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Mora and Delgado are step-sisters deployed from the 944th Fighter Wing, Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, and have consistently been linked together throughout their lives and currently find themselves together again, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. Arizona sisters deploy downrange
Mora and Delgado are step-sisters deployed from the 944th Fighter Wing, Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, and have consistently been linked together throughout their lives and currently find themselves together again, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia.
0 4/23
2018
The Bird, and wildlife, Aircraft Strike Hazard program (BASH) is to preserve war fighting capabilities through the reduction of wildlife hazards to aircraft operations. According to the Air Force Safety Center during the 2016 fiscal year the Air Force had more than 4000 wildlife strikes to aircraft resulting in more than 20.6 million dollars in damage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. William Banton) USDA, BASH saving lives and money
According to the Air Force Safety Center, the goal of BASH is to preserve war fighting capabilities through the reduction of wildlife hazards to aircraft operations. For the 2016 fiscal year, AFSC documented more than 4,000 wildlife strikes to Air Force aircraft causing more than 20.6 million dollars in damage.
0 11/20
2017
Master Sgt. Christopher Scott, 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron operations noncommissioned officer in charge, is one of over 25 defenders currently deployed and attached to the squadron with both a civilian and military law enforcement background. Guard, Reserve defenders bring experience to the fight
The training and experience our Air National Guard and Reserve law enforcement Airmen gain in their civilian and military careers help keep people safe from enemies foreign and domestic. Many of these security forces members, or defenders, bring the knowledge of both careers to make them more effective both home and abroad.
0 11/16
2017
U. S. Air Force Lt. Col. Kevin Roche, 737th Expeditionary Airlift Wing operations director, and U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Brian Roche, G Company, 1st Battalion, 189 Aviation Regiment medical evacuation helicopter pilot, found each other at an undisclosed area for approximately three hours to catch up and enjoy each other’s company. Brother’s in life, brother’s in-arms reunite downrange
Saying goodbye to family members before a deployment can be stressful. But rarely does a service member cross paths with a sibling while downrange; this recent uplifting experience was the case for two brothers on separate paths.
0 11/07
2017
Tech. Sgt. Patrick Pittman, 386th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron Combat Metals Flight machinist, puts the finishing welds on his scrap metal sculpture. Dubbed "Ironman" by it's creators, the project utilized more than 200 pieces of scrap metal collected by a volunteer crew of four, and it took two weeks to assemble. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Eric Petosky) Combat Metals Flight sculpts from scrap
At nearly seven feet tall, the iron behemoth towers menacingly over everyone, armed to its crooked metal teeth with a 40mm Gatling gun, steel-clawed feet, chain-link flail, and sinister telescopic eyes. But this isn’t the rise of the machines – it’s a scrap metal sculpture designed and created by inventive Airmen of the 386th Expeditionary
0 3/05
2015
Senior Airman Ashley Reid, 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron, and her husband Kevin, attend a wedding ceremony as guests. The Reids got married in a double proxy ceremony Oct. 28 because Kevin received orders to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany. (Courtesy Photo) Until deployed do us part: Marauder gets married while deployed
For most people, the terms marriage ceremony and wedding are interchangeable, since they usually happen at the same time. For one Airman here, that is not the case.Senior Airman Ashley Reid, was not at her marriage ceremony. She hasn’t had her wedding yet either. But, she is married.Reid, who has been deployed with the 386th Expeditionary Civil
0 11/12
2014
Army Spc. Juanetta Goldwire, 719th Medical Detachment Veterinary Services looks on as a seal is checked for authenticity at the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing Aug. 7, 2014 before accepting delivery. As a food inspector, Goldwire’s primary mission is to reduce the risks to public health associated with diseases and other health hazards in food that is designated for more than 3,000 Airmen, Soldiers, Marines, Sailors and contractors reasons. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Allison Day) (Sections of this photograph have been blurred for security reasons.) Food inspectors: gatekeepers of our health
The gatekeepers for all things required for human consumption on The Rock are the food inspectors from the 719th Medical Detachment Veterinary Services and the 386th Expeditionary Medical Group. The food inspectors’ primary mission is to reduce the risks to public health associated with diseases and other health hazards in food that is designated
0 10/17
2014
Staff Sgt. Heather Witherspoon, 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron training non-commissioned officer in charge, engages Airmen from the 386th Expeditionary Communications Squadron during an active shooter training response exercise Sept. 5, 2014. The Check Six team conducts active shooter incident response with units across the wing to ensure Airmen are able to escape, barricade or fight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jeremy Bowcock) ASIR program enables safer work environment for Airmen
Serving in the deployed environment has its fair share of potential threats but for the Check Six team at the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, they're doing everything in their power to combat those threats.Through the wing's active shooter incident response training, which falls under the Check Six program, four security forces Airmen ensure that
0 9/19
2014
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Tyrone Carter, Bravo Battery, Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 6th Marines, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) assistant communications chief and his brother, U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Ivory Carter, Jr., 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron assistant chief of fire prevention pose in front of a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. The brothers are military brats and call Miegs, Georgia home. Ivory deployed from 87th CES, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakenhurst, New Jersey in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Tyrone deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Allison Day) Family affair
Deployments can be a lonely time for many who spend long months away from family and friends. But for a few, it can be a blessing when they are lucky enough to be stationed with a loved one and have the opportunity to build precious memories together, and even carry forward a family tradition of service.Brothers Tyrone and Ivory Carter decided to
0 9/17
2014
Airmen from the 386th Expeditionary Security Forces security escort team pose after a mission Aug. 6, 2014 at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jeremy Bowcock) SET Airmen provide convoy security to the area of responsibility
Being in a deployed environment where multiple threats are prevalent, the security escort team ensures the safety of our troops when traveling off base.Much like a police escort back home, SET serves as armed security to protect our Airmen as they drive through the area of responsibility. This can be for convoys, bank runs, or searching for Airman
0 9/12
2014
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