• AFCENT units train to win the day

    The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing partnered with the 378th Air Expeditionary Wing, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, to conduct a regional training exercise.Each wing brought its own specialty to the training, demonstrated

  • Exercise "Enduring Lightning II" strikes again

    U.S. Air Force Central Command and the Israeli Air Force conducted the exercise "Enduring Lightning II" on Aug. 2, 2020 in the skies over southern Israel. It is the second joint exercise between the two countries involving the F-35.The IAF's 140th Squadron, which operates the "Adir" (F-35I) fighter

  • SecAF, CSAF recognize motivation of Total Force at 380th AEW

    The 380th AEW is in a unique position as the only wing in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility that supports all five Air Force core missions, said Goldfein. However, it is not just the diversity of mission sets that sets the wing apart. The 380th AEW is made up of approximately 25

  • ‘Mad Mules’ load P-19 ARFF vehicle onto ‘Herk’ to support OIR

    A C-130H Hercules was loaded with a 23,000 pound Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting vehicle in less than 20 minutes here today, under cargo lights on an otherwise pitch-black flightline, with dozens of Airmen making it happen. How, exactly?  Airmen from the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, 379th

  • CAPS does its part, keeps CENTCOM In the fight

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