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  • Airmen, Soldiers work together to transport heavy vehicles

    U.S. Army M1A1 Abrams tanks are parked next to a flight line in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, Jan. 3, 2020. USCENTCOM directs and enables military operations and activities with allies and partners to increase regional security and stability in support of enduring U.S. interests. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Daniel
  • MWD water-based training opens as base pool closes

    Military working dogs perform water-based training with K-9 handlers from the 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Dec. 6, 2019. After the swimming season closed, security forces personnel swam through different training scenarios with their canines to teach discipline and eliminate inhibition. (U.S. Air
  • COMMENTARY: The Title of Airman

    During my Joint Deployment, I was witness to the United States Marine Corps 244th Birthday Ceremony. Words can’t describe the prodigious feeling that engulfed the crowd of spectators during the event.
  • New decade means new skills for Airmen, soldiers w/ weapons training

    A U.S. Airman reloads his M9 during weapons familiarization training at Udairi range, Kuwait, Dec. 26, 2019. U.S. Army soldiers and U.S. Air Force Airmen fired through small arms tactical movements, weapons posture and base defense planning exercises while familiarizing with weapons such as the M9 and M4. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Lane
  • Airmen seek solutions for suicide prevention

    “I hope that all of you remember me fondly, I hope all of you will live a long and happy life. As I fade from your memories, please know this was nobody’s fault. The stress life has given me, finally broke my will to live.”
  • U.S. Airmen share insight on crisis comms at Kuwaiti conference

    U.S. Air Force Capt. Thomas Barger, 386th Air Expeditionary Wing chief of public affairs, center, discusses elements of social media and crisis communication with Master Sgt. Daniel Ward, 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron superintendent of emergency management, right, and a communications professor from the University of Kuwait during the
  • Airman saves Kuwaiti man’s life

    In a small restaurant in the heart of Kuwait City, Staff Sgt. Melissa Richardson was enjoying a meal with her small group of Airmen when the screams of a woman interrupted the loud, bustling atmosphere. The back door busted open, and like that, confusion and chaos ensued.
  • Your Ticket to the AOR: Aerial Porters Welcome You to ASAB

    As of this summer, more than 55,000 service members and civilians have made their way to and from Ali Al Salem – the busiest port in the U.S. Central Command theater of operations. Ensuring safe and vital passenger transportation and cargo movement is just one critical role performed by aerial porters.
  • Ahmed Al Jaber Airmen take home USMC PME awards

    Two Airmen from the 407th Expeditionary Support Squadron and 386th Expeditionary Communications Squadron were given the unique opportunity to join Marines attending a United States Marine Corps corporal's course as students Nov. 1 - 14, 2019, at Ahmed Al Jaber Air Base, Kuwait.
  • National Guard chief visits AASAB, talks with Airmen

    Gen. Joseph L. Lengyel, National Guard Bureau chief, visits Airmen from the 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Nov. 27, 2019. Lengyel serves as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is a military adviser to the President, Secretary of Defense, National Security Council and is the DOD's official