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  • Shared Experiences | 379th Fire Emergency Services | Edward Gregory

    Shared Experiences is a series of stories about first-time and last-time deployers with the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing. Their stories highlight the missions they support at an individual level, as well as chronicle the experiences of their Air Force career.
  • Shared Experiences | 379th Fire Emergency Services | Kaleb Rubera

    Shared Experiences is a series of stories about first-time and last-time deployers with the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing. Their stories highlight the missions they support at an individual level, as well as chronicle the experiences of their Air Force career.
  • Additional B-52 aircraft arrive at Al Udeid

    Two additional U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress aircraft from the 5th Bomb Wing, Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, arrived at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, May 4. The bombers join the four B-52 aircraft that previously arrived to Al Udeid in late April as they protect the orderly and responsible withdrawal of U.S. and coalition forces from Afghanistan. U.S. Central Command is committed to providing the necessary force protection to ensure the drawdown is conducted in a safe manner.
  • Swamp Fox is here

    With a roar of their engines, a contingent of F-16CJ Fighting Falcon aircraft from the South Carolina Air National Guard’s 169th “Swamp Fox” Fighter Wing, joined the Prince Sultan Air Base team this past month.While their mission here is a defensive one, Swamp Fox personnel offer a sense of additional security and protection to PSAB.“We’re here to
  • Airman crosses four decade threshold while deployed to the 332nd AEW

    Looking back 40 years is something many of us can do, however it’s a far more select group that can look back over a 40-year career. Chief Master Sgt. David R. Purtee enlisted in the U.S. Air Force April 25, 1981, at 17 years-of-age, from his hometown of Lancaster, Ohio.
  • Airman crosses four decade threshold while deployed to the 332nd AEW

    Looking back 40 years is something many of us can do, however it’s a far more select group that can look back over a 40-year career. Chief Master Sgt. David R. Purtee enlisted in the U.S. Air Force April 25, 1981, at 17 years-of-age, from his hometown of Lancaster, Ohio.
  • Embraced by a nation: How a 379th ESFS Airman is ensuring resolute partnerships

    Staff Sgt. Thabit Jubran deployed to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, and was assigned to be an Arabic linguist for the 379th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron the first day of his tour.
  • Airman deployed to the 332nd shares story of life-long resilience

    At seven years of age, one Airman deployed to the 332nd AEW suffered what most would consider an unrecoverable tragedy. Senior Airman Francis Andrew was born in Sudan in Northeast Africa where one night his town suffered the ravages of civil war, as soldiers attacked without warning ripping him from the life he’d known until that point. This is how his journey to the United States and to the U.S. Air Force began in 2001.
  • Deployed fighters support regional security

    A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle piloted by a member of the 494th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron (EFS) taxis on the flightline prior to takeoff at Al Dhafra Air Base (ADAB), United Arab Emirates, April 30, 2021. Aircraft in the U.S. Air Forces Central theater are constantly ready to provide airpower to protect U.S. and coalition forces as they
  • C-17s support Afghanistan drawdown

    A C-17 Globemaster III assigned to Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, takes off on the runway April 27, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. U.S. Air Force C-17s and other mobility aircraft around the U.S. Air Forces Central theater are assisting with the safe and orderly drawdown operations from Afghanistan.
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