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  • Medics, TACP's train together to enhance medevac efforts

    A U.S. Army UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter makes a landing during a medical evacuation training scenario at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, July 12, 2019. Airmen with the 386th Expeditionary Medical Group from Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, trained with Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Airmen assigned to the 82nd Expeditionary Air Support Operations Squadron,
  • The 386th welcomes new commander

    The 386th Air Expeditionary Wing held a change of command ceremony July 11, 2019 as Col. Patrick Schlichenmeyer relinquished command of the wing to Col. Rodney Simpson.
  • Air National Guard supports airlift operations at Ali Al Salem

    When C-130 aircraft from the Montana Air National Guard and Connecticut ANG touched down on the flight line to replace Guard units from Rhode Island and California, the aircrews and maintenance teams seamlessly transitioned to continue ongoing flight operations.  
  • Aircrew equipment inspection key to safety

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Zane Lemons, 779th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron aircrew flight equipment journeyman, inspects a flight helmet before certifying it for in-flight operations on Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, July 3, 2019. Aircrew flight equipment technicians provide vital life support equipment for aircrew members traveling around the
  • Bouldering wall a hidden desert gem

    Surrounded by the desert sands perched on top of “The Rock” is an unassuming Conex box which holds one of the base’s best kept fitness secrets – a newly renovated bouldering climb wall.
  • Unique partnership brings Smithsonian Institution to Kuwait

    A unique partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Smithsonian Institution is yielding results in reducing bird strikes, not just in Kuwait, but throughout the region.
  • Cargo City officially opens as new gateway in Kuwait

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony to signify the official opening of Cargo City, located next to an aircraft parking ramp at Kuwait International Airport, marked a historic occasion May 19, 2019.
  • Service members; coalition partners attend first deployed NCOLDC

    386th Air Expeditionary Wing Airmen along with joint and coalition partners completed the first deployed non-commissioned officer leadership development course May 19, 2019.
  • Grynkewich takes command of 9 AETF-L

    Maj. Gen. (sel.) Alexus G. Grynkewich, makes remarks during the 9th Air Expeditionary Task Force-Levant change of command ceremony at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, April 30, 2019. Grynkewich is responsible for ensuring the success of U.S. Air Force missions executed in support of Operation INHERENT RESOLVE and commands 5,000 Airmen assigned to the
  • 386th, 387th ESFS Airmen hit the mark with training

    Expedtionary Security Forces Squadron Airmen were given the opportunity to fire their weapons and familiarize themselves with the tools they will use daily while in a deployed environment.