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  • April 6 airpower summary: Reaper destroys target

    Coalition airpower integrated with coalition ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan during operations April 6, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, an Air Force MQ-9A Reaper, an Air Force B-1B Lancer and

  • Manas AB surpasses transient record

    March marked a transient record for the 376th Air Expeditionary Wing, but not without the combined efforts from base support agencies here. The team moved more than 10,000 passengers last month to forward deployed locations in Afghanistan or redeploying forces headed home. The one-day passenger

  • April 5 airpower summary: C-17s carry the load

    Coalition airpower integrated with coalition ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan during operations April 5, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, a Royal Air Force GR-7 Harrier conducted a show of force

  • Airpower Summary for April 3

    Coalition airpower integrated with Coalition ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in the following operations Apr. 3, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, French Mirage-2000s performed shows of force in

  • Over one million gallons and counting

    The previous record here for transferring one million gallons of fuel from a fuel truck to an aircraft was 73 days. But an Airman deployed here from the 3rd Logistics Readiness Squadron at Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska, recently raised the bar and reached this milestone in a record-setting 64

  • AFCENT deputy commander visits deployed Airmen

    The U.S. Central Command deputy commander, Maj. Gen. William Holland, wrapped up a two-day visit to the Persian Gulf Region April 2 with a visit to the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing. During General Holland's visit he met and talked with various Airmen from those who fly to those who maintain the

  • Deployed daddy watches his son's birth via webcam

    Imagine finding out that you are not only about to be deployed, but you also have a baby on the way. This is the situation Staff Sgt. Nicholas Todd, 379th Expeditionary Maintenance Operations Squadron, found himself in when, four months into his wife's pregnancy, he was informed of his upcoming

  • COMBAT TRUCKERS: Airmen support OIF ground convoy missions

    Editor's Note: This is the third and last of a three part series titled "Combat Truckers." The series takes a look at how a group of vehicle operators have paved their way into history and their fellow Airmen who make their unique mission happen. Airmen from the 2T1 vehicle operator career field

  • April 2 airpower summary: C-130s carry load for coalition

    Coalition airpower integrated with coalition ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan during operations April 2, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, in order to deter enemy activities Air Force A-10

  • Airmen, Soldiers validate system during Balad battle drill

    More than 200 Airmen and Soldiers participated in a battle drill here to test the capabilities of the Joint Emergency Operations Center March 31. The JEOC is a team of Air Force and Army personnel from critical base agencies who assemble during crisis situations to help the base recover to