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This photo shows an Iraqi army soldier standing guard near a U.S.- made Iraqi Air Force F-16 fighter jet at the Balad Air Base, 45 miles (75 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq. Feb. 13, 2018. (AP Photo). BAGHDAD: Islamic State militants have ambushed a group of Iraq's Shiite-led paramilitary fighters, killing ...
Iraq's air force will assume more of the “missions, duties and responsibilities” to maintain victories over ISIS. An Iraqi pilot checks a US-made Iraqi Air Force F-16 fighter jet. Changing strategy. An Iraqi pilot checks a US-made Iraqi Air Force F-16 fighter jet at the Balad Air Base, on February 13. (AP). BALAD ...

Under the agreement, Spartan Air Academy will be responsible for establishing a flight training school at the Balad Air Base, located about 65 kilometers (40 miles) north of Baghdad. The Defense Department said the academy is expected to open in February 2019. The Pentagon will provide Spartan Air Academy with over ...
Sallyport Global has secured a new foreign military sales (FMS) contract, valued at $400m, to support the Iraqi Air Force's F-16 programme. The cost-plus-fixed-fee undefinitised contract action has been awarded through the US Air Force (USAF) to support Iraq's F-16 mission at Balad Air Base, located 45 ...
Work will be performed at Balad Air Base, Iraq, and is expected to be complete by Jan. 30, 2019. This contract was the result of a sole-source acquisition and involves foreign military sales to Iraq. Foreign military sales funds in the amount of $196,000,000 will be obligated at the time of the award. Air Force ...
Roger (Tony) Crews is the 2017 winner of the Emmett Broxson Award, nominated by patients and their families at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base's Fisher Houses. Crews works to ensure veterans receive specialty care like urology, cardiology, orthopedics and neurology when opportunity exists within the ...

When he arrived at the U.S. military hospital at Balad Air Base in Iraq, he was still fully conscious. What remained of his uniform had melted to his skin. Yet he tried to fight off the nurses, insisting that they treat everyone else first. Despite determined efforts to save his life at various hospitals abroad and in the ...
When Cashe arrived at the U.S. Air Force Theater Hospital at Balad Air Base in Iraq, he was still fully conscious. Alisha Turner, then an Air Force medic, was part of the team that treated Cashe and three of his wounded comrades. When we spoke recently, Turner called the encounter her “Pandora's box.
When Cashe arrived at the U.S. Air Force Theater Hospital at Balad Air Base in Iraq, he was still fully conscious. Alisha Turner, then an Air Force medic, was part of the team that treated Cashe and three of his wounded comrades. When we spoke recently, Turner called the encounter her “Pandora's box.
For years, veterans say they've been getting sick. They believe the culprit is open burn pits used in Iraq and Afghanistan. A class-action lawsuit against Houston-based military contractor Kellogg Brown and Root was thrown out this summer, and many of those affected don't know where to turn.
Work on the contract will be performed over the next six months at Balad Air Base, Iraq and is expected to be completed by January 30, 2018, the Defense Department explained. The Iraqi government requested support operations and they will be financed by foreign military sales funds, the release added.
An investigation by The Associated Press this month found that Sallyport Global fired two of its investigators after they uncovered evidence of the trafficking as well as alcohol smuggling and major security violations at Balad Air Base. In a letter to Sallyport's Chief Executive Officer, Victor Esposito, the House ...
Robert Cole and Kristie King were in Iraq working as investigators for Sallyport Global, a U.S. company that was paid nearly $700 million in federal contracts to secure Balad Air Base, home to a squadron of F-16 fighter jets as part of the U.S.-led coalition to annihilate the Islamic State. They'd uncovered ...
The two American investigators felt a sense of foreboding that Sunday as they headed to an emergency meeting with their boss on the Iraqi air base. But they didn't expect to be surrounded by armed guards, disarmed, detained against their will — and fired without explanation. It was March 12 — less than ...
In this Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, photo, Iraqi army soldier stand guard near a U.S.-made Iraqi Air Force F-16 fighter jet at the Balad Air Base, 45 miles (75 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq. The U.S.-led coalition is decreasing air support for Iraq following Baghdad's declaration of victory over the Islamic State group. American ...
If the Air Force prioritized diminishing fuel requirements over risk to its forces then it would conduct fighter operations from places like Balad Air Base in Iraq similar to its footprint in Operation Iraqi Freedom. While the OA-X may have a smaller logistics fuel footprint than other fighters, the fact that no fighters ...
The DoD awarded $16.2 million as a modification to a previously awarded contract. The project includes development, testing and integration of 34 F-16 aircraft for the government of Iraq. Work will be performed in Fort Worth and the Balad Air Base in Iraq, with an expected completion date of May 13, 2020.

