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Staff Sgt. Gregory Speed, a 370th Air Expeditionary Advisory Group Detachment 1 electrician craftsman, removes an air filter from a generator at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq Jan. 8, 2017. This is part of preventive maintenance done  after the generator reaches 250 to 300 hours of running time (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Park) Power pros vital to Iraqi rescue missions
AL ASAD AIR BASE, Iraq – Imagine a work day without electricity. Imagine not being able to send emails or use radars. Imagine living in a tent with no heat or air conditioning. Luckily, this isn’t a reality for most bases, thanks largely to the Airmen who maintain the electrical systems. At forward-deployed locations such as Al Asad Air Base, Iraq,
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This week's Rock Solid Warrior is Staff Sgt. Brett Wiseman, a 386th Expeditionary Communications Squadron cyber transport systems supervisor, deployed from the 2nd Communications Squadron, Barksdale Air Force Base, La. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Senior Airman Andrew Park) Rock Solid Warrior: Staff Sgt. Brett Wiseman
This week's Rock Solid Warrior is Staff Sgt. Brett Wiseman, a 386th Expeditionary Communications Squadron cyber transport systems supervisor, deployed from the 2nd Communications Squadron, Barksdale Air Force Base, La.WHY DID YOU JOIN?To serve my country and make a positive difference in the world.DEPLOYED UNIT VS HOME STATION?There are some
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Airman 1st Class Nathan Travis, an aircraft electrical and environment systems journeyman, left, and Staff Sgt. Bradley Chaplin, an aerospace maintenance craftsman, right, both from the 5th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron, begin a post-flight inspection of a C-17 Globemaster III at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia Jan. 13, 2017.  The 5th EAMS consists of 65 maintenance personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Park) 5th EAMS keeps C-17s ready for fight
SOUTHWEST ASIA – Winning the fight against an adversary requires much more than just dropping bombs on targets and taking out key leaders. It requires coordinating the precise movement of necessary supplies to arrive at the right location at the right time. In fact, logistics plays such an important role in the war-fighting effort that President
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U.S. Air Force Col. Jay Sabia, 370th Air Expeditionary Advisory Group commander, left, gives the group flag to U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Jim Eddleman, the incoming 370th AEAG Detachment 1 commander, right, at a change of command ceremony, Jan. 8, 2017 at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq. Possession of the flag symbolizes command over the unit. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Park) 370th AEAG Det 1 welcomes new commander
AL ASAD AIR BASE, Iraq – Lt. Col. Jim Eddleman assumed command of the 370th Air Expeditionary Advisory Group Detachment 1 from Lt. Col. Brett Wilkinson at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq on Jan. 8.Col. Jay Sabia, 370th Air Expeditionary Advisory Group commander, presided over the change of command ceremony. He highlighted some of the contributions Wilkinson
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This week's Rock Solid Warrior is Staff Sgt. Michael Rumfelt, a 386th EAMXS C-130 crew chief, deployed from Peoria Air National Guard Base, Illinois.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Park) Rock Solid Warrior: Staff Sgt. Michael Rumfelt
SOUTHWEST ASIA – I’m Staff Sgt. Michael Rumfelt, the 386th EAMXS C-130 crew chief. I am deployed from the 182nd Airlift Wing at Peoria Air National Guard Base, Ill. I joined the Air Force because of family tradition, obligation of duty and educational opportunities. My job here is to do maintenance on the C-130 aircraft; everything from fuel, to
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Members of the 386th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron inspect a radome at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia Jan. 4, 2017. The squadron received the new radome to replace one on a C-130H Hercules that was struck by lightning. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Park) 386th EMXS maintainers replace C-130H radome
Members of the 386th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron inspect a radome at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia Jan. 4, 2017. The squadron received the new radome to replace one on a C-130H Hercules that was struck by lightning.
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Senior Airman Rhea Flambeau, left, and Senior Airman Grayson Bryant, right, 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron patrolmen, check out weapons in the armory at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia Jan. 1, 2017. Bryant, a member of the wing’s base security zone patrol, is responsible for patrolling the outside of the base to guard against threats posed to the wing mission and interact with citizens who live in the surrounding camps. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Kenneth McCann) Patrol team’s unique desert mission
SOUTHWEST ASIA – Manning base gates and protecting the flightline are typical missions security forces Airmen experience during a deployment. They train to perform these regular assignments back home before heading overseas. Members of the 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron base security zone patrol team have a more unique deployment task
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Tech. Sgt. Lora Ramos, left, and Senior Airman William Klein, right, of the 557th RED HORSE walk down a newly built road at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia Dec. 30, 2016. The 387th Air Expeditionary Group enlisted the help of various squadrons and groups to complete the new road and entry control point in approximately four months. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Park) 387th AEG, partner units complete road construction
SOUTHWEST ASIA – The 387th Air Expeditionary Group finished building a new road and entry control point at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia Dec. 30. The group’s host nation required them to build the new road after transferring land to a contractor as part of multi-billion dollar civil works project.In addition to the work provided by the
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This week's Rock Solid Warrior is Senior Airman Danika Wynn, a 386th Expeditionary Operations Group administrator, deployed from the 355th Component Maintenance Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Park) Rock Solid Warrior: Senior Airman Danika Wynn
SOUTHWEST ASIA – I’m Senior Airman Danika Wynn, a 386th Expeditionary Operations Group administrator. I am deployed from the 355th Component Maintenance Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. I joined the Air Force to surpass my father’s retired rank of technical sergeant; I would say I’m on the right track now.My job includes gathering
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2017
This week's Rock Solid Warrior is Tech. Sgt. Michael Valentin, the 386th chapel NCO in charge, deployed from the 439th Airlift Wing, Westover Air Reserve Base. 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 Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Park)
Rock Solid Warrior: Tech. Sgt. Michael Valentin
SOUTHWEST ASIA – I’m Tech. Sgt. Michael Valentin, the 386th chapel NCO in charge. I am deployed from the 439th Airlift Wing, Westover Air Reserve Base, Mass. I initially wanted to join the Air Force to help pay for my last year of college, but after joining my reason became about the love I have for my country and making a difference where, when,
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