• Air Force activates first Air Ground Operations Wing

    The unit activation and assumption of command of the Air Force's first wing solely dedicated to supporting battlefield Airmen took place during a ceremony here Jan 25. The activation of the 93rd Air Ground Operations Wing marked the first of its kind for the Air Force. "This is a historic day for

  • Airpower Summary for January 28

    Coalition airpower integrated with Coalition ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in the following operations Jan. 28, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles performed shows

  • Aeromedical evacuation: Helping the wounded survive the journey home

    The Air Force Theater Hospital's 98 percent survivability rate for injured U.S. servicemembers would be meaningless if the wounded were unable to survive their journey out of the combat zone. Four years into the war, the process of saving lives and then safely transporting critically injured and ill

  • Air Force general praises joint success

    Air Force and Army officials synchronized to eliminate threats to ground forces in southern Iraq in what was called a "relentless pursuit of the enemy" during Operation Marne Thunderbolt in January. Aircrews of F-16 Fighting Falcons, B-1B Lancers, Navy F/A -18 Hornet pilots, Army 3rd Infantry

  • Airpower Summary for January 27

    Coalition airpower integrated with Coalition ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in the following operations Jan. 27, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, an Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II performed a

  • Live Round goes "Live" in Djibouti

    More than 400,000 people in Djibouti heard the U.S. Central Air Forces Band Live Round Saturday on the state-run Radio Television Djibouti. It was the first live performance on the radio station by a band in 27 years. "We were very excited to have this band and wanted to let the people of Djibouti

  • Airpower Summary for January 26

    Coalition airpower integrated with Coalition ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in the following operations Jan. 26, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles fired cannon

  • Airpower Summary for January 25

    Coalition airpower integrated with Coalition ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan in the following operations Jan. 25, according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here. In Afghanistan, Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles eliminated enemy