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  • JBLE Airman honored with 12 OAY award

    Many Airmen in the U.S. Air Force work hard, day-in and day-out, fulfilling the mission and striving for excellence. Sometimes, that work culminates in recognition and those members are honored with awards for the efforts they put into their job. An Airman at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, had the pleasure of receiving such an honor.
  • 916th ARW KC-46 Pegasus in-air refuels 336th FS F-15E Strike Eagle

    Photo Essay: A KC-46 Pegasus from the 916th Air Refueling Wing in-air refueled F-15E Strike Eagles from the 336th Fighter Squadron at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base over the sky of North Carolina on Sept. 3, 2020.
  • The science of mind and body: A successful combination for one Airman

    When Dalton McIntire was a freshman in high school, he spent a lot of time lifting weights in his school’s gym. For him, it was a way to increase stamina, strengthen his workout routine, and further build on his abilities on the baseball field. It wasn’t until about four years ago after he enlisted in the Air Force that he developed a love for powerlifting.
  • Air Force seeks dress and appearance ideas through new crowdsourcing campaign

    Airmen and civilians are invited to submit ideas beginning Sept. 3.
  • Digital Airport Surveillance Radar identifies, locates aircraft

    Did you know the 23d Wing has a radar system that services the airspace around Moody as well as eight other local airports? The digital airport surveillance radar identifies aircraft up to 240 nautical miles away and transmits their location to radar approach control air traffic controllers, who monitor all aircraft arriving and departing the eight airports as well as aircraft flying through Moody’s airspace.
  • Exercise SENTRY REX: More robust than ever

    Joint-service exercise, SENTRY REX 20-3, was back for its third iteration and was more robust than ever. Units and assets involved in the exercise included E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft from Tinker Air Force Base, Joint Surveillance and Target Attack Radar System aircraft from Robins AFB, MQ-9 Reapers operated from Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base, MC-12s from the 137th Special Operations Wing, CV-22 Osprey and AC-130 Gunships from Cannon AFB, an MC-130H Combat Talon IIs from Hurlburt AFB and KC-135R Stratotankers from the 314th Air Refueling Squadron at Beale AFB.
  • UAE-U.S. Air Warfare Centers lead joint large force employment

    The coalition of U.S., French and Emirati Air Force’s conducted a two-day large force exercise staged from various locations on Aug. 24-25.
  • The last line of defense

    The 355th Operations Support Squadron Aircrew Flight Equipment Airmen are always actively saving pilots’ lives by equipping them with critical gear in an event that something goes wrong.
  • Innovating to win: Turning ideas into on-the-job solutions

    Whether it’s something as simple as trading in pen and paper for tablets or as sophisticated as automating the daily tanker refueling plan, every innovative practice here in the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility started with someone’s good idea.
  • FSS operations officer awarded Bronze Star at MHAFB

    “Deploying into a combat zone for a year is intense,” said Capt. Kristen Miranda, 366th Force Support Squadron operations officer. Miranda served as the director of operations for the 405th Expeditionary Support Squadron at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, from April 2019 to April 2020. She was awarded the Bronze Star, August 20, 2020, here for her heroic actions during an 11-hour complex ground attack on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan on December 11, 2019.
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