Grand Slam Wing rocks July Fourth

379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 7/11/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — Service members deployed to the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing celebrated July Fourth participating in activities throughout the day culminating in a ceremony and rock concert in Memorial Plaza. After posting the colors, a few words of motivation by Brig. Gen. Roger Watkins, the 379th AEW commander, and invocationContinue reading “Grand Slam Wing rocks July Fourth”

Deployed coalition forces celebrate Canada Day

by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 7/3/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — With Canadian flags strung from corner to corner, maple syrup candies on every table, and Canadian paraphernalia at every turn, Canadian, U.S., Australian, coalition and mission partners celebrated Canada’s birthday July 1 during an event hosted by the 71st Expeditionary Air Control SquadronContinue reading “Deployed coalition forces celebrate Canada Day”

Deployed service members share meaning of July Fourth

by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 6/27/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — When the initial battles in the Revolutionary War broke out in April 1775, few colonists sought total independence from Great Britain, and those who did were considered radicals. On June 7, 1776, the Continental Congress appointed a five-man committee to draft a formalContinue reading “Deployed service members share meaning of July Fourth”