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  • Hill Airmen take F-35 to Alaska for three weeks of training

    Airmen from the active duty 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings are heading north with the F-35A for three weeks of training alongside a variety of other Air Force units at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Different from the Red Flags the wing has completed at Nellis AFB, Nevada, which focused primarily on scenarios developed for the U.S. Central Command Region, this exercise will focus on scenarios in the Pacific Command Region.
  • Team ADAB gears up for exercise

    Exercises are used to test Airmen on their ability to execute procedures in the case of real world scenarios. In this article, leadership from the wing and Inspector General office discuss what went into the planning and execution of this recent exercise, and how it ties into the three D's of the wing's mission.
  • 386th ECES Conducts All-Hazard Response Exercise

    This possible real-world scenario was an all-hazard response exercise conducted by the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron emergency management team, May 5, 2020. The exercise was designed to enhance interoperability between multiple first responder teams to respond, identify, and to control potential real-world scenarios.
  • JTAC supports DASMAN SHIELD 20; Air Force air to ground command control seen first-hand

    DASMAN SHIELD is a bi-lateral military-to-military live fire artillery exercise designed to strengthen interoperability and expand capabilities between U.S. and Kuwaiti air and land assets while simultaneously providing training on techniques and procedures in potential real-world contingencies.
  • 388th, 419th Fighter Wings serve as core wing at Red Flag

    Airmen from the 388th Fighter Wing, alongside reservists from the 419th Fighter Wing, are currently deployed for combat training with the F-35A Lightning II here during Red Flag where they are performing the “core wing” function at what is known as the Air Force’s premier large force exercise.
  • Nellis Airmen, international sister services team up for Red Flag 20-1

    Three F-16C Fighting Falcon fighter jets assigned to the 64th Aggressors Squadron (AGRS) prepare to take off from Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Feb. 11, 2020. The 64th AGRS provides realistic adversary replication to deliver the most accurate training to participants at Red Flag 20-1. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Bryan Guthrie)
  • AWACS pilot makes history as Red Flag mission commander

    RED FLAG 20-1 marked a significant milestone for the 960th Airborne Air Control Squadron when Capt. Preston Radford, an instructor pilot for the E-3 Sentry Air Warning and Control System, was selected to serve as mission commander for one of the daily exercises. While RED FLAG has been operating out of Nellis Air Force Base, quarterly since 1975, this marks the third time in the exercise’s history that an AWACS pilot has been selected to serve as mission commander.
  • Unique F-35A program, maintainers progress during Red Flag 20-1

    Hundreds of Airmen from Hill’s 388th and 419th Fighter Wing are deployed here with the 421st Fighter Squadron for Red Flag, the Air Force’s premier large force combat exercise. This is the first Red Flag for the 421st Fighter Squadron as an F-35A Lightning II unit.
  • SJ participates in HAZMAT exercise

    Members of the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base 4th Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management Hazardous Material team, 4th CES fire department and the 4th Inspector General office worked with Wayne County Emergency service agencies during a simulated HAZMAT spill, Dec. 9, 2019, in Goldsboro, North Carolina. The exercise provided the opportunity for agencies to test their established mutual aid agreements.
  • DM assets train over Southern Arizona

    The 355th Wing at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, has a primary mission of deploying, employing and sustaining combat search and rescue and attack air power in support of combatant commanders anywhere in the world. The combined capabilities of the A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft, HC-130J Combat King II aircraft and HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters, all stationed at Davis-Monthan, allow the Airmen of the 355th WG to train in a variety of scenarios ensuring all members are ready to provide CSAR and attack power anywhere, anytime.
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