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  • Air Force Surgeon General visits Desert Medics

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Dorothy A. Hogg, Surgeon General of the Air Force and Space Force, and U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Dawn Kolczynski, Medical Enlisted Force and Enlisted Corps Chief, Office of the Surgeon General, visited the 355th Medical Group Desert Medics and its COVID-19 cell at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, March 31, 2021.
  • Operations Airmen “Accelerate Change” in ACC

    In an effort to “Accelerate Change” within Air Combat Command, Airmen from the Operations Division, Command and Control shop have effectively used automation to cut the time required to complete manning forecasts and deployment processes to seven minutes.
  • ACC to Align Fighter Squadron Ops and Maintenance

    Air Combat Command is changing the aircraft maintenance organizational structure to improve synchronization between maintenance and fighter squadrons. Pairing fighter squadrons with a dedicated fighter generation squadron will foster unity of effort between maintenance and operations as well as provide a better view of readiness.
  • 49th TES conducts ALCM Functional Ground Test launches

    The 49th Test and Evaluation Squadron conducted four functional ground tests of the Air Launched Cruise Missile at McKinley Climatic Lab, Eglin AFB, Fla., during the month of March. 
  • 563rd OSS AFE wins Headquarters Air Force award

    The 563rd Operations Support Squadron Aircrew Flight Equipment section was just named the Headquarters Air Force Outstanding AFE Small Program of the Year.
  • Entire force may be vaccinated for COVID-19 by early summer

    Depending on the rate at which the Defense Department can get vaccines, and the uptake rate, it's possible that by early summer, every person in the DOD could be vaccinated, the director of the Defense Health Agency said.
  • Tyndall AFB selected to host three F-35 squadrons

    A Record of Decision was issued by the U.S. Air Force, making Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, the official location to host three new squadrons of the F-35A Lightning II. Air Force officials selected Tyndall based on numerous attributes, including infrastructure capability, quality of life for Airmen, and airspace. The selection process included a thorough environmental impact analysis, in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act.
  • 1AF’s Air Force Auxiliary members complete full year of COVID-19 support

    Civil Air Patrol, the U.S. Air Force auxiliary, reached another mission milestone on March 24 — 365 continuous days in support of America’s humanitarian response to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
  • 388th Fighter Wing offers motorcycle training for Airmen   

    One of the sure signs of the spring thaw in Utah is motorcycle riders back out on the roads. The 388th Fighter Wing Safety Office is offering motorcycle safety courses to ensure that Airmen are trained properly and riding within Air Force regulations.
  • 428th FS finishes Red Flag 21-2, adapts to new challenges

    For 46 years, Airmen, Sailors, Marines and Soldiers from around the globe have congregated at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, for the U.S. Air Force’s most premier combat training exercise, Red Flag. For 39 of those years, the Republic of Singapore has strengthened their joint force capabilities by integrating with the U.S. Air Force. Mountain Home AFB’s 428th Fighter Squadron successfully completed Red Flag 21-2; allowing RSAF Airmen to practice air-to-air combat over the Nevada Test and Training range.
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