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Mission

U.S. Air Forces Central delivers dominant coalition air power to secure and stabilize the CENTCOM area of responsibility.

Vision

U.S. Air Forces Central is postured with integrated partners to deter and, if necessary, defeat any regional aggressors or their proxies. 

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#WomensEqualityDay commemorates the addition of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution which granted women the right to vote. On this day, we honor the #courage and #tenacity of the #women and #men who challenged the nation to live up to its founding principles. AFCENT celebrates Women's Equality Day by recognizing the #service of women to the nation. As we shape our future force, we are committed to ensuring that every individual has the opportunity to maximize his or her potential, and can contribute fully in their service to the nation! #equalityforall #votingrights
AIRMEN ALWAYS | Recently, our AFCENT #leadership team visited the 332d and 386th AEWs to see #Airmen and #partners in action as they integrate their unique missions into the #defense of U.S. forces and interests in the region. #Airpower! Where do you think they're headed next on their U.S. Central Command AOR tour? #USAF #AirForce #Military United States Air Force U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) 386th Air Expeditionary Wing 332d Air Expeditionary Wing
EAGLES ENERGIZE FORWARD | Watch as F-15C's "get hyped" during Exercise Hype Eagle! The 159th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron forward deployed to Prince Sultan Air Base to challenge their ability to operate from austere locations and expand their #tactical and #strategic reach while strengthening #coalition and regional #partnerships in the U.S. Central Command AOR. Stay tuned for more products from #HypeEagle #USAF #AirForce #Military #Aviation #Eagles #F15 Florida National Guard United States Air Force U.S. Central Command U.S. DEPARMENT OF DEFENSE
AFCENT and the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing recently hosted Washington Post reporter Adam Taylor to show him how we deliver decisive air/space power on behalf of U.S. Central Command for the security and stability of the region. We do this proudly alongside our #partners and are extremely grateful for the strategic partnership we enjoy with the nation of Qatar! Check out his story here: https://wapo.st/30m2rRj
TOGETHER WE DELIVER | Check out how the #Airmen at Ali Al Salem, Kuwait are working hard to ensure equipment, supplies, and passengers are delivered anywhere and anytime they're needed to provide war-winning #airpower! U.S. Air Forces Central Command | United States Air Force | U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) | 386th Air Expeditionary Wing #USAF #AirForce #Military #Aircraft #Aviation #C130 #NightOps
Happy #NationalAviationDay! Which 2019 U.S. AFCENT #aviation photo do you like the most? U.S. Central Command | United States Air Force | U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) #USAF #AirForce #Military #Aircraft #F35 #F22 #B52 #C17 #F15
A STEP FORWARD | Task Force-Air is responsible for one of the critical Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve - عملية العزم الصلب missions to build the Iraqi Air Enterprise. In that capacity, Task Force-Air builds partner capacity with the Iraqi #AirForce, #Army #Aviation Command and Air #Defense Command as they #train, #advise, #assist and enable operations that integrate essential Iraqi airpower skills. The coalition team consists of #US, #British, #Italian and #Czech advisors focused on enabling a sustainable aerial overmatch against violent extremist organizations, solidifying the independence of the Iraqi Air Enterprise. Iraqi Air Force - القوة الجوية العراقية | U.S. Central Command | U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) | United States Air Force #USAF #Military #Aircraft #F16 #Falcon
#ThursdayVibes | #ICYMI The AFCENT Band performed a pop-up concert at #BagramAirfield! Follow their page to get the latest update from their tour in the U.S. Central Command AoR! U.S. Air Forces Central Command Band page - https://www.facebook.com/AFCENTBand #Military #AirForce #USAF #Music #Live #LiveMusic #Band #Deployment U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)
#AlwaysReady | #ICYMI Exercise Agile Lightning tested the rapid mobility of the F-35A Lightning II team, highlighting the ability to operate from a variety of austere locations, readiness, survivability, and lethality of the aircraft and personnel. Click the link to see more photos from the exercise! http://bit.ly/2KEWsjZ United States Air Force | U.S. Central Command | 332d Air Expeditionary Wing | U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) | Air Combat Command | Air Mobility Command #USAF #AirForce #F35A #Lightning #Aircraft #Exercise #Military #Aviation #Mobility
