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  • AFCENT's 609th AOC shifts to user-focused software suite

    On Nov. 20, 2022, Airmen from Kessel Run, the Air Force’s system program office for the Air Operations Center Enterprise, replaced the 609th Air Operations Center’s legacy Theater Battle Management Core System with its own suite of applications.

  • AFCENT’s innovation Task Force 99 establishes ops, HQ

    Less than two months following the establishment of Task Force 99, Lt. Gen. Alexus G. Grynkewich, Ninth Air Force (Air Forces Central) commander, visited the team at their new location for a peek behind the curtain of the command’s innovation powerhouse, Dec 1, 2022.

  • U.S. and Israeli Air Force execute fighter escort and refueling exercise

    Today, Ninth Air Force (U.S. Air Forces Central) F-15E Strike Eagles, F-16 Fighting Falcons, and KC-135 Stratotankers participated in a bilateral exercise with Israeli Air Force F-15 Lightning IIs and F-16s over the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. The exercise focused on fighter integration and refueling

  • 386 AEW stands up innovation cell--Task Force 99.M

    Once again, the 386 Air Expeditionary Wing is leading modernization throughout the region, standing up the very first satellite innovation cell under U.S. Air Forces Central Command’s Task Force 99 at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait.On Oct. 26, 2022, the 386 AEW stood up Task Force 99.M, paying

  • 386 AEW and coalition partners reopen runway, enhance mission capabilities

    Military personnel from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kuwait Air Force and coalition partners gathered on the newly renovated South runway for a ribbon cutting ceremony at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, October 13, 2022.This event was the culmination of countless

  • Red Tails conduct Exercise Oktober Fist 2022

    The 332d Air Expeditionary Wing conducts a training exercise designed around Agile Combat Employment at a forward operating site (FOS), from September 27-28, 2022.Exercise Oktober Fist, designed around Agile Combat Employment, displayed the 332d Air Expeditionary Wing’s ability to rapidly mobilize