Defense

External pylon training increases F-35A weapons payload capability

Posted July 14, 2017 by Donovan K. Potter

Active duty and Reserve Airmen at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, recently initiated certification training to load external pylons on F-35A Lightning IIs assigned to the 388th Fighter Wing.

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Mobility Guardian provides valuable C-130 hot defueling training

Posted August 11, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Erin McClellan

Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Nathan Lipscomb Airman 1st Class Tyler Holt, right, and Staff Sgt. George Childres, both 41st Airlift Squadron, loadmasters, walk through the process of hot defueling the C-130J Super Hercules during Exercise Mobility Guardian at Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash., Aug. 3, 2017. Mobility Guardian is offering training in many…

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Yesterday’s Air Force: Computers

Posted September 8, 2017 by

This episode of Yesterday’s Air Force looks at the history of the Air Force’s use of computers and how they have influenced the Air Force. Computers were originally developed to be problem solvers, but their vulnerabilities soon created a new era of problems, leading to the inception of cyber security and the cyber career field.

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Around the Air Force: Sept. 26

Posted September 29, 2017 by

On this look around the Air Force, the Air Force Chief of Staff talks about the future of the Air Force and Airmen deliver much needed supplies to Mexico.

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HAW C-17 air refueling training

Posted October 25, 2017 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Luke Milano A C-17 Globemaster III flies behind a U.S. Air Force KC-135 during an aerial-refueling training exercise over Germany, Oct. 19, 2017. The C-17 was operated by the Heavy Airlift Wing, Papa Air Base, Hungary, which is comprised of approximately 145 personnel from 12 nations.   Air…

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LC-130 aircrew completes South Pole mission

Posted November 17, 2017 by Master Sgt. Catharine Schmidt

The harsh, unforgiving and unpredictable weather of Antarctica made a routine mission to the South Pole a little more than an LC-130 “Skibird” crew with the 139th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron had bargained for on Nov. 9, 2017.

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Navy completes LRASM milestone test event

Posted December 13, 2017 by

Navy photograph U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer releases the Navy’s Long Range Anti-Ship Missile during a test event Dec. 8, 2017, off the coast of California. The U.S. Navy is closer to delivering its new Long Range Anti-Ship Missile after completing another milestone test flight from an Air Force  B-1B Lancer Dec. 8 over Point…

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Air Force, Army Developing Multidomain Doctrine

Posted January 29, 2018 by Jim Garamone

The Army and the Air Force are working together to flesh out how to fight a multidomain battle, a senior Air Force commander said today during a presentation at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.

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CENTCOM undertaking realignment to meet, defeat future threats

Posted February 28, 2018 by Terri Moon Cronk

Based on military progress in the campaign to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, U.S. Central Command is undertaking an operational alignment and rebalancing effort to achieve three specific goals, CENTCOM commander Army Gen. Joseph L. Votel told the House Armed Services Committee Feb. 27, 2018.

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Into the fold: F-35C carrier qualifications aboard Lincoln

Posted March 26, 2018 by PO2 Jessica Paulauskas

Navy photograph by POC Mark Logico An F-35C Lightning II assigned to the Rough Raiders of Strike Fighter Attack Squadron (VFA) 125 performs a touch and go on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) completed fleet carrier qualifications (CQ) for…

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