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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The Airmen of the 432nd Air Expeditionary Wing at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, have a much different deployed experience than most other members of the Air Force.
Horton writes for the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs.
Captain Hall served as deputy chief of public affairs for the 332d Air Expeditionary Wing while in Iraq and has now returned to duties as chief of public affairs for the 47th Flying Training Wing, Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas.
He has also deployed as Commander, 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing, Balad AB, Iraq.
The 455th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron shined in all aspects of safety as the standard bearer for the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing.
Our Mission," 438th Air Expeditionary Wing, accessed 10 April 2012, http:// www.
Anthony Rock, the 321st Air Expeditionary Wing commander and Iraq Training and Advisory Mission-Air director, said :
The base is currently occupied and maintained by the 5th Aviation Battalion (Assault),and 6th Aviation Battalion (GSAB) of the 82nd Airborne Division (Airborne) of the United States Army, with the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing of the United States Air Force and other U.
Thumrait AB participated in the US Air Force's first air expeditionary wing force deployment, serving as the host for the 305th Air Expeditionary Wing.
BACN supports missions executed by the 430th Expeditionary Electronic Combat Squadron at Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan, and by the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing in Southwest Asia.
The press tour started with a briefing presented by Commander of the 376th Air Expeditionary Wing Colonel John Millard, he told about the activities and missions of the base.