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  • South Carolina National Guard Airmen Return From Deployment

    MCENTIRE JOINT NATIONAL GUARD BASE, S.C. - Airmen assigned to the 169th Fighter Wing returned to South Carolina April 10, ending a six-month deployment to U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility as part of the new Air Force Force Generation (AFFORGEN) model.During their deployment, the 150

  • From combat boots to rubber boots

    ALI AL SALEM AIR BASE, Kuwait -- Ali Al Salem Air Base has come a long way since its inception. Deployed service members who arrived shortly after its inception were put into large tents by the dozen. For this reason, it was dubbed its moniker “tent city.”Today, however, deployed members will more

  • 108th Wing deploys in support of overseas operations

    More than 80 New Jersey Air National Guardsmen departed this earlier this week for the U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility to provide expeditionary support for Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, Operation Inherent Resolve and Operation Spartan Shield until spring 2021. The Airmen are comprised

  • ANG band rocks 2018 U.S. National Day in UAE

    The United States Air Forces Central Command Band rocked as Americans and Emirates joined together in the United Arab Emirates to celebrate the birth of the United States a few months early.

  • Shaping the total force: Guardsmen in the theater

    During a visit here, Jan. 4, Air National Guard Director Lt. Gen. L. Scott Rice delivered a message of continued resiliency as he expressed his gratitude to members serving in the ANG and encouraged them on the rest of their deployment in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.