Retired General Richard Hawley, commander Air Combat Command 1996-1999, talks about his time as the third commander of ACC and what was most important to him during his tenure. This video is the third installment of COMACC: A Legacy, which is a series to highlight the command time of each previous commander leading up to ACC’s 30th birthday.
The Air Force is slated to receive the first shipment of the Omni Gen. 3 Skydrate, an improved in-flight bladder relief device, early next month. The Air Force recognized that current devices were not optimized for long-duration sorties.
Mission Generation Squadrons conduct Agile Combat Employment operations during Mosaic Tiger 22-1.
Deployed members participated in the 2021 Al Udeid Air Base Suicide Awareness Challenge at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Nov. 22, 2021. This event tested participant’s resiliency, brought attention to suicide among military members and emphasized that reaching out for help is a sign of strength
The Air Force is the only service with a dedicated search and rescue mission. ACC's guardian angels must be prepared for rescue operations in contested environments as we prepare to meet pacing challenges.
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The 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida recently hosted the Weapons System Evaluation Program-East November 8-19, 2021. WSEP is a formal evaluation of a squadron's ability to conduct air-to-air live fire missions. It affords aircrew the opportunity to launch live weapons.
Chief Master Sergeant David Wade, Command Chief of Air Combat Command, and CMSgt Christopher Gradel, Command Chief of the 1st Fighter Wing, had the chance to speak with Ret. Lt. Col. Claude Van III, about how his father, late CMSgt Claude Vann Jr., broke barriers within the United States Air Force on November 1, 2021 at Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, AL. With the climate of the culture of the Air Force in mind, Wade and Gradel talked about the future of the USAF and how leaders contribute to it.
Communications Airmen in the 388th Operations Support Squadron recently completed a combat training exercise successfully testing the first all-military support for the F-35A Lightning II’s Autonomic Logistics Information System. In the 388th Fighter Wing, the job of creating the first Air Force
Variants of the F-15 have exploited the air for more than 30 years, but its job is not finished. The F-15E Strike Eagle and F-15EX Eagle II are assets playing a role in ACC's future fighter force.
The 20th Operations Group has implemented Air Combat Command’s new Optimizing the Human Weapons System program across Shaw’s three combat fighter squadrons, providing targeted care to 20th Fighter Wing aircrew.
The 461st Air Control Networks Squadron with the 461st Air Control Wing provides the necessary means for the E-8C JSTARS aircraft to communicate with other agencies and branches through secure transmissions and give them the ability to navigate while in flight.
Nevada Guardsman, movie subject, leads Nevada Storm to women's football championship game
Air Guard’s ‘Baby Doc’ overcomes early health condition to become leader in pandemic battle
Crash in the ocean: Air Force aids TBM Avenger pilot
Rookie special agent saves injured truck driver
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