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  • Weather: Predicting the unpredictable

    From dust to lightning, the 407th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron Weather Flight ensures all personnel and coalition partners are aware of the local weather and can prepare accordingly. The mission of the 407th EOSS Weather Flight is to converge and exploit weather intelligence with joint and coalition partners to anticipate mission impacts and drive behavior at U.S. Central Command’s theater gateway.
  • CE does RADR

    386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron are participating in a rapid airfield damage recovery (RADR) exercise at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, March 31, 2021. When an airfield is damaged post attack, CE personnel have the capabilities to get an airfield functional again by conducting field assessments, gathering the necessary equipment and venturing out to repair the damage caused. RADR is similar to an assembly line process which allows for smoother and more efficient repairs.
  • The End of an Era

    The 9th Air Expeditionary Task Force-Levant officially inactivated April 1, 2021, during a ceremony at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait.
  • The 386th is Riveting

    Women make up only 21.1% of the active duty personnel in the U.S. Air Force according to the USAF’s Personnel Center, making the current rotation of the 386th Logistics Readiness Squadron petroleum, oil and lubricant shop at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, a rare occurrence with seven of the 31 personnel being female.
  • A friend and a foe

    The 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron Airmen regularly train alongside 386th Air Expeditionary Wing Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians to practice response methods to Counter Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (C-sUAS) in Ali Al Salem’s airspace.
  • D&I: Black History Month 2021

    Diversity is understanding and appreciating the interdependence of humanity; it refers to the characteristics that make people unique. Inclusion refers to the mannerisms and social norms that make people feel welcome. Inclusivity is important for diversity efforts to succeed, and working on creating a more inclusive culture is proving beneficial to the United States of America and its military. The U.S. Air Force’s Diversity and Inclusion program continues to help the Air Force evolve. Every team is stronger and more effective when made up of Airmen with different perspectives and backgrounds, who are bound together by core values.
  • Cargo in, cargo out

    ALI AL SALEM AIR BASE, KUWAIT – In and out. Efficient and accurate. Providing decisive combat power and unparalleled theater support would be impossible to complete without the quick response abilities of 386th Air Expeditionary Wing Airmen. With rotations constantly changing out and rapidly forward deploying, the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing quick response team completes proper inspection training to ensure their Airmen maintain the multifunctional skills they need to perform various operations.
  • USAF Leadership visits ASAB

    Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett, U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass spoke with Airmen from Ali al Salem Air Base and gained insight about ASAB's mission as the tactical airlift hub and gateway for delivering combat power to joint and coalition forces in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.
  • The Patriots defending ASAB

    Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, is home to thousands of U.S. Air Force Airmen, U.S. Army Soldiers and coalition forces. Day and night, defenders from the 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron can be seen roaming the base, scanning the perimeter and ensuring that no threat comes close to the base. But another unseen protector also watches over the base, keeping its eye toward the sky, scanning for threats from above.
  • Marauder 21-02 exercise

    Airmen from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, participated in the Marauder 21-02 exercise.
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