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  • Red Tails support Afghanistan noncombatant evacuation operation

    Airmen with the 332nd AEW continue to return to base following various forward deployments in support of the Afghanistan noncombatant evacuation operation.
  • Plan Ahead for Disasters With TRICARE

    This year, we’ve seen the devastating effects of hurricanes, floods, snowstorms, and wildfires both in the U.S. and overseas. It’s a stark reminder that natural disasters can happen anytime and anywhere. But planning ahead and staying informed can help keep you and your family safe during a disaster.
  • Task Force-Holloman sets up, sustains support for Afghan refugees

    Most Americans have heard that the United States is taking at-risk Afghan evacuees out of Afghanistan and bringing them to multiple safe haven military bases to process and integrate them into American society. Holloman AFB was one of the last bases to be tasked by the Department of Defense to create a space to house incoming evacuees. Task Force-Holloman, initially led by the 4th Fighter Wing at Seymour Johnson AFB, North Carolina, took the task and ran with it.
  • VCSAF Visits the SHOC-N Battlelab

    The Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force, Gen. David Allvin, visited the 505th Command and Control Wing’s Howard Hughes Operations, or H2O, facility in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada, Aug. 28. H2O is part of the 805th Combat Training Squadron’s Shadow Operations Center – Nellis
  • Multilingual AF members assist team in transitioning Afghanistan evacuees

    When Abu Dhabi agreed to receive and host evacuees from Afghanistan in August, U.S. military service members were eager to support the mission in any way possible. A team of Airmen from Al Dhafra Air Base had just the skills to be able to assist the U.S. Embassy personnel, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, the Department of State and UAE Immigration, Customs and Security officials with the daunting task at hand.
  • AUAB CHuRP manages, distributes supplies for evacuees

    Since the beginning of Afghanistan evacuation operations at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar on Aug. 14, 2021, many evacuees arrived to the installation with very few personal items; some with only the clothes on their back. Members at Al Udeid AB were quickly able to find resources and ways to provide necessities for thousands of evacuees. That’s when the Centralized Humanitarian Resupply Point (CHuRP) was activated and members of the 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron Materiel Management Flight help to facilitate the process.
  • Heartland of America Band: Soothing the savage beast

    One of the most famous members of the Army Air Force Band is Maj. Glenn Miller from the swing era. Volunteering to entertain the troops during World War II, he joined in 1942. He formed a 50-piece band that performed approximately 800 times until his disappearance, when he was declared missing in action while flying over the English Channel in December 1944. Musicians that started in the 402nd Army Air Force Band were assigned to Offutt’s Strategic Air Command and became known as the Strategic Air Command Band. In June 1992, the band was re-designated to what we know it as today, the Heartland of America Band.
  • Expeditionary Medical Support System takes care of Afghan evacuees

    U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Medical Support System Airmen attached to Task Force-Holloman conduct medical procedures in support of Operation Allies Welcome at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, Sept. 10, 2021. The Department of Defense, through U.S. Northern Command, and in support of the Department of State and Department of Homeland Security, is providing transportation, temporary housing, medical screening, and general support for at least 50,000 Afghan evacuees at suitable facilities, in permanent or temporary structures, as quickly as possible. This initiative provides Afghan evacuees essential support at secure locations outside Afghanistan.
  • Grand Forks Airmen complete readiness exercise

    The 319th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and 319th Logistic Readiness Squadron participated in an exercise on Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D., simulating as if their units were tasked to deploy within a 24-hour time period.
  • Non-combatant evacuation operations through the eyes of an American Airman

    I am an American Airman. I am a Warrior. I have answered my Nation’s call. Three simple lines that translate into something so much bigger. At first glance these are just words, but to Air Force members they are easily recognized as part of a creed. They’re not just words, but a promise that defines who we are and what we stand for.
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