Weather warns warriors, saves services silver

by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 6/25/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — As the dust clouds roll in, 379th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron weather forecasters here analyze the intensity, direction and impact of the impending storm to base assets and the mission. “Our radar allows us to notify maintenance crews out on the airfield that conditionsContinue reading “Weather warns warriors, saves services silver”

Ground: Putting the “S” in safety

by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 6/20/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — “Mission first, safety always,” said Master Sgt. Michael Asdel as he explained the meaning of the phrase coined by wing safety professionals Air Force-wide. “In the same way, I am an Airman first and a safety professional always,” he said. “Safety is everyone’sContinue reading “Ground: Putting the “S” in safety”

Day on the Job: EOD techs

by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 5/30/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — Explosive ordnance disposal technicians deployed to Afghanistan perform counter-improvised explosive device operations in harsh conditions daily. Equipment and supplies are an essential element to this mission and without the modular supply depot here at the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron’s EOD flight, safe,Continue reading “Day on the Job: EOD techs”

Listen to your buds: Preventing hearing loss

by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 5/28/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — After a long day of work, the last thing you might want to hear is your neighbor’s favorite screaming rock band, but when fellow Airmen use their earbuds on the highest volume setting, no one gets to enjoy the silence. Music technology cameContinue reading “Listen to your buds: Preventing hearing loss”