VanWinkle started as an Automated Logistical Specialist (92A) in the Quartermaster Company out of Pittsburgh, Kan., where he transported cargo and ammunition. In 2003, he was deployed to Balad Air Base in Iraq where he ran convoys as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. It was overseas serving next to ...
Here in Minnesota, we recently lost Amie Muller — a 36-year-old wife and mother of three — who was exposed to burn pits at Balad air base, ...
An MQ-1B Predator from the 46th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron takes off from Balad Air Base in Iraq, in this file photo taken on ...
Curtis, who worked in biomedical engineering, had studied the burn pit at Balad Air Base in Iraq and noted that commanders had known of the ...
They landed at Balad air base in Iraq on July 13, where they joined the new 9th Fighter Squadron. The F-16s entered combat on Sept. 6, 2015.
Sallyport Global Holdings was paid nearly $700 million in federal contracts to secure Balad Air Base, home to a squadron of F-16 fighter jets as ...
Robert Cole and Kristie King were in Iraq working as investigators for Sallyport Global, a U.S. company that was paid nearly $700 million in federal contracts to secure Balad Air Base, home to a squadron of F-16 fighter jets as part of the U.S.-led coalition to annihilate the Islamic State. They'd uncovered ...
... working as investigators for Sallyport Global, a U.S. company that was paid nearly $700 million in federal contracts to secure Balad Air Base, ...
The letter lists DoD air sampling results taken at Balad Air Base in 2007. A swathe of carcinogenic chemicals and dioxins were released as ...
Hundreds of veterans and their families who have spent eight years in federal court trying to prove that burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan made ...
Sallyport Global Holdings was paid nearly $700 million in federal contracts to secure Balad Air Base, home to a squadron of F-16 fighter jets as ...
... working as investigators for Sallyport Global, a U.S. company that was paid nearly $700 million in federal contracts to secure Balad Air Base, ...
... working as investigators for Sallyport Global, a U.S. company that was paid nearly $700 million in federal contracts to secure Balad Air Base, ...
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi Ministry of Defense announced on Saturday, that four F-16 fighter jets have arrived in Balad air base, based on the agreement made between Baghdad and Washington in 2011, to buy 36 fighter jets. The ministry released a ...
During his nine months at the exchange in Balad Air Base near Baghdad, Templeton saw firsthand how important its services are to Soldiers far from home.
Burn pit at Balad Air Base, Iraq. DoD photo by Senior Airman Julianne Showalter, U.S. Air Force. (Released). By way of explaining his eight failed marriages, the American bandleader Artie Shaw once remarked, "I am an incurable optimist.
The men and women of Balad Air Base who had lined up to give blood shifted into a line to salute Kolfage's path to the plane.
Scott also served as the Director of Mobility Forces during the Libyan crisis, Director of the Deployment and Distribution Operations Center in Kuwait and Operations Group Commander at Balad Air Base, Iraq. He served in Washington, DC on the Joint ...
Master Sgt. Jude Mariano died in a vehicle accident in Qatar in February 2004, Staff Sgt. David Wieger was killed in November 2007 near Balad Air Base in Iraq and Senior Airman Nicholas Eischen of the 60th Medical Operations Support Squadron died at ...
"DeTuccio was struck with an improvised rocket-propelled explosive device, and was transported to Balad Air Base trauma center.
They raided a suspected Al Qaeda safe house and detained twelve middle-aged men, who were taken to Balad Air Base, the site of the command's Iraq headquarters, for questioning.
A crew chief completes a post flight inspection of a Predator drone on Sept. 15, 2004 at Balad Air Base, Iraq. Credit: Rob Jensen.
Both Ravella and Gilbert are 1993 Tech graduates, according to the release. After graduation, Gilbert joined the U.S. Air Force and was deployed to Balad Air Base in Iraq in 2006. Gilbert was killed in a crash in November of that year, and insurgents ...
The Texas Tech Military and Veterans National Alumni Chapter and the Office of the President will host speaker and alumna Ginger Gilbert Ravella, who will speak on behalf of the Folds of Honor Foundation and share her story as the wife of Maj.
Two years brought two more daughters to the Gilbert family in February 2006, with the arrival of twins Aspen and Annalise. In May, Rand received word that he was selected to be wing commander of the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing at Balad Air Base in Iraq.
DeTuccio was struck with an improvised rocket-propelled explosive device, and was transported to Balad Air Base trauma center.
US-based Sallyport Global Holdings has been awarded a $200-million modification on a previously awarded contract for base life support, base operations support, and security for Iraq's Balad Air Base, said a report. The work will be performed at Balad ...
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Sallyport Global Holdings a $200 million contract modification to continue to manage the security and operation of Iraq's Balad Air Base. The Defense Department said Friday the modification comes under a foreign military ...
But Hayder doesn't regret aiding the Americans, even when he had to move to Balad air base - once nicknamed "Mortaritaville" - to go home.
Sallyport Global Holdings Inc., Alexandria, Virginia, has been awarded a $200,000,000 modification (P00019) on previously awarded contract FA8615-14-C-6020 for base life support, base operations support, and security for Balad Air Base, Iraq. Work will ...
In 2005, I served as the chief airfield engineer at the Balad Air Base in Iraq, where I was responsible for the engineering operations of a two-runway aerodrome and a 3,000-person housing annex.
In January 2016, the firm was awarded a $271 million contract to manage upgrades at the Balad Air Base in Iraq. As The Intercept previously reported, the Spectrum Group widely advertised Kelly's role with the company, claiming that he worked on ...
Cecil Johnson was at Balad Air Base in Iraq. Joanne Johnson was in Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. "I saw it on screen as it was happening and the recovery," Cecil Johnson said of the helicopter shoot-down, the worst single loss of live in the history ...


 

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