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  • AF intelligence officer visits 379th AEW

    The deputy chief of staff for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance recently visited the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing to talk to wing intelligence and ISR squadrons about the importance of their mission and learn about new processes in the area of responsibility. Capt. Lisa Corley and Maj. Todd Geohagan, 379th Expeditionary Operations
  • Base uses new AFSO 21 office to focus on improving processes

    Budget cuts have energized the Air Force to look at the way Airmen do business. With fewer people and less money, the search for lean ideas has swept across the service and Airmen at the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing have responded. The 379th AEW Plans and Programs office is now the central point for funneling ideas from wing personnel for Air Force
  • ATC Airmen manage safe, efficient operation

    A team of Airmen observe the diversity of air power used in the Global War on Terrorism from the highest vantage point on base - the air traffic control tower. Forward deployed U.S. Armed Forces and Coalition partners depend on every flight that takes off from and lands at the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing, which among other missions, serves as a
  • 60th Anniversary Heritage to Horizons event gives wing Airmen a spotlight opportunity

    The 379th Air Expeditionary Wing received a special package from Georgia last week that might help put a couple base Airmen in the spotlight later this year. A briefcase containing Atlanta Braves-logo baseballs is making its way around the CENTCOM area of responsibility as part of Air Force 60th Anniversary "Heritage to Horizons" events throughout
  • Fusilier Company gets ‘royal treatment’

    A group of redeploying British infantrymen passed through the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Tuesday and introduced themselves to Airmen who helped them out during some tough days of contact with Taliban forces near Sangin, Afghanistan. C Company Group, 2nd Battalion, the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers were treated to a B-1B Lancer tour by the 34th
  • 816th EAS brings 'bombs, beans and bullets' to the fight

    "Bringing the bombs, beans and bullets to the warfighter" is how Capt. Aaron Oelrich described the mission of the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron while on his way to fly an airlift mission into Iraq. And "bring it" they do, to the tune of about one million pounds of cargo daily. The 816th EAS, a 379th Air Expeditionary Wing tenant unit, is
  • POL Airmen surpass one billion gallons

    Senior Airman David Beatty patiently stood on the artificially lighted parking ramp, waiting for more than 22,000 gallons of jet fuel to transfer from the hydrant outlet, through the steel pantograph piping and into the nearby KC-135 Stratotanker. Unbeknownst to the Airman from the 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Management
  • Avionics supports aircraft uprange

    The F-15Es left in January, but maintenance personnel here continue to provide support to the fighter aircraft still located at forward operating bases. At the 379th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron Avionics Flight, a group of 19 Airmen from Mountain Home AFB, Id., work together to ensure F-15E Eagles at Bagram AB, Afghanistan, have functioning
  • Screaming Eagles top airlift squadron in AMC

    Airmen from the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron enjoyed music, barbeque and great company during their squadron party Monday, and it was even sweeter knowing they've regained their status as the Air Mobility Command's top airlift squadron. The squadron, known as the 40th Airlift Squadron "Screaming Eagles" at Dyess AFB, Texas, was selected out