Defense

Yesterday’s Air Force: Operation Santa

Posted December 20, 2017 by

What started as a simple typo, turned into yearly tradition where every year the North American Aerospace Defense Command helps children all over the world track Santa. Track Santa this year at www.noradsanta.org.

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Around the Air Force: Jan. 31

Posted January 31, 2018 by

On this look around the Air Force, Airmen deploy to Chad,the National Space Defense Center has transitioned to 24/7 operations, and it’s now easier for reservists to meet Transition Assistance Program requirements.

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Around the Air Force: Feb. 28

Posted March 2, 2018 by

On this look around the Air Force Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Chief of Staff of the Air Force General David Goldfein address Airmen at the Air Force Association’s Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando, Fla.

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2018 Wings Over South Texas air show

Posted March 30, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook An F-35A Lightning II and P-51 Mustang fly in formation as part of a heritage flight during the Wings Over South Texas air show at Naval Air Station Kingsville, Texas, March 25, 2018. The F-35 HFT represents the past, present, and future of aviation airpower.  …

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Yesterday’s Air Force: Strategic Bombers

Posted April 25, 2018 by

Since the World War II era, the Air Force has relied on strategic bombers to gather intelligence and defend the United States against adversaries. Yesterday’s Air Force is a history and heritage featurette series profiling significant people and missions from the Air Force’s past.

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Investments focus on more lethal Force, Navy secretary says

Posted May 4, 2018 by Lisa Ferdinando

Navy photograph by PO2 Scott Swofford FGS Hessen, right, and USS Forrest Sherman conduct a strait transit with USS Harry S. Truman through the Strait of Gibraltar, April 27, 2018. Truman is deployed as part of an ongoing rotation of U.S. forces supporting maritime security operations in international waters around the globe. The naval enterprise…

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One E-8C JSTARS to undergo organic depot maintenance

Posted May 23, 2018 by

Air National Guard photograph by Senior Master Sgt. Roger Parson An E-8C Joint STARS flies over Robins Air Force Base, Ga., during a training mission, March 9, 2018. The 116th Air Control Wing, Georgia Air National Guard, flies the E-8C Joint STARS providing manned joint airborne command and control, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and combat support…

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Global partners work together to streamline C-17 operations

Posted June 22, 2018 by 2nd Lt. Jaclyn Sumayao

Personnel from the 305th Air Mobility Wing, U.S. Air Force leaders and Boeing representatives hosted the C-17 Globemaster III Enterprise Home Station Check Lean Event at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., June 18.

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FRCSW Site Camp Pendleton Inducts Last AH-1W Super Cobra

Posted July 27, 2018 by

Navy photograph The last AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter to undergo the Integrated Maintenance Program (IMP) at FRCSW Site Camp Pendleton awaits further processing outside of the hangar. The aircraft was inducted July 18 from Marine Light Helicopter Attack Squadron 775 (HMLA-775), and is scheduled to complete the IMP by the end of September and return…

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Exercise Pitch Black 2018 strengthens alliances

Posted August 15, 2018 by Senior Airman Savannah L. Waters

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Savannah Waters U.S. Air Force Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., Pacific Air Forces commander (right), speaks with Senior Master Sgt. Eric Bennett (middle), 80th Aircraft Maintenance Unit superintendent, and Capt. Donovan Ricks (left), 80th AMU officer in charge, during Exercise Pitch Black 2018, at Royal Australian Air Force Base Darwin,…

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