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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Stephans Doherty (left) and Senior Airman Nathaniel Awrey, both 447th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron aircraft armament systems journeyman, reassemble an A-10 Thunderbolt II GAU-8/A Avenger rotary cannon April 5, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The seven barrels are inspected to ensure functionality and are replaced after 30 thousand rounds are fired through them. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Devin M. Rumbaugh) 447 EAMXS Airmen keep A-10s fighting

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Iraqi Air Force Capt. Hama, student pilot, conducts preflight inspections while inside a new to service Iraqi F-16 Fighting Falcon located at the nearby Tucson International Airport, Dec. 17, 2014. Hama was part of the first class of Iraqi students training with the 162nd Wing to further enhance interoperability between the two partner nations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jordan Castelan) Airmen help Iraqi air force maintain air dominance
BAHGDAD – Instructor pilots from the 370th Expeditionary Air Squadron, deployed in support of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve, have an important role working with the Iraqi Air Force to maintain air dominance in the fight in against ISIS. These Airmen train Iraqi pilots to fly F-16 Fighting Falcons at Balad Air Base, Iraq.
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Gen. Stephen Wilson, Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force, addresses Train, Advise, Assist Command-Air (TAAC-Air) advisors at Kabul Air Wing, Afghanistan, April 13, 2017. Wilson; Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright; Maj. Gen. James Hecker, 9th Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force-Afghanistan commander; and Chief Master Sgt. Lisa Arnold, 9th AETF-A command chief; visited the 438th Air Expeditionary Wing and TAAC-Air. Brig. Gen. David Hicks, 438th AEW and TAAC-Air commander, and a contingent of TAAC-Air Coalition and Afghan Air Force members gave the visitors a tour of AAF aircraft. Wilson thanked the group for their hard work and dedication to the mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Veronica Pierce) Wilson talks progress at TAAC-Air
Gen. Stephen Wilson, Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force, visited the 438th Air Expeditionary Wing and Train, Advise, Assist Command-Air (TAAC-Air), Kabul, Afghanistan, April 13, 2017.
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Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen W. Wilson and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright receive a flight line tour during a visit April 10, 2017 in Southwest Asia. The VCSAF and CMSAF visited the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing to hear from Airmen and see their mission firsthand.. (U. S. Air Force photo by Tech Sgt. Eboni Reams) VCSAF and CMSAF visit deployed Airmen
Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Stephen W. Wilson and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright visited Airmen and soldiers at the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing this week.These Air Force leaders visited the Red Tails, what 332nd AEW personnel are referred to due to their Tuskegee Airmen past, in part to learn more about their mission
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Staff Sgt. Fadi Chreim, a 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle operations dispatch chief, poses for a photo at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia April 11, 2017. Chreim joined the Air Force Reserve in 2012 as appreciation for the opportunities the U.S. provided him as an immigrant. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Park) Immigrant joins Air Force to give back
SOUTHWEST ASIA -- People have many reasons for joining the military. Some might join to follow a family tradition of military service, while others might join to see the world. Whatever the reason is, people enlist in the military to change their lives and to become a part of something greater than themselves. One Airman here has a particularly
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A U.S. Marine assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command posts as security during a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel exercise at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, April 5, 2017.  Marines with 1/7 compose the ground combat element, to include the dedicated TRAP force, for SPMAGTF-CR-CC within the USCENTCOM area of operations, spanning 20 countries. SPMAGTF-CR-CC is currently forward deployed to several host nations, with the ability to respond to a variety of contingencies rapidly and effectively. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Benjamin Wilson)(Released) Expeditionary Airmen support Marine rescue mission in war against ISIS
The Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, which is collocated with the 407th Air Expeditionary Group, provides tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel to the coalition members supporting Operation Inherent Resolve in the fight against ISIS.
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Airman 1st Class Carlos Tubbs, a 442nd Air Expeditionary Squadron aircraft services specialist, unloads a pallet of cargo off of a Marine C-130 March 21, 2017, at the Baghdad Diplomatic Support Center, Iraq.  Tubbs loads and unloads cargo supporting Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve missions. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Kenneth McCann) Airmen transport fight to frontlines
BAGHDAD -- Aerial porters from the 442nd Air Expeditionary Squadron perform a key role supporting the U.S. Air Force’s global reach capabilities. This function helps deliver warfighters and supplies downrange, supporting operations in the Middle East in the fight against ISIS. Aerial porters take part in the extending that global reach by loading
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U.S. Air Force Central Command Band Systems Go vocalists, sing along with Ahmadullah Nabizada, Afghan National Institute of Music student, during a performance at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, March 26, 2017. Systems Go and the students from ANIM were preforming songs that included traditional and modern songs from Afghanistan for a diverse crowd of locals and staff. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jordan Castelan) Airmen join Afghan musicians to celebrate Afghan Mother’s Day
Afghanistan’s rich musical legacy, which was suppressed during Soviet and Taliban rule, is being revived as Afghan youth learn music with the help of a few American Airmen. To celebrate Afghan Mothers Day, students from the Afghan National Institute of Music and Airmen from the U.S. Air Forces Central Command Band spent a day together at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul making music, learning about each other’s worlds and performing for audiences together to strengthen Afghan-American relations.
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Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Gen. Stephen W. Wilson, left, and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright address an audience of Airmen during an all call at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia April 9, 2017. They held an all call during their visit and discussed priorities for improving Airmen’s lives. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Park) VCSAF, CMSAF visit 386th AEW
Gen. Stephen W. Wilson, Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force, and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright visited the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing in Southwest Asia, April 9, 2017.
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A Charlotte Air National Guard C-130H Hercules taxis down the runway at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia April 5, 2017. The Charlotte ANG is currently flying its last Hercules mission as it prepares to transition to the C-17 Globemaster III. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Andrew Park) ANG units fly first, last C-130 deployments
Big changes are in the works for two Air National Guard units deployed to the 737th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron at the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing in Southwest Asia. The Connecticut ANG has transitioned from the A-10 Thunderbolt II and the C-21 Cougar to the C-130H Hercules, which it is currently flying on its first C-130 deployment. On the other hand, the Charlotte ANG will be flying its last Hercules mission as it prepares to transition to the C-17 Globemaster III.
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