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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.
  • Air Force improves assignment process for co-parents, considers custody agreements

    Assignment authorities will now be able to consider requests for an assignment or deferment to a location near their children, even if the co-parents are not married.
  • MacDill beating the heat with innovation

    It is 5 P.M. and you have been outside on a hot and humid 105-degree day for 12 hours. All you can think about is being able to go inside and feel a cool breeze from the air conditioning unit in your car and house; imagine if you did not have to go inside to stay cool. Aiming to allow military members to work hard in a more comfortable environment, the Personal Cooling System (PCS) provided by Florida-based RINI Technologies keeps Airmen at a cool 72-degrees while being compact enough to wear beneath protective gear and clothing.
  • 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.
  • 378 ELRS works hydrostatic tests

    Photo Essay: Airmen from the 378th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron perform a hydrostatic test on fuel hoses at Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, August 2, 2020. Hydrostatic tests are completed to ensure structural integrity of fuel hoses used on the flightline. Water was pumped into the hose before being pressurized for a period of time.
  • 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.
  • Red Flag 20-3 kicks off amid COVID-19 pandemic

    To keep the force tactically and technically sound, intense training is a must - even in the midst of a pandemic. In line with the Air Force’s priority to restore readiness and win any fight, any time, Red Flag 20-3 is scheduled to kick off at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Aug. 3-14. Though the base continues to adapt and operate under a new normal, defending the nation is a daily job.
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