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Senior Airman Creg Kinkead tests a pair of night-vision goggles, using a kit to mount it on an M4. The "Vital 2," located in front of the weapon, shoots out an infrared laser invisible to the eye. Airman Kinkead is a 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron armory room attendant. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt Steve Staedler) Section keeps security forces equipped, rolling
They're not your typical cops packing heat and patrolling the flightline. Without them, the 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron mission would screech to a halt. The 379th ESFS training and resources section, better known as S-4, provides critical support to the security forces Airmen serving on the first lines of defense. "Team unity is
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2006
Airman 1st Class Christina Anderson seals a registration packet during a bone marrow donor registration drive at a forward operating base in Southwest Asia. The drive was organized by a deployed Airman in memory of her son, who lost his battle with acute lymphoblastic leukemia last September. The drive drew 685 new registrants to the national donor registry. Airman Anderson is with the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. Douglas Lingefelt) Deployed Airmen register for marrow program
The faces on posters that call attention to a number of worthwhile volunteer causes are often lost in the hustle of accomplishing the daily mission. However, the association of one poster to a deployed Airman at a recent drive in Southwest Asia put a face on the critical need for all to register as bone marrow donors. The base-wide campaign drew
0 11/20
2006
Col. Jeff Fraser, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing vice commander, cuts the ribbon on the new USO Monday. Jake Jacobs, USO director of the host nation center and Cara Nazari, USO vice president of operations in Southwest Asia helped the colonel open the new facility designed to benefit troops transiting through AUAB. Next year, the terminal hopes to receive funding and more amenities to offer those passing through the passenger terminal. USO opens in 8th EAMS passenger terminal
Officials opened a $14,600 USO in the passenger terminal Monday for those transiting through AUAB during their travel in and out of the AOR.The 24-hour-a-day facility, located in the passenger terminal, has several amenities available for personnel and more are on the way, said 1st Lt. Mitchell Parker, the USO project officer.Currently, passengers
0 9/10
2006
Capt. Jason Robertson, Area Defense Counsel, prepares for a case as Tech. Sgt. Stacy Snider, defense paralegal, takes notes. They are the  Area Defense Counsel team who just stood up the Air Force’s newest ADC office, serving any Airmen stationed in the AOR with legal support. (USAF photo by Master Sgt. Douglas Lingefelt) Area Defense Counsel stands up, defends
The Air Force's newest Area Defense Counsel Office opened on base Aug. 15 and is ready to support the deployed Airmen here if needed.When a member is faced with any disciplinary actions against them, the ADC is there to serve as their legal council during proceedings.Capt. Jason Robertson, the Area Defense Counsel, arrived from Keesler Air Force
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2006
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