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  • Undaunted service: Elite fire fighters serve in austere environments

    A quick reaction force is an elite unit, comprised of Airmen from multiple squadrons trained in combat and evasion. These Airmen are not only highly skilled professionals, but they undergo special training to perform their duties in austere and potentially hostile environments.
  • 386th Expeditionary Logistic Readiness Squadron vehicle maintainers keep the fleet rolling

    The 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron Vehicle Management Flight is responsible for the service and maintenance of all vehicles of the 386th Expeditionary Air Wing here. The vehicle management flight provides maintenance support to a 936-vehicle fleet, valued at approximately $123 million. Of the 936 vehicles 336 of them are leased from a local company in the host nation.
  • Name of the game: risk mitigation

    Since the troop retrograde from Iraq, which began in late June 2020, staff weather officers with the 22d Expeditionary Weather Squadron have continued to support U.S. Army personnel and assets across the area of responsibility.
  • 407th AEG commander completes fini flight

    Members of the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing hose down Col. Philip Shea, 407th Air Expeditionary Group commander, after his “fini flight” at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, July 4, 2021. This marked the last flight for Shea at ASAB. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Brooks)
  • 386th Air Expeditionary Wing changes command

    U.S. Air Force Col. Clinton Wilson assumed command of the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing from Col. Henry Triplett, July 1.
  • 386 EMDG change of command

    The 386th Expeditionary Medical Group welcomed a new commander during an assumption of command ceremony here, June 17.
  • 386 EMSG change of command

    The 386th Expeditionary Mission Support Group welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony here, June 28.
  • 443rd AES; Peace through power, their history lives on

    The 442nd Air Expeditionary Squadron was officially inactivated June 10, 2021, during a ceremony at Erbil Air Base, Iraq. “This is not just an inactivation ceremony, this is a ceremony to celebrate the mission success of the 442nd,” said Col. Christopher Clark, commander, 321st Air Expeditionary Group. “The 442nd has a history of being stood up
  • ASAB’s Battle of the badges

    Airmen assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Security Forces and Civil Engineer Squadrons competed in the Battle of the Badges June 5-6, here.
  • Challenging the physical limits

    Senior Airman Thomas McMurray, currently deployed as a 387th Expeditionary Support Squadron Force Protection Airman at Al Mubarak Air Base, Kuwait, competed in a weight lifting competition and won first place with a total score of 1,800 pounds.