• 380th AEW welcomes Vice President and Dr. Biden

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, met with more than 1,000 service members assigned to the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing and their coalition partners from five nations at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, March 7, 2016.   Brig. Gen. Daniel Orcutt, 380th AEW

  • CFACC pays visit to 380th AEW

    The U.S. Air Forces Central Command Commander, Lt. Gen. Charles Brown Jr. made a brief visit here to see U.S. and coalition forces, Feb. 11, 2016. Brown oversees contingency plans and air operations for the AFCENT area of responsibility covering Central and Southwest Asia. As part of AFCENT, the

  • Dancing with a Dragon: a physiologist’s tale

    The following article is part two of a three-part series about the men and women behind the operation of the U-2 Dragon Lady reconnaissance aircraft. Several attendants gather in a corner office before dawn to begin the process of testing a suit, designed with both functionality and comfort in mind,

  • AF, Marine and Army EOD train, learn from each other

    Air Force, Marine and Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians from throughout the area of responsibility came together for the first time to train at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia Dec. 14-18. The five-day training exercise included more than 40 staged improvised explosive device

  • DoD Identifies Air Force Casualties

    The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of six airmen who were supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel. They died Dec. 21 of wounds suffered when their patrol was attacked by a suicide bomber on a motorcycle near Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan.

  • Airman helps troubled youth “Focus” with non-profit mentorship program

    Even while deployed to the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing in support of Operation INHERENT RESOLVE, Tech. Sgt. Tyron Fields is making a difference for the youth in his hometown of Charleston, South Carolina through a non-profit mentorship program called “Focus.” The program aims to help direct kids

  • POL fuels Operation INHERENT RESOLVE

    Senior Airman Nickolauss Guier, a 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels systems journeyman, looks through a refractometer while conducting a Fuel System Icing Inhibitor test at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Dec. 1, 2015. The POL flight is responsible for providing fuel

  • USCENTCOM Commander brings holiday greetings to members of the 386 AEW

    The United States Central Command Commander, General Lloyd J. Austin III, made a special trip to the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing Tuesday, Nov. 24, to visit with troops stationed here. General Austin personally delivered words of admiration and gratitude to the Airmen of the 386th and their