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”

Local school stimulates servicemember’s spirit

by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 5/30/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — Servicemembers deployed to the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing here spent time interacting with children at a local school’s annual military appreciation day May 25. School representatives began the day by showing attendees a picture slideshow depicting how Grand Slam Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors andContinue reading “Local school stimulates servicemember’s spirit”

Memorial Day: Remember our veterans

by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 5/21/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — The Civil War ended nearly 150 years ago on May 9, 1865, marking the beginning to a new era. However, many lives were lost during the more than four-year war; and, as a result, the Grand Army of the Republic established what wasContinue reading “Memorial Day: Remember our veterans”

Servicemembers embrace cultural values during AAPI month

by Senior Airman Benjamin Stratton 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs 5/16/2013 – SOUTHWEST ASIA — Servicemembers from across the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with various events spread throughout the month of May. “This is very important as it affords us a moment to step back and appreciate the sacrifices everyoneContinue reading “Servicemembers embrace cultural values during AAPI month”