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  • Nellis Aggressor Nation, F-35 pilots ‘punish’ blue air to develop unstoppable force

    During Red Flag-Nellis 21-3, blue air participants will for the first time go head-to-head with F-35 Lightning II aggressor pilots, making already daunting training scenarios all that more difficult to successfully overcome.
  • Safe + Sound Week - Take the challenge

    Join in the Challenge! The Department of the Air Force partners with OSHA in Safe + Sound Week each August. Safe + Sound is a nationwide event to raise awareness about workplace safety. Safe + Sound Week is August 9-15, 2021.
  • An inside look at F-35 pilot helmet fittings

    Reservists in the 419th Operations Support Squadron play a crucial role to ensure the safety of pilots assigned to the 419th Fighter Wing, the Air Force Reserve’s only combat-capable F-35 unit. “We are responsible for maintaining and repairing pilot gear to ensure everything is in proper working condition,” said Staff Sgt. AJ Arteaga, aircrew flight equipment reservist with the 419th OSS. “That also includes their helmet.”
  • Joint force trains against stronger Red Flag threat

    Deep in the Nevada desert, exercise Red Flag-Nellis 21-3 provides world-class joint force training through a stronger, more dangerous threat.
  • Website Informs Civilians About DOD Opportunities

    Pentagon officials have created a website to emphasize the importance of civilians in the Defense Department's workforce. The site will also serve to educate people about civilian employment and help them explore where they might find their fit within the organization. 
  • 20 CES wins Environmental Restoration, Installation award

    The 20th Civil Engineering Squadron at Shaw Air Force Base has been awarded the Environmental Restoration, Installation award for its forward leaning approach to environmental restoration. The Department of Defense Environmental Restoration, Installation award recognizes a base’s efforts to protect human health and the environment by cleaning up hazardous substances, pollutants or contaminants and munitions in a timely, cost-efficient, and responsive manner.
  • Survivors of human trafficking recount experiences, provide advice

    The Combating Trafficking in Persons Program Management Office recently stood up a website featuring videos called "Survivor Voices of Human Trafficking." In the videos, survivors discuss what they wish they had done differently and how others could have helped.
  • Wounded warriors share message of resilience in Florida

    On the day a bullet tore through his legs inside an HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter, U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. August O’Niell, 414th Combat Training Squadron Detachment 1 flight chief in charge of ground operations at Davis-Monthan, Air Force Base, Arizona, said his world changed. Maj. Marie Perkins, 633rd Medical Support Squadron chief information officer and information systems flight commander at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer in October 2018. Established in 2005, the AFW2 program provides care and assistance for wounded, ill or injured Airmen and Guardians from the time of their injuries until they transition back to military duty or civilian life.
  • F-16 Receives In-Flight Software Update During Recent Flight Test

    For the first time, an F-16’s Electronic Warfare System received an in-flight software update as part of an Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS) demonstration during a recent test sortie at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.
  • 20th CES maintains readiness at Silver Flag

    Members of the 20th Civil Engineer Squadron attended Silver Flag, a 10-day training course to bolster contingency readiness of total force Airmen.
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