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  • AMDEX 21-1 concludes at ASAB

    Air and Missile Defense Exercises aim to refine and apply joint tactics, techniques and procedures for defense against simulated air and missile threats.
  • The Evolution of Installation Distributed C2

    Airmen from the 379th Expeditionary Communications Squadron at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, are reimagining how communication squadrons conduct operations. As U.S. Air Force Central’s largest communication squadron, the 379th ECS, known as the “Magic Makers,” have expanded capabilities for warfighting execution. The unit has transformed and converted strategy into action, enabling the installation commander to rapidly fight and recover the base in contingency operations.
  • 50th EARS member’s swift action saves life

    In recognition for an act heroism, a member of the 50th Expeditionary Refueling Squadron was awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal during an award presentation ceremony, Oct. 20, 2020, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.
  • AC3: Answering all things COVID

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar—Personnel from the 379th Air Expeditionary Medical Group, Host Nation Support Cell (HNCC) and Plans and Programs (XP) have banded together to create a one-stop shop to answer any questions concerning COVID-19 at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. This team is known as the AUAB COVID Command and Control Team (AC3).
  • JSSD-K range day builds relationships, promotes readiness

    Members assigned to the Joint Special Operation Forces Support Detachment-Kuwait hosted a range day for mission-essential partners at the Udairi Range Complex, Kuwait, Oct. 12, 2020.
  • F-16 “Gamblers” double down at PSAB

    A contingent of F-16C Fighting Falcons and support personnel from the 77th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron arrived at Prince Sultan Air Base, KSA, Oct. 10-11, 2020. The squadron, known by the nickname “Gamblers,” will play a key role in supporting the 378th Air Expeditionary Wing’s mission of sustaining and defending joint and partner forces by projecting combat airpower in support of theater plans and operations.
  • Buehring benefits from troop retrograde

    An influx of U.S. Air Force Staff Weather Officers have been assigned to units at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, as the U.S. military executes troop retrograde from Iraq, which began in late June, 2020.
  • Enduring Lightning III exercise brings together U.S., Israeli air forces

    U.S. Air Forces Central and the Israeli Air Force conducted the exercise "Enduring Lightning III" on Oct. 12, 2020, in the skies over Israel.  It is the third joint exercise between the two countries involving the F-35 aircraft.
  • AMDEX 21-1 kicks off to enhance relationships, readiness

    The U.S. military regularly participates in exercises with joint, coalition and regional partners in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility each year. Air and Missile Defense Exercise 21-1, which started Oct. 12, is a U.S. Air Forces Central-led exercise that develops and exercises tactics, techniques, and procedures against simulated air, cyber, force protection and missile threats.
  • 763rd celebrates 30 years of Rivet Joint operations in the AOR

    On Oct. 10, 2020, members of the 763rd Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron celebrated 30 years of the RC-135 Rivet Joint operating in U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility.
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