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  • NTTR: Training our way to victory

    Red Flag, an air-to-air combat exercise for pilots, and Green Flag, a ground combat training exercise, are two of the largest training operations in the Department of Defense. The NTTR enables training opportunities like these, while also providing a practice home to the U.S. Air Force Aerial Demonstration team and daily flying operations for squadrons based at Nellis.
  • Department of the Air Force pushes fitness testing to Jan. 1

    To continue minimizing close contact among personnel during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and ensure units and personnel are fully ready to resume, testing has been delayed from October to January, and testing in January will move forward without obtaining waist, height and weight measurements.
  • The science of mind and body: A successful combination for one Airman

    When Dalton McIntire was a freshman in high school, he spent a lot of time lifting weights in his school’s gym. For him, it was a way to increase stamina, strengthen his workout routine, and further build on his abilities on the baseball field. It wasn’t until about four years ago after he enlisted in the Air Force that he developed a love for powerlifting.
  • DM trains high-end capabilities at Little Rock Air Force Base

    Airmen from the 355th Wing strengthened the Dynamic Wing concept by traveling to Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, for training from Aug. 20-22.
  • Virtual training center leverages enhanced warfighter capabilities

    The Air Force relies on forward-thinking Airmen who are constantly thinking of ways to innovate, refine or improve processes and technology in a way that can modernize the service and its tactics. Nellis Airmen have heard, and answered, that call, and so with the snip of a ribbon, on Aug. 17 the Virtual Test and Training Center here officially moved one step closer to housing the future of joint-aerial combat training.
  • Overcoming distance: 552nd units tackle Exercise AGILE THUNDER 1,300 miles apart

    EXERCISE Agile Thunder 20-03 at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, concluded Aug. 14 after more than two weeks of focused training for over 500 active duty Airmen in the 552nd Air Control Wing and multiple personnel in both the 72nd Air Base Wing and the 366th Fighter Wing at Mt. Home AFB, Idaho. The 552nd Air Control Wing is a unique wing that trains, employs, and provides combat ready air and ground crews specializing in tactical command and control.
  • AGILE THUNDER 20-03 KICKS OFF

    The 552nd Air Control Wing and 72nd Air Base Wing collaborated for EXERCISE Agile Thunder 20-03 at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, to evaluates personnel on their ability to prepare and rapidly deploy combat capable forces, generate and deliver combat aircraft to combatant commanders and conduct combat operations in a contested environment.
  • Disaster Mental Health Team supports AUAB through COVID-19

    To combat the stressors of novel coronavirus and improve the overall well-being of service members of Al Udeid Air Base, helping agencies assigned to the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing stood up the Disaster Mental Health team in accordance with a Department of Defense mandate.
  • AFCEC leads hurricane season preparedness

    With a projected record-setting hurricane season in the making, the Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Readiness Directorate is once again urging the Air Force community to “be ready” for natural disasters. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season that runs from June 1 to November 30 could include 19 named storms and 10 hurricanes – six of which are likely to be classified as major hurricanes.
  • 378th EMXS conducts phase inspection

    U.S. Air Force aircraft maintenance Airmen from the 378th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron execute aircraft maintenance inspection on an F-15C Eagle aircraft at Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, June 30, 2020. Each F-15 goes through a phase inspection every 400 flight hour. This scheduled maintenance allows 378th EMXS maintainers
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