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  • 20th CES trains in Silver Flag exercise

    Airmen from the 20th Civil Engineer Squadron recently participated in exercise Silver Flag, Aug. 31-Sept. 11, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida.
  • Offutt Medical Services realigned to better meet patient care needs

    The 55th Medical Group redesignated two squadrons Sept. 25, 2020, as part of the Air Force-wide initiative to enhance military medical readiness. The 55th Aerospace Medicine Squadron and the 55th Medical Operation squadrons were deactivated and replaced by the 55th Operation Medical Readiness Squadron and the 55th Healthcare Operations Squadron, respectively.  
  • 379th AEW conducts first KC-135 hot refueling in USAF

    To advance the agility of Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Airmen from the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing performed a validation and verification of the first hot refueling of a KC-135 Stratotanker in the U.S. Air Force on Sept. 21, 2020.
  • Medical care in the air

    On a typical mission with one crew, two flight nurses and three aeromedical technicians, the Airmen assigned to the 379th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron have the ability to transform nearly any cargo aircraft into a flying hospital.
  • Star shines at Shaw

    They train for hours. Days. Weeks. It is a rigorous schedule that ensures a bond unlike any other. They have the ability to inflict fear in aggressors, like no human ever would. The picture of a warrior immerges; however, the end result yields a slightly different form.
  • Airman’s invention backed by Spark Tank accelerates change

    Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., said in a recent paper outlining his vision for the Air Force, “If we don’t change - if we fail to adapt - we risk losing the certainty with which we have defended our national interests for decades.” In the spirit of this vision, the Air Force has dedicated itself to preserve and support the innovative ideas of everyday Airmen. Senior Airman Hartman, 726th Air Command Squadron cyber transport technician, is one of those Airmen.
  • NTTR: Training our way to victory

    Red Flag, an air-to-air combat exercise for pilots, and Green Flag, a ground combat training exercise, are two of the largest training operations in the Department of Defense. The NTTR enables training opportunities like these, while also providing a practice home to the U.S. Air Force Aerial Demonstration team and daily flying operations for squadrons based at Nellis.
  • DPAA Honorable Carry

    Photo essay: Members of the 55th Wing Honor Guard carry the last of 25 transfer cases off of Defense Prisoner of War/Missing in Action Accounting Agency Honorable Carry flight Sept. 4, 2020. The remains were transferred from the European Theater recovered by DPAA partners and the last set of remains for the World War II Ploesti Disinterment Project. Ploesti, Romania was site of military Operation Tidal Wave a bombing mission against oil fields and refineries Aug. 1, 1943.
  • Grand Forks AFB maintenance squadron enable success of Global Hawk mission

    Crew chiefs and avionics specialists with the 319th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron work around the clock, year-round, to put RQ-4 Global Hawks in the air. Our intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance mission would not be possible without their diligence and dedication.
  • Two wing members awarded for lifesaving actions

    The 557th Weather Wing recently had two individuals receive awards for saving the lives of a fellow service member.
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