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386th NEWS

  • Joint-Service EOD Training: Operation Solar Flare

    U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, and U.S. Navy explosive ordnance disposal technicians from across Kuwait completed a large-scale detonation during Operation Solar Flare at Udairi Range, Kuwait, Aug. 24, 2023. Solar Flare is a 5-day, joint-service field training exercise developed and hosted by the 386th

  • Military Working Dog Bite Training

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Christian Yadao, 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, and MWD Betyar to execute bite training at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, July 26, 2023. The MWD teams here train in tandem every day to accomplish their mission of defending and

  • Medics Train During Contingency Response Development

    U.S. Air Force and U.S. ARMY medical from multiple units came together for a contingency response development at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Aug. 9, 2023. This simulated mass-casualty training event provided joint participants from multiple wings and squadrons with the chance to put their life

  • Kuwait Air Force F/A-18 Certifies Aircraft Arresting System

    A Mobile Aircraft Arresting System (MAAS) received a Kuwait Air Force F/A-18 Super Hornet at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, July 10, 2023. This certification event was beneficial to both the U.S. and Kuwait as the MAAS was certified to provide enhanced stopping power to inbound aircraft, and the

  • ITAF Showcases Typhoon Capabilities with Coalition Partners

    U.S. and coalition partners take part in an immersion with the Italian Air Force to learn more about their Eurofighter Typhoon mission at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Aug. 4, 2023. Our Italian Air Force counterparts opened their doors to all of the coalition partners here for this unique

  • Military Working Dogs Go for a Ride

    U.S. Air Force Airmen and military working dog Lucky from the 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, take part in vehicle familiarity training with an M-ATV at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, July 13, 2023. The M-ATV is designed to provide the same levels of protection as the larger and

  • U.S. and Coalition Forces Enhance Emergency Response Capabilities

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing trained with coalition partners during a medical response exercise at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, July 17, 2023. This exercise tested the emergency response systems of U.S. and coalition forces, which allowed for a better understanding

  • Continuing Connections With UK Partners

    A group of U.K. leaders traveled to Kuwait to foster the working relationship between the U.K. and their Kuwaiti partners, and the visit also provided the opportunity for the U.S. to further the connection with our coalition partners on a strategic level.