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  • CAS aircraft arrive in Middle East

    The first A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft arrived in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, March 31, 2023.The combat air support aircraft arrived ahead of schedule following the approval for the platform to return to theater. They will fall

  • AFCENT leaders GO Inspire youth

    Lt. Gen. Alexus Grynkewich, 9th Air Force (Air Forces Central) commander, speaks to students from Advantage Academy, Florence, South Carolina, March 24, 2023. Ninth Air Force (AFCENT) at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, hosted about 40 students as part of the Air Force’s General Officer Inspire

  • Smooth Landing: Heavy Repair Makes Touchdown Seamless

    When a 130,000 pound aircraft touches down, it makes an impact. And no matter how good your surface is, over time, everything wears down. So when the 332d Air Expeditionary Wing starts to see cracks in the flight line, they call the 332d Expeditionary Civil Engineer heavy repair flight.

  • Arizona Guard, Oman Partner in State Partnership Program

    The Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs, Arizona National Guard, and the Sultanate of Oman’s Ministry of Defense signed a State Partnership Program agreement March 13, becoming partners in the Department of Defense National Guard Bureau program.

  • AFCENT celebrates key partner FMS success

    The Royal Bahraini Air Force, the United States Air Force and Lockheed Martin celebrated the first F-16 Block 70 delivery to Bahrain during a ceremony at Lockheed Martin’s Greenville, South Carolina site at 11 a.m. today.

  • U.S. Air Force partners with French Army for MQ-9 interoperability

    U.S. Air Force Capt. Maheep Gill (left), 62nd Expeditionary Attack Squadron MQ-9 Reaper pilot, Dan Joseph (center), L-3 Harris contractor, and French Army Master Sgt. Nicolas Eon, Battalion 5 CAV Regiment, Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) watch a live feed from the U.S. Air Force MQ-9 Reaper