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  • Headquarters agreement outlines active-duty, reserve fighter association

    A historic agreement was signed into place April 16, finalizing the association between the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings here. Gen. Ronald Keys, commander of Air Combat Command, and the Lt. Gen. John Bradley, commander of Air Force Reserve Command, signed a Memorandum of Understanding outlining the way ahead for Hill's fighter wings, which will
  • Atlantic Strike V exercise begins in Florida

    More than 400 joint personnel across the Southeast region began participating in Atlantic Strike V April 14 , a U.S. Central Command Air Forces pre-deployment training event held here The semi-annual training event ends April 20 and prepares joint air and ground forces for maximum battlefield effectiveness through realistic urban close air support
  • Air Combat Command recognizes 'Airmen of Excellence'

    Air Combat Command officials announced the command's top Airmen at a banquet April 13. "We're here to recognize not just the winners, but all of the nominees who have clearly demonstrated accomplishments that set them apart from their peers," said Chief Master Sgt. David W. Popp, ACC command chief master sergeant. "These 'Airmen of Excellence'
  • USO Mobile Center sets up shop at Nellis

    The United Services Organization Western Region Mobile Center arrived at Nellis, the center's new home station, April 10-11 to allow Nellis peeople to take advantage of the new facility. Mobile centers are designed to be a USO center on wheels that provides support to troops who do not have a traditional facility at their disposal. Each mobile
  • Drifters, racers burn rubber on Nellis flightline

    The Airmen's Auto Event weekend is came to the Nellis flightline April 14 and 15. The two-day event featured free driving classes and affords people the chance to race their cars on the flightline. April 14 featured a free drifting class at 8 a.m. Drifting is a new sport designed in 2001 where drivers intentionally pitch their car to power slide in
  • Scientific Advisory Board helps move ideas from concept to reality

    When today's Airmen use one of the many cutting edge technology tools at their disposal, often they can thank a small group of scientists and engineers for helping make it a reality. The Air Force Scientific Advisory Board continued their long tradition of helping the Air Force bring new ideas to reality at their spring board meeting April 9-12 at
  • New Policy Protects Air Force Networks

    A new Air Force policy on encrypting and digitally signing e-mails is now in effect to ensure security and reliability of information as the battle for cyberspace dominance continues. Officially called the Air Force Public Key Infrastructure Policy on Encrypting and Digitally Signing E-mails, it is designed to combat adversaries' growing attempts
  • D-M Airmen deploy to support OEF

    More than 200 D-M Airmen are scheduled for deployment to Afghanistan this week in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.Their deployment follows 50 Airmen from the 354th Fighter Squadron and 355th Maintenance Group here who also deployed to Afghanistan April 7, along with a number of the 355th Wing's A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft. The 354th FS
  • Air Force takes home a silver, bronze in wrestling championship

    Two Air Force members came away with medals April 7, after a double-elimination wrestling tournament held at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The U.S. Open National Wrestling Championship, held in Las Vegas for the 17th time, is where America's best wrestlers compete for the national title, including members from all services. Coming out with a