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  • Coalition partners fly joint-combat missions over Southwest Asia

    F-35A Lightning II pilots assigned to the 421st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron recently flew a joint-combat operation with coalition partners over Southwest Asia. The 380th Air Expeditionary Wing conducts combat taskings, directed by the president, in support of contingency operations to protect national interests in the United States Central Command's area of responsibility.
  • DPAA Offutt Laboratory conducts first dignified transfer of remains during COVID-19 pandemic

    Photo Essay: A C-17 Globemaster III arrived at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, July 21, 2020, as part of an honorable carry of unidentified remains of service members from the European theater. A total of 28 transfer cases of remains will be accessioned into the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency Offutt Laboratory for analysis and identification. This was the first time remains have been transferred to the laboratory for analysis since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
  • Never mine alone

    Hard work has always been a part of U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Loretta Washington’s life.
  • ALS Graduates Attend Combat Skills Training

    Approximately 18 Airmen completed their final Airman Leadership School requirement. A 4.25-mile ruck march and an afternoon of combat training stands between the non-commissioned officers and their new responsibilities as supervisors and leaders in their respective duty sections. By adding CST to ALS, frontline leaders and non-commissioned officers culminate the 6-week course with a combat ready mindset. The new training schedule allows Airmen to complete their mission requirement within the DOD’s COVID-19 safety guidelines.
  • Air Force announces the 12 Outstanding Airmen of 2020

    Air Force officials have selected the service’s top enlisted members, naming the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2020. Among the winners is an Air Combat Command NCO.
  • Al Udeid service members ‘Talk, Heal and Change’ together

    The Grand Slam 5/6 counsil hosted a diversity and inclusion panel discussion, “Talk, Heal and Change Together,” at the Blatchford-Preston Complex Theater, July 19, 2020, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.
  • Life still happens: ASAB Physical Therapy and Acupuncture operating during a pandemic

    Luckily, when injuries happen to impair Airmen from accomplishing their mission medical professionals like Maj. Christine Broszko, 386th Expeditionary Medical Group family medicine physician, and Master Sgt. David Garcia, 386th EMDG physical therapy technician, are available when necessary to take care of the warfighter, even in a COVID-19 climate.
  • SECAF visits JBLE

    Secretary of the Air Force Barbara M. Barrett learned firsthand how Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, stays mission-ready through the capabilities of Airmen and assets at JBLE.
  • Air Combat Command officially declares Full Operating Capability for Sixteenth Air Force (Air Forces Cyber)

    Gen. Mike Holmes, Air Combat Command commander and Lt. Gen. Timothy D. Haugh, Sixteenth Air Force (Air Forces Cyber) commander declared Full Operating Capability for Sixteenth Air Force (Air Forces Cyber) during a virtual ceremony. The declaration of FOC signifies that the Air Force’s Information Warfare organization met a rigorous set of criteria, including an approved concept of operations and demonstrated performance of mission under stress in simulated and real-world conditions.
  • First Ever “COMBAT Sentry” kicks off at Tyndall AFB

    The 81st Air Control Squadron is hosting the first-ever COMBAT Sentry, a command and control evaluation as part of the USAF’s Weapons System Evaluation Program, July 13-24, 2020.