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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.
  • Diversity, inclusion board seeks input from all DOD personnel

    The Department of Defense Board on Diversity and Inclusion will focus on actions to enhance diversity and inclusion and drive a cultural shift to create lasting change in the Defense Department, from recruiting, career track selection and retention; to accessions, assignments, schools and promotions; to military justice and everything in between and beyond. All Defense Department personnel are encouraged to crowdsource feedback on ideas for improving diversity and inclusion via www.milSuite.mil. The closing date for input is Oct. 16.
  • AFCENT units train to win the day

    The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing partnered with the 378 AEW, Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the 379 AEW, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, to conduct a regional training exercise. Each wing brought its own specialty to the training, demonstrated through their aircraft.
  • F-35 crews conquer new territory in CENTCOM AOR

    The 421st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron did something in early July which had never been done before by an F-35A Lightning II unit - go into alert status. The squadron performed alert status exercises to provide the necessary data points to mission planners with the U.S. Air Force Central Command Air Operations Center. This hasn’t been done before with F-35s.
  • Top DOD Officials to Hold Virtual Town Hall Meeting

    Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper; Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman Ramón "CZ" Colón-López will hold a virtual global town hall meeting at the Pentagon to answer questions from service members, Defense Department civilians and family members about topics including diversity and inclusion in DOD, COVID-19, developments in the South China Sea and more July 17, 2020, at 1 p.m. EDT.
  • Nellis Guardian Angels support historic launch for NASA

    The 58th Rescue Squadron’s Guardian Angels assigned to Nellis Air Force Base supported the historic launch, making up the three-team Space Flight Support Force distributed amongst Patrick AFB, Florida, Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, and JB Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.
  • DOD Officials Unveil COVID-Related Personnel, Move Guidance

    Defense Department officials outlined a conditions-based approach to relaxing the stop-movement order that has been in effect since early March due to the coronavirus pandemic.
  • America Strong: Thunderbirds, Blue Angels Salute New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania COVID-19 Responders

    The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and the U.S. Navy Blue Angels fly over Philadelphia during an America Strong flyover, April 28, 2020. The demonstration teams conducted flyovers in areas of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania to honor healthcare workers, first responders, and other essential personnel who are working on the front lines to combat
  • ASAB Airmen execute the mission; Adhere to DoD guidelines

    386th Air Expeditionary Wing Airmen continue to execute their day to day mission while adhering to the latest DoD health protection guidelines.
  • DOD issues Flexible Spending Account tips in response to COVID-19

    Flexible Spending Account participants may make changes to their Health Care FSA, Limited Expense Health Care FSA , or Dependent Care FSA elections if there has been a Qualifying Life Event, or QLE.
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