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Thousands of feet above Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, two Airmen, riding in a helicopter, wearing more than 75 pounds of gear, hover around the city before landing. These Airmen are not pararescuemen or a tactical air control party—they’re a chaplain and chaplain assistant.
Throughout Afghanistan there are Airmen and civilians who tout the “JET/IA” patch on their uniform.
As the use of unmanned aircraft systems rises across the world, researchers from around the Department of Defense are testing new ways to counter the new threats they could present.
KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - A lot of people have seen the exciting world of combat arms training or the cute, but capable, military working dogs, but most are not familiar with the rough—and sometimes intense—duties of Air Force Defenders in Afghanistan. These Airmen stand watch for more than
The Air Force is proud of its diversity, providing Airmen the opportunity to live and visit places they never would imagine going to and working with people from all walks of life.
U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers from the 368th Military Police Company have served in Afghanistan for the last nine months, supporting air operations and train, advise and assist missions in the region.
Five first sergeants from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, deployed to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, to support the Airmen of the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing.
Brig. Gen. Craig Baker took command of the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing during a change of command ceremony June 3, at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.