U.S. Air Forces Central Command

USAFCENT Shield

United States Air Forces Central Command is the air component of United States Central Command, a regional unified command. USAFCENT is responsible for air operations (either unilaterally or in concert with coalition partners) and developing contingency plans in support of national objectives for USCENTCOM's 20-nation area of responsibility in Southwest Asia. Additionally, USAFCENT manages an extensive supply and equipment-prepositioning program at several AOR sites.

 

 

 

379th Air Expeditionary Wing

379th AEW Shield

The 379th Air Expeditionary Wing is is the largest, most diverse expeditionary wing in the Air Force with more than 90 combat and support aircraft, including eight coalition airframes. Aircraft come from every US service as well as the United Kingdom, Singapore and Australia. Combined, these forces excel at providing lethal combat airpower and combat support for Operations NEW DAWN, ENDURING FREEDOM and through support of the Joint Task Force HORN of AFRICA.

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380th Air Expeditionary Wing

Established in Southwest Asia in January 2002, the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing is home to approximately 3,000 personnel completing one of the most diverse combat wings in the Air Force. The wing is comprised of six groups and 26 squadrons. Its mission partners include an Army air defense battalion and a Navy aerial maritime surveillance detachment.

 

 

386th Air Expeditionary Wing

386th Air Expeditionary Wing

 The 386th Air Expeditionary Wing has a diverse mission, which canvases the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. The 386th AEW provides airlift support for Operation Enduring Freedom and the Horn of Africa. The wing is comprised of the 386th Expeditionary Maintenance, Mission Support, Medical and Operations Groups and the 387th Air Expeditionary Group.

 

 

438th Air Expeditionary Wing

438th Air Expeditionary Wing

Train, Advice, Assist Command - Air (TAAC-Air), headquartered at Forward Operating Base Oqab, Kabul, Afghanistan, has two air advisory groups at Hamid Karzai International Airport and Kandahar Airfield. TAAC-Air's mission is to train, advise, and assist our Afghan partners to develop a professional, capable, and sustainable Air Force.

455th Air Expeditionary Wing

455th Air Expeditionary WingThe 455th Air Expeditionary Wing is one of two Air Force wings in Afghanistan and supports members deployed throughout the country as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. It is the primary combat wing in Afghanistan.

The commander is supported by a wing staff and oversees five Air Force groups located at Bagram Airfield and Kandahar Airfield, with additional detachments within Afghanistan.

The 455th Air Expeditionary Wing commander reports to the 9th Air and Space Expeditionary Task Force- Afghanistan in Kabul, Afghanistan.

 

 

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TAAC-Air Change of Command

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TAAC-Air Change of Command

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