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  • Haulin' a Herc

    Crew chiefs from the 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron prepare to tow a C-130J Super Hercules to the flightline for an engine test at Bagram Airfield, Aghanistan, Jan. 12, 2016. The aircraft, used in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel and NATO's Resolute Support mission, was

  • 774th EAS loadmasters fix problems ‘on the fly’

    A weasel is characterized by its tenacity, persistency and keen senses.  It is an animal also known for its ability to react quickly in any given situation.  An airlift squadron at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan shares this characteristic. Airmen of the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron encompass


    The six Airmen assigned to the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing who died Oct. 2 when their C-130J Super Hercules aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff from Jalalabad Airfield, Afghanistan, were identified by the Department of Defense today.Killed in the crash were Capt. Jordan Pierson, Capt. Jonathan

  • ‘1000s of Hands’ Project: 455 EAMXS Staff Sgt. Danielle Garcia

    Staff Sgt. Danielle Garcia, 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron instruments and flight controls systems technician, helps manage the control systems for the C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, allowing pilots to complete their mission here.Garcia performs repairs for the navigational