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  • Transient alert Airmen provide Bagram some staying power

    Imagine parking hundreds of cars and trucks in a convenience store parking lot. It would take ingenuity and creativity, kind of like stuffing people into a phone booth. Now, imagine parking those cars if they were the size of a C-17 and the task of the transient alert team at the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing here becomes a little clearer. “It’s
  • 455th ESFS memorial ceremony remembers 18 fallen comrades

    Members of the 455th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron paid tribute May 13 to 18 Air Force security forces Airmen who were killed in a helicopter crash. On May 13, 1975, 51 security forces members joined in the rescue operation for the USS Mayaguez. At 9,000 feet, a helicopter carrying the Airmen over flew an area near the Thai-Loation border
  • Cable television, Internet being installed in B-Huts

    Army and Air Force Exchange Service concession employees are installing cable and internet service to B-Hut residents.The installers began stringing up cable lines earlier this week to the security forces huts and will continue throughout Camp Cunningham. “It’s a quality-of-life issue,” said Chief Master Sgt. Raymond Welton, 455th Expeditionary
  • Active-duty, Reserve units take over A-10 flying mission

    A mix of active-duty and Reserve units started landing their A-10 Thunderbolt IIs May 13 to take part in Air Expeditionary Force 1 and 2. The 81st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron here is composed of the 81st Fighter Squadron from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany — the lead unit — and the 303rd Fighter Squadron from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., an Air
  • Bagram A-10s strike cave

    During a successful air strike May 8, Coalition aircraft killed four enemy extremists and destroyed a truck and cave complex in the Bermel District of Paktika Province. Coalition Forces suspect other insurgents may possibly be buried in the rubble.Prior to the strike, a joint combat team of Afghan National Army and U.S. ground forces observed