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 435th Air Expeditionary Wing have been able to support partner forces to build capability and eliminate America's enemies before they are able to threaten our interests at home or elsewhere abroad.
As such, the Air Expeditionary Wing discontinued use of the company for USAF personnel movement, the pilots were demoted and returned to the continental United States, and the company was obligated to self-report the incident to the Federal Aviation Administration and Civil Aviation Review Board.
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.
Thomas Tran, deputy group commander of the US Air Force's 438th Air Expeditionary Wing, as saying.
Among his past activities, Field was deployed as commander of the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing in Iraq, and served as senior military adviser to the U.S.
Air Force C-130 aircraft from the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing in Afghanistan, flew to Pakistan Air Force Base Chaklala, Rawalpindi, this morning in response to a Government of Pakistan request to pick up and transport international relief supplies stored there for delivery to flood-stricken areas.
83 Expeditionary Air Group RAF and the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing of the USAF.
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.