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  • QATAR, AFCENT validate tactics during Exercise Sky Shield III

    Airmen from U.S. Air Forces Central and the Qatar Emiri Air Force participated in Exercise Sky Shield III at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Aug. 1-4, 2021. Sky Shield III is a bilateral defensive counter-air combat patrol and combat search and rescue exercise designed to validate AFCENT and QEAF’s

  • 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.

  • COMACC celebrates year with 20th MXG

    Gen. Mark Kelly, commander of Air Combat Command, and Chief Master Sgt. David Wade, Command Chief of Air Combat Command, joined 20th MXG Airmen for the 2021 Maintenance Professional of the Year banquet after a Shaw AFB immersion.

  • Resilient and fit despite COVID-19

    On July 1, 2021, the Air Force will resume its physical fitness testing, following months of delay caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. During the pandemic, Airmen of all ranks, ranging from new arrivals to those in the senior tier, have had to find different ways to maintain a healthy level of fitness

  • Innovation saves 37 work-hours using spreadsheet

    In a deployed environment, unit travel representatives (UTR) have to find an extra 40 hours to complete the duties required of them within a five-day span. U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Caleb Jones, 386th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron manpower analyst, created a macro, a recorded series of

  • 609th AOC optimizes ATO production, first to use KRADOS operationally

    U.S. Air Forces Central’s 609th Air Operations Center made history this week when it became the first AOC to operationally utilize the Kessel Run All Domain Operations Suite to plan and execute the Master Air Attack Plan. The KRADOS suite of applications, which was developed by the Air Force Life