• ASAB Bound: K9 Team wins AFCENT Defender of the Month

    Staff Sgt. Joseph Burke, 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, and his K9, Riki, showcase their day-to-day routine at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, July 2020. Burke and Riki won Air Force Central Command Defender of the Month for their work responding to

  • 387 AES JET/IA Airmen Provide Contracting, E&I Support in Iraq

    Some distance away from any Air Force installation, a group of forward-deployed Airmen sit at Erbil Air Base, Iraq, working diligently to provide contingency contracting support in the CENTCOM area of responsibility. These forward-deployed Airmen, better known as Joint Expeditionary Tasked and

  • Gen. Lengyel checks in with Guardsmen deployed to AUAB

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Joseph L. Lengyel, Chief of the National Guard Bureau and member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher S. Kepner, senior enlisted advisor to the Chief, NGB, visited deployed Guardsmen at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Nov. 24, 2017.

  • Resiliency pays off for rock solid warrior, soldier of the month

    Working to stand up a forward operating base’s communications and network infrastructure from the ground up is not an easy task. Airmen assigned to the 386th Air Expeditionary Squadron accepted that challenge working around the clock in an austere environment, digging trenches and laying cables to

  • CJTF-OIR mission brings twin brothers together during deployment

    Throughout the history of the military it has remained common for generations of men and women to follow in their family members’ footsteps and serve their country proudly. It’s also not unheard of for siblings to join together and serve together.

  • Close air support: Thunderbolt IIs coming in hot

    INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey -- An A-10 Thunderbolt II taxis on the runway July 15, 2017, at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. A-10s are specially designed for close air support of ground forces, and can also be used against ground targets including tanks and other armored vehicles.For more stories and photos

  • COMACC visits 386th AEW, praises Airmen’s contributions to the fight

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, his wife, Mrs. Gillian Carlisle, and Chief Master Sgt. Steve K. McDonald, command chief master sergeant of ACC, visited Airmen deployed with the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Nov. 23.