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386th NEWS

  • "Hangar Queen" Turned Hero

    In an extraordinary display of determination and ingenuity, the Airmen of the 41st Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Unit successfully turned a “Hangar Queen” into their saving grace.

  • AFCENT commander visits 386th AEW

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Derek France, Ninth Air Force (Air Forces Central) commander, recently visited the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, gaining insight into the wing’s mission as the theatre gateway for the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.

  • 386th Wing Change of Command

    U.S. Air Force Col. Julie Gaulin, left, outgoing 386th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, passes the guidon to, Col. Sergio Anaya, incoming 386th Air Expeditionary Wing commander, during a change of command ceremony at an undisclosed location within the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility,

  • Cargo City: CENTCOM’s heartbeat of supply

    From security forces Airmen who protect and defend to civil engineers that are on call 24/7 to make critical repairs to systems and infrastructure, Cargo City never sleeps.

  • Serving side-by-side: Father and son bond on dual deployment mission

    Navigating the twists and turns of military life can be like embarking on an exciting adventure where each challenge is a unique piece of a puzzle. While civilians settle into their typical daily grind, men and women in uniform continue to embark on adventures that are anything but ordinary.

  • 386th AEW Stands up Expeditionary Air Base Group

    U.S. Air Force Col. Adeleke Ekundayo, 386th Expeditionary Air Base Group commander, addresses his new squadrons during an assumption of command ceremony at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Oct. 3, 2023. The Expeditionary Air Base Group consists of nine squadrons: Civil Engineering, Communications,

  • 386 AEW Highlights Partnerships with Media Day

    The 386th Air Expeditionary Wing hosted a Media Day Oct. 2, 2023 at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, to showcase how the base’s mission, coalition partnerships and enduring relationship with Kuwait help to maintain regional security and stability.

  • 386th AEW Fire Dept. Conducts HazMat Training

    U.S. Air Force firefighters from the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron conduct mitigating actions on a simulated chemical spill during a department-wide hazardous material training, at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Sept. 18, 2023. The firefighters were evaluated on their abilities to

  • 405th EAES & 61st EAS Execute Exercise Bright Star

    U.S. Air Force service members assigned to the 405th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron and the 61st Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, assigned to the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, train their Egyptian counterparts in the ways of airlift and aeromedical evacuation, executing exercise Bright

  • MWD Lucky Tests His Sniffing Skills

    U.S. Air Force military working dog Lucky from the 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron searches a warehouse for potential explosives during a training event with his handler at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Sept. 14, 2023. MWD handlers and their loyal K-9 partners make up a highly trained