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  • Force protection: Aerial port all secure

    At an undisclosed location, the Tiger Tail Warriors, a unit of force protection specialists, make the movement of people and equipment in and out of theater as safe and seamless as possible. Tiger Tails are in charge of one of the busiest aircraft parking ramps in the area of responsibility. With approximately 55,000 passengers, 9,000 tons of cargo
  • Airmen keep soldiers, Marines in the fight

    Army Sgt. Scott Boomershire injured his ankle kicking down doors in Iraq. However, it's up to Airmen here, stationed hundreds of miles from the infantryman's unit in Baghdad, to help Sergeant Boomershire get the medical care he needs to put him back in the fight. Members of the 386th Expeditionary Medical Group's Contingency Aeromedical Staging
  • Bottled oases found on Rock

    American poet Gene Fowler said "Never thank anybody for anything, except a drink of water in the desert - and then make it brief." When temperatures hit 110 degrees plus, servicemembers count on finding cold bottles of water in the dinning facility, Flex Recreation center and the chapel, but where does the water come from? The Rock receives more
  • Eagle Cash card: money spreads its wings

    SOUTHWEST ASIA -- Deployed servicemembers here can now access their funds 24-hours a day, seven days a week with a new, automated money management program called Eagle Cash. Cosponsored by the Army and the Department of the Treasury, Eagle Cash is a financial management tool to support military members deployed in combat zones and on peacekeeping
  • Airmen help keep Iraqi supply routes open

    Wearing more than 40 pounds of body armor, Staff Sgt. Charles Lemley walks along the side of an Iraqi highway as the sun rises behind him. Sergeant Lemley, along with his fellow Airmen of the 887th Security Forces Squadron's Bravo Flight, patrol convoy routes outside of Camp Bucca, Iraq, securing the dangerous roads for resupply and troop movement.
  • Its a small world - and an even smaller AOR

    At one time or another, each of us has thought, "it's a small world" or "it's a small Air Force" when we run into friends and coworkers that we have been stationed with in the past. In a time of increased operations tempos and more frequent deployments, this happens often and, in some cases, can reunite people who never dreamed they would work
  • A family affair ... Father and son reunite in Southwest Asia

    One can be sure that when Jon Borseth joined the Air Force in 1979 he had no idea he would be deployed with his son 27 years later. Master Sgt. Jon Borseth and Airman 1st Class Jon Borseth, II, reunited in Southwest Asia in May 2007 when both deployed to the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing to support operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom.
  • Airman keeps AOR fit with 1-2 punch

    Everyday, Airmen throughout the Air Force take time to give a little back to the community, and Airman 1st Class Zachary Christy is no exception.Airman Christy is a services journeyman currently deployed to the 386th Expeditionary Services Squadron from 28th Services Squadron at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S. D.At his home base, the Rhode Island