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  • Airmen learn with virtual reality

    When an Airman becomes a noncommissioned officer, they are entrusted with the duty of leading and mentoring junior enlisted Airmen, at times this includes conflict resolution.In partnership with Squadron Officer School, Airmen of the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing had the opportunity to participate in scenarios that tested their interpersonal
  • Force protection Airmen ensure operational security

    The most valuable asset in the United States Air Force is the Airman. To help protect these vital assets in the deployed area of responsibility, force protection Airmen augment base security forces. They serve as sensors, individuals who assist in safeguarding the operational security of the base and the personnel within.“Force Protection personnel
  • Air Force teams with coalition partners for first ever deployed SNCOLC

    Airmen from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing and coalition partners from three different countries recently completed the first ever deployed senior non-commissioned officer leadership course. The 16-hour professional military education course, instructed by 386th AEW Command Chief Master Sgt. Chad Welch, marked the first time the SNCOLC was hosted
  • Deployed Airman uses fitness event to honor aunt’s fight against cancer

    Airmen from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing and coalition partners recently joined forces during an event to raise awareness and support the fight against cancer. However, for one Airman, the fight was a little more personal.“My aunt was diagnosed with breast cancer in January of 2017,” said Staff Sgt. Patrick Bierman, 386th Expeditionary Force
  • Air Force surgeon general visits ‘The Rock’

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, Air Force Surgeon General, speaks with Capt. Carla Turrentine, 386th Expeditionary Medical Group mental health officer, Nov. 6, 2018, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. Hogg and Turrentine discussed how having mental health professionals in a deployed environment increases readiness and meets the
  • Public health ‘bites’ back

    With the weather cooling as the winter months approach, the prevalence of mosquitos is on the rise.The 386th Expeditionary Medical Group public health office, which is responsible for the force health protection of the base populous, has been trapping and sending mosquitos back to the United States to be tested for diseases like West Nile virus,
  • Rock Solid Warrior - Tech. Sgt. Adam Aikens

    Tech. Sgt. Adam Aikens, 386th Expeditionary Contracting Squadron contracting officer, works at his desk Oct. 25, 2018, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. The Rock Solid Warrior program is a way to recognize and spotlight the Airmen of the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing for their positive impact and commitment to the mission. (U.S. Air
  • Rock Solid Warrior - Staff Sgt. Korissa Muniz

    Staff Sgt. Korissa Muniz, 386th Air Expeditionary Wing command post senior emergency action controller, is the latest Rock Solid Warrior. The Rock Solid Warrior program is a way to recognize and spotlight the Airmen of the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing for their positive impact and commitment to the mission. (Courtesy illustration)
  • JCAT Airman uses combat forensics to evolve the AFCENT mission

    The ideal outcome of any conflict is to achieve victory and come out the other side unscathed. However, an undesired outcome does not mean lessons cannot be learned and applied for future conflicts. The United States military has used this mentality since its inception and applies it today in the form of the Joint Combat Assessment Team.According
  • Aerial port: working together to move the mission

    The aerial port is key to any mobility mission. Without the port and the Airmen that work there, cargo aircraft would fly hollow aircraft from destination to destination.The 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron aerial port is broken down into many different sections to ensure the numerous tasks they need to complete are done in a timely
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