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  • MWD and EOD collaborate in joint operations at ASAB

    Job proficiency is key to staying on top of your game. Even while deployed, military working dogs and their trainers get top-notch experience with explosive ordnance Airmen. Day and night, Airmen from the 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron military working dog flight team up with Explosive Ordnance Disposal Airmen to complete response training locally.
  • EOD conducts multi-day field training exercise

    Airman 1st Class Michael McDermott, 4th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician, prepares for a night-operations training simulation at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, May 13, 2020. The night-based training required Airmen to enter a building full of traps and successfully disarm them.
  • COMACC joins AFTAC Airmen in online training session

    The commander of Air Combat Command carved out 30 minutes on his tight schedule May 13 to dial in to a virtual training class hosted by members of the 22nd Surveillance Squadron here. Gen. Mike Holmes participated in the webchat with 47 Airmen from the Air Force Technical Applications Center to discuss geopolitical competition in the Arctic
  • 386th ECES, Marines train with RADR Mobile Training Team

    An airfield is one of the most vital aspects of an Air Force installation, enabling Airmen to successfully deliver decisive combat support to the warfighters night and day. The top priority in the event of a real-world attack, is for warfighters to ensure the flightline is quickly back to operational status.
  • "First to the Fight": F-22 Raptor and T-38 Talon train over Atlantic

    U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors and U.S. Air Force T-38 Talons from the 1st Fighter Wing fly in formation of the Atlantic Ocean during training off the coast of Virginia, Oct. 30, 2019. The 1st Fighter Wing is home to the 94th Fighter Squadron, 27th Fighter Squadron and the 71st Fighter Training Squadron at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.
  • Kuwaiti, U.S. EOD techs conduct joint munitions disposal training

    Kuwaiti Ministry of Defense and U.S. explosive ordnance disposal teams joined forces for a controlled munitions detonation training designed to share knowledge in disposing of newly upgraded artillery rounds known as insensitive munitions. The new version of the round uses an upgraded shell casing and explosive charge that requires revised techniques for controlled detonations.
  • Revitalizing the Squadron: The 81st RCS reactivates as an Air Control Squadron

    As a formal recognition of the hard work and efforts of the 53d Wing Airmen at Tyndall Air Force Base in the 81st Range Control Squadron, the 81st RCS deactivated, then reactivated as the 81st Air Control Squadron during a ceremony on September 23, 2019.
  • Tactical Leaders Course enhances Airmen’s leadership skills

    Airmen from the 820th Base Defense Group (BDG) were put to the test in the Tactical Leaders Course, Aug. 5-11, here. The course was geared toward helping squad leaders improve their ability to plan, create operations orders and lead Airmen in tactical situations.
  • 372nd TRS Det. 21: Training future U-2 crew chiefs

    The 9th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and its expeditionary counterparts’ crew chiefs are responsible for launching every U-2 Dragon Lady sortie across the globe. Before all of this, they must complete U-2 crew chief training at the 372nd Training Squadron Detachment 21. The detachment, which is attached to the 372nd TRS, Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, is located at Beale and is the only Mission Ready Airman (MRA) technical school for U-2s in the Air Force.
  • SERE: learning to survive at sea

    To develop these skills necessary to stay alive after bailing out over the ocean, aircrew from the 389th and 391st Fighter Squadrons attended water survival training taught by SERE specialists Staff Sgt. David Chorpenning and Tech. Sgt. Timothy Emkey.
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