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  • Cyber wing welcomes new commander during ceremony

    Col. Steven Anderson accepted command of the 688th Cyberspace Wing from Maj. Gen. Robert Skinner, 24th Air Force commander, during the wing’s change of command ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, on June 25, 2019. Col. Eric DeLange relinquished command of the 688th CW during the ceremony.
  • Lights, camera, cyber!

    Capt. Sarah Miller and Tech. Sgt. Carrol Brewster, discuss options in response to a staged cyber-attack during filming of a scene for an Air Force Reserve Command mission video at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, on June 1, 2019. The video, which is currently in production, will also be filmed at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska and Colorado Springs, Colorado. The completed video will portray Reserve Airmen conducting multi-domain operations across air, space and cyberspace, and is scheduled to premiere later this year. Both Miller and Brewster are assigned to the 854th Cyber Operations Squadron.
  • 24th Air Force adds combat comm capabilities with ANG wing transition

    The 156th Airlift Wing, Puerto Rico Air National Guard, transitioned to the 156th Wing April 10. The name change synced with the unit’s newly assigned contingency response and combat communications missions. The transition adds to the 24th Air Force’s combat communications strength and overall ability to deliver full-spectrum cyberspace capabilities and outcomes to the Air Force, joint force and the nation and aligns with the National Defense Strategy’s aim to build a more ready and lethal cyber force.
  • AFCYBER leaders march in annual ‘Pilgrimage to the Alamo’

    Maj. Gen. Robert Skinner, 24th Air Force commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Klink, 24th AF command chief, presented the 24th Air Force wreath during the Fiesta San Antonio “Pilgrimage to the Alamo” on April 22, 2019. Fiesta San Antonio is held annually to honor those who lost their lives at the Alamo and Battle of San Jacinto.
  • ‘Bricks in the Loop’ team hosts SA-area Girl Scouts

    San Antonio-area Girl Scouts visit the 90th Cyberspace Operations Squadron “Bricks in the Loop” for a tour April 19, 2019. “Bricks in the Loop” mimics an Air Force installation with items such as a fire station, police station, airport, jets and tanker trucks, all used to simulate real-world cyber systems in training cyber operators.
  • AFCYBER Airmen reach ‘firsts’ in global exercises

    Air Forces Cyber Airmen, acting in their role as Joint Forces Headquarters-Cyber (Air Force), concluded a series of global exercises March 26, 2019.
  • 38th ES drives enterprise innovation during Apple event

    Preston Kemp, 38th Engineering Squadron cyber engineer, presented the results of an Air Force engineering prototype study to attendees during a Federal Aviation Working Group event, hosted by Apple, Inc., in Austin, Texas, March 13, 2019. The event served as a technical interchange between Department of Defense service members and contractors, commercial vendors, and Apple federal team members.
  • USCC top enlisted visits AFCYBER

    Master Gunnery Sgt. Scott Stalker, U.S. Cyber Command and National Security Agency command senior enlisted leader, greets members of the 834th Cyberspace Operations Squadron at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, March 21, 2019. During his visit, Stalker met with cyber Airmen to learn more about their unit’s missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • COMACC tours AFCYBER during visit

    U.S. Air Force Gen. Mike Holmes, commander of Air Combat Command, visit to Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, March 4, 2019. During his visit Holmes toured several Air Forces Cyber units to meet Airmen and gain knowledge about the cyber mission including the 67th Cyberspace Wing and the 346th Test Squadron Unified Capabilities Assessment building. The UCAP team provides Department of Defense Information Network Approved Products List testing before the equipment can be connected to the DODIN.
  • AFCYBER teams with allied partners for XS19

    Operations recently wrapped on Exercise Crossed Swords 2019 in Tallinn, Estonia, which ran Jan. 28 to Feb. 1, 2019. The third annual exercise was co-led by two Baltic States’ civilian cybersecurity organizations, the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence and CERT.LV Information Technology Security Incident Response Institution of the Republic of Latvia. This marked the first year Air Forces Cyber participated.