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  • 71 RQS is first HC-130J operational unit to receive fuel from KC-46A Pegasus

    Two KC-46A Pegasus aircraft assigned to the 916th Air Refueling wing, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, provided air-to-air refueling for an HC-130J Combat King II aircraft assigned to the 71st Rescue Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Aug. 24, 2021.
  • Keeping Moody safe one critter at a time

    To prevent mishaps on the airfield and possible damage to aircraft caused by birds and other animals, Lauren Smith and her dog, Teal, monitor and control the wildlife and habitats in and around Moody Air Force Base’s airfield. As a part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Bird/Wildlife Aircraft Strike Hazard (BASH) program, her goal is to keep Airmen and other assets safe by identifying and reducing wildlife threats to aviation safety.
  • ACC Innovates with Air Force CyberWorx

    When there is a problem that arises within cyberspace or the operational world, Airmen may have ideas to create a better process for the United States Air Force to “accelerate change” in their mission. Air Force CyberWorx, is a DoD Cyber Mission-focused, operational problem-solving organization, that gives Airmen the tools to support Air Force operational problems by collaborating with government, industry, and academic experts through structured human-centered design activities.
  • National Preparedness Month: ‘Prepare to Protect’

    Each September, National Preparedness Month is observed to emphasize the importance of planning and preparing for emergencies that can impact our homes, families, and communities.
  • Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over; avoiding DUIs saves lives

    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, every day roughly 28 people die in accidents involving drivers who were under the influence or while intoxicated. That statistic equates to about one loss of life every 52 minutes.
  • Shaw tests alternative PT components

    Shaw was one of three Air Combat Command bases selected to test the alternative components of the physical fitness assessment.
  • Tigers named top air dominance squadron

    Named the top air dominance squadron in the Air Force for their actions across five combat operations and two exercises in fiscal year 2020, the 79th Fighter Squadron received the Raytheon Trophy Aug. 28, 2021.
  • Test milestones reached at Northern Lightning

    F-16s from the 85th Test and Evaluation Squadron and Operational Flight Program Combined Test Force returned to Eglin AFB August 20, 2021, after completing a successful capstone exercise in Wisconsin. The two squadrons worked hand-in-hand during Northern Lightning 2021 where the team introduced the latest F-16 software in a Large Force Exercise, and accomplished multiple test objectives including the integration of Lockheed Martin’s Legion Pod equipped with Infrared Search and Tracking System technology.
  • Air Force declares TACP mobile communications system ‘combat ready’

    The U.S. Air Force’s Air Combat Command recently declared the initial operational capability for the tactical air control party mobile communications system Block 2 system ‘combat ready’ at the recommendation of the 605th Test and Evaluation Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Florida.
  • 38th Rescue Squadron trains to support SpaceX, Boeing

    Pararescuemen, aircrew flight equipment Airmen and maritime operations specialists assigned to the 38th Rescue Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, conducted rescue training in the Banana River and Atlantic Ocean near Patrick Space Force Base, Florida, Aug. 23-27, 2021.
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