• Flight Engineer passes rare milestone

    Working at 20,000 feet in a C-130 Hercules has been one Airman’s passion for more than three decades of his 38-year career. U.S. Air Force Reserve Chief Master Sgt. Kenneth Kunkel, 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron C-130 flight engineer, reached 10,000 flying hours Oct. 6, 2018 – a mark considered very rare amongst military aviators.
  • VAQ-135 arrives at Al Udeid

    The U.S. Navy’s Electronic Attack Squadron 135 (VAQ-135) “Black Ravens” replaced the U.S. Marine Corps’ Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 2 (VMAQ-2) at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Oct. 30, 2018, providing electronic attack, jamming, satellite communication and communication countermeasures to aerial operations in the area.
  • RAF hosts 100-year WWI remembrance service

    Royal Air Force airmen and women teamed with Coalition forces for a 100th anniversary Service of Remembrance at the Memorial Plaza here, Nov. 11, 2018. The event provided an opportunity for service members and civilians to remember those who lost their lives during World War I and honor the heroic efforts, achievements and sacrifices made by veterans and fallen military members during past wars and conflicts.
  • No one left behind

    “It is my duty as a pararescueman to save lives and to aid the injured. I will be prepared at all times to perform my assigned duties quickly and efficiently, placing these duties before personal desires and comforts. These things I do, that others may live.”
  • Remembering our Heritage

    A majority of Airmen assigned to Bagram Airfield live on a compound called Camp Cunningham, but few know the story of the hero whose name it bears.
  • ECES Airmen perform rapid repair after storm

    Airmen assigned to the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron pavements and equipment shop repaired the airfield here in response to damages inflicted by two lightning strikes Oct. 24, 2018.
  • AFCENT Airmen Support Afghan Airdrop Training and MERV Clearance Ops

    U.S. Air Forces Central Command published its September Airpower Summary today highlighting airpower operations in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. In Afghanistan, AFCENT Airmen operated as part of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel and the NATO Resolute Support Mission to train, advise and assist the Afghan Air Force, most recently in
  • TACP Airmen support multi-nation exercise

    Recently, Airmen from the 82nd Expeditionary Air Support Operations Squadron participated in a multi-nation exercise in Egypt.  Bright Star 18 was a two-week multilateral exercise covering best practices on counterinsurgency, border control, and interoperability in irregular warfare scenarios.Tactical Air Control Party Airmen from the 82nd EASOS
  • Leading into the future

    The evolution of war has been changing with advancements in technology. Ever since fighting with bows and arrows transitioned to muskets and muskets transitioned to .50 caliber machine guns. Today those advancements have brought us to the remotely piloted aircraft, or RPA.Unlike flying a manned aircraft where the pilot has direct, hands-on contact
  • Remembering our heritage: Craig Joint Theater Hospital named after heroic actions

    June 21, 2006 started off like any other night for Army Staff Sgt. Heathe N. Craig. He received a call like he had many times before, and as a combat medic he knew saving lives meant risking his own.