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The Black Fat-tailed scorpion, one of the most dangerous scorpions on earth, has had its stinger removed to insure it is no longer a threat. Managing pests, keeping the mission going
The goal for pest management and entomology is to keep the bases insect, rodent and feral animal population at a manageable level, Argo said. To do this they use a variety of control measures, everything from setting up traps for feral animals, the use of rodenticides and pesticides to utilizing local animals.
0 11/06
2017
U.S. Army Maj. William Marquez, California National Guard, 40th Infantry Division, Information Operations Officer uses the 386th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron Learning Resource Center’s wifi at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Oct 22, 2017. The LRC provides a wide range of educational and entertainment resource in an environment designed to encourage relaxation. (Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. William Banton) Education and Learning Resource centers keep careers moving forward during deployment
The 386th Expeditionary Forces Support Squadron Education Center aims to help these Airmen use this time to further their military and civilian education.
0 10/30
2017
170908-F-ZI207-0123.JPG Civil engineers make critical runway repairs, keep missions moving
Maintaining an airfield is never an easy task, especially when it’s one of the busiest in the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility. Responsible for making critical runway repairs, the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron’s heavy equipment operator team ensures that the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing’s airfield is operational and ready for all takeoffs and landings in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
0 9/19
2017
Crushing ISIS Crushing ISIS: Air power operations in a complex battle space
Lt. Gen. Jeffrey L. Harrigian, commander of U.S. Air Forces Central Command, discussed the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria during the 2017 Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference, Sept. 18, 2017.
0 9/19
2017
USAF Marathon Deployed Airmen prepare, compete in Air Force Marathon
As participants of the Air Force Marathon at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, run in the annual race, runners at deployed locations half-a-world away have already completed the race.
0 9/18
2017
Master Sgt. Norbert Feist, 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chef inspects the right wheel well on aircraft 1004 Wednesday, August 30th, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. Feist has been the dedicated crew chief for aircraft 1004 for 21 years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Eric M. Sharman) Time Tested: Airman serves 21 years on same aircraft
Since entering active military service in 1956, the C-130 Hercules has earned its place in the storied history of air power, time and time again. From Vietnam all the way up through Operation Inherent Resolve, the C-130 has always made a name for itself by providing critical airlift. For Master Sgt. Norbert Feist, a 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron C-130H crew chief, one C-130 in particular has a special place in his personal Air Force storybook.
0 9/04
2017
774th EAS conducts first combat airdrop in two-and-a-half years 774th EAS conducts first combat airdrop in more than two years
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.
0 8/30
2017
Airman helps build Air Force future Airman fulfills passion to serve, builds future
A squadron of Airmen huddle around a construction site. From a distance they all look identical, same sand t-shirts, same camouflaged pants, and same red hard hats.
0 8/29
2017
Senior Airman Richard Lawrence, a personnelist from the 451st Expeditionary Support Squadron, provides overwatch at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan. Personnelists with the 451st ESPTS in and out-processes all members at KAF, handles decorations and other personnel functions. All Airmen, regardless of position, are responsible for the security and safety of the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Gonsier) Revitalizing the squadron: Support Squadron enables airpower at KAF
A successful air campaign requires more than just aviators and maintainers—it needs Airmen to support every facet of airpower. Within the 451st Air Expeditionary Group, at Kandahar Airfield, there is a squadron designed to organically provide necessary support to project airpower in the region.
0 8/29
2017
Wilson and Goldfein visited deployed Airmen assigned to the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. SecAF, CSAF visit 386 AEW, talk top priorities with Airmen
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein visited the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia Aug. 19-20, 2017, to talk top priorities with Airmen.
0 8/21
2017
Senior Airman David Tiradeau, a ramp coordinator assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron, relays information to the air terminal operations center, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, August 15, 2017. ATOC works around the clock to keep cargo and personnel moving
Maintaining the inbound and outbound movement of cargo and personnel in support of Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve requires careful coordination between a multitude of entities. In order for the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing to effectively complete its mission and deliver decisive airpower against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, it needs a nerve center to track aerial port operations: an air terminal operations center.
0 8/16
2017
A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress receives fuel from a 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker during a flight in support of Operation Resolute Support June 6, 2017. The 340th EARS, part of U.S. Air Forces Central Command, is responsible for delivering fuel for U.S. and coalition forces, enabling a persistent 24/7 presence in the area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Trevor T. McBride) 
Bomber Squadron marks 100 years of history
Carrying out vital missions for over 100 years, the 23rd Bomb Squadron and the associated aircraft maintenance units continue to play a critical role in delivering combat airpower.
0 6/28
2017
Tech. Sgt. Renne Montilla, the NCOIC of water and fuel systems maintenance with the 387th Expeditionary Support Squadron, unclogs the main sewer pipe to a restroom facility at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, June 22, 2017. Montilla is solely responsible for maintaining all the 387th Air Expeditionary Group’s water and fuel systems ensuring everything functions properly at the geographically separated location. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Hehnly) 387th ESPTS sustains busiest aerial port in AFCENT
As one of the busiest aerial ports of debarkation in the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility, the 387th Air Expeditionary Group is no stranger to service members and cargo transiting downrange, but it is the 387th Expeditionary Support Squadron that is charged with sustaining that aerial port.
