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  • Kandahar Heritage

    In the early hours of June 21, 2010, four U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters, part of Task Force ‘No Mercy’ were transporting Coalition personnel into the Shah Wali kot region of Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.
  • Craig Joint Theater Hospital hangs new flag over 'Warrior's Way'

    On Veterans Day, Col. Robert York, commander of the 455th Expeditionary Medical Group at Bagram, led a group of Airmen in a ceremony to remove and replace the large flag that hangs at the Craig Joint Theater Hospital Nov. 11.
  • Deployed security forces Airmen ensure safety of DOD assets at Bagram

    In a deployed environment, security forces Airmen perform a unique mission that differs from their traditional roles at home station. From patrolling the flightline in armored tactical vehicles to providing security for all personnel and Department of Defense assets going to austere locations in Afghanistan, the 455th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron maintains a vigilant presence at Bagram Airfield.
  • TRANSCOM commander visits Bagram Airmen

    Airmen assigned to the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing at Bagram recently had the opportunity to share their mission with U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Lyons, commander of U.S. Transportation Command, during a Veterans Day visit Nov. 11.
  • Army commends JTACs for exceptional mission support in Afghanistan

    Two joint terminal attack controllers assigned to the 817th Expeditionary Air Support Operations Squadron were commended by the Army for their achievements in support of joint military operations in Afghanistan.
  • No one left behind

    “It is my duty as a pararescueman to save lives and to aid the injured. I will be prepared at all times to perform my assigned duties quickly and efficiently, placing these duties before personal desires and comforts. These things I do, that others may live.”
  • Team USA volleyball players visit Bagram Airmen

    Team USA Beach Volleyball players visited Airmen assigned to the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing at Bagram Airfield during a tour Nov. 9.
  • Remembering our Heritage

    A majority of Airmen assigned to Bagram Airfield live on a compound called Camp Cunningham, but few know the story of the hero whose name it bears.
  • Remembering our heritage: Kandahar compound named after heroic Airman

    Air Force joint terminal attack controllers, or JTACs, direct the action of combat aircraft engaged in close air support and other offensive air operations from a forward position. They are essential to mission success and are often operating in dangerous environments when deployed.
  • AFCENT commander visits Bagram Airmen

    Airmen assigned to the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing at Bagram recently had the opportunity to share their mission with Lt. Gen. Joseph Guastella, commander of U.S. Air Forces Central Command, during a visit Oct. 28-29.
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