U.S. AFCENT wishes all of our partners in the region Eid Mubarak.
STRATEGICALLY PREDICTABLE BUT OPERATIONALLY UNPREDICTABLE – Check out our F-35A Lightning II and rapid global mobility team as they demonstrate their ability to operate in austere conditions during the Exercise Agile Lightning! #alwaysready Stay tuned for more products from #AgileLightning! #USAF #AirForce #Military #Aviation #Lightning #F35 United States Air Force U.S. Central Command U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) 332d Air Expeditionary Wing Air Combat Command Air Mobility Command
PROGRESS | The Afghan Air Force (AAF) is steadily continuing along the path to becoming a professional, fully independent, and operationally-capable air force.The 438th Air Expeditionary Wing mission is to train, advise, and assist our Afghan partners in developing a professional, capable, and sustainable Air Force. The 438th's Train, Advice, Assist Command - Air (TAAC-Air) includes coalition partners from the United States, Greece, Czech Republic, Turkey and Denmark in training, advising and assisting today's AAF to develop its organic operational capability. Today, the AAF is actively engaged in military operations to meet Afghan National Security requirements!
FEEDING THE RAPTOR | Check out the latest image of the 28th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron's mission! Click the link to see the full photo gallery: http://bit.ly/2OFV3PH #USAF #AirForce #Military #Aviation #AVGeek #F22 #Raptor #Aircraft #KC135 United States Air Force Air Combat Command Air Mobility Command U.S. Central Command Joint Base Langley-Eustis U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)
SUPERIOR AIR SUPPORT... ALWAYS! | The 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron fuels the mission by providing constant readiness and rapid support of air operations in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. #USAF #AirForce #Military #Aviation #Aircraft #KC10 United States Air Force U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Air Mobility Command
#MaintenanceMonday | Check out the awesome photos of the maintainers from the 451st Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Kandahar Airfield!
Congratulations Senior Airman Kubiak! #USAF #AirForce #USAirForce #Defender #SecurityForces Air Force Security Forces
Ninth Air Force (Air Forces Central) kicked off Air and Missile Defense Exercise 21-02, a U.S.-led event that impro… https://t.co/tTm3Jtq6Rv
The Bottom Line | Watch the video to hear Lt. Gen. Greg Guillot's , 9th Air Force (Air Forces Central) commander, t… https://t.co/EUalzMRa0F
#ICYMI a U.S Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker aircrew refueled French Navy Rafales with support of Belgian F-16's. We'… https://t.co/34pIb5n3gw
"The verb ‘embrace’ is active, not passive. So when we Embrace Equality, we can’t sit back and hope for equality, o… https://t.co/eXVscg1Hid
Members of the Combined Air Operations Center at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, met with Qatar Emiri Air Force Deputy Co… https://t.co/s4BR3GOu75
The C-130J Super Hercules takes care of the mission with its tactical airlift mission capabilities transporting our… https://t.co/pju7MrnU5X
Representatives from nine countries traveled to Shaw Air Force Base to participate in “Coalition Week”. Take look… https://t.co/fVnubqGEv1
To the children of those who serve in AFCENT: we are grateful for you. This month is for you, to acknowledge the ch… https://t.co/AFgXuLP9XZ
Ramadan is considered to be one of the most sacred times for people of Muslim faith & they take this time as an opp… https://t.co/WeWML7znN2
RT @UAEEmbassyUS: The Embassy is proud to support the Jewish Community of the Emirates and our US Air Force friends based in #AbuDhabi to h…
"Every Airman, from every career field, is directly responsible for delivering, supporting, launching and driving a… https://t.co/nbnnD4P3U3
RT @332RedTails: #Combat air power brought to you by our @usairforce #F15E #StrikeEagle 💥 Our Bold Tigers are taking the fight to #Daesh e…
F-16s get topped off with fuel by a KC-135 while supporting CJTF-OIR, where the main mission is to Defeat Da'esh.… https://t.co/MeRif7seOP
Maintaining readiness in the face of #COVID19. https://t.co/7Xn5K4D0MO
RT @ChrisFieldAUS: Honoured attending inactivation of 9th Air Expeditionary Task Force – Levant, unified serving six years enabling #Defeat
Music forges a connection between humans unlike anything else on Earth. Read how the AFCENT Band uses their unique… https://t.co/HfQm9HnZQG
.@USArmy Air & Missile Defense Commands & AFCENT coordinated to create a jnt trng working group for intel pro's to… https://t.co/oMSpfB4jqZ