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325th Fighter Wing Tyndall Mission Defense Team conducts first exercise
The 325th Communications Squadron Mission Defense Team participated in their first exercise since becoming the first operational MDT at Tyndall AFB June 11-15, 2018. The focus of the exercise was to test the ability of the 325th Fighter Wing to generate aircraft sorties in a simulated deployed environment. As Tyndall is the largest contingency of F-22 Raptors in the world, the MDT’s mission is vital to maintaining the aircrafts’ weapons system sustainability, lethality and reliability. The MDT is responsible for mission assurance at the base-level and focuses on defensive cyber operations of Air Force weapons systems.
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2018
Tech. Sgt. Andres Tovar, 824th Base Defense Squadron security forces, assesses and advises the Costa Rican air vigilance service on fundamentals of counter narcotic detection training, during a three-week building partnership capacity mission with the SVA, May 16 to June 9, 2018. The mobility training team's mission was to train and advise the SVA in aircraft interdiction, aircraft maintenance, base defense and dog handling as they continue to counter illicit drug trafficking throughout the region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joseph Elizondo) Air Advisors conduct first-ever BPC mission in Costa Rica
The 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron recently conducted their first-ever AFSOUTH mission to the Central American country of Costa Rica. The nine member team, executed a three-week building partnership capacity mission with the air vigilance service, of SVA, from May 16 through June 9, 2018. The team included Defenders of 824th Base Defense Squadron out of Moody Air Force Base, Georgia.
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U.S. and Chilean air force medical personnel gather for a group photo during a health services administration subject matter expert exchange with the Chilean Air Force at the Hospital Clínico, Santiago, June 4-8. Key U.S. and Chilean air force military health specialists discussed ways to improve medical administration practices, marking the first time this type of exchange has taken place in Chile. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Danny Rangel) U.S. and Chilean air force conduct health services administration subject matter expert exchange
U.S. medical personnel from across the Air Force held a health services administration subject matter expert exchange with the Chilean air force at Hospital Clínico, Santiago, June 4-8.
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Service members participate in a mental health awareness walk at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, May 31, 2018. The walk was hosted by the 379th Expeditionary Medical Group Mental Health Clinic to raise awareness to the many resources available for those experiencing negative mental health symptoms. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Katie Spencer) Empowering positive mental health through options
The 379th Expeditionary Medical Group Mental Health Clinic offers services to help people handle the stressors of everyday life. These services include educational classes on sleep and stress management, goal setting, relationships, reintegration and tobacco cessation. The goal is to give members the ability to cope with stressors before they seek help from mental health professionals.
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Maj. Alea Nadeem What it Means to Be Free: Reserve Citizen Airman Maj. Alea Nadeem knows better than most
"I love the Air Force Reserve and am very happy becoming a Citizen Airman was an option for me following active duty,” said Maj. Alea Nadeem, the individual mobilization augmentee to the director of operations for the 70th Operations Support Squadron at Fort Meade, Maryland.
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Image of Capt. Jesse Loya, 391st Fighter Squadron pilot, starts up an F-15E Strike Eagle during Green Flag West, June 13, 2018, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. The 391st FS participated in Green Flag to further enhance readiness by training on Close Air Support over the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, California. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class JaNae Capuno) Green Flag: Preparing for Close Air Support
Since the 1980’s, the United States of America has been crowned with air superiority by using the F-15E Strike Eagle’s dual-role fighter capabilities in Air-to-Air and Air-to-Ground missions. Preparing for those scenarios that happen down-range requires cooperation from both pilots and Joint Terminal Attack Controllers to get the job done. Green Flag West provides essential Close Air Support training that combines the capabilities of the Air Force and Army as a multi-domain fighting force.
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The 9th Munitions Squadron held the first-ever Air Force Combat Operations Competition (AFCOCOMP) June 12-14, 2018, here. Bombs Away: Air Force Combat Operations Competition
The 9th Munitions Squadron held the first-ever Air Force Combat Operations Competition (AFCOCOMP) June 12-14, 2018, here. AFCOCOMP is a unique munitions building competition designed to test participants on all of the aspects used by ammo troops in wartime operations.
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Publio Gonzalez, a biologist with the Gorgas Institute, holds a bat in Meteti, Panama, June 6, 2018. Gonzalez and U.S. military doctors were participating in an Emerging Infectious Diseases Training Event, in which they received informational lectures from Panamanian infectious disease experts and field studies of possible virus-carrying wildlife and insects. The event took place during Exercise New Horizons 2018, which is a joint training exercise where U.S. military members conduct training in civil engineer, medical, and support services while benefiting the local community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dustin Mullen) Emerging infectious disease training event bolsters medical readiness
A team of U.S. military doctors, public health specialists and members of various other career fields participated in a week-long Emerging Infectious Diseases Training Event June 4-8 in the Air Force Southern AOR. The event, aimed at enhancing attendee cultural competencies and professional knowledge, consisted of briefings, lectures, and a day of field study.
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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.
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A F-15E Strike Eagle taxies to the runway during an exercise, May 23, 2018 at Mountain home Air Force Base, Idaho. Gunfighter Flag 18-2 encompassed both the Belgian Air Component and Idaho Civil Air Patrol. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class JaNae Capuno) Gunfighter 18-2: A total fighting force
The 366th Fighter Wing held Gunfighter Flag 18-2, May 21- 24 here, encompassing the Belgian Air Component and Idaho Wing Civil Air Patrol.
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