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  • Airmen train Iraqis to save lives

    Nine Iraqi firefighters graduated the Basic Firefighter Skills Course here as Airmen of the 407th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Fire Department trained the newest graduates March 24 at Ali Base. The six-week course teaches students "the basics of fighting fires, search and rescue and lifesaving

  • Determination and ingenuity prevail

    The 819th RED HORSE Squadron accomplished what some initially thought to be improbable with a successful operational check of a water-well drilling rig here March 21. The rig, one of two in the Air Force's inventory, was shipped from Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. in September 2007. After reaching a

  • Ammo specialists support deployed missions

    Every time a bomber lands here with an empty weapons bay, one group of specialists gets some serious job satisfaction. The 74 Airmen of the 379th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron munitions flight are responsible for producing and maintaining all the munitions for the B-1 Lancers here and chaff and

  • March 23 airpower summary: F-16s keep vigilant

    Coalition airpower integrated with coalition ground forces in Iraq and International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan during operations March 23, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, an Air Force B-1B Lancer dropped guided bomb unit-31s and

  • Kirkuk Airmen commemorate five year OIF anniversary

    Hundreds of Airmen convened to commemorate the fifth year anniversary of Operation Iraqi Freedom March 20 here. The ceremony focused on the sacrifices of the 42 Airmen who gave their lives supporting the war in Iraq. Col. Timothy Strawther, 506th Air Expeditionary Group commander, somberly recited

  • Airman gives all for the families

    Most people couldn't imagine doing the job of Senior Airman Sekina Moye. Before this deployment...she couldn't either. Airman Moye, a services journeyman assigned to the 755th Air Expeditionary Group, is filling a six-month in-lieu-of tasking with Bagram's Mortuary Affairs. She is the only Air Force

  • March 22 airpower summary:F-15s suppress enemy fire

    Coalition airpower integrated with coalition ground forces in Iraq and the Interntional Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan during operations March 22, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles conducted a show of force

  • March 21 airpower summary: A-10s deter enemy activities

    Coalition airpower integrated with coalition ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan during operations March 21, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, French 2000 Mirages performed shows of force in order to

  • March 20 airpower summary: KC-135s provide sortie support

    Coalition airpower integrated with coalition ground forces in Iraq and International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan during operations March 20, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, an Air Force B-1B Lancer, Royal Air Force GR-7 Harriers and