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  • AETC’s rated diversity improvement strategy team aims to strengthen representation in Air Force rated career fields

    From increasing awareness about rated officer careers, to removing barriers for qualification, Air Education and Training Command’s Rated Diversity Improvement Strategy Team is making significant strides to remove barriers that impede the service’s ability to cultivate a diverse rated force.
  • Functions of the Fab Flight

    Many working parts go into the successful execution of the flying training mission at the 33rd Fighter Wing. One of those parts is the 33rd Maintenance Squadron Fabrication Flight. This shop works to maintain the structural stability of aircraft panels, evaluate and maintain the integrity of composite parts and applies chemicals to components as needed.
  • 56th Fighter Wing Commander visits active association Airmen at Kingsley Field

    U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Gregory Kreuder, the 56th Fighter Wing Commander at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, visits the 173rd Fighter Wing where 550th Fighter Squadron active association Airmen are geographically separated at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls, Oregon.
  • WWII legendary ace’s aircraft lore alive and well at 12th FTW, 39th FTS

    The 340th Flying Training Group’s 39th Flying Training Squadron, initially activated as the 39th Pursuit Squadron in 1940, re-designated as the 39th FTS in 1999 and subsequently activated in the Reserve component in 2001, has a storied World War II past that’s being celebrated by its operational host, the 12th Flying Training Wing.
  • 333rd Recruiting Squadron civilian saves family from burning home

    When Gerald Dion decided to go for a walk after his day of teleworking Oct. 16, it was the first time he had walked in months. For a family in his neighborhood, his decision to exercise that day may have saved their lives.
  • 42nd ABW defenders support Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 1 in 4 women and nearly 1 in 10 men have been a victim of domestic violence during their lifetime, including military members and their families.
  • All-female CCATT saves life of infant

    A 59th Medical Wing Pediatric Critical Care Air Transport Team from Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland provided care to a five-month-old patient on board a C-17 Globemaster III headed to California Oct. 9. The patient and his family were traveling from the neonatal intensive care unit in Hawaii to Texas.

Air Education and Training Command News Archive

Air Force Global Strike Command News Archive

  • Risks for Air Force Riders

    The Air Force Safety Center took a look at common risks riders experienced over the past 10 years that resulted in mishaps. These risks can be used as lessons learned or food for thought for all riders.
  • AFNWC team supports ICBM test launch

    A team of AFNWC experts supported the recent launch of an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile to verify its accuracy and reliability, providing valuable data to ensure this safe, secure, effective nuclear deterrent is ready every day to defend the United States and its allies.
  • Air Force photo contest winners highlight family theme

    The Air Force recently announced its 2020 photo contest winners. The winners – first, second and third place in five categories – were among more than 600 entries submitted for the annual contest. Entries for this year’s competition with a theme of “We Are Family” were submitted during July. Participants entered up to two images for one of the categories. A panel judged the entries based on impact, creativity and technical excellence.
  • AFOTEC stands up GBSD, ICBM detachment

    The Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center headquartered at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., stood up Detachment 3 at Hill Air Force Base Oct. 1 to provide operational test and support for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) and other related Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) test activities, including the ICBM fuze modernization and Mk21A reentry vehicle.
  • AFMC Commander, Senior Enlisted visit Edwards, offers tips to stay connected during distancing

    The commander of Air Force Materiel Command and his senior enlisted advisor touched down at Edwards Air Force Base, California, Oct. 23 to meet with Airmen and helping agency leaders.
  • AFLCMC engineer wins Women of Color STEM Honor

    The Women of Color STEM award is a prestigious annual honor granted to those in the field who make
  • Air Force awards contract for new cyberspace test facility, munitions complex at Eglin

    EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The Air Force Civil Engineer Center is leading the construction of $107

Air Force Material Command News Archive

Air Force Reserve Command News Archive

Air Force Space Command News Archive

  • Dedicated crew chiefs say farewell to Tail No. 1303

    The 16th Aircraft Maintenance Unit said farewell to one of its AC-130W Stinger II gunships as it
  • AFSOC to host first virtual Women’s Leadership Symposium

