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  • 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.
  • Offutt restores training capabilities with new simulator

    The 55th Operations Group is constructing a new aircrew training device as part of an effort to replace the three ATDs destroyed in the Offutt Air Force Base March flood. This new simulator is needed to aid Team Offutt initial, requalification and continuation air crew training in an organized environment.
  • Lighting up the runway: 386th ECES maintains flight line

    Every day, 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron electrical systems Airmen meet in the morning to determine their priorities for the day. Some scatter to the flight line, others push across base. Either way, they fulfill requirements that allows Ali Al Salem Air Base to execute its mission.
  • COMACC presents BSM to 38th RQS Airman

    Gen. Mike Holmes, commander of Air Combat Command, presented a Bronze Star Medal with Valor to an Airman assigned to the 38th Rescue Squadron (RQS) Aug. 26, here. While deployed to Afghanistan in 2018, Staff Sgt. Aaron Metzger, 38th RQS pararescueman, engaged in action against an enemy of the United States.
  • PHOTOS: Hill F-35A sunset launch

    The active duty 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings from Hill Air Force Base conducted local night flying operations this week. The wings are required to train at night to maintain their readiness and all-weather capabilities. Increased flying also provides a valuable opportunity to evaluate the F-35A Lightning II aircraft's maintenance resiliency and operational agility.
  • Combat Comm supports crash recovery

    A F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the ‘Vigilantes’ of Strike Fighter Squadron 151 based at Naval Air Station Lemoore, California, crashed east of Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, California. Shortly after the F/A-18E’s July 31 crash, the Navy reached out to the 51st Combat Communications Squadron, HAMMER Adaptive Communication Element from Robins Air Force Base, because there was a serious need for communication services throughout their vast recovery area.
  • Chilean, US Air Forces share helicopter expertise

    The 55th Rescue Squadron hosted an H-60 Subject Matter Expert Exchange between members of the U.S. Air Force and the Chilean Air Force Aug 5-9, 2019. This is the second H-60 SMEE between the two Air Forces this year.
  • Eye in the sky: Prepping the MQ-9 Reaper

    Maintainers from the 386th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron prepare an MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) operations at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, July 23, 2019.
  • Air Force workshop focuses on installation support, environmental stewardship

    Building resilient installations was the theme of an Air Force Civil Engineer Center workshop that brought together environmental, public affairs and other base professionals August 13 to 15 in San Antonio. More than 400 military and civilians were on-hand at the 2019 Air Force Environmental Workshop to focus on the role of environmental restoration and protection in ensuring installations are mission ready. The workshop focused on enabling the Air Force environmental mission of building resilient installations through environmental stewardship.
  • AFCYBER presents, participates in DEF CON 27

    Nearly 30,000 cyber enthusiasts gathered for the 27th annual DEF CON Hacking Conference, on the Las Vegas strip. Of those in attendance were several Air Forces Cyber Airmen who presented their technologies or participated in cyber competitions.
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