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  • Large Force Test Event focused on SEAD, LO and EA complete at Nellis AFB

    The 53d Test and Evaluation Group planned and executed a $1.4 million Large Force Test Event, August 4-6, 2020, designed to find solutions to Air Force prioritized Tactics Improvement Proposals for Suppression of Enemy Air Defense, low-observable ingress, and 4th-5th generation electronic attack interoperability.
  • It’s the AGE of innovation

    The 355th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Aerospace Ground Equipment flight is crucial when it comes to accomplishing maintenance tasks for flight line operations. Not only do they provide support to Airmen, but in a time of need, they also work to find creative solutions to problems the base may be facing.
  • Operation Silent Sentry: 5,500 days and counting

    As space and cyberspace become more competitive and crowded, the amount of signals transferred through satellites grows every day. Each signal takes up space in the electromagnetic spectrum. For 5,500 consecutive days, Operation Silent Sentry has been run by Total Force Airmen from the 16th Space Control Squadron and the 380th Space Control Squadron whose mission is to detect these signals, and monitor interferences in their area of responsibility.
  • 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.
  • Training the Nation's Future Fleet of U-2 Pilots

    History was made July 31, 2020 when U.S. Air Force retired Lt. Col. Jonathan Huggins, 1st Reconnaissance Squadron U-2 instructor, became the first civilian instructor in the U-2 program to fly solo.Huggins retired on Sep. 26, 2014 and has served as a U-2 pilot instructor for 15 of the 18 years he’s been flying the U-2 as an active duty pilot.
  • VAQ-132 participates in Red Flag 20-3

    Photo Essay: U.S. Navy Airmen from Electronic Attack Squadron 132 at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Washington, successfully completed their mission, launching all jets successfully, July 31, 2020, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. U.S. Navy Airman prepared EA-18G Growler’s for take-off prior to Red Flag 20-3 and coordinated with pilots before launch, confirming systems are fully functional to ensure mission success and the pilot’s safety. They are trained in both ground take offs on land, as well as aircraft carrier operations.
  • 388th Fighter Wing develops leaders with every sortie

    The 388th Fighter Wing launches between 50-100 combat training sorties nearly every day from Hill Air Force Base, Utah. The training program is crucial not only to prepare for deployments, but also to develop leaders who will push the Air Force's F-35 capabilities further in the future.
  • 99th MDG seeks trauma accreditation

    The 99th Medical Group (MDG) is slated to begin accepting civilian critical care patients Aug. 1, at the Mike O’Callaghan Military Medical Center (MOMMC), here.
  • Contracting offices join forces to tackle Sixteenth Air Force Information Warfare mission

    As Sixteenth Air Force (Air Forces Cyber) reached full operational capability earlier this month, solidifying the convergence of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), cyber, electromagnetic warfare, information operations, and weather operations, federal agencies’ and joint partners’ need for these capabilities continues to skyrocket. In order to deliver Information Warfare (IW) outcomes for the nation, a strong, unified acquisition organization must be in place to meet those growing demands.
  • Air Force Releases Support for Military Families results

    The Department of the Air Force is dedicated to bringing awareness to, and mitigating, factors that negatively affect readiness and retention for military members and their families. Local support for military members and families who reside on and around our installations is an important factor in total force readiness. For more information visit the SUPPORT TO FAMILIES tab at https://www.af.mil/
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