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  • Airmen build bombs in honor of Women’s History Month

     In honor of Women’s History month, female Airmen from the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing built a dozen bombs, Mar. 7, on base.These women are attached to a combat wing, which is setting monthly ‘bombs dropped’ records in support of the fight against ISIS. With this year’s WHM theme being ‘Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business’ having these ladies roll up their sleeves, to be a part of
  • Deployed military working dogs show-off skills

    The 332nd Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron military working dog section and Dutch coalition counterparts hosted a MWD demonstration on base.The event showcased MWD capabilities and the interoperability of coalition forces which are key elements to defeating ISIS. “MWDs provide the wing enhanced explosive detection capabilities along with a physiological deterrent while on patrol,” said Tech.
  • Aviator couple deploy together

    All over the world there are military units involved in the fight against ISIS and protecting the central middle-eastern region. The 389th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron is one of the most forward-operating units in this campaign. The squadron, comprised of highly-trained aviators, had a unique opportunity of hosting a husband and wife team who helped mission execution. “For a military family, a
  • AGE Airmen support TA, Polish mission

    When people think of generating, executing and sustaining combat airpower, ground equipment is not usually the first thing to come to mind. However, the Airmen assigned to the aerospace ground equipment shop at the 407th Air Expeditionary Group ensure mission success every day by providing the aircrew and maintainers everything needed while on the ground to ensure they take off again without delay.
  • CENTCOM commander visits deployed Airmen and Soldiers

    Gen. Joseph Votel, U.S. Central Command commander, visited Airmen and Soldiers, receiving a first-hand look at the operational mission at one of the bases in his area of responsibility in the region, Feb. 23.The general received an in-depth mission brief from units in the  U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army and spoke with the members supporting and executing the fight against ISIS.The CENTCOM leader
  • Red Tail Medics keep legacy alive

    The storied history of the Tuskegee Airmen is one that most people within the Air Force know. These tales range from the heroic dog fights protecting bombers, maintainers who held the plane together, to the resolve of the Airmen themselves. But there is another story that many do not know and that is the history of those who support flyers, the medics. So as a tribute to Black History Month, the Tuskegee medics have a bit of history to share.
  • Joint communication key to expeditionary rescue squadron’s success

    An organization is most effective when all parts are moving toward a common goal in unison. However, syncing the efforts of multiple agencies across organizational structures can present a major challenge. This is just the challenge the 55th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron is facing while trying to establish the infrastructure required for its mission in Iraq.
  • EOD keep Airmen, mission safe

    In times of war and crisis some challenges can’t be muscled through or rushed. Certain challenges call for unique knowledge and abilities. The 332nd Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight exercised their unique abilities during a range detonation Feb. 11.The 332nd ECES EOD flight’s primary mission is force protection and aircraft support to U.S. Air Force and
  • Airmen receive Valentine’s Day cards from students

    Valentine’s Day is usually a time to express love and care for friends and family. When service members find themselves far away from their loved ones they may miss out on this holiday’s traditional festivities. Thanks to students in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Airmen deployed in Southwest Asia received handmade Valentine’s Day cards.Hearts for Heroes is an annual campaign during which students at
  • 332nd EOG welcomes new commander

    Col. Thomas Palmer took command of the 332nd Expeditionary Operations Group during a change of command ceremony. Feb. 2.A change of command ceremony is a tradition that represents a formal transfer of authority and responsibility from the outgoing commander to the incoming commander.