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Default Air Force Logo Civil Air Patrol Photo reconnaissance flights underway in Texas
Civil Air Patrol aircraft returned to the skies over Texas to provide support for the state of Texas and the Federal Emergency Management Agency as part of their response to Hurricane Harvey. Two aircraft flew out of San Marcos Regional Airport this morning to take photographs over Corpus Christi and Rockport. An additional six aircrews are
0 9/01
2017
Default Air Force Logo Civil Air Patrol prepares for aftermath of Hurricane Harvey
The Texas Wing of Civil Air Patrol has begun preparations to provide aerial and ground support for the state of Texas and FEMA as severe weather continues from Hurricane Harvey. The state of Texas has tasked the Texas Wing to take photos of the damage and flooded areas along the coast. Additionally, ground teams may be used to locate and deactivate emergency position indicating radio beacon locator transmitters on boats damaged during the storm.
0 8/30
2017
Compass Call is an airborne tactical weapon system that uses noise jamming to disrupt enemy command and control communications and deny time-critical adversary coordination essential for enemy force management Compass call reshapes OIR battlefield with electronic warfare domination
Often times when we think about how air power is used in the fight against ISIS, we think about cargo aircraft delivering critical supplies and personnel to the frontlines or bombs being dropped onto targets. What’s not often thought of is how the Air Force has the non-kinetic ability to disrupt enemy communications on the ground and therefore the
0 8/30
2017
Veterans traveled from across the country for the Shooter Centennial Celebration, which honored the unit’s 100 years of service Shooters ‘roll’ past centennial
The 55th Fighter Squadron, “Shooters,” hosted the Shooter Centennial Celebration Aug. 24-25, which included a reunion banquet, dedication ceremony and alumni tour.
0 8/29
2017
Default Air Force Logo Be memorable, inspire future generations
Staff Sgts. Stan Mason, Charlie Jefferson, Doc Lawrence, and Master Sgt. Kenneth G. Webb. None of you know these individuals, but their legacy and efforts as supervisors are evident.These NCOs were my very first influences in the Air Force and the reason I am wearing these chevrons today.Front-line supervisors have the greatest impact on the Air
0 8/29
2017
AFTAC Cyberspace Capabilities Squadron Cyberspace domain critical to Nuclear Treaty Monitoring
The Air Force Technical Applications Center here is charged with ensuring each and every nation across the globe complies with the ban on nuclear weapons testing, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Members of AFTAC answer that call without fail – monitoring nuclear treaty compliance is their business.To accomplish this herculean task, the center
0 8/28
2017
U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors are at the ready for the night mission at Red Flag 17-4 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Aug. 21, 2017.  During the mission Capt. Flash, 94th Fighter Squadron pilot, will complete his mission commander upgrade certification. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Carlin Leslie) 94th FS: Developing a mission commander
In the airspace over a war zone dozens of aircraft from combatant commands and coalition forces are flying at top speeds around the area of responsibility. To some looking on, this may seem like a traffic jam. But, this traffic jam is actually a pre-determined mission that has been laid out by one individual.
0 8/24
2017
Marking 75 Years of 12 Air Force: Post World War II thru the Cold War Marking 75 Years of 12 Air Force: Post World War II thru the Cold War Years
This the second part of a three piece series article on the history of 12th Air Force in celebration of its 75th Anniversary.
0 8/18
2017
436th Training Squadron celebrates centennial 436th Training Squadron celebrates centennial
Time is a precious commodity; 436th products help the readiness of the Air Force by assisting and supporting training and freeing up valuable time. This creates space to spend recurring training issues. Video productions also supplement person-to-person training and enable Air Force Instructors to focus on preparing our Airmen for future conflicts.
0 8/18
2017
Both 23d Component Maintenance Squadron propulsion technicians, Airman 1st Class Anthony Guevara, left, and Airman 1st Class Jesse Mendheim, disassemble a TF-34 engine used in A-10C Thunderbolt lls, Jan. 25, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Airmen pay close attention to detail while systematically breaking the engine down. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Daniel Snider) Continuous Process Improvement bears fruit
The investment in Airmen’s ideas through a Continuous Process Improvement event this past January has Moody’s propulsion team displaying measurable improvements in the timeliness and effectiveness of supporting the A-10C Thunderbolt II’s increased flying mission. Over the last seven months, The 23d Component Maintenance Squadron has gradually implemented the ideas from approximately 20 civilians and Airmen from almost every enlisted rank to better maintain the TF-34 engine used in A-10s. The results speak for themselves. “We have seen our Airmen at all levels react positively to the initiative,” said U.S. Air Force Maj. Michael Irwin, 23d CMS former commander during the CPI event. “The men and women at the Propulsion flight have completely embraced the idea of continuous improvement and they want to be the best! You can feel that excitement every time you visit their facility.”
0 8/17
2017
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