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  • SJAFB Prepares for Hurricane Dorian

    Airmen from the 4th Electrical Engineer Squadron and 567th Red Horse Squadron prepared the base before Hurricane Dorian, Sept. 4, 2019, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The 4th CES, to include equipment operators, electricians, plumbers, structural craftsman, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, and production technicians, are providing 24-hour response and recovery operations during and following Hurricane Dorian.
  • F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team moves to Hill AFB for 2020 airshow season

    The Air Force’s only F-35A Demonstration Team will be reassigned to the 388th Fighter Wing at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, beginning with the 2020 airshow season. The single-ship aerial demonstration team will display the capabilities of the F-35A at approximately 20 performances starting in March 2020 and running through November.
  • Commissioning in the Air Force

    There is more than one route to become an officer in the Air Force; Officer Training School (OTS), attending the Air Force Academy, or joining the Reserve Officers' Training Corps. OTS accepts those who’ve completed their degree while enlisted or those who have already completed their degree as a civilian.
  • 116th Air Control Wing evacuates JSTARS aircraft ahead of Hurricane Dorian

    The 116th Air Control Wing, Georgia Air National Guard, began relocating the fleet of E-8C Joint STARS aircraft stationed on the installation, Sept. 2, to prevent potential damage from Hurricane Dorian. The Joint STARS have relocated temporarily to Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, where they will wait while Hurricane Dorian travels up the eastern coast of the United States.
  • Rescued to be a rescuer

    September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and much emphasis is being put on a mental health crisis that has impacted military members. Tech. Sgt. Noah Stamps, 325th Fighter Wing chaplain corps superintendent, works in an office where individuals can go and talk about life issues with full confidentiality. His career field is one where helping fellow Airmen talk and work through tough times is an everyday thing. Earlier this year, however, Stamps was the one reaching out for help.
  • Air Force Be Ready Page

    Disasters come in many forms; explosions, hurricanes, tornadoes, and others. Being prepared can reduce fear, anxiety, and losses that accompany these disasters. Individuals, families, and communities should know what to do in the event of a fire and where to seek shelter during a tornado. Knowing what to expect and how to prepare makes any crisis more manageable. The Air Force Be Ready website is a valuable resource for preparing for disasters.
  • Haugh takes command of Twenty-Fifth Air Force

    Maj. Gen. Timothy D. Haugh assumed command of Twenty-Fifth Air Force from Maj. Gen. Mary F. O’Brien during a change of command ceremony presided over by Gen. Mike Holmes, Air Combat Command commander here, Aug. 29.
  • Offutt partners with USACE, gives tours to UNL students

    Students from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln receive tours of Offutt Air Force Base’s fueling system from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers August 23, 2019.
  • 9th AF commander visits JBLE

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Chad Franks, Ninth Air Force commander, visited Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia to tour various units around Langley to view operations first-hand, August 26-28, 2019.
  • SJ Airmen help during major car accident

    “We stepped out of our vehicle and the first thing we heard was ‘I can’t find my daughter,” recalled Senior Airman Robert Walsh, 4th Logistic Readiness Squadron fuels specialist. It was 2:00 a.m. on a busy highway road when the Airmen noticed a car crash involving two vehicles, one of which appeared to have rolled over several times causing two passengers to be ejected from the vehicle as it rolled, added Walsh.
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