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The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will resume their show season at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. Thunderbirds show season to resume at JBLE
Gen. Mike Holmes, Commander of Air Combat Command, has authorized the resumption of Thunderbird performances starting at AirPower over Hampton Roads at Joint Base Langley-Eustis 19-20 May, 2018.
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Col. Jennifer Short, 23d Wing commander, addresses Airmen from Team Moody’s operations and maintenance units during a one-day operational safety review, May 14, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. During the safety review, the commander-led forum gathered feedback from Airmen who execute the Air Force's flying and maintenance operations and challenged them to identify issues that may cause a future mishap. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Daniel Snider) Moody conducts one-day operational safety review
In accordance with direction from Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein, the 23d Wing held a one-day operational safety review of all flying and maintenance functions, May 14, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. The safety review followed a series of recent aviation mishaps and fatalities, including a Puerto Rico Air National Guard WC-130 Hercules crash May 2, and is part of the Air Force’s efforts to ensure the safety of its force. (Editor's note: This article has been localized by the 23d Wing Public Affairs Office; The original article can be found at http://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1514646/air-force-directs-one-day-operational-safety-review/)
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Air Combat Command's F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team performed for spectators during Tampa Bay AirFest 2018 at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., May 12-13, 2018. F-22 Demo Team brings show home to Hampton Roads
“Seeing them fly at Langley every day never gets old,” said U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jeff Baskin, Air Combat Command F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team dedicated crew chief. “I am excited for our neighbors to see the F-22 show, and hope it makes them proud.”
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A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, prepares to receive fuel from a U.S. Air Force KC-10 Stratotanker from the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing over Southwest Asia, April 21, 2018. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Nieko Carzis) 380th Air Expeditionary Wing supports RAF Lakenheath
A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, prepares to receive fuel from a U.S. Air Force KC-10 Stratotanker from the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing over Southwest Asia, April 21, 2018.
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U.S. Army Major General Edward Dorman, Director of Logistics and Engineering for U.S. Central Command, speaks with a fellow logistician at the Joint Logistics Coordination Board at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar on 9 May, 2018. Dorman urged participants to stay focused on sustaining the fight and setting the theater as a means to support military operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Patrick Wyatt CENTCOM helps DoD logisticians and engineers “sustain the fight, set the theater"
Logisticians and engineers throughout the Department of Defense converged at the U.S. Central Command Forward Headquarters to attend the Joint Logistics Coordination Board conference here May 6-10, 2018. The board is held semi-annually as a means to focus attention on how to provide engineering expertise and logistical support to military operations, including Operations Inherent Resolve and Resolute Support. With 20 nations that fall within CENTCOM’s area of responsibility, identifying how best to fund, purchase, package and move massive amounts of materials to austere locations is a challenge that requires synchronized efforts from all branches of the armed services.
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Lt. Col. Christopher Hall, 709th Support Squadron commander, renders a salute to Col. Richard Mendez, 709th Support Group commander, after taking command of the newly-formed squadron within the Air Force Technical Applications Center, Patrick AFB, Fla.  Also pictured (left) is Senior Master Sgt. Shannon S. Harris, 709th SPTS superintendent.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Matthew S. Jurgens) Reorganization brings structure, leadership to treaty monitoring center
The Air Force Technical Applications Center here successfully completed its reorganization April 9-13 after more than five years of planning “Historically, AFTAC has been structured around mission areas – techniques to gather information with mission area managers who were experts in their respective disciplines,” said Col. Steven M. Gorski, AFTAC commander. “While this type of organizational structure works well in a resource-rich environment, it has inherent mission-effectiveness flaws. Our new organizational flow establishes clear responsibilities with common skills that allow us to develop our workforce more effectively.”
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Staff Sgt. Colin Poss, 386th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron warehouse specialist from Sioux City, Iowa, stands in the rations warehouse at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, May 7, 2018. Poss is an Air National Guard member who works as a warehouse manager back home. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua King) Rations fuel the Marauders
The 386th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron rations team, which consists of six Airmen, unload up to 10 food trucks every week, as well as unload and deliver six truckloads of bottled water. Even though the rations team at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia doesn’t prepare or cook the food, they ensure it is where it needs to be for those hungry service members and civilians.
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A C-130J Super Hercules and its aircrew assigned to the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, loads cargo destined for an undisclosed location in Afghansitan, May 5, 2018.  The 774th EAS is an active duty unit based out of the 41st Airlift Squadron, Little Rock, Ark, that worked together with the 746th EAS, a reserve unit based out of the 403rd Wing at Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The mission represents the first dual-formation airdrop consisting of aircraft from two separate units. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Xavier Navarro) A U.S. Air Force First: Two Sister Units From Two Different Countries Supply Afghan Advisors
BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan -- In the mountainous terrain of Afghanistan two U.S. C-130J Hercules aircraft airdropped over 30 Container Delivery System (CDS) bundles to a Resolute Support Expeditionary Advisory Package (EAP), May 4. Unlike previous combat airdrop missions, this dual-formation airdrop was executed by two geographically separated units, the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron (EAS) an active-duty squadron, located at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, and the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, a reserve squadron located at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.
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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.
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Senior Airman Juan Calderon, 370th Air Expeditionary Advisory Group air advisor (back right) works with Iraqi Air Force airmen as they back up a K-Loader, at Al Muthana Air Base, April 23, 2018. Air advisors work with their Iraqi counterparts to assist with training and safety protocols specific to their expertise. (Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. William Banton) Iraqi Air Force aerial porters load cargo like the best
In a small office space at Al Muthana Air Base, U.S. Air Force 370th Air Expeditionary Advisory Group air advisors and Iraqi airmen enjoy a small cup of tea together. Iraqi Air Force Col. Yossif Halo, the base air terminal operations center commander, sits with the team and casually highlights the familiarity he has with his American counterparts.
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