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  • Cargo City officially opens as new gateway in Kuwait

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony to signify the official opening of Cargo City, located next to an aircraft parking ramp at Kuwait International Airport, marked a historic occasion May 19, 2019.
  • 521st AMOW celebrates 10th Anniversary

    The 521st Air Mobility Operations Wing will celebrate its tenth anniversary and long history of safely expediting maximum war-fighting and humanitarian effects through rapid and precise global air mobility across a more than 5000 mile area of responsibility Sept. 4, 2018, on Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
  • 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.
  • C-17 crews help realign assets to Afghanistan

    A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III, assigned to the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, transports troops and equipment to forward operating locations through the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.
  • Iraqi air force graduates first C-130 craftsman maintenance technicians

    The Iraqi Air Force certified their first 7-level craftsman C-130 Hercules maintenance technicians in a ceremony, December 27, 2017.
  • 386th AEW deliver critical supplies to frontlines

    SOUTHWEST ASIA (AFNS) --“We aim for first pass success. One pass, one drop,” said Maj. Josh Linden, the 386th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron chief of tactics, as he described the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing’s airdrop mission. The 386th AEW conducted several combat airdrop missions over the past few months, including one over the weekend, in direct support of Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve ground troops.
  • US, Iraqi air forces recover, return pallets to DOD system

    BAGHDAD (AFNS) -- Air transportation specialists assigned to the 370th Air Expeditionary Air Advisory Group began recovering more than $2.1 million in U.S. Air Force aerial port assets from Iraqi air force counterparts. Aerial porters at the Baghdad Diplomatic Support Center have recovered more than 1,500 aircraft pallets and 1,600 cargo nets to date, which were used for foreign military sales cargo destined for the Iraqi military fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in Mosul
  • Reserve defenders keep watch

    A group of Citizen Airmen from the 507th Security Forces Squadron here deployed March 31 to Kandahar Air Base, Afghanistan, to support the Afghan Air Force in their fight against insurgents in support of NATO’s Resolute Support mission.
  • Airmen train, advise, assist Iraqi AF on C-130J

    Airmen of the 370th and 770th Air Expeditionary Advisory Squadrons play an important role in assisting the Iraqi military by sending critical cargo and forces downrange to support the fight against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. These Airmen are responsible for advising and assisting the Iraqi air force in maintaining and flying the C-130J Super Hercules.
  • From flightline to frontline: 386 ELRS manages process for moving munitions

    SOUTHWEST ASIA (AFNS) -- Aerial porters can often appear to be flightline fortune tellers. They can gauge the intensity of ongoing war efforts through the amount and types of items that come across their cargo yard, everything from vehicles to missiles. As the battle against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant continues to heat up, aerial
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