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  • Her first, his last: father and daughter deploy together

    It’s very common to hear service members thank their families for the emotional support while they are deployed. It’s with this support service members have found it possible to make it through missed anniversaries, birthdays and other monumental occurrences. For Chief Master Sgt. Ralph Chandler, 385th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Det. 2 chief, it was no different, but on his most recent deployment, that support was a little closer than normal.
  • AFR top leaders visit The Rock

    Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, Air Force Reserve commander, high-fives members of the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron during a visit to an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Feb. 12, 2019. The purpose of Scobee’s visit to the Wing, which boasts the largest guard and reserve presence in the AOR, was to speak with deployed Reserve Citizen
  • Army, Air Force K-9 dental team keep bite in the fight

    Although the veterinary clinic here is a class three facility, which can support many major surgeries, they partner with the 386th Expeditionary Medical Group to assist the military working dogs in emergent situations if they are unavailable. 
  • Expeditionary HVAC technicians battle the heat; distribute the cool

    In a desert environment, the ever rising temperatures, reaching over 120 degrees, and exposure to harsh elements can present unfavorable conditions. For Airmen with the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron heating, ventilation and air conditioning shop, they brave this every day to keep the mission rolling.
  • 386th EOSS Air Traffic Control ensure readiness, safety

    Airmen assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron Air Traffic Control Tower have the unique responsibility of coordinating the safe and expeditious control of Air Force Central Command’s busiest airfield 24/7.
  • 386th ECONS Airmen ensure procurement of supplies

    Without the proper tools and manpower to accomplish daily tasks, the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing mission would come to a halt. This is where the 386th Expeditionary Contracting Squadron steps in to enhance mission success by keeping other units running at full speed.
  • 386th EMDG key component in AOR medevac

    A UH-60 Blackhawk flies in a patient at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Jan. 31, 2019. Air Force and Army personnel teamed up to get injured and sick service members home to receive proper care. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jeremy L. Mosier)
  • Weather Airmen provide critical mission impact

    Predicting something that is ever changing can be a daunting task, especially when that prediction can have a significant impact on a mission. For weather forecasters this is their job, to sift through the countless factors that can change in no time and directly impact the safety of pilots and aircrew.
  • 386th EOSS Airfield Management elevates mission readiness

    The 386th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron Airfield Management team is charged with managing the airfield at The Rock to ensure mission success, while also reducing any threats that may arise on the runway.
  • Relationship Reintegration eases deployment transition

    The next Relationship Reintegration briefings will be held Jan. 24 and Jan. 31 at 6:30 p.m. in the base chapel sanctuary.
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