386th NEWS

  • Airman helps troubled youth “Focus” with non-profit mentorship program

    Even while deployed to the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing in support of Operation INHERENT RESOLVE, Tech. Sgt. Tyron Fields is making a difference for the youth in his hometown of Charleston, South Carolina through a non-profit mentorship program called “Focus.” The program aims to help direct kids

  • Tops in Blue rocks The Rock

    Tops in Blue vocalist Senior Airman Jordan Whitehead performs during a recent visit to the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Dec. 16, 2015. Comprised of 40 active-duty Airmen, the expeditionary entertainment group travels worldwide to entertain military

  • CSAF, CMSAF visit Airmen deployed to 332nd AEW

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A Welsh III and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody address questions from Airmen currently deployed to the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Dec. 10, 2015. Welsh and Cody visited the base to express their

  • Rock Solid Warrior: Airman Dalton Haywood

    Editor’s note: The Rock Solid Warrior program is a way to recognize and spotlight the Airmen of the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing for their positive impact and commitment to the mission. I am Airman Dalton Haywood, a 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Distribution Operator. My

  • POL fuels Operation INHERENT RESOLVE

    Senior Airman Nickolauss Guier, a 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels systems journeyman, looks through a refractometer while conducting a Fuel System Icing Inhibitor test at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Dec. 1, 2015. The POL flight is responsible for providing fuel

  • Harlem Globetrotters bring their game to The Rock

    First Lt. Lawrence Thomas, from the 386th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron, spins a basketball on his finger with the help of Harlem Globetrotter “Flip” White at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Nov. 30, 2015. During their visit to the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, the team put on a

  • USCENTCOM Commander brings holiday greetings to members of the 386 AEW

    The United States Central Command Commander, General Lloyd J. Austin III, made a special trip to the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing Tuesday, Nov. 24, to visit with troops stationed here. General Austin personally delivered words of admiration and gratitude to the Airmen of the 386th and their families

  • 386th EOD flight conducts safety down day

    The 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight conducted their annual safety down day here Nov. 23, 2015 with a four-mile ruck march to start the day.The EOD safety down day is held annually across the Air Force in November.  During these down days safety as well

  • 386th AEW takes time to honor veterans

    Airmen from the 386th Expeditionary Medical Group participate in the first-ever Raymond Weeks’ Veteran’s Day Memorial Challenge at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Nov. 11, 2015. The challenge was named after a World War II veteran who petitioned to have what was then known as Armistice

  • Flight, maintenance crews work together to ensure mission success

    Members of the 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron and the 737th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron load a cargo pallet onboard a C-130H Hercules at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Oct. 29, 2015. The two squadrons work together to ensure cargo is delivered safely to the correct