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  • Vipers start your engines

    Maintenance members assigned to the 157th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron perform an afterburner run on an F-16 Fighting Falcon at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Sept. 18, 2018. The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a compact, multi-role fighter aircraft. It is highly maneuverable and has proven itself in air-to-air combat and air-to-surface attack. It can locate targets in all weather conditions and detect low flying aircraft in radar ground clutter.
  • 407th AEG CC trains with EM

    Staff Sgt. Hannah Jones, 407th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron emergency management journeyman explains to Col. Scott Gibson, 407th Air Expeditionary Group commander, how to use a biological detection kit during an immersion tour at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Sept. 12, 2018. The EM flight gave Gibson hands-on training to gain a better understanding of the unit and their mission capabilities.
  • Night ops ensure combat airpower never stops

    As part of U.S. Air Forces Central Command, the 407th Air Expeditionary Group provides combat airpower in support of U.S. Central Command military objectives. AFCENT employs full-spectrum air component capabilities in air, space and cyberspace to defeat enemies while promoting security and stability in the region. The United States is postured to defend U.S. forces in the region from any threat.
  • 332nd ECES completes firefighter exercise

    Firefighters from the 332nd Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron work to rescue a pilot from a simulated burning aircraft during a unit exercise, Sept. 10, 2018, in Southwest Asia. The exercise was conducted to evaluate how the firefighters operate their equipment in response to an engine fire, rescue a pilot stuck in an aircraft, and provide self-aid and buddy care for all exercise victims.
  • 332nd ESFS trains military working dogs for success

    332nd Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron conducts constant training to stay mission ready and mission focused. The training consists of practical scenarios including sweeps on roadways, massive open areas, cache and improvised explosive devices and counter insurgent patrols.
  • Airmen take on corporal’s course

    Two Airmen from the 407th Air Expeditionary Group were recently given the unique opportunity to join forces with the United States Marine Corps as an instructor and participant of the corporal's course, Aug. 19 through Sept. 4, 2018, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia.
  • ATOC Airmen supply the fight

    ATOC is the focal point for aerial port mission execution and is the central point through which all information relating to airlift traffic flow and aerial port operations is received, processed and dispatched.
  • 1st Expeditionary Rescue Group conducts combat search and rescue exercise

    Battlefield Airmen from the 1st Expeditionary Rescue Group conduct a combat search and rescue training exercise at a dirt landing strip in Iraq, July 15, 2018. The CSAR exercise is conducted to help validate required training to perform mission taskings and utilization of the various assets on a large scale. Battlefield Airmen assigned throughout the combined joint operational area conduct operations in support of Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve. CJTF- OIR aims to enable and equip local forces to take ISIS head on while leveraging Coalition nation airpower to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria.
  • AFCENT Band rocks 407th AEG

    The U.S. Air Forces Central Command Band performs for deployed service members at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Aug. 24, 2018. The USAFCENT Band rotates several ensembles through the area of responsibility that perform a wide variety of musical styles to appeal to audiences of all ages and backgrounds.
  • ARC advisors visit 407th AEG

    Lt. Col. Andrew Frankel, Deputy Air Reserve Component advisor and Col. Cory Reid, Senior ARC advisor, speak to Air Reserve and Air National Guard members deployed to the 407th Air Expeditionary Group at a town hall meeting at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Aug. 24, 2018. Frankel and Reid met with ARC Airmen and 407th AEG leadership at all levels to make sure they had a complete understanding of what ARC Airmen bring to the fight and address any concerns ARC members may have while deployed.