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  • U.S. and Qatar deliver humanitarian aid to Lebanon

    Donations of nonperishable food items, clothes, diapers, and toiletries were collected by military families and neighbors to benefit the people of Lebanon. U.S. Central Command and the Qatari military coordinated with Lebanese Armed Forces, U.S. Embassy-Beirut and USAID to transport critical supplies to support the needs of the Lebanese people.
  • 405th EAES conducts NPC-Lite training

    U.S. Air Force members assigned to the 405th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron communicate with flight nurses inside the Negatively Pressurized Conex-Lite during a training exercise in Southwest Asia, July 30, 2020. The NPC-Lite is the latest isolated containment chamber developed for intra-theater airlift of individuals with infectious diseases like COVID-19 and is designed to fit inside a C-130 aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Justin Parsons)
  • Weapons Airmen remove pylon for routine inspection

    Airmen from the 44th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Unit weapons section, remove a pylon from an F-15 Eagle aircraft for a scheduled inspection at Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Aug. 11, 2020.
  • Records Are Meant to Be Broken: AWACS Crews Fly Record Sorties

    On Aug. 3, 2020, the 968th Expeditionary Airborne Air Control Squadron flew their 34th consecutive combat mission, breaking their previous record for sequential flights.
  • Lebanon Support Continues

    Humanitarian aid supplies, bound for Beirut, Lebanon, are loaded on to a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Aug. 7, 2020. U.S. Central Command is coordinating with the Lebanese Armed Forces and U.S. Embassy-Beirut to transport critical supplies as quickly as possible to support the needs of the Lebanese people. (U.S.
  • Airmen deliver food, water, medical supplies to Beirut

    Lebanese and U.S. Armed Forces service members unload humanitarian aid supplies delivered by a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III at Beirut, Lebanon, Aug. 6, 2020. U.S. Central Command is continuing to coordinate with the Lebanese Armed Forces, the U.S. Embassy-Beirut and USAID to transport critical supplies as quickly as possible to support the
  • USAF, USA bring joint humanitarian aid to Beirut

    In a joint endeavor to assist the Lebanese Armed Forces and the people of Lebanon, Soldiers and Airmen stationed in Qatar worked to load the first U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III with humanitarian aid Aug. 6, 2020.Members from the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing, Air Mobility Command’s 8th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron and 816th
  • United States delivers assistance to people of Lebanon

    U.S. Air Force Airmen load humanitarian aid supplies onto a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Aug. 6, 2020, bound for Beirut, Lebanon. U.S. Central Command is coordinating with the Lebanese Armed Forces and U.S. Embassy-Beirut to transport critical supplies as quickly as possible to support the needs of the Lebanese
  • Readout of Commander, U.S. Central Command, Gen Frank McKenzie's call with Lebanon Armed Forces Commander, Gen Joseph Aoun

    Capt. Bill Urban, spokesman for U.S. Central Command, provided the following readout: Gen. Frank McKenzie, Commander, U.S. Central Command, spoke with Lebanon Armed Forces Commander, Gen. Joseph Aoun, to express condolences for the loss of life and devastation caused by the explosion in Beirut's port facility. Gen McKenzie informed Gen Aoun of the impending delivery of three C-17s shipments of U.S. relief supplies including food, water, and medical supplies. Gen McKenzie expressed U.S. willingness to continue to work with the Lebanese Armed Forces to help provide aid and assistance to meet the needs of the Lebanese people during this terrible tragedy. Gen McKenzie expressed a desire to continue to partner with the Lebanese Armed Forces, the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, and USAID to identify and expedite support for Lebanon's recovery effort. The generals ended the call by agreeing to continue a close dialogue as the recovery effort continues.
  • Winning today and tomorrow: AFCENT commander outlines new priorities

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, QATAR – Lt. Gen. Greg Guillot knows two things remain true in the ever-changing theater of U.S. Air Forces Central Command: strong partnerships and hardworking Airmen are key to winning the war.
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