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  • ACC warns Airmen: Get ready for severe weather

    To sharpen a proactive preparedness posture, ACC plans to release additional severe weather readiness guidance to all wings, numbered air forces and direct reporting units located in high risk areas of the United States.
  • Airmen come together for Combat Archer exercise

    The 325th Fighter Wing is approaching the conclusion of Combat Archer 19-8 that was conducted in conjunction with the on-going Checkered Flag 19-1 exercise at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, May 6-17, 2019. Combat Archer, also known as the Weapons Systems Evaluation Program, is the Department of Defense’s largest air-to-air live-fire evaluation exercise.
  • Secretary of the Air Force Announces Grand Forks Air Force Base Re-designation

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson announced the re-designation of the 319th Air Base Wing at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, as the 319th Reconnaissance Wing today, May 11, 2019 at Grand Forks AFB.
  • Aircrew Airmen arrive for Checkered Flag 19-1

    The 325th Fighter Wing kicked off the first day of a two week-long Checkered Flag exercise at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, May 6, 2019.
  • Drone operator assists 500 flood victims

    There are often wingmen, behind the scenes, that go unrecognized for their selfless contributions. It is the devastating occurrences, such as natural disasters, that bring out these heroes and Maj. Steven Bogert, 45th Reconnaissance Squadron, is among them.
  • Offutt’s pavement team serve as unsung heroes

    Offutt’s pavement team has been working since November to keep snow off the roads, patch potholes and complete a myriad of other duties to ensure the mission continues. And with a winter that included more than 50 inches of snow, they were not lacking for opportunities to excel.
  • MacDill AFB accepts aircraft in response to Offutt AFB flooding

    Five RC-135 Rivet Joint reconnaissance aircraft assigned to the 55th Wing, Offutt AFB, Nebraska, relocated here over the weekend due to rising floodwaters at Offutt. The relocation to MacDill Air Force Base ensures the aircraft remain out of harm’s way until they can safely return to their home station.
  • Tyndall family visits Airmen amidst legacy rebuild

    In the Tyndall name there is honor among its legacy that is proceeded by a deep rooted sense of family. Mary Tyndall Troff, daughter of Florida native and World War I pilot Lt. Frank B. Tyndall, 2nd Bombardment Group from Langley Field, Virginia, was only a child when she learned of her father’s military career. She recalled the moment she learned that an Airfield in the swamps of Florida would bear her family’s name. Tyndall was credited with shooting down six German planes behind enemy lines in 1918. While inspecting Army fields near Mooresville, North Carolina on July 15, 1930, Tyndall's plane crashed, killing him instantly.
  • Red Flag strengthens F-35A maintainers

    After more than two weeks launching F-35A sorties at Red Flag 19-1, maintainers with the 388th Fighter Wing are impressed with the jet and the young airmen who help maintain it. The 4th Fighter Squadron and 4th Aircraft maintenance unit brought 12 jets and more than 200 Airmen from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, to Red Flag for the three week exercise. Red Flag is the Air Force’s premier combat exercise and pits a friendly “blue” force against an enemy “red” force in challenging combat scenarios. “This is about as close as you’re going to get to a deployed environment. We’ve been able to sustain a very aggressive schedule and keep the mission-capable rate high,” said Master Sgt. Paul DeGrechie, production superintendent with the 4th AMU. “The F-35 was designed to be maintenance friendly, and that’s been the case here.”
  • JB Langley surgical team goes 'purple'

    A joint surgical team comprised of three separate branches assembled at U.S. Air Force Hospital Langley at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, in December 2018 to perform an operation. Consisting of a Navy surgeon, Air Force nurse, and Army technician, the team was organized to perform a functional endoscopic sinus surgery to restore a patient’s sinus ventilation to normal function. Providing health care in a joint environment works to improve readiness by ensuring that health care providers have the capabilities they need while providing patients with convenient access to care.
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