Tag: Air Force
  • Afghan Air Force receives first four A-29 attack aircraft

    The U.S. Air Force delivered four A-29 Super Tucano airplanes to the Afghan Air Force Jan. 15 at Hamid Karzai International Airport here.
  • CJTH Blood Bank provides life force in trauma

    Life-saving platelet transfusions are needed every day by injured service members and patients with life-threatening injuries.
  • 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 scenarios simulating common incidents EOD has
  • 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 and teenagers who have been in juvenile detention
  • Coalition, Afghan C-130 crews train over snow-capped mountains

    U.S. Air Force aircrew assigned to the Train, Advise, Assist Command-Air (TAAC-Air) and their Afghan counterparts conduct training on an Afghan Air Force C-130H Hercules at Hamid Karzai International Airport, Kabul, Afghanistan, Dec. 6-7, 2015. TAAC-Air advisors have grown the Afghan Air Force since 2006. During this time, the Afghan Air Force has made daily strides toward becoming a professional, capable and sustainable Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Corey Hook/Released)
  • 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 to all aircraft, and ground equipment for U.S. and
  • TAAC-Air Soldiers, Airmen set-up school supply donations for Kabul orphanage

    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Matthew Amon’s perspective about his deployment to Kabul quickly changed after meeting Jameela, a vendor at the bazaar at Hamid Karzai International Airport, while shopping for family and friends. He walked into a store that had bright, decorative scarves hanging all around.
  • 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 families stressing that he is proud of them and cares