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  • Support leads to success for F-22 students in Key West

    More than 250 personnel assigned to the 325th Fighter Wing packed up and went on temporary duty to Naval Air Station Key West, Florida, from July 10 - 24. They travelled in support of the 43d Fighter Squadron’s F-22 Formal Training Unit capstone. Units from Tyndall Air Force Base and Eglin AFB were present to ensure F-22 Raptor student pilots, who flew in 54 sorties for the dissimilar air combat training over the southern Gulf of Mexico, were met with success.
  • Airman weaves new use for plastic

    Helping your community can come in many shapes and sizes, for Tech. Sgt. Sonya Gore, 20th Communications Squadron radio frequency transmissions section chief, it comes through finding a creative way to reuse plastic.
  • Cyber career field discusses new training baseline

    The 81st Training Support Squadron hosted the Cyber Operations Specialty Training and Requirements Team conference here, July 19-23. The conference was held to ensure the upcoming evolution from cyberspace support to cyberspace operations is a smooth transition, eliminate training deficiencies and maintain the health and welfare of the entire career field at the highest standard. It impacts the entirety of the cyberspace support career field by creating baseline requirements for training.
  • DOD Unveils 2021 POW/MIA Recognition Day Poster

    The Department of Defense creates a poster each year in advance of POW/MIA Recognition Day, which highlights the department's ongoing efforts to provide the fullest possible accounting of the service members still missing from past conflicts.
  • Red Flag 21-3 to dominate the sky in route to a stronger force

    More than 2,200 Airmen, Marines, Sailors and Guardians across 15 squadrons from 17 different states will participate in Red Flag 21-3 here, July 19 through Aug. 6. Red Flag is an air combat training exercise organized at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, and hosted on the Nevada Test and Training Range, the U.S. Air Force's premier military training area with more than 12,000 square miles of airspace and 2.9 million acres of land.
  • SJAFB Civil Engineers complete Prime BEEF training

    Airmen from the 4th Civil Engineer Squadron completed the Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force Program, or Prime BEEF, training at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, July 20 through July 22
  • 2nd Combat Weather Systems Squadron responds to eliminate environmental intelligence gap in U.S. Indo-Pacific Command

    A team of weather systems maintainers from the 557th Weather Wing’s 2nd Combat Weather Systems Squadron traveled from Hurlburt Field, Florida, to Anderson Air Force Base, Guam, July 5-15 to install a Portable Doppler Radar weather system.
  • ACC leadership team visits Team Offutt

    Air Combat Command’s leadership team saw how the Airmen of the 55th Wing and 557th Weather Wing play a crucial role in the defense of the nation during a visit to Offutt Air Force Base July 20-22, 2021.
  • Wing initiatives, innovation highlight discussion during ACC commander visit

    Air Combat Command’s top leaders stopped by the 552nd Air Control Wing July 20, 2021, to learn about new wing initiatives and spend time with Airmen. During the visit, Gen. Mark Kelly commander of ACC and Command Chief Master Sgt. David Wade, of ACC also discussed innovations and capabilities, mission readiness, and weapons systems to accelerate change and bring the future faster.
  • Senate confirms Kendall to be Air Force Secretary

    Frank Kendall won confirmation from the Senate July 26 to be the 26th Secretary of the Air Force, placing an official with decades-long service in defense issues in the top civilian job at a time when the department is navigating new global challenges and wide-reaching modernization efforts.
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