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A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor departs after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker, assigned to the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, during a mission in support of Operation Inherent Resolve Aug. 29, 2017. The F-22 is a component of the Global Strike Task Force, supporting U.S. and Coalition forces working to liberate territory and people under the control of ISIS. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Battles) Air Force Team Fuels Aerial Defeat-ISIS Fight
The service members of the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron help project combat power by providing agile, effective air refueling in line with the objectives of the Combined Forces Air Component Command and Combined Joint Special Operations Air Component.
0 10/04
2017
774th EAS conducts first combat airdrop in two-and-a-half years 774th EAS conducts first combat airdrop in two and a half years
BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan – Months of planning and weeks of preparing culminates to an airdrop lasting a few seconds. While the time and effort that goes into planning a combat airdrop may seem long for something that lasts less than a minute, for the ground troops, the equipment they received will have a lasting impact. The 774th Expeditionary
0 8/29
2017
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Kyle Craig, lying down, aerospace propulsion journeyman, trims a main engine control on the engine of a KC-135 Stratotanker as Airman First Class Jared Suppes, kneeling, aerospace propulsion apprentice, provides support on the runway at Al Udeid, Air Base, Qatar, July 7, 2017. The members of the 340th and 22nd EAMUs face minute-by-minute challenges in the sweltering heat on the runway as they work to keep a fleet of KC-135 Stratotankers ready to fly. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Bradly A. Schneider/Released) Fueling the AOR
The 340th and the 22nd Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Units work together around the clock here to inspect, repair, service, launch and recover the fleet of KC-135 Stratotankers.
0 7/25
2017
Qatari air force representatives look on as U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Nino Lucena, Air Freight Superintendent assigned to the 8th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron, reviews pallet loading training orders on a lap top computer. The group is taking part in the first of many collaborative training exercises between U.S. Air Force and Qatari air force personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Bradly A. Schneider) US, Qatari air force hone logistics, safety skills
AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar—The recent completion of a Qatar Emiri Air Force staging facility on Al Udeid Air Base, has provided the perfect occasion for building partnership opportunities between the U.S. Air Force and Qatari air forces.
0 5/05
2017
U.S. Air Force Capt. Christopher Novack, an aeromedical evacuation liaison officer with the 379th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, teaches litter carry training at Baghdad Diplomatic Support Center, Baghdad, Iraq, March 26, 2017. Liaison officers with the 379th EAES at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, instructed patient movement procedures to U.S. Navy medical personnel.  (Courtesy photo) Aeromedical evacuation liaisons advise Soldiers, Sailors on patient transport in AOR
 AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar— Liaison officers with the 379th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron successfully completed their first mission advising over 120 U.S. Navy and U.S. Army medical personnel on aeromedical operations and patient preparation, March 22 to 29.The operation was the first of its kind, supporting joint forces in the U.S.
0 4/04
2017
U.S. Air Force Capt. Brittany Bean, a pilot with the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, goes through preflight checks before taking off at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Dec. 23, 2016. Bean pilots C-17 Globemaster III aircraft, which have the ability to rapidly project and sustain an effective combat force close to a potential combat area. In 2016, the squadron flew more than 2,400 missions, moving nearly 102,000 tons of cargo and almost 120,000 passengers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Miles Wilson) 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron answers the call in the Middle East
The 816th EAS, based at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, is vital to the Air Force’s efforts to combat terrorism in the Middle East. Those efforts range from Syria and Iraq to Afghanistan.
0 1/30
2017
A U.S. Air Force Airman with the 8th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron guides an Airman driving a Tunner 60K cargo loader at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Dec. 12, 2016. The 8th EAMS expertise in transportation and logistics enable them to inspect, temporarily store and load cargo such as munitions, blood, special operations cargo, hazardous materials, vehicles and medical supplies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cynthia A. Innocenti) 8th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron expedites the fight
AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar—“You need it, we move it", that is the saying of Airmen with the 8th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron who enable rapid global mobility every day here at one of U.S. Central Command’s busiest en route stations.“We are the middle man for the area of responsibility, and everything goes through this port,” said Master Sgt.
0 12/26
2016
Senior Master Sgt. Kyle Gurnon, 737th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron loadmaster, directs cargo onto a C-130J Super Hercules at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia before a mission to Qayyarah West Airfield, Iraq, Oct. 21, 2016. The 737th EAS flew the first coalition mission into the airfield since the start of Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Aaron Richardson/Released) C-130s fly first mission into renovated airfield in Iraq
The 737th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron flew two C-130J Super Hercules aircraft into Qayyarah West Airfield, Iraq, Oct. 21, 2016, the first coalition aircraft to land on the airfield since the start of Operation Inherent Resolve. The aircraft landed mere hours after repairs to the runway were completed, a project that’s been underway since Iraqi
0 10/24
2016
U.S. Air Force pilots from the Alaska Air National Guard's 144th Airlift Squadron prepare to take off in a C-130 Hercules at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, June 17, 2016. The transport mission was one of the last combat missions during the 144th AS's final C-130 deployment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Douglas Ellis/Released) Two Missions, One Fight
Imagine for a moment, our ground and coalition forces in the throes of battle. Imagine them in less than desirable conditions in the middle of nowhere. Now imagine yourself in their boots and not having the vital supplies to survive and sustain that fight.The 737th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron and the 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance
0 7/05
2016
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