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  • 816th EAS Celebrates 16 Years of Air Power

    After 16 consecutive years of active service, the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron was inactivated during a ceremony at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Sept. 30, 2022. The 816th EAS, commanded by Lt. Col. Daniel Naske, provided strategic airlift and combat operations to the U.S. Air Forces Central

  • 816th EAS hauls M-1/A2 Abrams Tank

    Airmen from the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron transported an M-1/A2 Abrams main battle tank aboard a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft Aug. 12, 2022 at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait. The M-1 Abrams tank requires 38 chains to be securely fastened during flight. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by