• Continually optimizing the airpower machine

    U.S. Air Forces Central Command published its November Airpower Summary today. The summary reflects airpower operations throughout the month in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.
  • EM, Fire Dawgs stay ready through HAZMAT Exercise

    The 380th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department and Emergency Management flights conducted an outdoor hazardous material exercise at Al Dhafra Air Base, Jan. 4.
  • ADAB & AOR’s Strongest

    Three Airmen assigned to the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing placed in the top three positions in the Strongest in the Area of Responsibility competition at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 4.
  • Medical Airmen, volunteers keep blood supply flowing

    Al Udeid Air Base’s Blood Transshipment Center is a one of a kind place. While it is the only blood transshipment center in U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility, it also houses one of the few missions on base that regularly uses volunteers from other career fields.
  • Beneath the Skies: Aircraft Maintainers

    One of the largest support structures here at the 332d Air Expeditionary Wing can be broadly defined as aircraft maintainers. This not only includes those individuals who perform pre-flight, thru-flight (where an aircraft returns from a mission then embarks on another mission within a couple hours) and post-flight safety and function checks, but also several “back shops” which specialize in a certain aspect of the aircraft’s function such as weapons, guidance or propulsion systems.
  • 386th improves combat abilities with shipment of Reapers

    Recently a pair of MQ-9 Block 1 Reapers with the extended-range package were delivered to an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. With a unique mission capability of being a Remotely Piloted Aircraft performing persistent attack and reconnaissance against high-value, fleeting, and time-sensitive targets, the added benefit of more flight time can only improve mission success.
  • ELRS “loggies” facilitate warfighter movement

    Thousands of Airmen come to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. While some remain here, others continue on their way to various deployed locations throughout U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility. No matter their final destination, every warfighter’s transportation is facilitated by 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron log planners, or “loggies,” who ensure service members in transit have lodging, vehicles, cell phones and the up-to-date flight information they need to get where they need to go.
  • JET/IA Airmen bring expertise to the battlefield

    With Airmen and civilians scattered across 20 different locations in Afghanistan doing jobs such as training Afghans to fly helicopters, keeping their outposts secured with inspections or installing upgraded water pumps for local villages, the 955th Air Expeditionary Squadron plays a role in each of their endeavors.
  • EFSS delivers during holiday season

    As members of Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates brought in the new year, there were numerous events to uphold the Airmen’s spirits during the holiday season. One of the driving forces behind this was the 380th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron whose team went above and beyond to provide its deployed members with countless events to celebrate.
  • AGE Airmen keep ground equipment rolling

    Airmen of the 379th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment flight ensure 571 pieces of ground equipment are up to specifications and ready to support aircraft flying missions here. AGE Airmen here perform maintenance on a variety of aircraft equipment including bomb lifts, hydraulic test stands, air conditioners, heaters and power carts.