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  • Thunderbirds announce 2020 officer selections

    The commander of Air Combat Command, Gen. Mike Holmes, has officially selected the officers who will be joining the United States Air Force Thunderbirds for the 2020 demonstration season.
  • Air Force’s top recruiter climbs even higher

    In what’s believed to be a first, Air Force Recruiting Service’s top recruiter received an incentive flight with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds as a congratulations for all of his hard work. Master Sgt. Gervacio Maldonado, a former Health Professions recruiter and now flight chief with the 318th Recruiting Squadron, was surprised and ecstatic when he learned winning the 2018 Maj. Gen. A.J. Stewart Top AFRS Recruiter award would take him even higher.
  • 334th FS Eagle selected for Air Force’s premier demo team

    An Eagle from the 334th Fighter Squadron was selected July 20 to become a member of the Air Force’s premier demonstration team—the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. Capt. Michael Brewer was selected as Thunderbird No. 3, the team’s right wing pilot, where he’ll fly mere feet away from the No. 1 jet during flight formations.
  • Thunderbirds announce 2019 officer selections

    The commander of Air Combat Command, Gen. Mike Holmes, has officially selected the officers who will be joining the United States Air Force Thunderbirds for the 2019 demonstration season.
  • JBLE hosts community during air show

    Joint Base Langley-Eustis hosted AirPower Over Hampton Roads JBLE Air and Space Expo at Langley Air Force Base, May 18-20, 2018. The event featured a number of aerial acts including the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team and the U.S. Army Golden Knights. In addition the aerial acts, there was a variety of static displays, including the U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III, F-16 Fighting Falcon and T-38 Talon.
  • Thunderbirds show season to resume at JBLE

    Gen. Mike Holmes, Commander of Air Combat Command, has authorized the resumption of Thunderbird performances starting at AirPower over Hampton Roads at Joint Base Langley-Eustis 19-20 May, 2018.
  • F-16 Service Life Extension Program a 'great deal' for Department of Defense, taxpayers

    An Air Force Thunderbird jet is the first of what will be roughly 300 refurbished C and D model F-16’s that will roll off the shop floor of the 573rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron here after receiving multiple structure-strengthening modifications.
  • Thunderbirds aircraft mishap

    A U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds pilot was killed when his F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed over the Nevada Test and Training Range April 4, 2018, at approximately 10:30 a.m. during a routine aerial demonstration training flight. The identity of the pilot is being withheld for 24-hours pending next of kin notification. An investigation is being conducted into the cause of the mishap.
  • Walsh assumes command of Thunderbirds squadron

    Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. — Lt. Col. Kevin Walsh assumed command of the United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron during an assumption of command ceremony held at the Thunderbird hangar here Dec. 20.“At this particular point in time, the Air Force needs an experienced leader and skilled aviator who understands the unique challenges and
  • Family first: Honoring Creech families

    Creech Airmen and their families were honored with a ‘Family Day’, March 1, 2017 that highlighted the missions of the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing and the 799th Air Base Group. The event provided an opportunity for military members to educate, inspire and spend time with loved ones.
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