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  • Controlling Chaos

    There was a constant smell of human waste and body odor in the air. Burn pits were being utilized to dispose of equipment. The bite of discharged gunpowder filled every breath. All of it mixed together to create a smell U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Harold S. Balcom III will never forget.The news of the

  • AUAB supports Afghanistan evacuation

    A U.S. service member high-fives a child who was evacuated from Afghanistan Aug. 21, 2021, in an undisclosed location somewhere in Southwest Asia. As part of the Afghanistan evacuaton, service members are supporting evacuees that departed Hamid Karzai International Airport, Kabul, Afghanistan. (U.S.