December 28, 2017

Around the Air Force: Dec. 27

On this look around the Air Force the Air Force Research Laboratory develops new antibodies, the 22nd Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron flies more than a dozen flights a day on deployment, and Airmen volunteers assist the base post office during the holiday season.

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Air Force photograph by Deirdre Ortiz

Arc improvements help test teams meet growing workload

Air Force photograph by Deirdre Ortiz John Allan, an instrument technician, readies one of the arc heater units at the High Temperature Laboratory at Arnold Air Force Base for an upcoming test. The HTL test teams anticipate an ...

Cloud data to give war fighters edge to ‘dominate’ in battlefield, DOD official says

The Defense Department’s enterprisewide cloud solution will give warfighters the information they need at speed, providing the critical battlefield advantage in the wars of tomorrow, DOD officials told reporters April 23. “It’s about data,” DOD Chief Management Officer John H. Gibson II said at a Pentagon roundtable. The warfighters’ accessibility to data, timeliness of that...
Army photograph by Sgt. Gregory T. Summers

Air cavalry, ‘sky soldiers’ test new air assault concept

Army photograph by Sgt. Gregory T. Summers Army Chief Warrant Officer 3 Whit Taylor, right, a CH-47 Chinook helicopter pilot with Company B, 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Briga...