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  • Cementing Balad, Anaconda hospital in history

    Airmen from the 332nd Expeditionary Medical Group and the 332nd Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron worked together to preserve a piece of Balad Air Base, Logistics Support Area Anaconda and Operation Iraqi Freedom history. The emergency room from the old Balad hospital, which was a temporary tent

  • April 1 airpower summary: RAF celebrates 90th Anniversary

    Coalition airpower integrated with coalition ground forces in Iraq and International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan during operations April 1, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, an Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle dropped a guided bomb unit-38

  • Memorial marathon commemorates the Bataan Death March

    More than 250 deployed service members participated in the Bataan Death March Memorial Marathon in Southwest Asia March 29, to commemorate servicemembers who suffered the trek more than 60 years ago during World War II. The memorial march was held in conjunction with the 19th Annual Bataan Memorial

  • March 31 airpower summary: C-17s provide heavy airlift

    Coalition airpower integrated with coalition ground forces in Iraq and International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan during operations March 31, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, an Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II dropped a guided bomb

  • Airmen advise Iraqi Army reconstruction efforts

    U.S. Airmen and Soldiers assigned to Kirkush Military Training Base are working as a team to advise their Iraqi Army counterparts in reconstructing Iraq's army. A 21-member team assigned to Coalition Army Assistance Transition Team Multi-National Security Transition Command Iraq works hand-in-hand

  • March 30 airpower summary: A-10s support ground forces

    Coalition airpower integrated with coalition ground forces in Iraq and International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan during operations March 30, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, an Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II performed shows of force in

  • Coalition maintainers trade expertise to ensure GWOT success

    Airmen from the Republic of Korea, Japan and United States proved they can overcome any language barrier when putting their heads together to keep deployed C-130s ready for combat. Aircraft maintainers from the U.S. Air Force, Japanese Air Self-Defense Force and Republic of Korea Air Forces teamed