• Honor Guard carries on rich tradition at Ali Al Salem Air Base

    The room is silent and still. From the rear comes a synchronized, “Tap. Tap. Tap,” from military issued boots. All present display a humble reverence as the flags of their nation and a deployed military unit pass by, displacing the air around them.“Present arms!”, comes a sharp commanding order that

  • Multi-national forces transport Kuwait aircraft

    Multi-national forces lift a Kuwait Air Force Hawk aircraft is lifted to clear a gate on Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 15, 2021. The transportation of one Hawk and one Tucano between Al Mubarak Air Base and AASAB was done in coordination with the U.S. Army Mobility Command Battalion, the U.S.

  • ASAB bringing in a storm: TYPHOONS

    U.S. Air Force 386th Air Expeditionary Wing and the Italian National Contingent Command Air/Task Force Air Kuwait leadership came together to commemorate the first operational takeoff of two F-2000 Eurofighter Typhoons from Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, April 20, 2021.The aircraft are part of Task

  • 386 ESFS: This is a simulation

    Calm, collected and ready to walk into the unknown.A defender is trained to be mentally prepared to handle almost any situation they might encounter. Continuous training and exposure to countless scenarios, with the help of technology, allows defenders to play through responses to see what works

  • Ready and responsive: 386th AEW AMDEX 21-02

    The 386th Air Expeditionary Wing at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, completed an Air and Missile Defense Exercise 21-02, April 21, 2021.AMDEX is a semi-annual U.S. Air Forces Central-led exercise that develops and exercises tactics, techniques and procedures against simulated air, force protection

  • Wall to wall: 386 MUNS

    The 386th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron munitions flight at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, receives, stores, transports, inspects, assembles, packs, and ships all explosives for permanent party use and coalition partners. They primarily provide defensive countermeasures for cargo airlift and

  • Defenders reinforce IED awareness, response

    Members assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron participated in an improvised explosive device and unexploded ordnance familiarization course at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Dec. 2, 2020. ESFS leaders partnered with 386th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal

  • 407th Battle of the Badges

    Members assigned to the 407th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron competed against members assigned to the 407th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron in the Battle of the Badges event at Ahmed Al Jaber Air Base, Kuwait, Nov. 11, 2020. Event organizers from both squadrons aimed to create

  • Get to the choppa! ASAB medics train on a Black Hawk

    Members assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Medical Group, the U.S. Army, the Canadian Armed Forces and the Polish Armed Forces participated in a medical evacuation training exercise at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 27, 2020.