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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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