• Duluth leaves its mark on PSAB

    The U.S. Air National Guard’s 148th Fighter Wing, deployed their 179th Fighter Squadron to AFCENT’s area of responsibility in mid-April of 2022. Under the command of the 378th Air Expeditionary Wing, the 179th adopted the expeditionary moniker as they operated out of Prince Sultan Air Base in the

  • CSAF visits Shaw Air Force Base

    U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., and Mrs. Sharene Brown, CSAF spouse, visited Shaw Air Force Base and associated tenant units, July 27. During the visit, Brown discussed modernization, innovation, and Airmen initiatives related to efforts in the strategic plan “Accelerate Change or

  • PSAB the birthplace of innovation in the AOR

    Back in 1985 during an operation at Spangdahlem Air Force Base called Salty Demo, a UXO removal method called a “chain drag” was created. The basic concept is stakes are driven into the ground off the runway then a chain is hooked to the winch line of a Humvee or armored vehicle and wrapped around

  • Gateway to the Middle East: PERSCO team is one-stop shop for deployment

    It’s 1:37 a.m., besides the occasional shrubs tussling in the breeze, or the choir of streetlights humming on empty roads, nothing is stirring. However, for the 386th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron Personnel Support for Contingency Operations team—it’s game time.In one hour, hundreds of Airmen

  • POL fuels the 332d Air Expeditionary Wing

    Every time a 332d Air Expeditionary Wing member flips a light switch or starts a vehicle, the fuel required is a direct result of the efforts of the 332d Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels flight. “The fuels flight here is responsible for receiving, storing, sampling, and distributing

  • Tech Sergeants of Tomorrow Celebrated at ADAB

    Seven staff sergeants assigned to the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing were recognized as being selected to promote to the rank of technical sergeant, July 22, 2022, at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. 2022 was a lean year for those competing for promotion. Approximately 34,000 eligible