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  • BAF crew chief ensures delivered airpower

    Here at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing’s mission is to defend, support and deliver airpower and you can’t deliver airpower without well maintained aircraft.For BAF, it’s the responsibility of experts like Senior Airman Kevin Zaragoza, 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron F-16 Fighting Falcon crew chief,
  • AFCENT A1 streamlines pre-deployment requirements

    The U.S. Air Forces Central Command's Manpower, Personnel and Services directorate (A1) recently developed and implemented new pre-deployment requirements for Airmen deploying to the AFCENT area of responsibility.The new requirements, which went into effect March 21, significantly reduce the amount of training and paperwork required before
  • Air advisor stands ‘shoulder-to-shoulder’ with Iraqi Air Force in Iraq

    On his third deployment to Iraq, air advisor Master Sgt. Charles T. Wilder has first-hand knowledge of the history and progress of the Iraqi Air Force.“It is crazy to see how far their Air Force has come,” said Wilder. “I was here in 2007 during the surge and then again in 2009. To come back here now, and see how far they’ve come and be at the
  • AFCENT Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the AFCENT area of responsibility involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.
  • 386 AEW development project expected to deliver morale boost in AOR

    A construction project is currently underway to prepare 33 new relocatable buildings, or trailer structures, for Airmen to reside in during their deployment.
  • The ma’am behind the mustache

    In the dark of night in Afghanistan, a pilot gathers all the gear required for an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter training mission: medical kit, survival vest, night-vision goggles, and sidearm.  Excitement fills the air as the engines start, but the crew maintains their focus as they hurriedly finish loading their gear onto the aircraft and run
  • DAWGNet upgrades keep Airmen in touch

    Walking through the halls of the living facilities at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, it would be hard pressed to not find someone using the DAWGNet.  Short for Deployed Airman Wireless G-band Network, the base’s free morale Internet service provides today’s service members with the means to connect to their loved ones in an environment
  • Bence visits 8 EAMS

    Maj. Gen. Christopher J. Bence, commander of the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center, visited the base March 4, 2018 as part of a nine-day tour of various components of the 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing.
  • 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.
  • Logistics Airman keeps cargo moving to support Airpower

    From office supplies to furniture to aircraft parts, the U.S. Air Force ships millions of dollars’ worth of equipment and supplies around the world every day.Moving equipment throughout the Combined Joint Operations Area - Afghanistan can be a stressful job, but it is experts like Staff Sgt. Josiah McDonald, 455th Expeditionary Logistic Readiness
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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
AFCENT Command Chief Drinkard spent time with the 380 AEW Top III discussing the importance of leading and mentorin… https://t.co/pM9Xu6Add0
RT @CJTFOIR: .@CJTFOIR's deputy commander for operations and intelligence, #USAF Maj. Gen. Chad Franks, took a backseat ride in a #Iraqi F-…
RT @grandslamwing: Our maintainers are bad to the BONE! Want proof? Check out the video on how they keep the B-1B Lancer, and it's pilots,…
Lt. Gen. Jeffrey L. Harrigian, Combined Force Air Component Commander, recently visited the 332nd Air Expeditionary… https://t.co/x2tsI5I6kw
Thank you , @MALLOFQATAR , for hosting the U.S. Air Force Central Command (AFCENT) Band. This performance was one… https://t.co/oeCBrWlXFc
RT @USAmbQatar: .@afcentband rocks it at @MALLOFQATAR. It is always great to share our passion for music with our Qatari friends and partne…
@afcentband has been busy all summer & achieved a historic milestone deploying to Iraq for the 1st time in almost 2… https://t.co/ZUAglyhN2l
@386thAEW completed a C-17 engine swap in less than a day w/ the help of @RamsteinAirBase Airmen who delivered part… https://t.co/s4bXDvBm1s
CMSgt Drinkard visited 438AEW Amn. He had a chance to get boots on ground & see through the lens of our Amn continu… https://t.co/zCDNHRLCh9
"From particle separators to a ballistics lab" Are we talking about NCIS? Gotta be talking about NCIS? Nope! Jus… https://t.co/o1gz5sUzh2
Highlights from the AFCENT #AIRPOWER Summary for June 2018 include support to the Afghan ceasefire, strikes against… https://t.co/wzmuUf4aAF
RT @grandslamwing: "Negative ghost rider, the pattern is full!" Watch this video to learn more about operations in the busiest air traffic…
Capt. Chris Bowser, a Penn ANG Airman and 5 grade teacher, is currently deployed to AFCENT and is responsible for h… https://t.co/0iDpdVNOF0
It may not be a black cat or running from Jason but I wouldn't want to cross paths with these fighting machines. Ha… https://t.co/mRTNwA6HnW
RT @CJTFOIR: Today is the 1-year anniversary of the liberation of #Mosul #Iraq from the brutal terror of #Daesh and its fake caliphate. The…
Chief Master Sgt. Shawn Drinkard, AFCENT Command Chief, recently visited the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing at Al Dha… https://t.co/4uZFbGbC7T
Pulling 3-a-Days in a #Deployment! MSgt. Nikki Walberg overcame 3 surgies in a month to working out 3 times a day… https://t.co/EKgEsjHHgu
As we celebrate this Independence Day, we remember those brave souls who fight for peace and liberty. Thank you to… https://t.co/10c1fZRBth