air expeditionary wing


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air expeditionary wing

A wing or wing slice placed under the administrative control of an air and space expeditionary task force or air and space task force by Department of the Air Force orders for a joint operation. Also called AEW. See also air and space expeditionary task force.
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Most of the 432nd Air Expeditionary Wing "Hunter" Airmen use their commutes to prepare their minds to be in a wartime mindset at work, said Col.
General Polumbo has commanded at the squadron, group, and three times at the wing level, including a yearlong deployment as commander of the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing, where he also led planning and deployment of the first US Army Patriot Battalion on his base in the area of responsibility.
Kristen Pate, 379th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs (USAF note: The names of B-1B aircrew members interviewed were withheld for security reasons.
Chris Chambliss, commander of the 432nd Air Expeditionary Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nev.
Hammond, son of Lori and Todd Hammond of Auburn, has deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom assigned as a member of 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing, with headquarters at Balad Air Base, north of Baghdad.
In September 2007, Clare deployed to Balad Air Base where he was assigned as the noncommissioned officer in charge of news production at the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing public affairs office.
It says a lot about how much the Predator is employed and how busy the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing is now as opposed to some previous periods of Operation Iraqi Freedom," Kott said.
The unit is part of the 732d Air Expeditionary Group, under the 332d Air Expeditionary Wing headquartered at Balad Air Base northwest of Baghdad.
The jet was deployed to the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing at Balad Air Base, 80 kilometers, or 50 miles, north of Baghdad.
In the town of Kirkuk, members of our 506th Air Expeditionary Wing got together and decided they were going to do things for the local people.
Removal of the US Air Expeditionary Wing from Prince Sultan Air Base, for example, should help improve our relations with the Saudis, and relocating US forces south and out of the densely-populated Seoul area in Korea will help remedy various problems with the Korean public while serving other important military purposes as well.
Brig-Gen Dan Leaf, Commander of the 31st Air Expeditionary Wing at Aviano air base in Italy admitted the "possibility" that Nato was responsible for some civilian casualties.