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  • Airpower Summary for October 22

    Coalition airpower integrated with Coalition ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in the following operations Oct. 22, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, a Royal Air Force Harrier GR-7 launched an Enhanced Paveway II munition against a compound
  • C-130s to the rescue

    The 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron has a storied history, dating back to the early 1940s whose legacy lives on through vital airlift of passenger and cargo while providing aeromedical evacuation operations throughout Southwest Asia. "Our primary mission is providing intra-theater airlift delivering people and supplies with our fleet of C-130s
  • Airmen help Afghans stand up flight medicine clinic

    Like many Airmen around the world, flight surgeon Maj. Mical Kupke's day starts with a brief meeting to plan out the day's events. But that's where the similarity ends. Major Kupke and her team's "day" involves mentoring members of the fledgling Afghan National Army Air Corps in the field of flight medicine and assisting them with standing up a
  • Airpower Summary for October 21

    Coalition airpower integrated with Coalition ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in the following operations Oct. 21, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, an Air Force B1-B Lancer struck an enemy compound located in Musa Qal'eh with a Guided Bomb
  • Airpower Summary for October 19

    Coalition airpower integrated with Coalition ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in the following operations Oct. 19, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, an Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle conducted an air strike on a vehicle containing enemy combatants
  • Joint team helps build Afghan air corps

    As the Afghan national army air corps begins to spread its wings and take to the air, a group of U.S. servicemembers are by their side, mentoring and advising them every step of the way. Almost 100 Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors and Marines are working alongside their Afghan counterparts as part of the Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan,
  • Airpower Summary for October 18

    Coalition airpower integrated with Coalition ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in the following operations Oct. 18, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, an Air Force B1-B Lancer successfully conducted a show of force with the use of flares in Ghazni.
  • Bagram Airmen directly support 72-hour battle

    During the last week of September, crews of the 774th Expeditionary Air Squadron conducted one of the largest series of air drop operations in Afghanistan's history, getting nearly 150 tons of food, water and ammunition to coalition troops in the field. However, excitement at the accomplishment wasn't just centered on the operation itself, but at
  • Air Force clarifies post-deployment stand-down policy

    The Air Force post-deployment stand-down policy allows Airmen returning from deployments and lengthy temporary duty assignments time off work for recuperation and reconstitution upon their return, said the deputy chief of staff of personnel recently at the Pentagon. "Reconstitution involves all the activities -- both official and unofficial --
  • Intelligence is key to counterinsurgency

    The second class of Iraqi air force intelligence operations students received their diplomas after completing a two-month course here today. Two officers and four enlisted members bring the total to 188 airmen; to include 153 officer candidates, enlisted airmen and students graduating from technical training courses from the Taji campus; as well as
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