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  • NEO challenges push ADAB to new heights

    While ADAB was not one of the primary transition hubs for evacuees, the weight of flying and support functions relied heavily on the members of the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing to fulfill mission requirements that other bases in the U.S. Central Command theater could not satisfy with the logistical demands of incoming evacuees. This presented significant mission requirements to the Airmen at Al Dhafra Air Base.
  • NEO aftermath; 379th ECS back to basics

    – As the hub for 70% of the network traffic for the Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility, the 379th Expeditionary Communications Squadron operates and maintains that network, providing mission assurance. A key part to this, is making sure the operations aren’t interfered through the Cyberspace domain. Working day and night providing communication services across the installation during the Afghanistan evacuation operations, the 379th ECS provided the operation the capabilities needed for success.
  • 53d Test Management Group now the 753d Test and Evaluation Group

    The 753d Test and Evaluation Group is activated at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, Oct. 1, 2021 following the inactivation of the 53d Test Management Group. This transition from a "test management" to "test and evaluation" organization is in recognition of the group's active mission of combined test management and execution.
  • Liberaider’s 20-year military career spent supporting JSTARS mission

    Master Sgt. Hugh Hermes, 461st Air Control Wing Plans and Programs superintendent reflects on 20 years with the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System mission.
  • Department of the Air Force recognizes Energy Awareness Month

    Energy Awareness Month gives the Department of the Air Force the opportunity every October to look at the critical role energy plays in its combat capabilities and readiness. This year marks the final iteration of the three-year observance theme: “Energy Able, Mission Capable.”
  • Rally in the Rockies 2021

    The 354th Fighter Squadron's "Bulldogs" participated in Rally in the Rockies 2021, an Agile Combat Employment focused exercise, put on by the 22nd Air Force at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, Sept. 13-17, 2021.
  • ACC Strategic Validation Exercise Four – Agile Combat Employment and CAFFORGEN

    Air Combat Command welcomed Active-Duty wing commanders and their designated representatives from 28 wings within the command to Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia for the Strategic Validation Exercise 4, August 31 – Sept.1, 2021.
  • DM Airmen complete Tier 1 of their MCA training

    Airmen from across the 355th Wing completed Tier 1 of multi-capable Airmen training course at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, Sept. 17, 2021.
  • Compass Call squadron inactivated after 20 years in theater

    The 41st Expeditionary Electronic Combat Squadron was officially inactivated September 28, 2021 after almost twenty years of providing continual airborne electronic combat support to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. The 41st ECS is assigned to the 55th Electronic Combat Group at Davis–Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona as a geographically separated unit from its parent wing, the 55th Wing at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.
  • F-16s practice ACE capabilities during Sky Shield III

    A contingent of aircraft and personnel assigned to the 378th Air Expeditionary Wing traveled to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, to participate in Exercise Shy Shield III, a bilateral defensive counter air and combat search and rescue exercise. The exercise integrating U.S. operations with the Qatar Emiri Air Force, also allowed the 378th AEW to demonstrate its agile combat employment/multi-capable Airmen capabilities of repositioning forces in various locations and rapidly generating combat airpower.