Capt. Dave Paland, (left) and Canadian Capt. Ryan Peters, both 772nd Expeditonary Airlift Squadron C-130J pilots, land their C-130J Super Hercules aircraft to drop off cargo and passengers during a routine channel mission, Jan. 6, at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan. The routine channel consisted of a twelve-hour shift with almost five hours of flight time, six takeoffs and six landing to deliver passengers and cargo to various locations throughout Afghanistan. Photo: U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Manuel J. Martinez.