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  • Human factor workshop trains subject matter experts

    JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. -- Instructors from the Air Force Safety Center recently visited Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., to teach a human factor workshop Oct. 10 -11.
  • Heithold recognizes Silent Warriors, extraordinary people at 70th anniversary banquet

    Theodore Roosevelt once said, “The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.” Retired U. S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Bradley Heithold reiterated this belief during his remarks at the Twenty-Fifth Air Force Banquet celebrating ‘70 Years in the Fight” Sept. 29, 2018. Heithold was commander of the Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency from 2009 to 2011.
  • Holloman’s “Fightin' 49ers” training mission transfers to the First Command

    The 49th Wing officially recognized the transfer of the base’s flying training mission to Air Education and Training Command during a ceremony here Sept. 28. The transition, effective Oct. 1, 2018, aligns the wing and all co-located units, which hosts MQ-9 Reaper and F-16 Viper formal training units, under the 19th Air Force, the numbered air force responsible for flying training across the Air Force.
  • 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.
  • A Matter of FACT: Growing the U-2 pilot selection process with first-ever program

    For the first time, the 9th Reconnaissance Wing will open its aperture for recruiting U.S. Air Force pilots into the U-2 Dragon Lady through an experimental program beginning in the fall of 2018. Through the newly established U-2 First Assignment Companion Trainer (FACT) program, the 9th RW’s 1st Reconnaissance Squadron will broaden its scope of pilots eligible to fly the U-2 by allowing Air Force student pilots in Undergraduate Pilot Training (UPT) the opportunity to enter a direct pipeline to flying the U-2.
  • Air Force realigns Holloman AFB under AETC

    The 49th Wing at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, and all co-located units, will realign from Air Combat Command to Air Education and Training Command effective Oct. 1.
  • 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.
  • Moody makes some noise during Diversity Day

    Team Moody hosted the 23d Wing Diversity Day, Sept. 14, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Diversity Day honored the cultures of all groups and organizations observed by the Department of Defense using forms of expression such as poems and native dances. The theme of this year was ’Many Cultures, One Voice: Stronger Through Inclusion And Equality’.
  • Mike Pence: ‘Humbled’ to return to Nellis AFB

    Vice President Mike Pence left the humidity of the East to travel to the dry desert temperatures of the West for a morale visit with Nellis Airmen Sept. 7.
  • Defenders compete to represent ACC

    Nine U.S. Air Force Security Forces Airmen competed during Air Combat Command’s Defender Challenge team selection here, August 20-24, 2018. Of the nine Airmen, six were selected to represent ACC at the 2018 Air Force Defender Challenge. After a 14-year hiatus, Security Forces teams from Air Force major commands, Great Britain and Germany will compete at Joint Base San Antonio-Camp Bullis, Texas, Sept. 10-13.
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