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  • Where were you on 9/11? Bagram AF reflects

    Servicemembers from U.S. and coalition partners, who are deployed to Afghanistan, gathered in the memorial courtyard on Bagram Airfield to reflect on 9/11 and to remember an event that forever changed the Nation’s history.
  • Medal of Honor Recipient John Chapman, Remembered at Camp Cunningham

    BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan – Personnel from Bagram Airfield and the Special Operations community gathered at the Memorial Courtyard at Camp Cunningham to recognize Medal of Honor recipient, U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. John A. Chapman.
  • Bagram AF honors Tech. Sgt. John Chapman

    A mural was completed in memory of Medal of Honor recipient Tech. Sgt. John A. Chapman, on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, August 22, 2018. Chapman, a special tactics combat controller, was killed during a fierce battle against enemy fighters in Takur Ghar, Afghanistan, March 4, 2002. He was posthumously awarded the MOH for “conspicuous gallantry and
  • A Family That Flies Together

    Deploying in the military is an expected situation. Deploying to the same location with family, friends or spouses is fairly common nowadays. Deploying to separate locations and flying on the same missions as your brother, well that’s not common at all, but it happened.
  • 175th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron Brings U.S. Airpower to Bagram

    U.S. Airmen and F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 175th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron (EFS) deployed to Bagram Airfield in support of combat operations, July 27.
  • Tiger Sharks keep watch over Afghan skies

    Airmen and A-10C Thunderbolt II’s hailing from the 75th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron deployed to Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, July 15, 2018, in support of combat operations.
  • Longest Blood Moon eclipse soars over Bagram

    A sequence of the Blood Moon lunar eclipse photos were taken over Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, July 27, 2018. While lunar eclipses occur sporadically throughout the year, this particular one was the longest occurring eclipse in the 21st century. This was only feasible because the moon was near its farthest point from Earth and orbiting slowly,
  • Dragon Lady visits the Vulture's Nest

    A U-2 Dragon Lady pilot, 380th Air Expeditionary Wing, Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, prepares to board his aircraft at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, June 22, 2018. The U-2 provides high-altitude, all-weather surveillance and reconnaissance, day or night, in direct support of U.S. and allied forces. U-2 pilots must wear a full pressure
  • Gen Baker bids farewell to Vultures

    Brig. Gen. Craig Baker relinquished command of the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing during a ceremony here June 6.
  • Brothers in Arms

    Deploying abroad is typical for service members in the U.S. military. It means an extended period away, little contact with family or friends and relying on other service members during those hard times while so far from home. This is the reality for most Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines in Afghanistan, except for the Briggs brothers.