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  • Airmen prep for Army Air Assault School

    The AAA readiness assessment is designed to prepare Airmen for the Army Air Assault school curriculum as well as its physical and mental stressors. During AAA, U.S. troops are taught an array of skills associated with rotary-winged aircraft. These skills widen the 820th Base Defense Group’s ability to swiftly deploy and defend.
  • Fighter Wing trains for contingency operations

    Gunfighters practiced their wartime skills during a Phase II Focused training exercise, Dec. 4 - 8, 2017, here. The Phase II Focused exercise is aimed toward giving individual units the chance to tailor contingency training to best fit their needs.
  • Air Force Storyteller’s: Moody warriors triumph challenges

    Everyone has a story. But not everyone decides to tell theirs. Fortunately, five of Moody’s own chose to share their lives most defining moments as part of the Air Force’s Storyteller’s initiative. In a series of candidly open interviews, these individuals highlighted their trials and tribulations and how they transcend the uniform – not only to empower themselves, but for others in hopes to culturally reshape how we address some of the most pressing topics.
  • Pilot exemplifies Total Force Integration

    As part of a Total Force Integration initiative, an Air Force Reserve Citizen Airman attended attended the Weapons Instructor Course (WIC) to deploy with his former active-duty squadron. Captivated by the close-air support and combat-search and rescue missions of the A-10C Thunderbolt II, U.S. Air Force Reserve Maj. Matt Paetzhold, 76th Fighter Squadron A-10C Thunderbolt II instructor pilot, joined the ranks of those responsible for effectively integrating multiple weapons systems across the land, air, space and cyber domains.
  • Veterans, Airmen congregate during Safeside Reunion

    Vietnam and Desert Storm veterans came together to bond with the new generation of Safeside members. The three-day event consisted of a memorial service for fallen Safeside members, a current capabilities demonstration and a golf tournament.
  • Vigilant Shield 18

    Six Airmen from the 49th Logistics Readiness Squadron participated in Vigilant Shield 18, a joint exercise simulating rapid deployment missions, at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., from November 1 to 9, 2017.
  • RPA commanders visit newest Airmen

    Col. Julian Cheater, 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing commander, and select squadron commanders visited the United States Air Force graduating class of Basic Military Training Oct. 20, 2017, at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas. Leaders of the premier MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper combat wing witnessed 700 trainees graduate to become the next generation of Airmen.
  • 347th Rescue Group initiates new medical, survival training

    Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape specialists and Independent Duty Medical Technicians recently partnered to innovate a more realistic training experience for 23d Wing aircrew. The training is designed to merge many smaller courses into one three-day course that seamlessly ties together different skills that could be used together in the event that Airmen become isolated during a mission.
  • Helos galore: 424th ABS hosts 10th CAB in support of Atlantic Resolve

    Airmen from the 424th Air Base Squadron, a geographically separated unit of Ramstein’s 86th Airlift Wing, supported a rotation of a U.S. Army Combat Aviation Brigade on Chièvres Air Base, Belgium, Oct. 20, 2017, and supported throughout the duration of Operation Atlantic Resolve at Powidz Air Base, Poland.
  • Airfield systems Airmen prepare for AFSC merge

    Airmen assigned to the 20th Operations Support Squadron are getting ahead of the curve by preparing for an Air Force Specialty Code merger scheduled for March 2018.
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