The goal was to integrate components of deployed Army division bands into the AFCENT
band for a special holiday tour of bases in Afghanistan, performing for deployed U.
The DFSP began operations in 2006, and its success allowed the number of Airmen deployed to support AFCENT
operations to be reduced.
You have General Schwartz's and my full confidence as Commander of AFCENT
Marsh was number one of a four-ship of F-15Cs on an AFCENT
ATO-directed sortie in a heavy-weight, three external tank configured jet.
She said switching to the OCP and having AFCENT
as the sole issue point for these uniforms will meet the ultimate goal of ensuring that Airmen are equipped with the best, most advanced uniform available today.
These two indirect measures, coupled with a number of key engagements with leaders (specifically, a general officer steering committee brief that included the MNC-I chief of staff and the Air Force air component coordination element), led to a decision that a formal RFF would be needed for AFCENT
to deploy a contingency response element into Basra and provide temporary military support to operations.
personnel perform oversight of aerial ports by providing policy and guidance and establishing training, manpower, and equipment requirements.
Force protection concerns were mitigated in coordination with US Embassy recommendations, and the AFCENT
Band performed as an "American Band" in civilian clothing, using only the band name without specific reference to AFCENT
Col Casey was the flight lead of a 4-ship of F-15Cs on an AFCENT
As the 9 AETF-A staff and subordinate commanders entered Afghanistan in the spring and summer of 2011, the AFCENT
subtheater C2 construct was well established and running under both 9 AETF-A and 9 AETF-Iraq.
She led and successfully implemented new safety procedures for each of the four flights and 15 work centers in preparation for the AFCENT
PME/RAV and the 455 AEW/SEG annual safety inspections--within 6 days of one another.
The comparison of cost per flight hour across the board assumed the following mix of AFCENT
sorties: 40 percent A-10 (12,798 sorties), 30 percent F-16 (9,599), 20 percent F-15E (6,399), and 10 percent B-1 (3,200).