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  • First Air Force continues medical operations, support in disaster area

    First Air Force members assigned to Joint Task Force-Katrina continue to support hurricane relief for thousands of citizens in the devastated Gulf Coast Region.First AF members join nearly 7,800 active, Guard and Reserve Airmen in working around the clock to save and sustain lives with aeromedical evacuations and portable hospitals, airlift, search
  • Officials: Beware of donation scams

    Scenes of chaos and destruction resulting from the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina have left military members across the nation wondering how they can help those affected by the tragedy.Like many Americans across the nation, military members and their families seek to help in the hurricane recovery. While these Samaritans donate their hard-earned
  • Communication units deploy to support Hurricane Katrina relief

    Airmen from Headquarters Air Combat Command and the Air National Guard deployed during the last several days to provide around-the-clock service and support to the areas in the Gulf Coast ravaged by Hurricane Katrina.The Airmen are from combat communications and tactical communications units, and from the ACC Communications Directorate here."Our
  • F-15 accident report released

    The failure of one of an F-15C's horizontal stabilators caused its pilot to lose control of his aircraft and crash during a training mission March 25,2005, about 45 miles north of Nellis AFB, NV., according to a report released by Air Combat Command today.The mishap occurred during defensive basic fighter maneuver training with another aircraft
  • Command announces senior leader assignment

    Air Combat Command officials announce the following senior leader assignment:Chief Master Sgt. James A. Roy, command chief, 1st Fighter Wing, Air Combat Command, Langley AFB, Va., will become command chief, Fifth Air Force, Pacific Air Forces, Yokota AB, Japan.
  • Two ACC cops are Airmen of the Year

    Two Air Combat Command security forces noncommissioned officers joined an elite group July 5, when officials announced the Air Force's 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2005.Officials named Tech. Sgt. Paul J. Schaaf, 823rd Security Forces Squadron, Moody AFB, Ga. and Senior Master Sgt. James E. Davis, 1st Security Forces Squadron, Langley AFB,
  • Command announces general officer appointments, assignment

    Air Combat Command officials announce the following general officer appointments and assignment:The president has nominated to the Senate Lt. Gen. John D.W. Corley for appointment to the grade of general with assignment from principal deputy assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, office of the assistant secretary of the Air Force,
  • Thunderbirds’ first female pilot announced with new 2006 pilots

    The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, “Thunderbirds,” have announced their new pilots for the 2006 demonstration season which includes the first female demonstration pilot in the 52 year history of the Thunderbirds.Leading the team as Thunderbird no. 1, commander/leader, will be Lt. Col. Kevin Robbins, currently assigned to Air Force
  • Air Combat Command looks for ways to ease burden of budget

    Air Combat Command announced its plan to meet projected budget shortfalls and help cover costs of the Global War on Terrorism which includes curtailing non-critical activities and cutting up to 32,000 flying hours throughout ACC.Currently, the Air Force’s fiscal year 2005 projected shortfall is an estimated $3.7 billion, with Air Combat Command
  • SF program prepares ACC Airmen for deployments

    A training course developed by the Security Forces Directorate here is preparing Air Combat Command Airmen for the unique demands of operating in a combat environment.The course, 16.5 hours of home-station “just-in-time training,” targets the weapons handling and ground combat skills of about 70,000 people, beginning with those deploying with Air