Dirty Jobs: Water, fuel systems maintenance

by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 6/19/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — Water and fuel systems maintenance Airmen from the 379th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron worked to replace one of the largest sewage lift station pumps here June 18. “These pumps tend to get clogged with rags, sanitary napkins, etc.,” said Staff Sgt. Daniel Schrader,Continue reading “Dirty Jobs: Water, fuel systems maintenance”

B-1B Lancer: More than meets the eye

by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 6/14/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — Carrying the largest payload of both guided and unguided weapons in the Air Force inventory, the multi-mission B-1B Lancer is the backbone of America’s long-range bomber force and is flown here by the 34th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron. “We have a lot of coalitionContinue reading “B-1B Lancer: More than meets the eye”

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”

Celebrating five decades of service: USS Enterprise CVN 65

As a tribute to the “Big E’s” five decades of service, from the Cuban Missile Crisis to Operation Enduring Freedom, Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) has illustrated her deployments and milestones through this infographic.