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  • FSS operations officer awarded Bronze Star at MHAFB

    “Deploying into a combat zone for a year is intense,” said Capt. Kristen Miranda, 366th Force Support Squadron operations officer. Miranda served as the director of operations for the 405th Expeditionary Support Squadron at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, from April 2019 to April 2020. She was awarded the Bronze Star, August 20, 2020, here for her heroic actions during an 11-hour complex ground attack on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan on December 11, 2019.
  • Team Eglin prepared, ready for F-15EX

    In less than a year, Team Eglin takes possession of the Air Force’s newest fighter, the F-15EX. Big plans and procedures are underway so developmental and operational testing can begin as soon as possible when EX1 and EX2 arrives in 2021.
  • Red Flag adjusts for today’s challenges

    The 414th Combat Training Squadron (CTS), which oversees Red Flag, is making changes to the exercise for improved efficiency at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Red Flag is a realistic multi-domain training exercise that maximizes the combat readiness and survivability of participants by providing a robust, accurate training environment. While early Red Flag exercises focused on survivability of combat pilots, Red Flag integrates the five core functions of the Air Force: Intelligence Reconnaissance Surveillance (ISR), Command and Control, Air Superiority, Strike and Personnel Recovery to ensure Airmen are ready for today’s fight.
  • Beneath the Skies: Aircraft Maintainers

    One of the largest support structures here at the 332d Air Expeditionary Wing can be broadly defined as aircraft maintainers. This not only includes those individuals who perform pre-flight, thru-flight (where an aircraft returns from a mission then embarks on another mission within a couple hours) and post-flight safety and function checks, but also several “back shops” which specialize in a certain aspect of the aircraft’s function such as weapons, guidance or propulsion systems.
  • Hill AFB, UTTR evaluation exercises close

    Evaluation exercises Combat Hammer and Combat Archer ended August 18 at Hill AFB and the Utah Test and Training Range. Both are part of the Weapons System Evaluation Program, or WSEP.
  • Art of War: fifth-gen, allies train to defeat future adversaries

    Imagine an enemy who knows how you operate. They know your game plans, have been in your position and used your gear. On top of that, they outnumber your team and have the ability to regenerate.
  • 4th Fighter Wing commander personally delivers F-15 to WR-ALC

    Col. Christopher Sage knows “Success here equals success there.” That’s why he came "here."A seasoned fighter pilot, Sage is fully appreciative of having a fine-tuned jet to fly. And since taking the helm of the 4th Fighter Wing at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., in July, he has wanted to personally acknowledge the people who provide
  • AFCENT Tankers fuel the fight

    In the fight against Da'esh and the Iraqi counteroffensive to liberate Mosul, no nation works alone. In the skies, a coalition of pilots from 19 nations work tirelessly to dismantle, disrupt and ultimately destroy Da'esh by striking infrastructure, roadways and other high-value targets
  • Fueling the Coalition

    High above the desert, Airman 1st Class Mallory, of the 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, settles into her chair and begins flipping switches and checking gauges, preparing for the upcoming rendezvous. From her rear-facing seat in the back of a KC-10 Extender, she opens the rear refueling hatch and the ground below comes into view. A few
  • Razor Talon: April 8, 2016

    F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft taxi during Razor Talon, April 8, 2016, at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. The monthly exercise allows service members unique opportunities to combine land, air and sea forces from all service branches in a realistic training environment. (U.S. Air Force photo/ Senior Airman Aaron J. Jenne)
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