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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Samuel McLean, 20th Operations Support Squadron air traffic controller, looks for aircraft through binoculars at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., April 5, 2018. ATC Airmen orchestrate sound of freedom
During a symphony, the conductor stands above his team and raises his baton, directing a multitude of individuals operating different equipment and creating something beautiful to the ear. Without worry for their fellow instrumentalists, the musicians train their eyes on the individual in front of them who leads them to success.
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Lt. Col. Brandi Ritter and Lt. Col. Lewis Wilber, the Chief and Deputy Chief, Air Force Medical Evaluation Support Activity, examine the lights above a surgical table at the AMESA test facility at Ft. Detrick, Md. on Feb. 15, 2018. AFMESA investigated whether new, light-emitting diode (LED) lights could replace traditional surgical lights for use in deployed environments, but found that under the LEDs, surgeons could not determine if a patient’s flesh was necrotic. (U.S. Air Force photo by Shireen Bedi) Air Force lab puts medical devices through their paces
“We break stuff,” said Lt. Col. Brandi Ritter, chief of the Air Force Medical Evaluation Support Activity, showing off the facility where her unit tests the devices medical Airmen use to complete their mission.
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Team Seymour helps repatriate remains of Goldsboro native Team Seymour helps repatriate remains of Goldsboro native
U.S. Air Force Col. Edgar “Felton” Davis, an RF-4C Phantom navigator during the Vietnam War, was laid to rest after 50 years deceased with full military honors April 6, 2018, in his hometown of Goldsboro, North Carolina. Davis was shot down over Laos Sept. 17, 1968, during a reconnaissance mission while assigned to 11th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron under the 432nd Tactical Reconnaissance Wing and was declared deceased when the first search for his remains yielded no results. The Defense Prisoner of War/Missing In Action Accounting Agency discovered Davis’ remains in December 2017.
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A 391st Fighter Squadron F-15E Strike Eagle drops a munition April 3, 2018, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. The 391st FS from Mountain Home AFB, Idaho, recently participated in Combat Archer and Hammer. Munitions life: from storage to target
The life-cycle of a munition can be easily explained—the building of the munition, transportation to the aircraft, loading to the aircraft, taking off of the aircraft, then finally putting the munition on target.
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Airman 1st Class Megan Radwanski, 824th Base Defense Squadron fireteam member, rear, carries Airman Jasmine Smith to safety during vehicle operations training, March 28, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The vehicle ops training is part of Initial Qualification Training, which gives new Airmen coming into the 820th Base Defense Group an opportunity to learn a baseline of basic combat skills that will be needed to successfully operate within a cohesive unit while in a deployed environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eugene Oliver) IQT molds BDG Airmen
Approximately 35 Airmen from the 820th Base Defense Group (BDG) participated in Initial Qualification Training (IQT), March 26-28, here. The training is given to all new Airman coming into the BDG as an opportunity to learn a baseline of basic combat skills that would be needed to successfully operate as a cohesive unit while in a deployed environment.
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Default Air Force Logo Optimizing Airman Performance: Beale initiates Task Force True North
Recently, Beale Air Force Base and three other installations were selected to test an initiative called Task Force True North (TFTN), which is a program to increase the mental, emotional and spiritual capacity of the force by anticipating and meeting our Airmen and their families’ need to respond to, and thrive during the challenges of life.The
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Default Air Force Logo Air Force launches new application tool for Airmen athletes
Air Force Sports, managed by the Air Force Services Activity, recently launched an online application system to make it easier for Airmen athletes to apply for Air Force sports teams.
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2018
Default Air Force Logo Thunderbirds aircraft mishap
A U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds pilot was killed when his F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed over the Nevada Test and Training Range April 4, 2018, at approximately 10:30 a.m. during a routine aerial demonstration training flight. The identity of the pilot is being withheld for 24-hours pending next of kin notification. An investigation is being conducted into the cause of the mishap.
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Nick Whitehurst, 633rd Communications Squadron client systems technician, nose-grabs his skateboard in Smithfield, Va., July 26, 2017. World record holder carries skateboarding values into Air Force
“I guess they thought it was just a phase,” said U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Nicholas Whitehurst, thinking back to how wrong his parents were when they bought him his first skateboard as a Christmas gift.
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391st Fighter Squadron members perform a FOD walk before take-offs at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, April 3, 2018. The 391st FS participated in exercises Combat Archer and Hammer. 391st FS participates in Combat Archer, Hammer
The 391st Fighter Squadron departed for Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, to participate in Combat Archer and Hammer March 25, 2018. These exercises provide aircrew and maintainers from the 366th Fighter Wing an opportunity to evaluate their ability to employ a variety weapons systems throughout all stages of the process.
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