• Aeromedical evacuation Airmen save lives in Afghanistan

    Airmen assigned to the 455th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron participated in a training exercise with pararescuemen from the 83rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron and Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter crews Feb. 21 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • Weapons safety NCO ensures welfare of deployed personnel

    Staff Sgt. Tomas Gonzalez closely inspects a GBU-54 laser joint directed attack munition in the flightline munitions holding area at Bagram Airfield. He takes some notes, then moves on to the next, and the next, until his inspections are complete.

  • One squadron, many missions

    Most Air Force squadrons work toward a common mission that could be summarized in one word—communications, security, or logistics, for example. But the 451st Expeditionary Support Squadron at Kandahar Airfield isn’t like most squadrons.

  • COMACC visits Airmen in Afghanistan

    Air Combat Command’s top leadership visited deployed Airmen and mission partners at Bagram and Kandahar airfields, Afghanistan, Feb. 12-14 as part of a weeklong trip to the Middle East and Southwest Asia.

  • Command Post: Eyes and Ears of the Commander

    There’s a room tucked away in the corner of a building at Bagram Airfield, where the ‘eyes and ears of the commander’ lives. The room features ample desk space, a few computer monitors, and binders full of checklists. When the phone rings, a command and control specialist picks up. This time it’s a

  • Religious Support Teams enhance Airmen’s spiritual wellbeing

    The Airman Ministry Center has a welcoming and inviting ambience. Airmen go there to decompress, enjoy some downtime, and recharge before their next shift. Some do this by watching a movie, playing a board game, or simply lounging and reading. But this environment isn’t just about a quiet place with

  • EOD Airmen detect, disarm, protect

    The Joint Defense Operations Center calls about a confirmed or suspected explosive ordnance disposal incident. Three Airmen rush out the door, set up their truck and immediately depart for the incident site. They head out with a security element to safely transport them to the location. For them it

  • Army therapy dog visits maintenance Airmen

    Maintenance personnel got a surprise visit from a therapy dog as part of an effort to showcase the various mental health resources available at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan Feb. 2, 2019.