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Mission

United States Air Forces Central Command, in concert with our coalition, joint, and interagency partners, delivers decisive air, space, and cyberspace capabilities for United States Central Command, ally nations, and America.

Vision

United States Air Forces Central Command will leverage its unique capabilities as part of a joint, coalition, and interagency team to proactively respond to USCENTCOM enduring and emerging regional priorities to meet commander's intent.

U.S. Air Forces Central Command Priorities

Deliver Airpower
Deliver full-spectrum air component capabilities in air, space, and cyberspace. In a proactive and responsive manner, we will employ airpower in the right place, at the right time to promote security and stability in the region, to degrade and defeat violent extremists, to counter malign state influences, and to address any contingency in the USCENTCOM area of responsibility.

Develop Relationships
From national and regional interests to the individual member within our command, we must remain ever vigilant and resilient our defense. It is imperative we aggressively plan, prepare, and present executable options while standing ready to lead or support USCENTCOM contingency operations. Taking the steps to defend critical command and control elements and base infrastructure against traditional and asymmetric threats is paramount. Finally and most importantly, we must defend and protect each and every member from our joint, coalition, and interagency team-our success depends on creating an environment where all can achieve their full potential.

Defend the Region
Continuously collaborate with our partners to strengthen integrated air and missile defense capabilities across the region, prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and maintain a credible deterrent capability in the region. Support and advance whole-of­ government approaches to regional and trans-regional issues by developing and advancing coalition, joint, interagency, and cross-command partnerships and relationships.

