• 908 EARS refuels AOR A-10s, F-18s

    A KC-10 Extender from the 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron refuels aircraft May 31, 2017, over an undisclosed location in southwest Asia.

  • Century of combat: first fighters still fly for freedom

    On a cool September evening just as the sun began to set, 21 year-old pilot, 2nd Lt. Frank Luke, listened to deafening rushing of air as he soared toward Dun-sur-Meuse to shoot down German balloons, six miles behind enemy lines. Though heavily fortified, he carried on with a single thought on his

  • Weather Airmen keep mission moving

    For most people deployed in the desert, the only concern with the weather is how uncomfortably hot it’s going to be when the work day starts. But changes in the weather play a huge role in how several missions around base are conducted, and without accurate forecasts and environmental intelligence,

  • New AFCENT commander provides mission focus

    Less than two weeks into his new role as the leader of U.S. Air Forces Central Command, Lt. Gen. Jeffrey L. Harrigian visited the men and women of the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing at an undisclosed location, August 1.  “The best part about this job is getting back with Airmen and seeing the energy,

  • Coalition leader talks airpower effects

    Lt. Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., commander of U.S. Air Forces Central Command, took time to discuss the impact airpower has had in the fight against Da’esh and throughout the region during a visit with the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing, June 28. “Airpower allows us to apply pressure, to execute the

  • 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