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  • Weapons flight loads the boom

    Senior Airman Clarence Williams, 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons maintainer, speaks with another Airman while uploading a GBU (Guided Bomb Unit)-54 on an F-16C Fighting Falcon at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, June 07, 2016. The weapons team performs a critical role for the

  • 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

  • Weather keeps an eye on the sky

    1st Lt. Justin D'olimpio, 455th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron weather flight commander, connects wires back into a Tactical Meteorological Observation System or TMQ-53 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, May 16, 2016. Members of the 455th EOSS/OSW provide timely and accurate weather

  • Pave Hawks get check-ups

    A HH-60G Pave Hawk, after the 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron conducted a pre-flight inspection, ready for takeoff at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, April 25, 2016. The HH-60G is a derivative of the UH-60 Black Hawk and incorporates the US Air Force PAVE electronics systems program

  • MQ-9 crashes in Afghanistan

    A U.S. Air Force MQ-9 assigned to the 451st Air Expeditionary Group, part of the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing, crashed Feb. 20 at about 9 p.m. Kabul time, at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

  • 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

  • Maintainers keep Hercules in the fight

    Senior Airman Jesse Anocibar, 455th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, deployed from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, removes a bolt on a C-130 Hercules at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 13, 2015. The 455th EAMXS is responsible for repairing and maintaining military aircraft on

  • Command post Airmen are eyes, ears for Bagram

    Nestled inside the confines of the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing headquarters building lies a small room with no windows, with a non-descript door, yet an immense responsibility.“Overall, we are the eyes, ears and voice for the wing commander,” said Master Sgt. Daniel Mujica, 455th AEW Command Post

  • ‘1000s of Hands’ project highlights Vulture Airmen’s contributions

    In an effort to highlight the contributions of 455th Air Expeditionary Wing Airmen who bring decisive airpower in support of NATO’s Resolute Support mission and Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, the wing is launching the “1000s of Hands” project.Brig. Gen. Mark D. Kelly, 455th AEW commander, said every