Firefighters serving Ali Base

One of vital components of any base are the firefighters. The fire protection flight of the 407th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron, Ali Air Base, Iraq, provide a plethora of services to the 13,000 Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines assigned to Ali Air Base. Two key members of this flight, Assistant firechiefs, Master Sgt. Charles Harrison and Tech. Sgt. … Continue reading Firefighters serving Ali Base

Dispatch from Ali Base, 5 August 2009

Below is this week’s Dispatch from Ali Base from 1st Lt. Korry Leverett. Airmen help Iraqis fight the flames By 1st Lt. Korry Leverett 407th Air Expeditionary Group Public Affairs When the Ali Base firefighters of the 407th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron aren’t saving baby camels from wells, they are taking time to train Iraqi … Continue reading Dispatch from Ali Base, 5 August 2009

Dispatch from Ali Base–Unnamed Heroes

This week, we welcome 1st Lieutenant Korry Leverett to Air Force Live. 1stLt Leverett is replacing Master Sergeant Russ Petcoff as our voice from Ali Base, Iraq. MSgt Petcoff’s deployment is over and he has returned back to the D.C. area. We’d like to give a huge thanks to MSgt Petcoff for giving us some … Continue reading Dispatch from Ali Base–Unnamed Heroes

Dispatch from Ali Base, 9 July 2009

Below is this week’s Dispatch from Ali Base from Master Sgt. Russell P. Petcoff. Ali Base Airmen observed the 4th of July with a day of fun and relaxation. Many base organizations banded together to put together a traditional carnival and fire muster. Even in the middle of a desert, Ali Airmen were able to … Continue reading Dispatch from Ali Base, 9 July 2009

Dispatch from Ali Base, 3 July 2009

Below is this week’s Dispatch from Ali Base from Master Sgt. Russell P. Petcoff. A multi-national food conglomerate created Shake ‘n’ Bake. Ricky Bobby and Cal Naughton Jr. popularized the phrase in “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby.” Here at Ali we have our own version…it can be called “Dust ‘n’ Bake.” For about a … Continue reading Dispatch from Ali Base, 3 July 2009