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  • AF allows shorts for maintainers, updates uniform options

    Airmen and Guardians will now have more dress and appearance options with upcoming uniform changes
  • Airman recounts legacy of four deployments with the 332nd AEW

    The history of the 332d dates back to World War II where members of the Army Air Corps flew dangerous missions escorting bombers to their targets over war-torn Europe. After the war ended the wing stood down for many years. Today, one deployed Airman remembers his four separate deployments with the wing spanning a nearly 30-year period. Chief Master Sgt. Jeff Vander Woude is currently the superintendent of maintenance at the 332d AEW, having arrived in-theater just weeks ago from the 114th Fighter Wing in Sioux Falls, Sd.
  • Deployed Combat Search and Rescue Squadron showcases talents at open house

    Music floated over the tarmac at the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing, while a crowd of Airmen gathered around an aircraft and tables of equipment displayed to showcase what the 26th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron is capable of on the battlefield.
  • Inaugural Department of the Air Force Women’s Air and Space Power Symposium announced

    Airmen and Guardians will have the opportunity to participate in the inaugural Department of the Air Force Women’s Air and Space Power Symposium virtual professional development series March 8-11, during Women’s History Month.
  • Wounded Warrior’s personal account helps commanders take care of Airmen

    The 332nd AEW hosted an Air Force Wounded Warrior program for commanders, first sergeants and others who focus on taking care of Airmen, Feb. 8, 2021. This virtual meeting featured the story of active-duty explosive ordnance technician, Staff Sgt. Guadalupe Corona, who goes by Wally. He walked the audience through much of his career explaining both the highs and the lows, ultimately explaining how he recovered from injury, both physical and mental, and was able to return to active service.
  • Surviving Tuskegee Pilot describes service, time as POW

    A pilot who fought Germans in WWII, got shot down and captured and survived to tell about it, met virtually with deployed Airmen at the 332nd AEW yesterday. Lt. Col. Harold Brown is a founding member of the 332nd AEW, the segregated wing made famous by the Tuskegee Airmen whose exemplary record helped spur the racial integration of the armed forces in July 1948.
  • New AF Connect App provides communication tool in deployed location

    One way the 332nd AEW is working to facilitate agile communication is through the use of a new Air Force Application called AF Connect. Through it Airmen receive up to the minute updates and in conjunction with robust WiFi it is helping information flow to all levels—even at deployed locations in the Middle East.
  • Deployed Airman celebrates Black History Month at wing pioneered by Tuskegee Airmen

    Black History Month takes on special significance at the 332nd AEW because the wing finds its roots in the story of the Tuskegee Airmen, a segregated African-American unit who earned distinction during WWII. Only activated during combat the wing has performed its mission two different times since the 1940s, in Al Jaber, Iraq, and now in an undisclosed location also in the Middle East. With that in mind wing Airmen formed a committee to celebrate Black History.
  • Sister of Lance P. Sijan encourages deployed Airmen to lead fearlessly with love

    Airmen of the 332nd AEW gathered for a remote meeting with the sister of a fallen service member who posthumously received the Medal of Honor for his courage and bravery during captivity in the Vietnam Conflict. Brig. Gen. Joseph Kunkel, the 332nd AEW Commander, opened by introducing Ms. Janine Sijan-Rozina, the sister of Capt. Lance Sijan, a U.S. Air Force Academy graduate and Vietnam Prisoner of War.
  • Air Force announces Airmen leadership qualities

    The Airman leadership qualities are expected to form the basis for the future officer and enlisted performance reporting systems. The alignment between evaluating units and evaluating Airmen is intended to further emphasize and accelerate an understanding and adoption of the associated leadership qualities.
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