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  • Large, diverse maintenance squadron prioritizes mission, discipline and safety

    A deployed maintenance squadron re-established less than nine months ago is already making a positive impact and being recognized for its efforts.
  • MQ-9 Reaper keeps eyes on targets

    From executing deliberate strikes to performing close air support and complete aerial reconnaissance, the Air Force is taking a new approach to the multirole capacity of the MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aircraft.
  • Fuel, parts, vehicles, oh my!

    As the “backbone” of the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing, the 455th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron keeps the mission moving at Bagram Airfield.
  • Kandahar Heritage

    During a dedication ceremony Nov. 30, 2004 at Fort Polk, Louisiana, family members and tactical air control party Airmen honored Airman 1st Class Raymond Losano, who gave his life while serving in Afghanistan fighting in the war on terrorism.
  • Everything’s better with BACN

    There is an aircraft that is so unique, you can only find it in one place – not even the pilots who fly the aircraft can touch it until they are deployed to this specific location.
  • New Airman Ministry Center opens at Bagram Airfield

    The 455th Air Expeditionary Wing’s Chaplain Corps officially opened the Airman Ministry Center East at Bagram Airfield during a ribbon cutting ceremony Nov. 21.
  • Remembering our heritage

    The terrorist attacks on the U.S. on Sept. 11, 2001, resulted in thousands of innocent lives lost and propelled our nation into a war—a war we are still fighting today in Afghanistan.
  • Airman serves to honor those who came before and care for others

    “I, Molly Winters, do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to regulations and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. So help me God.”
  • KC-135 Stratotanker team keeps warfighters fueled

    After realigning the 340th Air Refueling Squadron from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, to the 451st Air Expeditionary Group at Kandahar Airfield last year, the additional assets have already seen the impact the move has had on the capability to attack Taliban networks and support U.S. and coalition forces.
  • Kandahar Heritage

    On June 21, 2010, four U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters were transporting Coalition personnel into the Shah Wali kot region of Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, as part of Task Force ‘No Mercy’.