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  • 378 EMEDS Public Health keeps PSAB healthy

    The 378th Expeditionary Medical Squadron Public Health section is here at Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to assist the base community to maintain health standards and stop diseases from affecting the population.
  • Leah Esper visits Team Nellis Spouses

    Leah Esper, wife of Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper (left), visited Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, on Aug. 21, 2020. During her visit, Esper held an open-forum to discuss the resources available to Nellis Airmen and families.
  • VFA-41 provides close air support during Green Flag 20-9

    Photo Essay: FA-18F Super Hornet fighter jets assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 41, Naval Air Station Lemoore, California, participated in the Green Flag 20-9 training exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 20, 2020. FA-18Fs are able to perform multiple missions in the tactical spectrum, including air superiority, day and night strike with precision-guided weapons, fighter escort and close air support and suppression of enemy air defenses.
  • New ID cards being issued for military family members, retirees

    Defense Department began issuing Next Generation Uniformed Services Identification Cards July 31, the first time since 1993 that changes to the card have been made.
  • Late summer pests: Staying safe both on and off duty

    As Airmen look to the outdoors for physically distant activities, the risks of pests impacting those activities increases. It is vital Airmen and their families know what to look out for and know how to stay safe. Mosquitoes pose a potential risk to Airmen both at home and while deployed. Aside from being a nuisance, mosquitoes also spread disease, with West Nile virus being the leading threat in the U.S. Many diseases that are spread from mosquitoes or ticks, such as West Nile virus, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and Lyme disease, can mimic other common illnesses like the flu or current COVID-19 symptoms.
  • One more flight from the Gods

    “Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.”- Leonardo da Vinci. The commander of Air Combat Command donned his G-suit and helmet, stepping to the flight ¬line as an active-duty fighter pilot one last time. U.S. Air Force Gen. Mike Holmes, ACC commander, flew his final flight aboard an Air Force T-38 Talon over the Atlantic, August 24, 2020.
  • Gen. Holmes gifts heraldic device to ACC

    After the Sword Athena 2020 outbrief, Gen. Mike Holmes, commander of Air Combat Command, presented the gift “Descending Night,” to ACC at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, August 14. Descending night is one of two bronze sculptures the general chose to represent Air Combat Command’s responsibility to “defend the nation and get better at it every day.” The first sculpture is called ‘Rising Sun’ and has been passed around the Air Force for nearly 100 years.
  • VFA-41 participates in Green Flag 20-9

    U.S. Navy Strike Fighter Squadron 41, assigned to Naval Air Station Lemoore, California, participated in a Green Flag 20-9 combat training exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 18, 2020.
  • Joint, multinational exercise enhances capabilities against near-peer adversaries

    Throughout the week of Aug. 17, 2020, fighter jets, helicopters, a C-130 Hercules and more came together to train in a challenging and ever-changing environment. This was an exercise known as Gunfighter Flag (GFF) 20-1. This exercise leverages the unique airspace of the region to host a large scale employment of aircraft from Italy, Norway, the Netherlands, Singapore and Australia, as well as the U.S. Air Force, Navy and Army.
  • Fifteenth Air Force activates, consolidates ACC’s conventional forces

    Fifteenth Air Force activated Aug. 20, integrating wings and direct reporting units from 12th Air Force and Ninth Air Force to form a new numbered air force responsible for generating and presenting Air Combat Command’s conventional forces.
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