Joint STARS: Deployed maintainers saving lives

by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 7/4/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — U.S. and coalition ground forces deployed to the U.S. Central Command area of operations depend on many different airframes and assets to complete their day-to-day operations including the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System maintained by the 7th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance UnitContinue reading “Joint STARS: Deployed maintainers saving lives”

Day on the Job: Rivet Joint maintainers

by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 5/23/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — Airmen from the 763rd Aircraft Maintenance Unit catch a RC-135 Rivet Joint after the aircraft returns from a mission here May 22. This airframe is the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing’s primary intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platform; picking up real-time information on the coalition’sContinue reading “Day on the Job: Rivet Joint maintainers”

Operational cyber warriors maintain information systems

by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 5/9/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — For more than a decade, U.S. servicemembers deploy in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM with troops completing their mission on the ground, by sea and in the air. Airmen from the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing can’t support these operations without the information providedContinue reading “Operational cyber warriors maintain information systems”