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  • 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.
  • AUAB Airmen make history as first deployed Space Force members

    Enlisted and commissioned Airmen assigned to the 16th Expeditionary Space Control Flight and the 609th Air Operations Center joined the U.S. Space Force during enlistment and oath of office ceremonies at the Silent Sentry compound Sept. 1, 2020.
  • 34th FS deployment experience proves valuable during recent weapons evaluation

    The 34th Fighter Squadron, along with Reservists from the 419th Fighter Wing, recently completed a weapons system evaluation here, employing a variety of munitions with the F-35A Lighting II. The Weapons System Evaluation Program West, is also known as Combat Hammer.
  • CSAF outlines strategic approach for Air Force success

    In his first major pronouncement as Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., declared Aug. 31 that the service must go fast, must collaborate more effectively with Congress and military, industry and allied partners, and “must accelerate the transition from the force we have to the force required for a future high-end fight.”
  • SLO links families, schools during pandemic

    Whether parents choose remote learning, homeschooling or in-person schooling, Moody Airmen can rest assured knowing there’s one person who will advocate for their children’s education during the global pandemic. Moody’s child and youth education specialist, also known as the school liaison officer, offers guidance and support regarding academic options for military-affiliated students in order to ensure Moody’s Airmen and their families make informed decisions on the vast academic options available.
  • DM Airmen rescue injured Chinese mariner

    The 55th Rescue Squadron and a combat systems operator from the 79th RQS executed a long-range mission off the California coast to rescue an injured Chinese mariner, Aug. 28, 2020.
  • Raising the bar: Software innovation, ACNS brings the Future Faster

    After six months of planning and development, the 552nd Air Control Networks Squadron drastically improved their mission capabilities for the Airborne Warning and Control System fleet by creating a new system solution that can be transported by a six-pound laptop.
  • AFIMSC seeks ideas for 2021 Innovation Rodeo

    The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center kicks off its third annual Innovation Rodeo with a call-for-topics campaign starting Sept. 1. The campaign, open through Dec. 1, gives military and civilian members of mission support groups around the world a chance to win part of $1 million in funding and resources to pursue their ideas. 
  • AUAB, Qatar sign agreement on air space operations

    An Air Traffic Control Letter of Agreement was signed by U.S. personnel, the Qatar Emiri Air Force (QEAF) and Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA) to better work together to ensure safe air space operations at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.
  • Prince Sultan Air Base installs new tactical air navigational aid

    Airmen from the 378th Expeditionary Operations Support Squadron recently installed a Deployable Tactical Air Navigation (D-TACAN) at Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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