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  • Guardians of Freedom air show takes it to the next level

    The sights and sounds of freedom and the incredible muscle of Air Force air power was on full display here Oct. 26-27, 2019, as thousands turned out for the Sheppard AFB Guardians of Freedom Open House & Air Show.
  • Friday Night Wright: CMSAF bonds with Airmen through gaming

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright engaged with Airmen from Air Combat Command during an “ACCPlays” event focused on Airmen resiliency Oct. 25 at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland.
  • Kuwaiti, U.S. EOD techs conduct joint munitions disposal training

    Kuwaiti Ministry of Defense and U.S. explosive ordnance disposal teams joined forces for a controlled munitions detonation training designed to share knowledge in disposing of newly upgraded artillery rounds known as insensitive munitions. The new version of the round uses an upgraded shell casing and explosive charge that requires revised techniques for controlled detonations.
  • ‘12N12’ to streamline cyber weapon systems tools

    Sixteenth Air Force (Air Forces Cyber) leaders recently launched an initiative to streamline its cyber weapon systems tools. “12N12,” which launched July 1, aims to replace, reduce and consolidate the tools, systems and applications operators and analysts employ within the cyberspace security and defense mission area to approximately 12 by July 1, 2020.
  • Offutt Fire Station updates, renovates

    Offutt Air Force Base Fire Station 2, originally built in May 1972 and located off-base near Rising View, is currently undergoing a $1.3 million renovation that began earlier this year. This facility upgrade that will provide firefighters adequate living quarters while on call and the space they need for readiness and training. Additionally, while the renovations are occurring, they are co-habituating a local fire station and partnering with our local community.
  • 432nd Wing Airmen gain Coalition Virtual Flag perspectives

    MQ-9 Reaper pilots, sensor operators and intelligence analysts from the 432nd Wing/432 Air Expeditionary Wing joined coalition and joint partners in simulated combat missions, hosted by the Distributed Mission Operations Center at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, Sept. 8 – 20, 2019.
  • 705th Combat Training Squadron Executes Coalition VIRTUAL FLAG 19-4

    The 705th Combat Training Squadron, home to the Distributed Mission Operations Center, has a mission to develop, integrate and deliver capabilities and training to prepare warfighters for combat in Joint and Coalition environments. From 9-20 Sept., the 705th CTS hosted Exercise Coalition VIRTUAL FLAG (CVF) 19-4.
  • Friday Night Wright: CMSAF Wright to communicate with Airmen through video games

    Three Airmen from within Air Combat Command will engage with Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright Oct. 25, 2019, from 2 to 4 p.m. EDT on the ACC Public Affairs YouTube Channel – ACCNewsTV at https://www.youtube.com/ACCNewsTV/videos.
  • F-15E Strike Eagles arrive at ADAB to support ongoing operations

    F-15E Strike Eagles from the 494th Fighter Squadron arrive at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates. The 494th FS “Panthers” deployed from the 48th Fighter Wing, Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England.
  • 29th WPS: Forging C-130 Tactical Experts

    The 29th Weapons Squadron recently tackled phase three of the C-130 Weapons Instructor Course in Colorado, from October 12 to October 27, 2019. The 29th WPS at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, a detachment from the U.S. Air Force Weapons School at Nellis AFB, Nevada, is home to the course. The purpose of WIC is to teach C-130 Hercules pilots and navigators how to become tactical experts and leaders in the art of cross-domain battlespace dominance. Top tier instructor pilots and instructor navigators are selected to attend the course and are charged with taking their training back to their respective units, increasing overall combat capability and lethality of the force.
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