Academy cadets deploy, experience expeditionary life

by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 6/27/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — More than 40 U.S. Air Force Academy cadets visited the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing here in June observing deployed operations first-hand and interacting with deployed U.S. and coalition forces. “Being out here really broadens our horizons allowing us to truly take in whatContinue reading “Academy cadets deploy, experience expeditionary life”

Oldest jet in AF operated, maintained by youngest crews

by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 5/23/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — For more than 50 years Airmen have flown the KC-135 Stratotanker to more places and supported more missions than most people experience in three, even four, life times. One such refueler, “57-1419,” recently visited the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing en route to supportContinue reading “Oldest jet in AF operated, maintained by youngest crews”