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Default Air Force Logo Air Force directs one-day operational safety review
Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein directed all Air Force wings with flying and maintenance functions to execute a one-day operational safety review by May 21, 2018.
0 5/08
2018
Default Air Force Logo AF to fund squadron innovation that improves mission effectiveness
Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein announced that Air Force squadrons will receive a new funding authority to accelerate implementation of the National Defense Strategy Feb. 23, 2018.
0 2/23
2018
Approximately 400 Airmen are expected to arrive at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., in support of new MQ-9 Reaper group following Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson’s approval, Jan. 10, 2018. MQ-9 Reaper Airmen arrive at Shaw
MQ-9 Reaper support Airmen recently began arriving at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, in line with Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson’s Jan. 10 announcement that the base will be home to a new MQ-9 group.
0 2/09
2018
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson shares a laugh with members of the 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, July 19, 2017, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. During her visit, Wilson toured the base and gained insight into the dominant persistent attack and reconnaissance mission the Airmen of the 432nd WG complete 24/7/365 for our nation and coalition partners. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christian Clausen) SecAF gets firsthand look at MQ-1, MQ-9 mission
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visited Creech Air Force Base July 19, 2017 to get a closer look at the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper mission. During her visit Wilson toured the base and gained insight into the dominant persistent attack and reconnaissance mission the Airmen of the 432nd Wing complete 24/7/365 for our nation and coalition partners.
0 7/21
2017
The 432nd Wing celebrated their 10th anniversary at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., as a combat remotely piloted aircraft wing flying the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper May 1, 2017. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Master Sgt. Lisa Carlson) First combat MQ-1, MQ-9 wing celebrates 10 years at Creech
The 432nd Wing celebrated their 10th anniversary at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., as a combat remotely piloted aircraft wing May 1, 2017. In attendance was Gen. Mike Holmes, commander of Air Combat Command, Col. Case Cunningham, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing commander and 400 Airmen of the wing. “Thanks for what you do,” Holmes said. “What you’ve done with this aircraft, the 3 million flight hours since 2000 with 3,000 strikes in 2016 and 10 years at this base is what we’re going to celebrate.”
0 5/03
2017
A U.S. Air Force MQ-9 Reaper awaits maintenance Dec. 8, 2016, at Creech Air Force Base, Nev. The MQ-1 Predator has provided many years of service and the time has come for the Air Force to transition to the more capable MQ-9 exclusively, and retire the MQ-1 in early 2018 to keep up with the continuously evolving battlespace environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christian Clausen) USAF prepares for all MQ-9 force
For the past 21 years the Air Force has flown the remotely piloted MQ-1 Predator in combat, and for the last 10, the MQ-9 Reaper. Combined with a skilled aircrew, these aircraft provide consistent support in daily engagements making an impact downrange. While the MQ-1 has provided many years of service, the time has come for the Air Force to fly the more capable MQ-9 exclusively, and retire the MQ-1 in early 2018 to keep up with the continuously evolving battlespace environment.
0 2/23
2017
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Chino Ross, right, 1st Operations Support Squadron air traffic controller, trains Senior Airman Patrick Taylor, 1st OSS air traffic controller, on air traffic control tower practices at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Dec. 16, 2016. Patrick recently completed upgrade training to assist tower operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Natasha Stannard) Control tower tracks missions, ensures sky safety
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Chino Ross, right, 1st Operations Support Squadron air traffic controller, trains Senior Airman Patrick Taylor, 1st OSS air traffic controller, on air traffic control tower practices at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Dec. 16, 2016. Patrick recently completed upgrade training to assist tower operations. (U.S. Air Force
0 1/06
2017
U.S. Army Soldiers from Fort Eustis greet members of the 689th Rapid Port Opening Element after returning from Haiti at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., Oct. 20, 2016. The 689th RPOE worked with members of the 621st Contingency Response Wing, Defense Logistics Agency and other Department of Defense assets as part of a joint task force in a massive effort to receive and sort supplies for those in need as a result of Hurricane Matthew. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Tristan Biese) Soldiers, Airmen return from Haiti relief mission
A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III from Dover Air Force Base, Deleware, transported about 20 membersof the 689th Rapid Port Opening Element from Haiti to Joint Base Langley-Eustis Oct. 20, 2016. The Soldiers spent about two weeks supporting disaster relief and humanitarian assistance efforts as a result of Hurricane Matthew.
0 10/26
2016
Airmen from the first iteration of the Emerge Moody program pose beside an A-10C Thunderbolt II, Oct. 6, 2016, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. These Airmen from various career fields began a nine-month course designed to better understand Moody’s mission. They will learn about the combat rescue, base defense, close-air-support, law enforcement and mission support missions on base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Greg Nash) New Emerge Moody innovation develops leaders
Kicking off a new leadership development program, 20 Airmen from various career fields began a nine-month journey to better understand Moody’s mission during Emerge Moody. Candidates from the rank of E-3 to E-6, and Company Grade Officers, applied for the program and were selected after an interview process. After earning their way into the ranks of this program, students will have the opportunity to converse with peers and leaders from other units while getting behind-the-scenes tours of these missions they haven’t seen before.
0 10/18
2016
An F-15E Strike Eagle from the 335th Fighter Squadron takes off as a precautionary measure to avoid severe weather associated with Hurricane Matthew, Oct. 6, 2016, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. More than 40 F-15E Strike Eagles were repositioned to Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Shawna L. Keyes) 4th MXG Airmen work together to complete TCTO
Airmen from the 4th Maintenance Group worked together to complete a Time Compliance Technical Order. A TCTO is a specific task or inspection directed by depot engineers that must be completed on an aircraft within a specific date range. The 4th MXG received the TCTO to complete a one-time inspection of the right and left canopy sill longeron, which is where the canopy rests when it’s sealed, on 26 F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft.
0 10/13
2016
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