• Scores of reservists join Total Force effort

    About 200 Air Force reservists from the 439th Airlift Wing are deployed to a pair of undisclosed locations here as well as in Baghdad. Capt. Kristin Montville and Tech Sgt. Jonathan Colwell are among these Airmen, whose home station is Westover Air Reserve Base, Mass., and they make up two-thirds of

  • Aerial port packs loaded mission in OIR

    As sweat pours down every inch of the bodies working fearlessly to make the mission go, the heat is a simple reminder of where they are and how important their job is to delivering decisive air power to this area of responsibility.No, they’re not mechanics. They call themselves “Port Dawgs” and are

  • Aerial port packs loaded mission in OIR

    As sweat pours down every inch of the bodies working fearlessly to make the mission go, the heat is a simple reminder of where they are and how important their job is to delivering decisive air power to this area of responsibility.No, they’re not mechanics. They call themselves “Port Dawgs” and are

  • Two Missions, One Fight

    Imagine for a moment, our ground and coalition forces in the throes of battle. Imagine them in less than desirable conditions in the middle of nowhere. Now imagine yourself in their boots and not having the vital supplies to survive and sustain that fight.The 737th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron and

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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