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  • Faster Humanitarian Aid with Speedball

    An Afghan Air Force loadmaster and Master Sgt. Andrew Ensman, Train, Advise and Assist Command – Air loadmaster advisor, pack medical supplies to be used during a high velocity ballistic airdrop test September 25, 2018, Kabul, Afghanistan. The new airdrop capability will allow the aircrew to deliver double the amount of humanitarian aid supplies
  • AAF maintainers become A-29 weapons load trainer certified graduating first class

    An Afghan Air Force A-29 maintainer proudly wears his ammo and squadron patch during a maintenance graduation September, 16, 2018, Kabul, Afghanistan. Completion of this training enables the Afghan Air Force to increase the workforce and decrease the burden on the currently-certified weapons loaders. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jared J.
  • AAF 3G capability demonstration

    An Afghan Air Force radio trainer discuses 3G potentials during a 3G capability demonstration September 12, 2018, Kabul, Afghanistan. 3G radios offer a wide array of encrypted capabilities such as, secure voice and data channel for ground-ground, ground-air, and ground-satellite communications. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jared J. Duhon)
  • Never forget, TAAC-Air remembers 9/11

    KABUL, Afghanistan (Sept. 11, 2018) Members of the Train, Advise and Assist Command – Air render a salute during a September 11 Memorial Ceremony, Sept. 11, 2018, Kabul, Afghanistan. The memorial honored those who lost their lives in the September 11 terrorist attack and the men and women fighting the war on terrorism. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • AAF Aviation Supply Depot collects repairable parts

    KABUL AIR WING, Afghanistan (September 2, 2018) Royal Australian Air Force Flight Lt. Philip Bullers, Train, Advise and Assist Command – Air Logistics Adviser, talks with his Afghan Air Force counterparts during an advising session September 2, 2018, Kabul Air Base, Afghanistan. The advising sessions have helped strengthen the working relationships
  • AAF Celebrates 97th Anniversary

    KABUL AIR WING, Afghanistan (August 26, 2018) -- Afghan National Army Gen. Mohammad Sharif Yaftali, Chief of General Staff, excitedly shakes the hand of U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Joel Carey, Train, Advise and Assist Command-Air commander, during the 97th Afghan Air Force anniversary ceremony August 26, 2018, Kabul Air Wing, Afghanistan. The
  • AAF UH-60 crewmembers get operational experience with MQT

    KANDAHAR AIR WING, Afghanistan (Aug. 5, 2018) An Afghan Air Force UH-60 crewmember reviews plans during a mission brief August 5, 2018, Kandahar Air Wing, Afghanistan. The crewmember is in Mission Qualification Training, which helps train Afghan UH-60 crewmembers to be combat ready. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jared J. Duhon)
  • TAAC-Air and 1 ECEG begin Phase 1 Construction in KAF

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (August 20, 2018) An Airman with the 1st Expeditionary Civil Engineer Group compacts dirt inside of a barrier August 20, 2018, Kandahar Air Wing, Afghanistan. The barriers will help separate the 100 aircraft projected to park on the ramp. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Timothy Chow)
  • AAF MQT graduation, take many steps toward modernization

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (May 8, 2018) Graduates from UH-60 Mission Qualification Course display their certificates of training with Maj. Mahtabudin Safi, UH-60 Blackhawk Squadron commander, Col. Chris Goodyear, 738th Air Expeditionary Advisory Group commander, Maj. Gen. Abdul Raziq Sherzai, Kandahar Air Wing commander, Maj. Gen. Barre