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386th NEWS

  • 386th ELRS and EAMXS: Multi-Squadrons, Multi-Capable

    Airmen from the 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and the 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron execute a multi-capable Airman training event at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Aug. 22, 2023. Airmen from both squadrons trained each other and swapped roles for this event to

  • Fueling the force: AASAB Airman collect fuel samples

    U.S. Air Force 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution operators collect fuel samples for quality assurance at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, March 2, 2023. Quality assurance procedures are carried out daily to ensure the base fuel supply is up to aircraft standards.

  • POL: We run through the veins of these aircraft

    The 386 ELRS POL flight is responsible for providing fuel to all aircraft, and ground equipment for U.S. and coalition forces on base in support of Operation Inherent Resolve and Operation Spartan Shield missions.

  • 386th ELRS shows how they fuel the fight

    386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Flight, also known as Petroleum, Oil and Lubricants Flight, is tasked with the responsibility of providing, storing, testing and distributing fuel for vehicles and aircraft transitioning through the theater gateway.

  • 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

  • POL troops fuel the fight against ISIS

    SOUTHWEST ASIA -- Much like day-to-day life in modern society, the military relies on fuels to power its ground and air operations. The fuels management section of the 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron is tasked with the control, distribution and testing of the mission essential fuels