    Air Force Special Operations Command will host a virtual Women’s Leadership Symposium, Oct. 28-29, the first event of its kind in AFSOC, aimed at sparking productive discussions about the increasing and evolving role of women in the special operations community.
  • Resiliency Support Team continues to innovate during COVID-19

    Members from multiple helping agencies and services come together every month as part of the 919th SOW Resiliency Support Team to work together to create events and provide services for Citizen Air Commandos and their families. When COVID-19 restrictions limited in-person meetings, the team was able to get together quickly to brainstorm options for virtual services and now has a system to virtually support members.
  • CMSAF visits Air Commandos, tours 1st SOW aircraft

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass spoke with Air Commandos at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Oct. 20, 2020. Air Commandos assigned to the 1st Special Operations Wing briefed Bass on the capabilities of 1st SOW aircraft and how they are employed to accomplish Air Force Special Operations Command missions any time, any place.
  • ACC to conduct experiment testing agility and lead wing concepts during AGILE FLAG 21-1

    Air Combat Command will conduct an experiment known as Agile Flag 21-1 from Oct. 21-29 to test agile combat employment and a new lead wing deployment concept. During Agile Flag 21-1, the 366th Fighter Wing from Mountain Home AFB, Idaho, will test its ability to deploy as a lead Air Expeditionary Wing with a wing-level air staff. The unit will employ mission generation, command and control, and base operating support elements from its main operating base at Tyndall AFB, Florida, while supporting a forward operating base at Hurlburt Field, Florida, and a contingency location at Eglin AFB, Florida.
  • HAC-D majority professional staff member Hayden Milberg visits AFSOC

    Hayden Milberg, majority professional staff member of the House Appropriations Committee, visited
  • Oklahoma Air National Guard squadron receives unit of the year award

    WILL ROGERS AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Okla. — The 137th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron (137th SOLRS), Will Rogers Air National Guard Base, Oklahoma City, was named Military Unit of the Year by the Central Oklahoma Gerrity Chapter of the Air Force Association for 2019.

Air Force Special Operations Command News Archive

  • U.S. Transportation Command considers next steps for potential space logistics

    Transporting cargo in the cosmos may seem unimaginable now, but the innovative capability could become a reality in the not too distant future.
  • AMC commander announces her command priorities

    Amid a changing global strategic environment, Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost, commander of Air Mobility Command, announced today her four command priorities to accelerate change and maximize readiness within AMC.
  • Airmen exercise contingency response proficiency during Green Flag Little Rock 21-01

    Airmen from the 621st Contingency Response Wing tested their skills while participating in an exercise at the Joint Readiness Training Center and Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, Oct. 11-21. The 10-day training event, known as Green Flag 21-01, gave the contingency response Airmen an opportunity to practice setting up and operating air bases in austere environments, all while staying safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • 731st AMS reveals new air freight terminal

    Team Osan’s 731st Air Mobility Squadron officially opened a new air freight terminal, during a ribbon cutting ceremony here Oct. 26, 2020.
  • AMC Surgeon General visits Joint Base MDL

    AMC Surgeon General visits Joint Base MDL
  • Deployed Airman takes next STEP in career

    An Airman deployed to the Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa received a surprise Stripes for Exceptional Performers promotion to the rank of technical sergeant in a ceremony at the command’s headquarters, Oct. 22, 2020, on Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. Cable serves as the noncommissioned officer in charge of mission partner support at LRAFB. Since the middle of August, she has been deployed to the Horn of Africa and has been filling a role typically reserved for someone of her new rank.
  • Travis civic leader honored with prestigious award

    Sandy Person, U.S Air Force civic leader and Travis Golden Bear, received the Tampa Bay Trophy Oct. 22, 2020, at Travis Air Force Base, California.

