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  • Women celebrate a rich history of resiliency

    For 100 years, women and their allies worked to obtain equal rights. They deployed radical campaigns, hunger strikes, and picketing at the White House. On Aug. 26, 1920, they achieved a major victory. The 19th Amendment was signed, prohibiting the government from denying the right to vote based on

  • Mission success for ‘unmanned’ KC-10 flight

    In recognition of Women’s Equality Day, which is observed on August 26, the commander of the 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Lindsey Bauer, conceived a plan to execute a completely ‘unmanned’ KC-10 mission. On August 1, 2021, the KC-10 Extender aircraft taking off

  • AUAB supports Afghanistan evacuation efforts

    Since Aug. 14, the Department of Defense has been supporting the evacuation of qualified evacuees from Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The Afghanistan evacuation operation is one of the largest airlifts in history, evacuating roughly 58,700

  • 489th ATKS utilizes new MQ-9 Capability

    The 489th Attack Squadron recently made history as the first attack squadron under the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing to utilize the MQ-9 Reaper’s Automatic Takeoff and Landing Capability (ATLC) Aug 3, 2021, during a routine training flight.

  • 86th FWS Analyst Team recognized for providing essential battlespace data

    Every year the 86th Fighter Weapons Squadron Analyst Team prepares an annual brief that is submitted to the highest levels and presented at the Weapons and Tactics Conference. Their brief consists of a culmination of data that informs how weapon systems are performing, that in turn defines the