• Exercise "Enduring Lightning II" strikes again

    U.S. Air Force Central Command and the Israeli Air Force conducted the exercise "Enduring Lightning II" on Aug. 2, 2020 in the skies over southern Israel. It is the second joint exercise between the two countries involving the F-35.The IAF's 140th Squadron, which operates the "Adir" (F-35I) fighter

  • AFCENT Air Warfare Center builds critical partnership in the region

    Building partnerships. Maintaining trust. Strengthening capability. Supporting interoperability. These aren’t just buzzwords at the U.S. Air Forces Central Command Air Warfare Center. It’s the true business of what this small team of experts does, every day.   “We serve as Air Force air advisors

  • Fueling the Coalition

    High above the desert, Airman 1st Class Mallory, of the 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, settles into her chair and begins flipping switches and checking gauges, preparing for the upcoming rendezvous. From her rear-facing seat in the back of a KC-10 Extender, she opens the rear refueling

  • Exercise Desert Flag wraps up in Southwest Asia

     U.S. and coalition personnel wrapped up their participation in Exercise Desert Flag, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, March 30.Desert Flag, also known as Exercise IRON FALCON 16-2, is a three-week long joint and multilateral U.S. Air Forces Central Command-led exercise held

  • Exercise Desert Flag kicks off in Southwest Asia

    The Air Force Central Command Air Warfare Center kicked off the first exercise Desert Flag, three-week long joint-flying exercise, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, March 13. Desert Flag, also known as IRON FALCON 16-2, is a multilateral U.S. Air Forces Central Command-led exercise held

  • 380th AEW welcomes Vice President and Dr. Biden

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, met with more than 1,000 service members assigned to the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing and their coalition partners from five nations at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, March 7, 2016.  Brig. Gen. Daniel Orcutt, 380th AEW

  • CFACC pays visit to 380th AEW

    The U.S. Air Forces Central Command Commander, Lt. Gen. Charles Brown Jr. made a brief visit here to see U.S. and coalition forces, Feb. 11, 2016. Brown oversees contingency plans and air operations for the AFCENT area of responsibility covering Central and Southwest Asia. As part of AFCENT, the