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  • 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.
  • 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.
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