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  • Reaper Smoke: MQ-9 community advances, builds relationships

    Reaper Airmen, “What does it mean to be ‘us’?” This was the question asked by 25th Attack Group commander, Col. Travis Norton, to a room full of MQ-9 Reaper operators and Special Tactics tactical air control party operators during Reaper Smoke, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, Feb. 21, 2020.

  • Wolf Pack conducts wing verification

    Nine F-16 pilots and two intelligence officers rounded out a week’s worth of academics, studying, mission planning and simulations by presenting their knowledge and planned mission to members of the Wolf Pack June 30, 2017, at Kunsan Air Base to earn their respective verification status.

  • Combat Shield inspection certifies Saber readiness

    The 480th Aircraft Maintenance Unit’s Avionics Shop here underwent a Combat Shield evaluation March 20–24. A Combat Shield evaluation team from the 16th Electronic Warfare Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, conducted the annual inspection to gauge the effectiveness of the threat-detection

  • Reservists take on ‘enemy’ at F-35A Red Flag debut

    Nine Air Force Reserve F-35A pilots and 16 maintainers from the 419th Fighter Wing are taking on the world’s greatest aggressor fleet during Red Flag 17-1. The reservists joined about 200 personnel and 13 F-35A Lightning IIs from the active duty 388th FW to debut the Air Force’s newest fighter jet

  • COMACC addresses RPA health to Senate Armed Services Committee

    U.S. Air Force General Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, addressed plans to improve the health of the Air Force Remotely Piloted Aircraft enterprise Mar. 16 during a hearing of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee’s Airland Subcommittee in Washington, D.C.