September 1995

Northern Italy: Good Intelligence Critical to Aviators in Aviano

Volume 78, Issue 9

At Aviano Air Base in northern Italy, Marines are flying missions in support of North Atlantic Treaty Organization's Operation Deny Flight, where the emphasis on real-time intelligence and up-to-date information is vital, according to Staff Sergeant Michael Bates.

Bates from Centre, Pa., is the intelligence watch chief with Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 533, deployed from Marine Corps Air Station, Beaufort, S.C.

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