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  • NTTR: Training our way to victory

    Red Flag, an air-to-air combat exercise for pilots, and Green Flag, a ground combat training exercise, are two of the largest training operations in the Department of Defense. The NTTR enables training opportunities like these, while also providing a practice home to the U.S. Air Force Aerial Demonstration team and daily flying operations for squadrons based at Nellis.
  • ACC builds leaders armed for action

    Inspired by the Greek goddess of wisdom and war Athena, Air Combat Command recently completed the first-ever inaugural Sword Athena Leadership Symposium Aug 12-14, at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. The theme for this year’s event was “Building Leaders Armed for Action.”
  • Eielson AFB welcomes F-35A Lightning II

    With the arrival, Eielson AFB is now Pacific Air Forces’ first base to house the fifth-generation fighter aircraft.
  • DOD Confronts Coronavirus Head-On

    The Defense Department is taking positive action to protect people, safeguard critical national security missions and capabilities and support the whole-of-government approach to confronting the spread of the new coronavirus.
  • DOD Issues Flexible Instructions on Response to Coronavirus

    The Defense Department has issued instructions to the armed services and department heads on how to respond to the implications of the growing coronavirus outbreak.
  • 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.
  • Locked and Loaded

    The Airmen of the 355th Wing are committed to readiness and maintaining the ability to deploy at a moment's notice. The individual Protective Equipment Element, assigned to the 355th Logistics Readiness Squadron's material management flight, keeps them ready. The IPEE has a significant impact on the wing’s ability to stay geared up and lethal.
  • MQ-9 squadron earns AFA honors for innovation, lethality

    The 89th Attack Squadron earned the Air Force Association’s 2018 Remotely Piloted Aircraft Trophy Sept. 17, 2018, at the Air, Space and Cyberspace conference held Sept. 17-19, at National Harbor. Select members of the 89th Attack Squadron accepted the award from Secretary of the Air Force Dr. Heather Wilson, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth Wright and F. Whitten Peters, AFA Chairman of the Board.
  • AF to fund squadron innovation that improves mission effectiveness

    Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein announced that Air Force squadrons will receive a new funding authority to accelerate implementation of the National Defense Strategy Feb. 23, 2018.
  • SECAF: This is about lethality and mission effectiveness

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson spoke about the importance of innovation and research and development during her State of the Air Force speech at the Air Force Association Innovation: The Warfighter’s Edge conference Feb. 22, 2018, in Orlando, Florida.
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