0 6/26
2017
Air transportation specialists with the 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron push a container delivery system off a 60k Tunner loader and into the cargo bay of a C-130 Hercules in preparation for an air drop at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, over the weekend. Providing the fuel that keeps the fight going, the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing has delivered more than 80 tons of food, water and other supplies to various supported forces throughout the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility in support of Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve ground troops. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Hehnly) 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.
0 6/21
2017
Senior Airman Kevin Angelesco, a fire fighter assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron (left) supervises Staff Sgt. Jessica Moore, a mental health technician with the 386th Medical Group as she learns how to control a fire hose during a mental health unit familiarization visit at an undisclosed location in southwest Asia, May 30, 2017. Angelesco is a reservist deployed from the 940th Civil Engineer Squadron, Beale Air Force Base, Calif.(U.S. Air Force Photo/Master Sgt. Eric M. Sharman) 386 AEW mental health team builds bonds, shatters stigmas
It can start with a simple conversation. “How are you?” “Yeah, I bet you see some crazy stuff at your job.” “That must have been really hard for you to process.” What at first seems like a run-of-the-mill conversation, stemming from a friendly visit, is more than meets the eye. It is a check-in. It is non-invasive, and it is from a friendly face that is just there to learn more about what Airmen do, and ask how they were. It’s the art of human engagement, and it is practiced by the 386th Expeditionary Medical Group mental health staff.
0 6/19
2017
Tech. Sgt. David Garcia (middle), the NCOIC of physical therapy, 386th Expeditionary Medical Group, monitors the form of Staff Sgt. Melanie Hernandez, a patient with the 386th EMDG physical therapy clinic, as she performs squats on a stability ball during a physical therapy session at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, June 11, 2017. The physical therapy clinic provides an array of rehabilitative services to promote movement, reduce pain, restore function and prevent disability of injured military personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Hehnly) Physical therapists keep service members fit to fight
In a deployed environment, injuries happen. Whether they occur in the performance of duty or through the course of physical exercise, they have the potential to impact the mission. Each individual in the military, and their ability to perform their duties, plays an important role in the success of the greater mission. For the two-man physical therapy element at the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, it is their role to keep members fit to fight.
0 6/16
2017
Members of the Iraqi Air Force and the U.S. Army 574th Combat Support Command work together to load recovered 463L pallets onto an U.S. Army truck at Al Muthana Air Base, Iraq, April 16, 2017. The pallet recovery initiative, led by aerial porters at the Baghdad Diplomatic Support Center, Iraq, involved the recovery of more than 1,500 aircraft pallets and 1,600 cargo nets, which were used for foreign military sales cargo destined for the Iraqi military to fight ISIS in Mosul. (U.S. Air Force courtesy photo) 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
0 6/14
2017
The 386 Air Expeditionary Wing honor guard presents the colors at a change-of-command ceremony Monday, June 5, 2017, at the base theater at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia.. The honor guard performs at about a fifty events per six-month rotation. 386th AEW Honor Guard braves the elements, honors the past
“The level in which I perform will never be dictated by the type of ceremony, the severity of the temperature, nor the size of the crowd.” This, the fifth line of the honor guard creed, takes on a significant meaning in a location where triple-digit heat is common. It was the stern reminder used by the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing Honor Guard lead trainer, Staff Sgt. David Adolfo, on a particularly warm day at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia known as “The Rock”, when his team hesitated to train outside when the indoor facility they normally use wasn’t available.
0 6/12
2017
Members of the 380th Expeditionary Medical Group medical operations flight prepare a pilot for transport with the assistance of French security forces during a joint crash exercise at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, May 16, 2017. Coalition first responders worked together to provide joint response and care and to simulate how they would respond in the event of an aircraft mishap. [Faces of French personnel have been obscured at the request of l'Armée de l'air.] (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Marjorie A. Bowlden) Coordinated response: Coalition forces conduct first joint crash exercise
Members of the U.S., French, Australian and other coalition air forces recently participated in a joint crash response exercise at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, May 16, 2017.
0 5/22
2017
A group of Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians, ammunition personnel and firefighters from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing worked together to dispose of a truckload of ordnances in a safe manner at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, May 11, 2017. The stockpile of expired munitions consisting primarily of flares was transported to an isolated location where the unserviceable items were stacked in a man-made hole in preparation for destruction. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Tech. Sgt. Jonathan Hehnly) EOD disposes unserviceable munitions in Southwest Asia
A group of EOD technicians, ammunition personnel and firefighters from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing worked together to dispose of the truckload of unserviceable ordnance in a safe manner in Southwest Asia May 11, 2017. The disposal included close to 8,000 ordnance items and 1,000 pharmaceutical waste items with a controlled burn
0 5/19
2017
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