• For the musicians who brought me home

    If you were to ask any wayward stranger from across the world to describe their culture, I would bet music would be mentioned within the first 10 minutes of your conversation. Music is deeply rooted in our memories of home, a fact made crystal clear to me as I watch and listen to the AFCENT band

  • A family affair: Mother, children reunite on deployment

    When the time came for the state of Georgia to deploy Air National Guard members to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, a mother and two of her children were called upon to serve--brother and sister–were sent to Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, while their mother was sent to an

  • The next generation of power

    For members of the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron, it's all hands on deck to keep base generators in top tier shape.

  • MacDill couple deploys in support of AUAB mission

    As military members, saying goodbye for temporary duties assignments or deployments are inevitable; however, for one active duty U.S. Air Force couple, deployment is the next step of developing their marriage and serving their country together.

  • 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

  • Devil Raiders strengthen defense forces in Saudi Arabia

    When it came to deploying scalable forces to reopen an air base in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Air Force knew just who to call: Airmen from the 621st Contingency Response Group at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J.

  • Father & Son’s first and last deployment

    From father and son, to Senior NCO and Airman, Master Sgt. Jonathan Herrera and Senior Airman Anthony Castro, both assigned to the 380th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron Petroleum, Oil and Lubricants flight, are experiencing their first and last deployments together at Al Dhafra Air Base,

  • ADAB Stays Vigilant through Readiness Exercise

    Extensive training, to include Self Aid/Buddy Care; Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape; and weapons qualification that each and every Airman has previously completed is put to use in case of a strike from adversaries.