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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • A Family That Flies Together

    Deploying in the military is an expected situation. Deploying to the same location with family, friends or spouses is fairly common nowadays. Deploying to separate locations and flying on the same missions as your brother, well that’s not common at all, but it happened.
  • '1000s of Hands' Project: F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot Capt. Dakota Olsen

    Capt. Dakota Olsen, 555th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, is an F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot who provides close air support and armed over watch for military personnel in Afghanistan. Olsen flies various sorties and missions throughout the country on a daily basis, delivering airpower to ensure a safe and secure environment for personnel at BAF. “We
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