• USMC F/A-18D aircraft conduct DFE to PSAB

    U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18D Hornet aircraft from Marine All Weather Fighter Squadron 224, Marine Aircraft Group 31, deployed to Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, this week as part of a dynamic force employment to enhance U.S. Central Command’s ability to deter aggression and promote security and stability within the USCENTCOM area of responsibility. The detachment of F/A-18s along with squadron personnel, from Marine Corps Air Station, Beaufort, South Carolina, will rapidly integrate into the U.S. Air Forces Central’s theater air operations, including participating in coalition and regional partner-nation integration events. The unit’s presence in the theater highlights the U.S. military’s ability to deploy and employ forces anywhere around the globe at any moment.
  • “Hot Pit” training across region; PSAB hosts event with 379th AEW maintainers

    The 378th Expeditionary Operations Group hosted F-16CJ Fighting Falcon “hot pit” refueling training at Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for aircraft maintainers from Al Udeid AB, Qatar, April 29 to May 4, 2021.Hot pit refueling occurs when an aircraft has just landed and gets refueled on the ground while the engine is still running.
  • 332nd AEW Commemorates Pacific Islander & Asian American contributions to the Air Force

    Because the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing finds its roots in the story of the Tuskegee Airmen, a segregated African-American unit who earned distinction during WWII, diversity and inclusion take on special significance here. Today that legacy continues and the 332nd looks to showcase the contributions of Asians and Pacific Islanders to the Air Force. In 1977, the month of May was designated Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPI).
  • No fuel truck, no problem at AUAB

    Senior Airman Celine Carson and Tech. Sgt. Ryan Thompson, 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron loadmasters, perform certifications on the Aerial Bulk Fuel Delivery System onboard a C-17 Globemaster III April 29, 2021, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The ABFDS allows members on the C-17 to deliver fuel to austere environments and perform hot pit
  • Rocking out at The Rock

    The U.S. Air Forces Central Band performs during a 386th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron event at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, May 8, 2021. The band is comprised of deployed Airmen from Active Duty, Reserve and Air National Guard. They perform a wide variety of music ranging from pop, rhythm and blues, country and jazz to rock and roll classics to positively promote troop morale, diplomacy and outreach to host nation communities.
  • 727th EACS realigns under the 609th AOC

    Col. Fredrick A. Coleman III, left, the 609th Air Operations Center commander, poses with Lt. Col. Virnon Garrison, the 727th Expeditionary Air Control Squadron commander, during a realignment ceremony at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, May 7, 2021. The ceremony was held to unveil the new squadron flag for the 727th EACS, representing their
  • PSAB hosts a COVID-19 vaccine distribution event

    Medical personnel from the 378th Expeditionary Medical Squadron hosted a COVID-19 vaccine distribution event for joint forces at Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, May 4, 2021. The event was part of ongoing efforts to distribute more than 900 Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine doses, following the DoD Director of Health
  • 609th AOC optimizes ATO production, first to use KRADOS operationally

    U.S. Air Forces Central’s 609th Air Operations Center made history this week when it became the first AOC to operationally utilize the Kessel Run All Domain Operations Suite to plan and execute the Master Air Attack Plan. The KRADOS suite of applications, which was developed by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Detachment 12—also known as Kessel Run—is being implemented to phase out the legacy Theater Battle Management Core System, and is the future system for all AOCs across the Air Force.
  • 332nd EOD Trains for the real thing

    During an exercise at the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing a simulated UXO or unexploded ordnance waits on a team of EOD Airmen to remove it and render it inert ensuring the safety of base personnel, April 30, 2021.
  • Shared Experiences | 379th Fire Emergency Services | Edward Gregory

    Shared Experiences is a series of stories about first-time and last-time deployers with the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing. Their stories highlight the missions they support at an individual level, as well as chronicle the experiences of their Air Force career.