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Around the Air Force: Dec. 2

Posted December 5, 2016 by

On this look around the Air Force the first Japanese F-35 arrives at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona; Edwards AFB in California is testing ways to save fueling cost for the C-17 Globemaster III; and the Air Force band performs at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.

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Around the Air Force: Jan. 13

Posted January 13, 2017 by

On this look around the Air Force Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James talks about her priorities during her tenure.

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Boeing says it signed new $3 billion deal with Iranian airline

Posted April 5, 2017 by Nasser Karimi and Jon Gambrell

TEHRAN, Iran–Boeing said April 4 it has signed a new, $3 billion deal with Iran’s Aseman Airlines to supply 30 737 MAX aircraft to the carrier, the first major sale by a U.S. company to the Islamic Republic under new President Donald Trump. The new agreement comes on top of the $16.6 billion sale Boeing…

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Around the Air Force: Jan. 29

Posted January 29, 2018 by

On this look around the Air Force NASA and the German Aerospace Center conduct bio-fuels testing and the Air Force has begun the rollout of Tier 2 physical fitness training standards.

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Around the Air Force: July 6

Posted July 8, 2016 by

In this look around the Air Force, an F-35A Lightning II makes a trans-Atlantic flight, an Airman runs 694 miles for post-traumatic stress disorder awareness, and the Minnesota Air National Guard deploys to South Korea.

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Luke AFB temporarily cancels F-35A local flying ops

Posted June 9, 2017 by

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jason Colbert. The 56th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., cancelled local flying operations June 9 for F-35A Lightning II aircraft due to a series of five incidents in which pilots have experienced hypoxia-like symptoms. According to base officials, since May 2, 2017, five F-35A pilots…

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Around the Air Force: Feb. 7

Posted February 9, 2018 by

On this look around the Air Force, U.S. Air Forces Central Command & Combined Joint Task Force established a coalition aviation advisory and training team, Airmen and aircraft from Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia, arrive in Portugal for Real Thaw 18, and a modernized move.mil website launched.

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Around the Air Force: Aug. 8

Posted August 9, 2017 by

On this look around the Air Force, Phase Two of Mobility Guardian begins, and Ellsworth Airmen provide Pacific bomber support.

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F-35A deployment brings advanced airpower capability to Europe

Posted April 17, 2017 by

This weekend’s deployment of an initial six F-35A Lightning II fighters and several hundred Airmen to Europe demonstrates the aircraft’s readiness to conduct operations with America’s European partners, according to Air Force leaders.

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Around the Air Force: May 1

Posted May 1, 2017 by

On this look around the Air Force, two F-35As deploy to Estonia for the first time, Global Strike Command Airmen test launch a Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile, and the 500,000th person has graduated from the Community College of the Air Force.

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