During her trip, Jolie met with wounded soldiers awaiting flights back to the States and delighted her military fans by posing for photos and signing autographs.
Patient Thomas Kunan says, "I got to talk to her for a couple of minutes. It put a smile on people's faces; it's really cool."
Jolie returned to France after the brief air base visit to continue publicity for her new animated film Kung Fu Panda 2 and her directorial debut, In The Land of Blood and Honey.
She also supported partner Brad Pitt on the red carpet on Monday (16May11) when he promoted new film Tree of Life at Cannes.