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  • 175th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron Brings U.S. Airpower to Bagram

    U.S. Airmen and F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 175th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron (EFS) deployed to Bagram Airfield in support of combat operations, July 27. The 175th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron replaced the 125th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, out of Tulsa Air National Guard Base, Oklahoma, who delivered decisive airpower for the past three months.
  • Coalition forces partner to fight fire

    A sense of urgency, a desire to help and the ability to take action — According to Lt. Col. Chad Gemeinhardt, the commander of the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron, firefighters share a common purpose.
  • K9 handler learns just as much from her canine student

    ....It is a testament to her bond with Nido, that she can instinctively describe his emotional reaction to the location before they have arrived. This is Meyer’s first deployment as a handler. She graduated from the military working dog technical school approximately a year ago and has worked with dogs for a few months before she found out she was deploying and assigned Nido, a more experienced and confident dog....
  • CFK: Communication on demand

    The 386th Expeditionary Communications Squadron trains with a communication fly-away kit for these what-if scenarios. The unit is designed to transfer a lot of information quickly, requiring technicians to accompany it assuring the computer and telephones can smoothly interface with the communication fly-away kit, said Senior Airman Angel Perez, 386th ECS, cyber transport systems technician deployed from Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.
  • 386th ELRS named best in ACC

    The Daedalians is an organization founded in 1934 by World War I aviators, which honors all branches of military aviation through a comprehensive awards program supporting military service and other aerospace activities. According to their website, their award and scholarship programs are designed to encourage patriotism, integrity and good character in our nation’s youth; military careers as commissioned pilots; flight safety, and excellence in the performance of military duties.
  • Flying Ambulances: Aeromedical Evacuation

    The morning starts early with an alert about four hours before take-off.  Members of the 379th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron begin several mandatory tasks before boarding the aircraft.  Nurses go over mission details, as medical technicians pack more than a thousand pounds of equipment on a flatbed that is ready to load onto the
  • Next level of RPA operations, USAFCENT commander recognizes Airmen

    Lt. Gen. Jeffrey L. Harrigian, Air Forces Central Command commander, visited the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing, which played a key role in the liberation of more than 99 percent of ISIS-held territory in in 2017, Jan. 8, 2018. Harrigian met with the 432nd WG/432nd AEW and 799th Air Base Group Airmen who deliver 24/7/365 persistent attack and reconnaissance among the most requested downrange assets against our nation’s enemies.
  • A-10s bring thunder, lightning during fight against ISIS

    The 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron is wrapping up a deployment that saw heavy involvement in the fight against the Islamic State.Upon their arrival, their efforts were focused on Raqqa for approximately three months. During that time A-10s participated in an urban close air support role. Pilots had to focus on protecting friendly forces as
  • Innovative PT program increases readiness downrange

    An innovative system is being used to help Airmen remain mission ready and physically capable, allowing them to be more productive in their duties downrange.
  • Qatar Emiri Air Force hosts a family cultural exchange for coalition partners

    The QEAF hosted the first Family Cultural Exchange for Soldiers, Airmen, coalition partners and command sponsored families at AUAB, Qatar, Dec. 1, 2017.
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