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  • Joint force trains against stronger Red Flag threat

    Deep in the Nevada desert, exercise Red Flag-Nellis 21-3 provides world-class joint force training through a stronger, more dangerous threat.
  • 20 CES wins Environmental Restoration, Installation award

    The 20th Civil Engineering Squadron at Shaw Air Force Base has been awarded the Environmental Restoration, Installation award for its forward leaning approach to environmental restoration. The Department of Defense Environmental Restoration, Installation award recognizes a base’s efforts to protect human health and the environment by cleaning up hazardous substances, pollutants or contaminants and munitions in a timely, cost-efficient, and responsive manner.
  • Survivors of human trafficking recount experiences, provide advice

    The Combating Trafficking in Persons Program Management Office recently stood up a website featuring videos called "Survivor Voices of Human Trafficking." In the videos, survivors discuss what they wish they had done differently and how others could have helped.
  • F-16 Receives In-Flight Software Update During Recent Flight Test

    For the first time, an F-16’s Electronic Warfare System received an in-flight software update as part of an Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS) demonstration during a recent test sortie at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.
  • 20th CES maintains readiness at Silver Flag

    Members of the 20th Civil Engineer Squadron attended Silver Flag, a 10-day training course to bolster contingency readiness of total force Airmen.
  • I am part of Team 19

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass flew into Lincoln Airport on one of Offutt Air Force Base’s aircraft, the E-4B National Airborne Operations Center, after spending a few hours learning about their day-to-day mission.
  • SWORD ATHENA 2021 DRIVES POSITIVE CHANGE FOR SERVICEWOMEN & FAMILIES

    A coalition of volunteers from across Air Combat Command came together to identify, tackle, and propose solutions to female- and family-centric barriers to readiness during the second annual Sword Athena 2021. The grassroots event culminated in an outbrief to Gen. Mark Kelly, commander of ACC, in late May.
  • Air Force, Navy units provide joint command and control for the high-end fight

    A joint team of Air Force and Navy command and control units exercised advanced joint command and control during two air dominance events at Tyndall Air Force Base recently. Throughout the month of May, Tyndall hosted two simultaneous large force exercises preparing the Joint Force for operations in a highly contested environment—Checkered Flag 21-2, Air Combat Command’s largest air dominance exercise, and Combat Archer, the Air Force’s Weapon System Evaluation Program for air-to-air live-fire evaluations.
  • DoD directs employees to start wearing face masks again

    Following guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Defense Department has directed employees working in areas at high risk for transmission to begin using face masks again as a measure to prevent the continued spread of the COVID-19 virus, especially the fast-moving, highly-transmittable Delta variant.
  • Airman overcomes series of challenges relying on superb resiliency

    It was the first night in a while that she’d slept so soundly. Unfortunately, it was the one night she wishes she hadn’t. Murphy’s Law continued a long streak of unfolding in Janelle’s life. One incident after another. It was enough to yank the cheer right out of the average person, but not her. U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Janelle Vicente is a seasoned veteran when it comes to mental resiliency.
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