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  • Combat Metals builds on partnership with Kuwait

    Even in deployed environments, where more rudimentary tools and equipment can be found, an Airman’s ability to adapt and overcome obstacles is still a highly respected and sought after trait.Since every machine requires regular maintenance or repairs, the Airmen’s capability to work on aircraft from

  • From flip phone to smart phone: AWACS gets an upgrade

    The first fully qualified crew under the new crew design for the E-3 G Airborne Warning and Control System reached their deployment location in September 2020.The new crew design, introduced in 2016, was inspired by the Block 40/45 Modernization Program update to the E-3 AWACS weapons system. As the

  • U.S. and RSAF maintenance strengthen partnership

    Members of the 378th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron and Royal Saudi Air Force constructed a Foreign Object Debris shaker at Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Sept. 8, 2020.

  • Desert Shield, Desert Storm vet reflects 25 years later

    “Twenty-five years ago the country was a very different place. I remember watching the news coverage of the invasion back home. Before long, flying units were mobilized and out; we were pushing everything through.” In the summer of 1990, President George H.W. Bush deployed U.S. Armed Forces into

  • ‘Mad Mules’ load P-19 ARFF vehicle onto ‘Herk’ to support OIR

    A C-130H Hercules was loaded with a 23,000 pound Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting vehicle in less than 20 minutes here today, under cargo lights on an otherwise pitch-black flightline, with dozens of Airmen making it happen. How, exactly?  Airmen from the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, 379th

  • AUAB All-Stars and Qatari military score big during soccer scrimmage

    Soccer and كرة القدم have completely different pronunciations here in Qatar.  However, the word ‘partnership’ does not. SeveralU.S. and Qatari military members competed in a 70 minute soccer match tocelebrate the U.S. Army 240th birthday June 14, 2015 at Al Udeid Air Base,Qatar.On a regularbasis