• Largest CENTCOM C-130 Squadron hosts coalition partners

    Members from the Italian and Canadian air forces, as well as members from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, received a tour of the Hercules from the 779th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron. The 779th EAS, the largest C-130 squadron in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, is responsible for

  • USAF firefighters train on new truck to be used throughout CENTCOM AOR

    Approximately 27 firefighters from throughout the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility gathered to train on the TITAN Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) P-19C vehicle at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, March 12-15, 2021. The P-19C is the newest generation of C-130 transportable fire trucks in

  • Time Tested; Airman, aircraft serve 21 years together

    Since entering active military service in 1956, the C-130 Hercules has earned its place in the storied history of air power, time and time again. From Vietnam all the way up through Operation Inherent Resolve, the C-130 has always made a name for itself.

  • 774th EAS conducts first combat airdrop in two-and-a-half years

    Months of planning and weeks of preparing culminates to an airdrop lasting a few seconds. While the time and effort that goes into planning a combat airdrop may seem long for something that lasts less than a minute, for the ground troops, the equipment they received will have a lasting impact.

  • Two Missions, One Fight

    Imagine for a moment, our ground and coalition forces in the throes of battle. Imagine them in less than desirable conditions in the middle of nowhere. Now imagine yourself in their boots and not having the vital supplies to survive and sustain that fight.The 737th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron and