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  • Red Tails support Afghanistan noncombatant evacuation operation

    Airmen with the 332nd AEW continue to return to base following various forward deployments in support of the Afghanistan noncombatant evacuation operation.
  • Command chief reflects on Red Tails connection

    When Chief Master Sgt. Charles Jackson Jr., 332nd Expeditionary Operations Group superintendent, in-processed with the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing on August 6, 2021, he officially became a part of the Red Tails family. However, his ties to the legendary 332nd preceded his arrival by decades with the connection
  • 332nd Airman follows family tradition of service and joins the military

    The ways Airmen find their way to the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing is as diverse as the force itself, some joining the military as a family tradition, others searching for adventure and travel, and some for the benefits associated with serving. For one Airman that path led from Los Angeles, California to Southwest Asia where she serves at the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing.
  • 332nd AEW hosts keynote speaker honoring AAPI Heritage Month

    The 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing commissioned a virtual keynote speech from an advocate for Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage, May 12, 2021. Dr. Ravi Chaudhary is a notable voice for the contributions of AAPI servicemembers to the military and the nation at large. He is Indian American, born to first generation immigrants who made their way to Minneapolis, Minn., and who chose to pursue an appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy.
  • Airman crosses four decade threshold while deployed to the 332nd AEW

    Looking back 40 years is something many of us can do, however it’s a far more select group that can look back over a 40-year career. Chief Master Sgt. David R. Purtee enlisted in the U.S. Air Force April 25, 1981, at 17 years-of-age, from his hometown of Lancaster, Ohio.
  • Mayo Clinic doctor dons uniform, helps 332nd AEW fight Coronavirus during deployment

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Russell Tontz, the oldest of 10 siblings, finds his way to the wing through a circuitous route. After graduating from the University of Idaho he joined the Air Force as a family doctor, essentially a military primary care provider with plans to serve for four years and then transition to private practice in rural Idaho.
  • CMSAF JoAnne Bass joins 332nd AEW for Women’s History Month

    The Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, JoAnne S. Bass, paid a visit to deployed Airmen at the wing during a virtual call in honor of Women’s History Month.
  • History Maker: Longest serving Airman examines challenges, triumphs across five decades of service

    The longest serving Airman in the history of the U.S. Air Force presented what he learned over 46 years, 5 months and 21 days of active-duty service to deployed service members of the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing. Airmen gathered around a large projection screen where Maj. Gen. Alfred E. Flowers joined then virtually to describe his career from Vietnam to the Pentagon, from airman basic to major general.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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