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Default Air Force Logo Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform
Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force.
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A C-130J Super Hercules and its aircrew assigned to the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, loads cargo destined for an undisclosed location in Afghansitan, May 5, 2018.  The 774th EAS is an active duty unit based out of the 41st Airlift Squadron, Little Rock, Ark, that worked together with the 746th EAS, a reserve unit based out of the 403rd Wing at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The mission represents the first dual-formation airdrop consisting of aircraft from two separate units. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Xavier Navarro) Total Force C-130 units conduct unique dual-formation air drop in Afghanistan
BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- In the mountainous terrain of Afghanistan two U.S. C-130J Hercules aircraft airdropped over 30 Container Delivery System (CDS) bundles to a Resolute Support Expeditionary Advisory Package (EAP), May 4. Unlike previous combat airdrop missions, this dual-formation airdrop was executed by two geographically separated units, the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron (EAS) an active-duty squadron, located at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, and the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, a reserve squadron located at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.
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U.S. Air Force Col. Bradley Spears, 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing Vice Commander, spoke to current and upcoming leadership within the 521st AMOW during the Squadron Leadership Orientation Course on Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 20, 2018. In total, 24 attendees from 15 units from 12 countries spanning over 5,100 miles attended the event. 521st AMOW hosts Squadron Leadership Orientation Course
The 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing hosted their second annual Squadron Leadership Orientation Course for incoming wing, group and squadron commanders, directors of operation, and superintendents at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, April 15-20, 2018.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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