• 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

  • Remember Your Heart's Health This Valentine’s Day

    Valentine’s Day is a brightly colored fun filled holiday with chocolate, flowers, love poems and appreciation for your significant other. While deployed, it can be exciting for an Airman to anticipate and wait for their special someone to get their thoughtful surprise from overseas.

  • ANG Director visits Guardsmen downrange

    Lt. Gen. Scott Rice, director of the Air National Guard, and Chief Master Sgt. Ronald Anderson, command chief master sergeant of the Air National Guard takes a selfie with Senior Airman Morgan McCormick, 727th Expeditionary Air Control Squadron, electronic protection technician at Al Dhafra Air

  • Veterans Day while deployed

    Legacy, Honor, Freedom, Valor, and Patriotism. These are some of the underlying tones speaking to us on what we know as Veterans Day.Unfailingly for 98 years, America has remembered the uniformed members serving our country on November 11, first as Armistice Day, later renamed Veterans Day in 1954.

  • The Airmen behind the Global Hawk

    If anyone were to look inside an RQ-4 Global Hawk they would see nothing but an inorganic mix of hardware and wires, with no seat for a pilot. Measuring 130 feet in width, this remotely piloted aircraft is capable of traversing 12,300 nautical miles in a single mission. The Global Hawk can fly up to

  • F-15E WSO, bro joins 1,000 combat flight hours club

    A 380th Air Expeditionary Wing Airman completed his 1,000 combat hour in the F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, April 9. The 1,000 hour milestone, an equivalent to more than 40 days in combat, is lauded as a rare achievement, which some flyers never

  • 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

  • HVAC Airmen winning on deployed frontier: one a/c unit at a time

    No matter the job, each Airman provides a vital service – engaging issues on their own battlefront to ensure the mission goes as smoothly as possible, from the Soldiers who oversee the Patriot missile batteries to the services Airmen who ensure personnel have meals to eat and a place to sleep.

  • 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