• 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

  • 386th EOD flight conducts safety down day

    The 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight conducted their annual safety down day here Nov. 23, 2015 with a four-mile ruck march to start the day.The EOD safety down day is held annually across the Air Force in November.  During these down days safety as well

  • Flight, maintenance crews work together to ensure mission success

    Senior Airman Aaron Hayes, 737th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron loadmaster, conducts pre-flight checks at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Oct. 29, 2015. The 737th EAS mission is to provide airlift support throughout the area of responsibility for Operation INHERENT RESOLVE. (U.S. Air

  • Hawk soars past 10,000 flying-hour milestone

    Shortly before dawn Mar. 7, an RQ-4 Global Hawk embarked on an Operation Inherent Resolve mission that sent the aircraft soaring past the 10,000 flying hour milestone at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia.RQ-4 Global Hawk aircraft 2019, or “A2019”, was the first block 20 and first RQ-4B model

  • Like fine wine, getting better with AGE

    It’s the minute details of tasks that make what Airmen do so vital to accomplishing their mission. For the Aerospace Ground Equipment flight, these details have a profound impact on flight line operations each day.“We support, maintain and repair aerospace ground equipment,” said Staff Sgt.

  • Striking the heart of the enemy

    Since November 2014, ISIL has suffered the loss of at least a dozen senior leaders to Coalition airstrikes. Airmen in the Strike Aircraft Maintenance Unit are doing their part to remind the world that arguably no one performs these missions better than the F-15E Strike Eagle.The F-15E Strike Eagle

  • AFCENT hosts OIR Air Coalition Conference

    U.S. Air Forces Central Command hosted an Air Coalition Conference for Operation INHERENT RESOLVE here Feb. 11.The conference included discussions of the current air campaign, assessments of progress, coalition contributions, information sharing and evolving efforts to advise and assist the Iraqi

  • Building Strategic Relationships

    The Air Force’s ability to continue building partnerships to meet challenges of future warfare directly involves Airmen and Soldiers who are focused on building partnership capacity throughout the region.As the result of a bilateral agreement between the United States and the United Arab Emirates,