• HVAC keeps the Rock cool

    The motor whines nearly dying from suffocation as the sun beats down from the dusty sky above. Slowly but surely the air conditioning unit takes its last breath of cool air as the motor comes to a dying halt.Minutes later, the people inside stop feeling the refreshing cool air and realize what

  • Heartbeat of the Mission

    Service members are the mission’s heart, and just like the heart pumping oxygen and blood throughout the body to sustain life, they work diligently to keep the mission alive.  The clinic provides that heartbeat, ensuring the wing has a medically fit force.The 386th Expeditionary Medical Group’s

  • Scores of reservists join Total Force effort

    About 200 Air Force reservists from the 439th Airlift Wing are deployed to a pair of undisclosed locations here as well as in Baghdad. Capt. Kristin Montville and Tech Sgt. Jonathan Colwell are among these Airmen, whose home station is Westover Air Reserve Base, Mass., and they make up two-thirds of

  • Aerial port packs loaded mission in OIR

    As sweat pours down every inch of the bodies working fearlessly to make the mission go, the heat is a simple reminder of where they are and how important their job is to delivering decisive air power to this area of responsibility.No, they’re not mechanics. They call themselves “Port Dawgs” and are

  • Aerial port packs loaded mission in OIR

    As sweat pours down every inch of the bodies working fearlessly to make the mission go, the heat is a simple reminder of where they are and how important their job is to delivering decisive air power to this area of responsibility.No, they’re not mechanics. They call themselves “Port Dawgs” and are

  • 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

  • 386th AEW gets physical (therapy clinic)

      Physical injuries can happen anywhere, at any time to anyone; but muscle sprains, strains, spasms, and a myriad of other maladies, are all too familiar to service members.  To help meet the needs of U.S. and coalition forces here, the 386th Expeditionary Medical Group recently opened a physical