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  • 388th MXS Airmen improve F-35 tire change process

    For years, the wheel shop here has disassembled, inspected, repaired, built, and delivered reliable F-16 aircraft tires and wheels. That reliability and 24-hour turnaround time will remain intact as the base's operational mission transitions from F-16 to F-35A Lightning II

  • Assuring maintenance quality for the MQ-1, MQ-9 mission

    Quality assurance (QA) Airmen in the maintenance world are known by many titles; the “best of the best”, the “eyes and ears”, and even “sharks in the water” for their "no nonsense" attitudes where maintenance is concerned.

  • Hill F-35s form up for combat training

      F-35 pilots here began flying routine four-ship combat training missions at the Utah Test and Training range in the west desert this week. Active duty and Reserve pilots from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings will use the jet’s intricate computer network to evade a series of simulated threats.

  • Requesting permission to land: fly-in invites civilian pilots to Shaw

    More than 75 civilian aircraft touched down on the flightline here, on the morning of April 29.It was the first General Aviation Fly In event held at Shaw since 1977.“It’s an opportunity for civilian pilots to land on a U.S. military installation and get the opportunity to learn about how the 20th

  • 99th LRS Cargo Movement wins Air Force-level award

    Andrew Carnegie once stated, “Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.”

  • Lafayette Escadrille honored at centennial event

    U.S. and French military and civic leaders attended the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial event in Marnes-la-Couquette, France, today, to commemorate the centennial of the flying squadron's formation.The Lafayette Escadrille was formed on April 20, 1916, by 38 U.S. volunteer pilots who flew under French