Tag Archives: Air Force

Photo: Technical Sergeant Matthew Schwartz

The EOD team’s mission was to locate and disarm multiple improvised explosive devices (IED) that were planted with the intent to restrict the movement of and defeat friendly forces.
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Weapons Team Chief

It’s not everyday you see an Air Force Staff Sergeant in charge of a weapons team, especially if said Staff Sergeant is a female. Check out this airman’s story, and how she is contributing to the mission.
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Joint Readiness Training Center 13-01

A C-130 Hercules prepares to land at Geronimo runway during Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk, La
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photo: Master Sergeant Kevin Wallace

U.S. Army scouts to conduct patrol base operations from Outpost Reaper. Their mission would take them further away from the outpost than coalition forces had ever patrolled in the past.
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Photo: Texas National Guard Spc. Isaac Gomez, a native of Pharr, Texas, provides security as Provincial Reconstruction Team Kunar engineers conduct a quality assurance check at the Narang Girls School Oct. 13, 2012. The school is nearing completion and the PRT engineers assist the local Afghan government by conducting quality assurance checks on the construction project. The PRT is made up of U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force and civilians who work alongside local government officials to reconnect the people of Afghanistan with their government. Gomez is a member of the PRT Security Force element and is deployed from Company A, 1st Battalion, 143rd Infantry (Airborne) out of Austin, Texas.

Texas National Guard Spc. Isaac Gomez, a native of Pharr, Texas, provides security as Provincial Reconstruction Team Kunar engineers conduct a quality assurance check at the Narang Girls School.
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