Archive: 2019

Jan. 17, 2019

380th ECES stay ready through HAZMAT Exercise

The 380th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department and Emergency Management flights conducted an outdoor hazardous material exercise at Al Dhafra Air Base, Jan. 4.

Jan. 14, 2019

Beneath the Skies: Aircraft Maintainers

One of the largest support structures here at the 332d Air Expeditionary Wing can be broadly defined as aircraft maintainers. This not only includes those individuals who perform pre-flight, thru-flight (where an aircraft returns from a mission then embarks on another mission within a couple hours) and post-flight safety and function checks, but also several “back shops” which specialize in a certain aspect of the aircraft’s function such as weapons, guidance or propulsion systems.

Jan. 11, 2019

Continually optimizing the airpower machine

U.S. Air Forces Central Command published its November Airpower Summary today. The summary reflects airpower operations throughout the month in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.

Jan. 9, 2019

USS Chung-Hoon seizes drugs in Gulf of Aden

GULF OF ADEN (NNS) -- The guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) interdicted a shipment of narcotics aboard a stateless vessel while conducting maritime security operations in the international waters of the Gulf of Aden, Dec. 27. USS Chung-Hoon’s visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team seized over 11,000 pounds of hashish while conducting a flag verification boarding.