Engage

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Capt. Chris Bowser, a Pennsylvania Air National Guard Airman and fifth grade math and science teacher at a school outside Pittsburgh, is currently deployed to U.S. Air Forces Central Command and is responsible for helping Coalition Airmen from 17 nations get the job done in the fight against ISIS. Check out his "Classroom to Coalition" story at the following link. United States Air Force U.S. Central Command Airman Magazine 171st Air Refueling Wing CMSAF Kaleth O. Wright #KnowYourMil http://www.afcent.af.mil/News/Article/1576324/classroom-to-coalition-pennsylvania-teacher-supports-war-against-isis/
It may not be a black cat or running from Jason but I wouldn't want to cross paths with these fighting machines. Happy Friday the 13th! United States Air Force U.S. Central Command Airman Magazine #Fridaythe13 #Friday13
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Chief Master Sgt. Shawn Drinkard, AFCENT Command Chief, recently visited the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing at Al Dhafra Air Base, UAE, to recognize 380th Airmen's efforts to deliver airpower, develop relationships, and defend the region. United States Air Force U.S. Central Command Airman Magazine
Pulling Three-A-Days in a #Deployment! Master Sgt. Nikki Walberg overcame three surgeries in a month to working out three times a day inorder to keep herself fit during her deployment. United States Air Force U.S. Central Command Airman Magazine CMSAF Kaleth O. Wright 386th Air Expeditionary Wing #KnowYourMil #KnowYourMilitary #FitnessFriday #FlexFriday #AirForce #USAF http://www.afcent.af.mil/Units/386th-Air-Expeditionary-Wing/News/Display/Article/1560027/paralegal-builds-strength-in-and-out-of-the-gym/
As we celebrate this Independence Day, we remember those brave souls who fight for peace and liberty. Thank you to all #Airmen supporting our U.S. Air Forces Central Command Mission and serving our great Nation. - Lt. Gen. Jeff Harrigian United States Air Force U.S. Central Command Airman Magazine #4thofjuly #baldeagle #eagle #fourthofjuly #independenceday #patriotism #unitedstates #usa #veteran #vintage #vintagedad #fourthofjulyweekend #fourthofjulycelebration #fourthofjulyfestivities #fireworks #fireworksdisplay #starsandstripes #redwhiteandblue #AirForce
Welcome to the skies new Pilots. #Afghanistan Air Force graduated 22 new #pilots June 27, 2018 at a ceremony in Pardubice, Czech Republic. United States Air Force U.S. Central Command Gen.David l Goldfein Airman Magazine 438th Air Expeditionary Wing http://www.afcent.af.mil/News/Article/1564821/aaf-graduates-22-fixed-wing-pilots-including-two-females/
What better way to celebrate National #CameraDay than with our Public Affairs #Airmen? Here are some of Airmen throughout AFCENT doing what they do best. We don't take good pictures we look good in them! United States Air Force U.S. Central Command Gen.David l Goldfein CMSAF Kaleth O. Wright Airman Magazine #NationalCameraDay
Space suits for an aircraft what?!? These U-2 pilots fly so high (70,000 feet in the air) they get to look like astronauts. United States Air Force U.S. Central Command Gen.David l Goldfein Airman Magazine 455th Air Expeditionary Wing - Bagram Airfield
#Soldiers prove who the Best of the Best is in this Quarters Best Warrior Competition. 12-mile ruck marchs at midnight, obsatcle course, written tests and leaderships boards is a small fraction of the physical and mental test these Soldiers pushed through. U.S. Central Command Gen David L Goldfein http://www.afcent.af.mil/News/Article/1561090/soldiers-test-their-limits-through-best-warrior-competition/
Iraq Air Force partake in a #Coalition-led #airstrike against #ISIS with the #F16 Fighting Falcon. Our Coalition partners are getting the job done! United States Air Force U.S. Central Command GEN.David l Goldfein Airman Magazine
#Airmen serving Airmen "That pallet you helped secure is going directly to the front lines. That food you just secured is feeding your brothers and sisters in arms. Those weapons you added to the manifest just helped liberate a village from the Islamic State group.” United States Air Force U.S. Central Command Gen.David L Goldfein Airman Magazine 386th Air Expeditionary Wing
Airmen from the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing completed a Bandage Run June 15, 2018. Theses #Airmen transport patients to receive specific medical care and return them back to the fight at their deployed location. United States Air Force U.S. Central Command Airman Magazine Gen. David L. Goldfein
Never too late to say Happy Father’s Day!!
Who doesn't like #military #photos? #Airmen delivering #Airpower everyday all day! United States Air Force U.S. Central Command Gen. David L. Goldfein Airman Magazine
What better way to celebrate #FathersDay then by deploying with your #Dad United States Air Force U.S. Central Command Airman Magazine Gen. David L. Goldfein CMSAF Kaleth O. Wright
It's #FlagDay! We take #OldGlory no matter where we go. Celebrating 58 years (current pattern) of the #RedWhiteAndBlue United States Air Force U.S. Central Command Gen. David L. Goldfein Airman Magazine #NationalFlagDay #FlagDayUS #USA #UnitedStates #America #USFlag #Flag #AmericanFlag #Merica #StarsAndStripes #StarSpangledBanner #BetsyRoss
POW/MIA Remembrance Day "It is important to remember the men and women that paved the way for us through their sacr… https://t.co/BqFtULIeG7
Al Udeid Air Base Airmen practice loading inert munitions to a B-1 to maintain a high state of readiness!… https://t.co/UFaSOovsFW
RT @CENTCOM: #BRIGHTSTAR18 ended yesterday in #Egypt. Thanks to our service members, the Egyptian Armed Forces and other participating nati…
Air Force maintainers deployed to CENTCOM busting knuckles by the moonlight to keep F-16s ready! @usairforcehttps://t.co/wBctF03y9z
RT @usairforce: Today we celebrate 71 years as the world's greatest #AIRPOWER! #Birthday #AFBDay https://t.co/VOY8ixMUlO
F-22s Gettin' it done! Raptors forward deploy to austere Mid East base, show ability to operate anywhere, resolve t… https://t.co/KIuYhiiPwR
Flexin' 5th gen muscle! F-22s conducted distributed ops yesterday in support of @CJTFOIR. AFCENT Airmen in… https://t.co/BLe5RZe8GE
#ShoutoutSaturday with our amazing Airmen delivering airpower everyday! Supporting @ResoluteSupport Mission,… https://t.co/XEKXVCFslb
RT @DeptofDefense: #SecDef Mattis greets Defense Attaché-UAE @USArmy Brig. Gen. Miguel Correa, and Brig. Gen. Adrian Spain, 380th Air Exped…
RT @ResoluteSupport: A coalition of 41 nations - their people and leaders - understand the global and imminent threat of terrorism. They ar…
While deployed to the 380AEW, 94FS & 99RS celebrated major anniversaries. Both unit histories date back to WWI & WW… https://t.co/IkedZqu0SH
AFCENT welcomes our new CFACC Lt. Gen. Guastella LINK to official Air Force Bio https://t.co/NAK0YyaZZd @usairforcehttps://t.co/SRUlq9holV
Who let the dogs out? We did. Airmen with the 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron’s military working dogs… https://t.co/ATb4TAZfWL
Here's video proof of just how awesome the AFCENT change of command was! @usairforce @CENTCOM https://t.co/eBQ3guqKQd
AFCENT welcomes Lt. Gen. Joseph T. Guastella Jr. as our new commander. He is in charge of air operations for… https://t.co/KwIVAh7eli
How does AFCENT stay connected? Learn how the 609th Expeditionary Air Communications Squadron supports Joint and Co… https://t.co/nWmbNnOY3u
Lt. Gen. Jeffrey L. Harrigian flew his “fini” flight as AFCENT Commander in an F-22 Raptor Aug 8! Harrigian has com… https://t.co/5HFqRt1oDv
AFCENT’s July Airpower Summary online! Strikes in Afghanistan spike post-ceasefire, pressure Taliban to reconcile.… https://t.co/zXuGWeg2tr
RT @GenDaveGoldfein: This afternoon, #Airmen lined the halls of the Pentagon in solidarity to honor the selfless sacrifice of TSgt John Cha…