Defense

December 22, 2017
 

Around the Air Force: Dec. 22

On this look around the Air Force Nellis AFB hosts a Joint Forcible Entry exercise, Operation Ham Grenade provides ham and other goods for service members, and North American Aerospace Defense Command tracks Santa.




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Air Force photograph by Capt. David McLellan

QF-16 delivered to hurricane-ravaged Tyndall AFB

Air Force photograph by Capt. David McLellan Boeing delivered a QF-16 to Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. on Oct. 24. The QF-16 enables live fire weapons testing during Combat Archer. Combat Archer evaluations are conducted to prep...
 
 
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Hill AFB conducts Combat Power exercise

Air Force photograph by Cynthia Griggs F-35A pilots from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wing prepare for takeoff as part of a combat power exercise at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. The exercise aims to confirm their ability to quickl...
 
 
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Hill AFB F-35 drops GBU-49 in combat training

Air Force photograph A pilot assigned to the 388th Fighter Wing’s 34th Fighter Squadron drops a GBU-39 bomb from an F-35A Lightning II Nov. 7. 2018. The 34th FS is the first unit to employ the GBU-39 in combat training. T...