air expeditionary force


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air expeditionary force

Deployed US Air Force wings, groups, and squadrons committed to a joint operation. Also called AEF. See also air and space expeditionary task force.
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The evolution of the expeditionary Airman could not have been foreseen when the original air expeditionary force (AEF) concept was being developed and implemented in the 1990s.
4 million man-days and filled more than 3,200 air expeditionary force taskings providing global vigilance, global reach and global power.
They will form part of a joint maritime, land and air expeditionary force totalling 50,000 by 2025, compared to the current 30,000.
Building of an air expeditionary force requires that the member states have comparable hardware capabilities as well as legal and organizational framework.
The Air Force uses the Air Expeditionary Force Reporting Tool (ART) to assign safety professionals to varied positions at deployed bases.
She demonstrated her skills as an Air Expeditionary Force Warrior while deployed for six months to the 386th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Ali Al Salem, Kuwait, where she led 85 personnel in daily flightline operations, transporting 165,000 passengers and 12,000 tons of cargo on 4000 missions.
You can't control the length of our air expeditionary force deployments--don't be ashamed that you're only there 6 months when others are there for a year.
We interviewed a member of the 2632nd Air Expeditionary Force Transportation Company who had returned from Iraq," Chivalette said.
The battle labs are Air Expeditionary Force, Command and Control Battle Management, Force Protection, Information Warfare, Space and unmanned Aerial Vehicles.
One response to this increase has been a new organizational structure, the air expeditionary force (AEF).
This established the initial six battlelabs: 1) Air Expeditionary Force (AEF) Battlelab, 2) Command and Control Battlelab (C2B), 3) Force Protection Battlelab, 4) Information Warfare Battlelab, 5) Space Battlelab, and 6) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Battlelab.
In September 2002, the Air Expeditionary Force Battlelab (AEFB) contracted with EDO to supply the PAR rack and support all levels of ground and flight testing required to demonstrate this technology.