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  • USAF KC-135 conducts aerial refueling over Afghanistan

    Two U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet fly alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 28th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron over Afghanistan, Jan. 14, 2020. The 28th EARS, deployed with U.S. Air Forces Central Command, is responsible for delivering fuel to U.S. and coalition forces, enabling a constant presence in the area of responsibility.
  • 908th EARS refuels F-15E Strike Eagles

    A U.S. Air Force boom operator assigned to the 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron watches an F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft from aboard a KC-10 Extender aircraft over an undisclosed location in support of Air Force Central Command objectives, Jan. 13, 2020. The 908th EARS, deployed with AFCENT, is responsible for delivering fuel to U.S. and
  • Deployed KC-10 refueling mission

    A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 494th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron flies above the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, Jan. 13, 2020. The F-15E Strike Eagle is a dual-role fighter designed to perform air-to-air and air-to-ground missions. An array of avionics and electronics systems gives the F-15E the capability to
  • Deployed KC-10 low-light refueling

    A U.S. Air Force KC-10 Extender assigned to the 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron refuels a U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to 494th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron above the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, Jan. 11, 2020. The 908th EARS, deployed with U.S. Air Forces Central Command, is responsible for delivering
  • Deployed C-17 Globemaster III mission

    U.S. Air Force loadmasters assigned to the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron guide a U.S. Air Force aerial porter assigned to the 746th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron transporting cargo to a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Jan. 10, 2020. The 816th EAS, deployed with U.S. Air Forces Central Command, is
  • 816th EAS Transports Cargo and Passengers

    U.S. Air Force Airmen and aircrew wait for cargo to be loaded aboard a C-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Jan. 10, 2020. The 816th EAS, deployed with U.S. Air Forces Central Command, is responsible for delivering cargo and passengers to U.S. and coalition forces' bases, enabling a
  • Deployed C-130 mission

    A U.S. Air Force aerial porter assigned to U.S. Air Forces Central Command loads cargo into a C-130 Hercules with the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, Jan. 8, 2020. The 746th EAS maintains a constant presence in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, supporting U.S. and Coalition
  • 432nd WG/432nd AEW brings Reaper airpower into the new decade

    In early 2009, a recently reactivated combat unit, now named the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing, achieved the mark of 500,000 hours of combat, for a relatively new form of airpower, known as Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA). 
  • 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron

    A U.S. Air Force medical technician assigned to the 379th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron configures the inside of a C-130 Hercules during an aeromedical evacuation mission at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Jan. 3, 2020. The 379th EAES specializes in treating and transporting U.S. and coalition forces who are injured in the U.S. Central
  • AFCENT celebrates Qatar National Day

    Relationships with partners and allies are important for the U.S. military at operating locations around the world, and that is no different for those U.S. bases in the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of operation.Airmen deployed here, including U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Joseph Guastella, AFCENT commander, attended festivities downtown Doha to
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