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  • An eye for ailments

    "I picked medical as my job and I love my job," she said.Senior Airman Shana Smith, 386th Expeditionary Medical Group, medical technician, can see more patients in a day than classmates from her graduating class. "I'm from a really small town; I graduated with 43 people in my class," said Smith. "I left for basic training in September right after I
  • U.S. Air Force delivers food, medicine for Syrian relief

    U.S. Air Force members from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing loaded pallets of non-lethal aid on to a C-17 aircraft early April 30 at an undisclosed airbase in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.The American Airmen, deployed to a U.S. ally nation, loaded the Air Mobility Command C-17 Globemaster III, based out of Dover Air Force Base,
  • Airman's 60K contribution

    As the United States and our coalition partners continue reducing our footprint in Afghanistan, one Airman at the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing is helping to remove the logistical footprint even faster by training the contractors responsible for the Afghanistan retrograde. "This 60K training is designed to teach the students how to operate the
  • Belted

    From the Halls of Montezuma, to the shores of Tripoli; they fight our country's battles in the air, on land, hand-to-hand and sea.The Marine Corps Martial Arts Program trains Marines how to execute unarmed and armed techniques, in close proximity to another individual, across a spectrum of violence within a continuum of force.The spectrum of
  • Marauders shave their heads to support Noah

    When the son of a family friend of over 15 years was diagnosed with cancer, one deployed airman came up with an idea to show his support. "Noah was a pretty good size 8th grader playing football when he developed some pain in his legs last fall," said Staff Sgt. Gary Godby, 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineering Squadron.The pain in Noah's legs was
  • AFCENT 'Check Six' team promotes multinational vigilance

    Airman at the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing are briefed about the U.S. Air Forces Central Command 'Check Six' program from the moment they arrive on station, but the ambitious 386 AEW Check Six team branched out to our Northern Neighbors.The AFCENT Check Six program was developed to promote awareness, vigilance, and to combat complacency in light of
  • Airman saves the Air Force $348K

    Editor's Note: To learn more about Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Larry Spencer's Every Dollar Counts initiative 1 May - 1 June 2013 visit the af.mil website below: http://www.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123344097As the Air Force institutes a culture change through its "Every Dollar Counts" campaign, one deployed Airman's determination helped save
  • A Family Affair

    Family separation is without a doubt one of the toughest challenges service members will face during a deployment. The aerial port flight at the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, avoided this challenge by deploying with their family."We have a flight of about 85 people with an air terminal operations section, cargo section, special handling section,
  • Supplying Shindand

    Adm. Raymond A. Spruance said "A sound logistics plan is the foundation upon which a war operation should be based. If the necessary minimum of logistics support cannot be given to the combatant forces involved, the operation may fail, or at best be only partially successful."Tech Sgt. Ignacio Bentancour, 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness
  • Wellness Fair at 'The Rock'

    In an effort to promote comprehensive wellness, the 386th Expeditionary Medical Group hosted a wellness fair in which more than 20 wing agencies provided information and resources to the service members and civilians assigned to 'The Rock'.Capt. Tisha Cornett, 386th EMDG, organized the event around Air Mobility Command's Comprehensive Airman