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  • ACC commander accepts Order of the Sword recognition

    The commander of Air Combat command accepted the invitation for the Order of the Sword on July 28, 2020, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. Gen. Mike Holmes will be the ninth ACC commander who has earned the honor of being recognized by the command’s enlisted members as a “leader among leaders” and an “Airman among Airmen.”
  • 83rd FWS executes joint WSEP with U.S. Navy

    The 83rd Fighter Weapons Squadron and executed “Weapons Systems Evaluation Program East 20.09” from May 27 to June 12, 2020 with participants from the 53rd Wing, 325th Fighter Wing, 33rd Fighter Wing, and the U.S. Navy’s Carrier Air Wing Two.
  • Raven Bs: Enhancing force protection mission capabilities for AUAB

    Security Forces is the largest career field in the U.S. Air Force and debatably one of the most diverse. Members are specifically trained on security, defense, law enforcement, combat arms and military working dogs. For some defenders, they are presented the opportunity to expand even further into one of these specialized jobs they may not have known were possible for them.
  • 39th Electronic Warfare Squadron activates at Eglin AFB

    The 39th Electronic Warfare Squadron activated for the first time in a July 23, 2020 ceremony. The 39th EWS will support electronic warfare operational reprogramming and electromagnetic spectrum operations through centralized/standardized intelligence data, the SPECTRE software suite, and the development and fielding of optimized electronic attack techniques. The unique mission of the 39th Electronic Warfare Squadron will enable electronic warfare and electromagnetic spectrum operations today and posture the combat aviation forces for future operations.
  • Name, rank, service and badges will be more identifiable on OCP

    OCP rank insignia, badges, name, and service tapes will now feature a lighter, three-color background pattern, versus the current seven-color pattern, to increase readability and ease rank recognition.
  • Coalition partners fly joint-combat missions over Southwest Asia

    F-35A Lightning II pilots assigned to the 421st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron recently flew a joint-combat operation with coalition partners over Southwest Asia. The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing conducts combat taskings, directed by the president, in support of contingency operations to protect national interests in the United States Central Command's area of responsibility.
  • DPAA Offutt Laboratory conducts first dignified transfer of remains during COVID-19 pandemic

    Photo Essay: A C-17 Globemaster III arrived at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, July 21, 2020, as part of an honorable carry of unidentified remains of service members from the European theater. A total of 28 transfer cases of remains will be accessioned into the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency Offutt Laboratory for analysis and identification. This was the first time remains have been transferred to the laboratory for analysis since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
  • Never mine alone

    Hard work has always been a part of U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Loretta Washington’s life.
  • ALS Graduates Attend Combat Skills Training

    Approximately 18 Airmen completed their final Airman Leadership School requirement. A 4.25-mile ruck march and an afternoon of combat training stands between the non-commissioned officers and their new responsibilities as supervisors and leaders in their respective duty sections. By adding CST to ALS, frontline leaders and non-commissioned officers culminate the 6-week course with a combat ready mindset. The new training schedule allows Airmen to complete their mission requirement within the DOD’s COVID-19 safety guidelines.
  • Air Force announces the 12 Outstanding Airmen of 2020

    Air Force officials have selected the service’s top enlisted members, naming the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2020. Among the winners is an Air Combat Command NCO.
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