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  • Joint Strike Fighter pilots train in Gunfighter Country

    F-35A Lightning II instructor pilots from the 62nd Fighter Squadron at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, came here for three weeks in late October to train the next generation of F-35A pilots.
  • ‘Piering’ into future: Construction to improve fuel operations

    Construction preparations for a new pier, which is used to receive jet fuel, began April 3, 2017. The project, which is overseen by the 733rd Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Facilities, is expected to be completed in 18 months.
  • Lightning over UK: USAF F-35A takes first overseas flight

    The Air Combat Command F-35A Heritage Flight team accomplished the U.S.’ first transatlantic flight in an F-35A Lightning II, with refueling support from a KC-10 Extender, when it touched down at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, June 30, 2016.
  • USAFWS: Deliberate Strike Night

    The United States Air Force is well known as the pinnacle of air superiority. Guaranteeing this supremacy are the Airmen who wear the coveted patch of the U.S. Air Force Weapons School. With only approximately 100 weapons officers and enlisted specialists graduating from the school every six months, these Airmen are truly topnotch in their fields.
  • 388th MXS Airmen improve F-35 tire change process

    For years, the wheel shop here has disassembled, inspected, repaired, built, and delivered reliable F-16 aircraft tires and wheels. That reliability and 24-hour turnaround time will remain intact as the base's operational mission transitions from F-16 to F-35A Lightning II aircraft. Three active-duty
  • Requesting permission to land: fly-in invites civilian pilots to Shaw

    More than 75 civilian aircraft touched down on the flightline here, on the morning of April 29.It was the first General Aviation Fly In event held at Shaw since 1977.“It’s an opportunity for civilian pilots to land on a U.S. military installation and get the opportunity to learn about how the 20th Fighter Wing and Shaw Air Force Base operate,” said
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