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  • JTF-B burns cultural barriers during CENTAM SMOKE

    Firefighters from five Central American countries and Joint Task Force - Bravo participated in Central America Sharing Mutual Operational Knowledge and Experiences (CENTAM SMOKE) exercise, from April 8 - 12, here. CENTAM SMOKE, a biannual event hosted by the 612th Air Base Squadron, brought together

  • Admiral Faller emphasizes to USSOUTHCOM’s air component that teams win

    The Commander of U.S. Southern Command, U.S. Navy Admiral Craig Faller, visited 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) Jan 8-9, 2019.Faller recently took command of the U.S. Southern Command, which is responsible for all Department of Defense security cooperation in the 45 nations and territories of

  • U.S. Air Force hydrazine team train Chilean Airmen

    A U.S. Air Force hydrazine Mobile Training Team traveled to Los Condores Air Base, Chile, to conduct classroom instruction and hands-on training with Chilean Air Force fuels technicians.Hydrazine is a back-up fuel used in F-16 Fighting Falcons that allows a pilot to regain control in the event of an

  • Air advisors teach Colombian air force to ‘Help Itself’

    The 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron (MSAS) recently conducted a Building Partnerships Capacity (BPC) mission in Bogota, Colombia.The 17-member mobile training team (MTT), including members of the Wyoming Air National Guard and the Colorado Air Force Reserves, executed a four-week joint

  • Brazil leads Air Component in PANAMAX 2018

    U.S. service members from the 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) and the 612th Air and Space Operations Center participated in the U.S. Southern Command PANAMAX 2018 exercise July 30 – Aug. 10 alongside members from 12 partner nations.The Brazilian Air Force Chief of Joint Air Operations Center,