386th NEWS

  • 386th ECES Fire Department completes HAZMAT certifications

    The 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department conducts certification evaluations for hazardous materials incident commanders and technicians. Depending on the type of incident that may occur at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, the fire department may work with emergency management,

  • ASAB Fire Dept completes HAZMAT technician skills event

    The 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department completed a practical exam for the Department of Defense Hazardous Material Technician Program which involved over 100 hours of instruction and 16 hours of hands-on training for each student.

  • Defenders reinforce IED awareness, response

    Members assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron participated in an improvised explosive device and unexploded ordnance familiarization course at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Dec. 2, 2020. ESFS leaders partnered with 386th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal

  • Dirt boys elevate radar, increase capabilities

    Members assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron structures unit supported the U.S. Army 3-2 Air Defense Artillery Battalion by creating an elevated foundation for an AN/MQP-64 Sentinel radar system at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Nov. 23, 2020. The elevated structure will

  • U-Fix-It: AASAB’s cornerstone of self-help access

    Rows of power drills are stacked in wooden shelves and organized. Piles of air conditioning units are hoisted by loud forklifts in the backyard. Airmen work at their desks in a confined office space, nestled in a corner away from where customers come to check items out.

  • Behind the curtain: protecting the force, focusing on tomorrow

    Protecting the base and force is a never-ending task both at the home station and theater of operations. While deployed, a special need for security and coordination arises. That need is met by the Airmen of the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron force protection flight.

  • Civil engineers make critical runway repairs, keep missions moving

    Maintaining an airfield is never an easy task, especially when it’s one of the busiest in the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility. Responsible for making critical runway repairs, the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron’s heavy equipment operator team ensures that the 386th