386th NEWS

  • Airmen seek solutions for suicide prevention

    “I hope that all of you remember me fondly, I hope all of you will live a long and happy life. As I fade from your memories, please know this was nobody’s fault. The stress life has given me, finally broke my will to live.”

  • Your Ticket to the AOR: Aerial Porters Welcome You to ASAB

    As of this summer, more than 55,000 service members and civilians have made their way to and from Ali Al Salem – the busiest port in the U.S. Central Command theater of operations. Ensuring safe and vital passenger transportation and cargo movement is just one critical role performed by aerial

  • 'Tanks' for the lift

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron review paperwork before loading a U.S. Army M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle onto a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 30, 2019. Airmen and Soldiers coordinated efforts to transport the

  • It takes a team: 386th ELRS ensure jet fuel storage

    U.S. Air Force Airmen, from the 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels management flight, work together to unroll a new empty fuel bladder at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 7, 2019. Fuel bladders are replaced every three-to-four years after they become unserviceable. (U.S. Air

  • ETDC supplying Airmen with right gear for mission

    Expeditionary theater distribution centers, more commonly known as ETDCs, maintain gear necessary for all U.S. Central Command personnel. They provide troops with a variety of items including personal armor, advanced combat helmets, chemical warfare and cold weather gear.

  • Joint inspections ensure safety of cargo

    U.S. Airmen and Soldiers prepare to perform a joint inspection on two U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters at Ali al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Aug. 9, 2019. Service members assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron and the 8-229th Assault Helicopter Battalion inspect the Black

  • 386th ELRS Airmen give Marauders traction to complete the mission

    U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Darian O’Banion, 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle and equipment maintenance journeyman, prepares to install a driveshaft on a vehicle at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, July 29, 2019. The driveshaft is a rotating part which transmits torque in an