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  • Refueling the deployed mission

    As aircraft quickly approach, the 28th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker’s aircrew carefully complete the necessary checklists to ensure they can accomplish their mission of delivering fuel to U.S. and coalition forces and, in turn, enabling war-winning airpower.
  • Tigers redeploy amidst COVID-19

    Airmen assigned to the 79th Fighter Squadron and the 79th Fighter Generation Squadron, also known as the “Tigers”, as well as other Team Shaw units, redeployed from U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility, late May to early June.
  • F-15C ICTs make a comeback

    While F-15C Eagles fly high securing U.S. CENTCOM’s skies, U.S. Air Force maintainers and crew chiefs from the 44th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron await the airframe’s arrival on the flight line below, anticipating the workload to come. After their touch down, the F-15s taxi to their respective area where the crews, with tools in hand, prepare to begin maintenance. They immediately get to work loading the aircraft with armaments, checking fuel levels and refueling the aircraft in order to get the jet back in the skies as quickly as possible while the engines are still running. Once all processes are complete, the F-15s are ready to take off and fly another sortie.
  • The Future is Now, First KC-46 Arrives at SJAFB

    The 916th Air Refueling Wing has an aircraft on the ramp once again, as the wing accepted its first of twelve KC-46A Pegasus aircraft, marking the occasion in a closed ceremony, June 12. 
  • Emergency Management disinfection team keep Airmen safe

    The 480th Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Wing Emergency Management team is focused on protecting Airmen, and maintaining mission readiness during any emergency situation. This was demonstrated recently, when a member was identified as having contacted COVID-19, EM team responded with their executed their disinfection team to ensure no one else would be exposed.
  • Guarding the Gateway

    Spanning from donning facial coverings to new work locations at home station, the deployed environment is no different. The area of responsibility has adapted to meet the needs of the mission in an ever-changing expeditionary landscape. For the 386th Expeditionary Medical Group, adapting has meant bringing in Airmen to screen the service members seeking transit through Cargo City.
  • Prioritizing sleep vital as Airmen adjust to new normal

    The COVID-19 epidemic affects every aspect of life, but a full night’s sleep remains vital to overall health and function. Continued lack of sleep can be detrimental to an Airman’s job performance, their ability to fight off infections, and their overall readiness and wellbeing.
  • U.S., coalition continue to work together to defeat ISIS

    The Coalition Intelligence Fusion Cell provided intelligence support that enabled a coalition airstrike against the Islamic State on May 10, 2020. The airstrike was executed by a French Dassault Rafale fighter jet partnered with U.S. Air Forces Central Command. The strike targeted an Islamic State bed down location in Kirkuk Province, Iraq.
  • Air Force cancels 2020 Marathon, offers virtual option

    Numerous scenarios were explored to produce an event that was safe for all and met the high event standards. All scenarios led the marathon team to conclude the event would be unable to proceed in a manner that participants have come to expect.
  • Becoming a SERE Augmentee

    Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Airmen on are on their way to become survival, evasion, resistance and escape augmentees, a title which allows them to help 4th Operations Squadron SERE specialist train hundreds of aircrew assigned to the base when their survival refresher training is due.
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