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  • 407th AEG and the “Fighting Fifty-fifth”

    Airmen from the 20th Fighter Wing at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina deployed to the 407th Air Expeditionary Group in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
  • Engineering flight leads the way

    The engineering flight gave Col. Scott Gibson, 407th Air Expeditionary Group commander, hands-on training to gain a better understanding of the unit and their mission capabilities.
  • Red Tails spit fire...safely

    The 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing recognized Fire Prevention Week with the theme of, "Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere," by communicating area specific fire prevention and safety tips at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia.
  • In pursuit of knowledge

    What does an internship at the NASA Langley Research Center, the vice president of a Google Cloud Premier Partner company, and a researcher at the WorldPop Project, all have in common? The answer is Airman 1st Class Nirav Nikunj Patel, 801st Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron guidance and control avionics specialist deployed with the 1st Expeditionary Rescue Group at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq, and a geographically separated unit of the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing in Southwest Asia.
  • Red Tails Commander's Innovation Challenge

    The Airmen of the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing had the chance to compete in the wing’s first Commander’s Innovation Challenge, Sept. 28, 2018, and win various prizes including a model P-51 Mustang and a plaque that will travel from squadron to winning squadron at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. Contestants submitted ideas that would enhance combat capability, improve readiness, save time or money, or improve safety or quality of life for not just the wing, but the Air Force as a whole.Twenty-two ideas were submitted for the innovation challenge and only five were chosen to present live in front of wing leadership.
  • 407th ESFS conducts MWD endurance detection exercise

    407th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron Military Working Dog handlers and their canines, run during an endurance detection exercise at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Sept. 26, 2018. While being timed, handlers and their MWDs ran a mile before performing an explosive detection sweep. The 407th ESFS conducts routine exercises and training in order to maintain a high state of readiness and proficiency.
  • Vipers start your engines

    Maintenance members assigned to the 157th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron perform an afterburner run on an F-16 Fighting Falcon at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Sept. 18, 2018. The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a compact, multi-role fighter aircraft. It is highly maneuverable and has proven itself in air-to-air combat and air-to-surface attack. It can locate targets in all weather conditions and detect low flying aircraft in radar ground clutter.
  • 407th AEG CC trains with EM

    Staff Sgt. Hannah Jones, 407th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron emergency management journeyman explains to Col. Scott Gibson, 407th Air Expeditionary Group commander, how to use a biological detection kit during an immersion tour at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Sept. 12, 2018. The EM flight gave Gibson hands-on training to gain a better understanding of the unit and their mission capabilities.
  • Night ops ensure combat airpower never stops

    As part of U.S. Air Forces Central Command, the 407th Air Expeditionary Group provides combat airpower in support of U.S. Central Command military objectives. AFCENT employs full-spectrum air component capabilities in air, space and cyberspace to defeat enemies while promoting security and stability in the region. The United States is postured to defend U.S. forces in the region from any threat.
  • 332nd ECES completes firefighter exercise

    Firefighters from the 332nd Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron work to rescue a pilot from a simulated burning aircraft during a unit exercise, Sept. 10, 2018, in Southwest Asia. The exercise was conducted to evaluate how the firefighters operate their equipment in response to an engine fire, rescue a pilot stuck in an aircraft, and provide self-aid and buddy care for all exercise victims.
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