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Senior Master Sgt. receives Bronze Star Medal Senior Master Sgt. receives Bronze Star Medal
Senior Master Sgt. David Mason, 49th Security Forces logistics and resources superintendent, was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for meritorious achievement during his deployment to an undisclosed location in South West Asia, from July 2017 to January 2018. The medal was presented to Mason June 6, 2018, at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico. “I was
0 6/08
2018
Default Air Force Logo Air Force transfers cyber responsibility to ACC
Air Force officials announced the service’s cyber responsibilities will realign to Air Combat Command from Air Force Space Command.
0 6/07
2018
12th AMU keeps Global Hawks flying 12th AMU keeps Global Hawks flying
The 12th Aircraft Maintenance Unit is responsible for keeping the RQ-4 Global Hawks here ready to fly. The RQ-4 is a remotely piloted aircraft, which is used to provide high-altitude intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance to commanders in wartime and contingency operations. The RQ-4 platform has amassed more than 200,000 flight hours and is currently used to support Operation Inherent Resolve.
0 6/06
2018
Default Air Force Logo Airmen trust training, save child
It was chaotic. People were screaming. There was smoke coming out of the large sports utility vehicle that was smashed against a tree at the in front of a forest. A frantic woman clenching a child panics and cries for help near the vehicle. Miraculously, three Moody Airmen with life-saving medical knowledge were in the traffic the accident caused and rushed in to help. “I ran into the woods and on the ground was this young two-year-old, just laying in the wooded area, struggling to breathe,”
0 6/06
2018
Col. Jeremy Boenisch, 5th Combat Communications Group commander, explains the 5th CCG’s mission for civic leaders during a tour at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, May 31, 2018. The civic leaders visited the base with Gen. Mike Holmes, commander Air Combat Command, to introduce them to 24th Air Force’s cyberspace mission and 25th AF’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. R.J. Biermann) ACC commander, civic leaders visit JBSA
Gen. Mike Holmes, commander Air Combat Command, and several civic leaders from across the command, visited the 24th and 25th Air Force at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, May 31, 2018. The visit was hosted to introduce attendees to 24th AF's cyberspace mission and 25th AF's intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance mission.
0 6/06
2018
Iron Mike statue in France 74 years later, spirit of D-Day lives on
“Soldiers, Sailors, and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force: you are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you.”
0 6/06
2018
Tech. Sgt. Robert Brousseau, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal technician, unwinds a strap during an ammunitions disposition request at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, May 31, 2018. Ammunition disposition requests serve as a way for the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection to permit Nellis AFB to properly destroy munitions determined to be unsafe for transportation or storage. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew D. Sarver) Business is booming on Nellis demolition range
99th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal teams completed an ammunition disposition request (ADR) May 31 at the Nellis Air Force Base Demolition Range.
0 6/05
2018
An Afghan Air Force C-208 prepares for take-off after being loaded with almost 1,000 pounds of ammunitions for the AAF’s first emergency air drop June 1, 2018, Kabul Air Wing, Afghanistan. Afghan Air Force Conducts First Emergency Combat Airdrop
Afghan Air Force (AAF) C-208 air crew members conducted their first emergency combat airdrop mission bringing ammunition to Afghan National Police (ANP) and citizens fighting the Taliban in Badakshan province, June 1. Afghan aircrew members conducted mission planning, prepared nearly 1,000 pounds of ammunition for delivery and successfully dropped the supplies all within six hours of being notified of the need for support.
0 6/05
2018
The two are part of the 39-athlete team who will represent Team Air Force during this year’s competition, which officially kicked off June 1. (U.S. Air Force photo by Dave Long) Warrior Games profile: Ultimate Champion
The duo could not be more different: Maj. Stacie Shafran, a public affairs officer; retired Senior Airman Rafael Morfinenciso, a health services management troop. And yet, the two are now on the same road at this year’s Warrior Games - with sights set on claiming the title of Ultimate Champion; a feat which would mark the sixth consecutive year Team Air Force has claimed the title.
0 6/04
2018
Hutch Collins, 20th Civil Engineer Squadron threatened and endangered species biologist, holds baby red-cockaded woodpeckers after placing identification bands on them at Poinsett Electronic Combat Range at Wedgefield, S.C., May 30, 2018. 20th CES protects endangered population
A biologist assigned to the 20th Civil Engineer Squadron documented new red-cockaded woodpecker offspring at Poinsett Electronic Combat Range at Wedgefield, South Carolina, May 30. Range employees take care of the at-risk woodpecker population, which is located on Air Force training grounds. Poinsett Range protects both state and federally threatened and endangered species. The population goal for Poinsett set by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is thirty clusters of birds. The range currently stands at twenty-nine clusters.
0 6/04
2018
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