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  • Wounded warriors return to Craig Joint Theater Hospital

     BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- The entrance to the Craig Joint Theater Hospital emergency room at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, dubbed “Warrior’s Way,” has seen more than 14,000 injured service members carried by litter under its flag. On Nov. 16, 2016, six of those warriors returned, walking on

  • Senior Airman Andrew Longaker: Dollars and sense

    One of the many stressors military members face when deployed is finances. Managing money while away from home can be a tricky feat if you are not well prepared.From allotments, to savings plans, deployment entitlements and travel vouchers, the 455th Expeditionary Comptroller Squadron, takes strides

  • CJSOAC dedicate headquarters to fallen Special Tactics Airmen

    The Combined Joint Special Operations Air Component named their headquarters building in honor of two fallen Special Tactics Airmen during a memorial-naming ceremony at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, June 29.The headquarters was dedicated to Capt. Matthew Roland, 23rd Special Tactics Squadron,

  • No management, no mission

    With operations happening night and day on Bagram Airfield, the flightline gets plenty of use as aircraft and vehicles traverse its concrete course. As with everything else that gets constant use, the flightline needs continual care and upkeep. As a significant contributor to air support in

  • 455th EAMXS keeps Bagram in flight

    It’s the kind of weather that makes you happy if you are able to complete your mission in doors under the cool air of an air conditioning unit.Its 100 degrees, the sun is blazing and a group of 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Airmen are enduring the heat as they repair a C-130

  • When the blood runs dry

    Attention on the FOB, Attention on the FOB…This is how it all began.A call to attention from the giant voice alert system heard across the base.All heads are up, silence fills the Dining Facility and at the end of the announcement, the pattern of marching feet exiting the building and heading to the

  • Airman 1st Class Gregory Myers: Force Protection with a smile

    Airman 1st Class Gregory Myers is a long way from the rainy days at Royal Air Force Mildenhall in the United Kingdom. A pavement and construction journeyman by trade, Myers has spent the first two years of his Air Force career operating heavy machinery and earning the title of “Dirt Boy”, a nickname

  • Making the difference on the battlefield

    Living by the motto “That others may live” Air Force pararescue specialists ensure that they are trained to the highest standards to conduct personnel recovery operations. It is these highly skilled individuals that provide the only dedicated U.S. personnel recovery assets in Afghanistan.Recently

  • Tech. Sgt. Ginger Bell: Resiliency plus morale equals mission ready

    Warrior ethos has long been a part of the Air Force culture. It exhibits a hardiness of spirit, and moral and physical courage.Airmen deployed to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, not only invoke these attributes but build them in each other daily.This series will introduce you to the Bagram Warriors

  • 455th AEW remembers fallen brothers and sisters

    2015 was the deadliest year in Afghanistan for the United States Air Force. Sixteen Airmen paid the ultimate sacrifice in service to the nation protecting the freedoms our nation cherishes.Airmen from across the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing gathered together for a remembrance ceremony on Memorial