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  • Viper team embraces host nation culture

    Most people never get the chance to get out of their own state much less out of their own country to experience different cultures, foods, or ways of life. However for members of the 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, Viper Team, they are able to do just that on a daily basis. Throughout their tour of duty in Southwest Asia, the team has
  • Marauders host National Prayer Luncheon

    More than 200 service members deployed to the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing came together for a BBQ and fellowship sponsored by the chapel community in observance of the National Prayer Breakfast at the base pavilion today."Since 1953 the National Prayer Breakfast has been an event for politicians, businessmen and leaders in Washington D.C. to get
  • 38,000 Pound Canvas Honors African American History Month

    For anyone that has deployed to the U.S. Air Forces Central Command Area of Responsibility you can count on Jersey, California, Texas or Alaska concrete 'T-Wall' barriers as a part of your daily landscape.Fortunately, artistic airmen like Master Sgt. William Dawson, 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineering Squadron, deploy to the region armed with a
  • Dirt Boyz make the Grade

    The 386th Air Expeditionary Wing is home to over 15 pieces of heavy construction equipment from articulated trucks, excavators and dozers to backhoes, trenchers and loaders, the wing has heavy equipment covered from A to Z.For two Dirt Boyz deployed to the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineering Squadron, their shared passion for grading has led to a
  • Senior Airman leads multinational Hockey League

    Stateside service members can watch a variety of sports almost every day of the week depending on the season and time of year. Sports fans can enjoy professional football on Sunday and Monday, hockey, basketball or baseball Tuesday through Thursday, boxing on Friday and college sports on Saturday. At the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, Senior Airman
  • Aerial Port achiever

    Sometimes mockingly called weekend warriors or part time soldiers by their active duty counterparts, National Guardsman and reservists are a vital piece of the Total Force Integration Air Force. For one Airman assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron, being a reservist allows her time to pursue other passions while also
  • Serving by Educating

    52 years ago during John F. Kennedy's inaugural address he uttered the famous words "ask not what your country can do for you -- ask what you can do for your country." These words challenged every American to contribute in some way to the public good.For Nanette Pawelek, a professor at the University of Maryland, University College Europe, her call
  • The price is right

    SOUTHWEST ASIA - The Air Force offers a resource where Airmen can help other Airmen, their fellow wingman, by donating gently-used items to the Airmen's Attic.The Airmen's Attic is a facility where Airmen, Soldiers, Marines and Sailors can get free donated military clothing. "Rank is not an issue here," said Staff Sgt. Joesph Hornbeck, 386th
  • Hard hats hard at work

    SOUTHWEST ASIA - When it comes to getting the job done, they hit the nail on the head every time. They put a roof over the heads of Marauders, and keep their facilities running smoothly. The structures shop is one of many flights in the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron that directly supports Airmen, Sailors, Soldiers, Marines and
  • Keep running - Don't look back

    Effective communication, training and hard work is required for a bond to form between canine and its handler. Additionally, extra time and effort helps prepare the dogs for real-world scenarios through various exercises.The Military Working Dogs in the 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron work alongside their handlers searching buildings