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  • 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.
  • Military Working Dogs, Handlers stick together

    It’s no secret that MWDs and their handlers share a strong bond. Through this bond, countless hours of effort, training and patience has been sacrificed to become an effective team.
  • 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. 
  • Prince Sultan Air Base conducts trauma response exercise

    On July 14, the 378th Expeditionary Medical Squadron conducted a trauma response exercise to practice its response, mitigation, treatment and evacuation of critically injured patients at Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Top DOD Officials to Hold Virtual Town Hall Meeting

    Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper; Army Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman Ramón "CZ" Colón-López will hold a virtual global town hall meeting at the Pentagon to answer questions from service members, Defense Department civilians and family members about topics including diversity and inclusion in DOD, COVID-19, developments in the South China Sea and more July 17, 2020, at 1 p.m. EDT.
  • Help Agency Team visits AUAB Units

    Anyone that has deployed knows that deployed life can be taxing, fast-pace and in some cases overwhelming, which is why the Helping Agency Team from the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing conducted a “wellness walk,” July 12, 2020, at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar.
  • Operating in the field

    Photo Essay: U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the Combat Team Member Course treat a simulated injured person during training at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, July 9, 2020. The CTMC gives Airmen both classroom and hands-on training for a variety of skill sets to ensure their readiness to execute the mission downrange. The CTMC, a two-month course designed for combat search and rescue Airmen as a part of their career progression training, provided the opportunity to practice treating and evacuating injured personnel while addressing a variety of injuries and other challenges.
  • First meeting held for military-wide Defense Board on Diversity and Inclusion

    The board was established by Secretary of Defense Mark Esper as part of the Department of Defense’s efforts to improve diversity, inclusion and equal opportunity for U.S. service members.
  • Air Force Fall Prevention Focus hits home

    One Airman or Space Professional lost to a fall mishap is one too many. Since 2015 there have been 15 fatalities and permanent disabilities caused by on and off-duty falls in the Air Force. That’s one of the many reasons we are passionate about fall prevention. Take some time to focus on fall prevention July 20-24 using this year’s Air Force theme, “Calling All Fall Prevention Warriors!”