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  • Airpower Summary for December 16

    Coalition airpower integrated with Coalition ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in the following operations Dec. 16, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, Royal Air Force Harrier GR-7s engaged enemy combatants with Enhanced Paveway II munitions, a
  • Air Force MQ-1 crashes in Iraq

    An Air Force MQ-1 Predator unmanned aerial vehicle crashed Monday at approximately 1:30 p.m. local time near Al Muqdadiya. The aircraft is a medium-altitude, long-endurance, remotely piloted aircraft. The MQ-1's primary mission is conducting armed reconnaissance. A board will be convened to investigate the incident. For more information, contact
  • USO troupe lands in Southwest Asia

    More than 3,000 U.S. and coalition forces servicemembers were treated to a USO show here Monday featuring Lance Armstrong, Lewis Black, Kid Rock, Robin Williams and Miss USA Rachel Smith. Brig. Gen. Charlie Lyon, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, welcomed the entertainers and thanked them for coming to entertain the troops. The show began at
  • Airpower Summary for December 15

    Coalition airpower integrated with Coalition ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in the following operations Dec. 15, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, an Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle successfully performed a show of force with flares to deter enemy
  • Airpower Summary for December 14

    Coalition airpower integrated with Coalition ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in the following operations Dec. 14, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt IIs engaged enemy combatants in a compound in Garmsir with cannon
  • Dec. 13 airpower summary: KC-10's fuel OIF, OEF missions

    Coalition airpower integrated with coalition ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in the following operations Dec. 13, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, an Air Force B1-B Lancer dropped guided bomb unit-31s on enemy fighting positions in Asadabad.
  • Airpower Summary for December 12

    Coalition airpower integrated with Coalition ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in the following operations Dec. 12, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt IIs engaged enemy positions by dropping Guided Bomb Unit-38s, a
  • Iraqi Air Force Training School holds back-to-back graduations

    Twenty eight more Iraqi officer candidates received their diplomas and commissions as second lieutenants at the Iraqi Air Force Training School here Monday, while the first Iraqi 10 firefighters graduated Tuesday. The commissioning candidates excelled in areas to include military drill, athletics, combat skills, followership, leadership and
  • Airpower Summary for December 11

    Coalition airpower integrated with Coalition ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in the following operations Dec. 11, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles engaged enemy firing positions with Guided Bomb Unit-38s in
  • Airpower Summary for December 10

    Coalition airpower integrated with Coalition ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in the following operations Dec. 10, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, an Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle performed a show of force over an enemy compound in Sangin and
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