• Airpower Summary for March 4

    Coalition airpower integrated with Coalition ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in the following operations Mar. 4, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles dropped a Guided

  • Bagram hosts International Women's Day

    Women's history month kicked off with a celebration of International Women's Day here March 3. This year, the Combined Joint Task Force-82, 455th Air Expeditionary Wing Equal Opportunity and various Civil Military Operations sections sponsored the celebration, which consisted of speeches, a musical

  • 'Live Round' visits Afghanistan

    The U.S. Air Forces Central band 'Live Round' brought smiles across a multitude of faces as they showcased their talents for 455th Air Expeditionary Wing Airmen here Feb 24-26. "They blew me away," said Airman 1st Class Antoinette Caruso, 455th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron, supply

  • New ATOC opens doors

    The opening of a new Air Terminal Operations Center here was celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Feb. 29. "This is another milestone in our objective to transition from an expeditionary aerial port to a strategic one," said Col. Barry Mines, 455th Expeditionary Mission Support Group commander

  • Bagram welcomes new tower

    Bagram's operational capability was enhanced with the opening of $50 million air traffic control and associated support equipment here Feb. 26. The project includes a transportable transmitter and receiver site for all UHF/VHF communications, a digital containerized air surveillance radar, a

  • Military working dog retires

    Airmen and Soldiers paid special tribute to Military Working Dog Black, who retired after 63 dog-years of faithful and dedicated military service to the Air Force here Feb. 29. "Today we recognize a true partner in our fight, Black, who is far more special than some kind of mascot," said Col. Thomas

  • Airmen orchestrate full marathon in 2 weeks

    When 1st Lt. Jessica Lopez said she wanted to run a marathon in the desert, at night, and on a base that measures barely 5 miles across, her Air Force family said they'd be right there with her. From charting the course and ensuring the event was logistically equipped to providing moral support, the

  • Mother, daughter duo race together - 8,000 miles apart

    Most people would never want to run a full marathon, but even fewer would think of running one in the desert with a dust storm looming. "Looks like I might have to run the whole 26 miles on a treadmill," 1st Lt. Jessica Lopez joked, two days before the Los Angeles Marathon. "Last time I ran in a

  • Airpower Summary for March 2

    Coalition airpower integrated with Coalition ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in the following operations Mar. 2, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, an Air Force Reaper MQ-9A dropped Guided Bomb