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  • Wilson, Goldfein outline to Senate committee Air Force progress, need for larger force

    Ending the week much as it began, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein told the Senate Armed Services Committee, April 4, that the Air Force must grow to meet – and defeat – security threats at home, globally and in space in an era of great power competition.
  • The hunt is on: Cyber group hosts exercise to evolve operators

    As these units defend Department of Defense and Air Force networks, the 567th Cyberspace Operation Group’s hunt exercises continue to evolve operators into disciplined, ready and lethal experts. The 833rd Cyberspace Operations Squadron was declared victorious in the 567th COG’s “hunt exercise” here March 22, 2019. The more realistic we can make our exercises, the better we can prepare our operators to identify adversary tactics,” said Tech. Sgt. Joshua Costello, 92nd COS training flight chief. “This enhances operators’ ability to quickly detect real-world malicious network activity and stop it before it causes any damage.”
  • Combat Support Wing exercise showcases agile lethality

    More than 150 Airmen from seven major commands participated in a Combat Support Wing proof-of-concept exercise Sept. 05-19 that tested a small team’s capability to conduct agile downrange operations. The exercise, conducted at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, with forward deployments to Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, and Avon Park Air Force Range, Florida, served to validate an innovative way to deliver airpower lethality more effectively and efficiently anywhere in the world.
  • Panel discusses total force integration during AFA

    Former Secretary of the Air Force F. Whitten Peters moderated a panel of senior leaders examining the total force during the Air Force Association Air, Space, and Cyber Conference in National Harbor Sept. 18, 2018. The panel focused on Air Force integration of Guard and Reserve personnel into missions across all spectrums of responsibility.