Air Mobility Command News Archive

  • 731st AMS reveals new air freight terminal

    Team Osan’s 731st Air Mobility Squadron officially opened a new air freight terminal, during a ribbon cutting ceremony here Oct. 26, 2020.
  • Four teams one fight: Red Flag-Alaska 21-1 comes to a close

    “30 seconds, 10 seconds, 5 seconds, 3…2…1...hack. Welcome to debrief.” With that, the 353rd Combat Training Squadron concluded RED FLAG-Alaska 21-1 signifying the end of RF-A 2020 season.
  • Dyess Airmen arrive in Indo-Pacific for Bomber Task Force, integrate with Koku-Jieitai, U.S. Navy

    Approximately 200 Airmen and four B-1B Lancer aircraft with the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron (EBS) from Dyess Air Force Base (AFB), Texas, arrived at Andersen AFB, Guam, to conduct Bomber Task Force missions in support of Pacific Air Forces’ training efforts with allies, partners and joint forces, Oct. 20, 2020.
  • First arctic survival kits installed in Eielson F-35As

    Airmen from the 354th Fighter Wing developed a new arctic survival kit for the F-35A Lightning II, in November of 2019. Now, 11 months later, the first kits are being installed in Eielson’s F-35A fleet. Eielson’s F-35As are the first of the Air Force’s fleet to be stationed in an arctic climate, which drove the need for a new survival kit. After months of research, development and testing, the design was sent to the 354th Operations Group commander for approval. In April the kit was given the “green light” and aircrew flight equipment Airmen got busy building them for the approaching winter.
  • Range day showcases Wild Weasel mission

    Members of Team Misawa attended the annual Range Day event hosted by the 35th Operations Group at Draughon Range near Misawa Air Base, Japan, Oct. 9, 2020.
  • Navy mechanics keep Growlers in the air during Red Flag-Alaska 21-1

    U.S. Navy aircraft mechanics assigned to the Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 132 perform
  • Combined Federal Campaign kickoffs in Hawaii-Pacific Region

    The Air Force kicked off this year's Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) in the Hawaii-Pacific zone as the lead agency October 5, 2020.

Pacific Air Forces News Archive

  • AMDEX 21-1 concludes at ASAB

    Air and Missile Defense Exercises aim to refine and apply joint tactics, techniques and procedures for defense against simulated air and missile threats.
  • The Evolution of Installation Distributed C2

    Airmen from the 379th Expeditionary Communications Squadron at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, are reimagining how communication squadrons conduct operations. As U.S. Air Force Central’s largest communication squadron, the 379th ECS, known as the “Magic Makers,” have expanded capabilities for warfighting execution. The unit has transformed and converted strategy into action, enabling the installation commander to rapidly fight and recover the base in contingency operations.
  • 50th EARS member’s swift action saves life

    In recognition for an act heroism, a member of the 50th Expeditionary Refueling Squadron was awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal during an award presentation ceremony, Oct. 20, 2020, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.
  • AC3: Answering all things COVID

    AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar—Personnel from the 379th Air Expeditionary Medical Group, Host Nation Support Cell (HNCC) and Plans and Programs (XP) have banded together to create a one-stop shop to answer any questions concerning COVID-19 at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. This team is known as the AUAB COVID Command and Control Team (AC3).
  • JSSD-K range day builds relationships, promotes readiness

    Members assigned to the Joint Special Operation Forces Support Detachment-Kuwait hosted a range day for mission-essential partners at the Udairi Range Complex, Kuwait, Oct. 12, 2020.
  • F-16 “Gamblers” double down at PSAB

    A contingent of F-16C Fighting Falcons and support personnel from the 77th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron arrived at Prince Sultan Air Base, KSA, Oct. 10-11, 2020. The squadron, known by the nickname “Gamblers,” will play a key role in supporting the 378th Air Expeditionary Wing’s mission of sustaining and defending joint and partner forces by projecting combat airpower in support of theater plans and operations.
  • Buehring benefits from troop retrograde

    An influx of U.S. Air Force Staff Weather Officers have been assigned to units at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, as the U.S. military executes troop retrograde from Iraq, which began in late June, 2020.

U.S. Air Forces Central Command News Archive

U.S. Air Forces in Europe News Archive