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  • Aerospace Physiology: Training the early warning system

    The 20th Operations Support Squadron aerospace physiology specialists have capitalized on the body’s early warning system, and have used it to further train pilots and aircrew.
  • Air Force designates 552nd ACNS as software factory

    On Oct. 16, the 552nd Air Control Network Squadron Development, Security and Operations Flight, tinker Air Force Base, was officially designated and recognized by the Air Force’s Chief Software Officer Nicolas Chaillan as an Air Force Software Factory. The accomplishment highlights the DevSecOps Flight, otherwise known as “Scorpion CAMP,” as one of only 16 other software factories across the United States.
  • Jammers celebrate 40 years with EC-130 Compass Call

    The 55th Electronic Combat Group celebrated 40 years of the EC-130 Compass Call program with a celebration hosted by the 55th Wing Association October 15-16, 2021. The EC-130 Compass Call operates under the 55th ECG here as a geographically separated unit of the 55th Wing at Offutt AFB, Nebraska.
  • Team Moody conducts active shooter exercise

    Moody held its annual active shooter exercise to prepare Airmen and civilians throughout the base for a potential armed threat. Team Moody first responder worked in coordination with Lowndes County Sheriffs special response team to conduct a realistic exercise to test the installation on lockdown and reaction procedures during an active shooter incident.
  • Airman augments special assignment during deployment

    Senior Airman Ramandeep Kaur came to Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, as a defender originally assigned to the 387th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron. After arriving on station, she was then transferred over to help the Office of Special Investigation Locally Employed Persons Screening Team because of her unique upbringing.
  • LRAFB cadre lead way for top-tier Weapons Officers

    The 29th Weapons Squadron and its two formal courses—Weapons Instructor Course (WIC) and Advanced Instructor Course (AIC) — serve as the bridge from the Herk community to the Air Force and Joint enterprises. Upon graduation from the strenuous course, the pilots proudly don a silver patch with the word ‘Graduate’ over ‘U.S. Air Force Weapons School’ enclosed in a black border. U.S. Air Force Weapons Officers are capable of leading and instructing while effectively integrating multiple weapons systems across the land, air, space and cyber domains For the most updated information on applying to the weapons school, visit the ACC/A3TW Weapons and Tactics page at the link below. .

    An Air Combat Command accident investigation board completed its investigation of an MQ-9A that departed the runway surface at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, September 24, 2020, suffering catastrophic damage.
  • Cooling suits help 1st FW beat the heat

    When servicing the U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor, speed and precision are necessary to ensure aircraft are ready to carry out the Department of Defense mission. Extreme temperatures can cause our Airmen to overheat, which threatens maintaining a steady operations tempo.
  • DAF COVID-19 military vaccination deadlines approaches

    Any active-component Airman or Guardian who has refused to obtain a qualifying vaccine by Nov. 2 and has not received, or, is not in the process of seeking, a medical exemption or religious accommodation will be in violation of a lawful order and subject to discipline under Article 92 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
  • Nellis is doing its part in greening the desert through solar energy

    Every October, the Department of the Air Force recognizes Energy Awareness Month to highlight the critical role of energy for our combat capability and readiness, and the strategic importance of mitigating and adapting to climate change through energy-informed solutions. Through the use of solar power, Nellis Air Force Base is mitigating its carbon footprint and limiting the effects energy has on climate change by producing 100% of the electricity needed to power the base during the day.