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Global Hawk makes historic first landing at Red Flag-Alaska

Posted August 22, 2018 by Airman 1st Class Tristan D. Viglianco

An RQ-4 Global Hawk, assigned to Beale Air Force Base, Calif., landed at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, for Red Flag-Alaska 18-3, Aug. 16.

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DOD identifies Army casualty

Posted August 22, 2018 by

The Department of Defense announced Aug. 21 the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. Chief Warrant Officer 3 Taylor J. Galvin, 34, from Spokane, Wash., died Aug. 20, 2018, in Baghdad, Iraq, as a result of injuries sustained when his helicopter crashed in Sinjar, Ninevah Province, Iraq. The incident is under…

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Painting partnerships to strengthen Air Force

Posted August 22, 2018 by by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Tryphena Mayhugh A C-17 Globemaster III from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., sits in a paint barn hangar for paint touch-ups Aug. 6, 2018, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. California laws prevent Travis Airmen from spray-painting their C-17s, so they brought it to McChord where it is allowed. Renewing…

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F-22s, Typhoons train over Spain

Posted August 20, 2018 by Senior Airman Preston Cherry

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Preston Cherry U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors from the 95th Fighter Squadron, 325th Fighter Wing, Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., fly in formation after an air refueling over the Mediterranean Sea. After refueling, the F-22s trained with Spanish aircraft and landed at Los Llanos Air Base in Albacete, Spain…

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New airborne system to save Soldiers’ lives

Posted August 17, 2018 by Argie Sarantinos-Perrin

Jumping out of a plane may be a routine part of an airborne Soldier's training, but if the equipment doesn't function properly, it can be deadly.

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F-22s train with Royal Norwegian air force

Posted August 17, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Preston Cheryl Two F-22 Raptors from the 95th Fighter Squadron, 325th Fighter Wing, Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., fly in formation and conduct training operations with two Royal Norwegian air force F-35A Lightning II aircraft during an air refueling over Norway, Aug. 15, 2018. The F-22s deployed to Spangdahlem…

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Aug. 16 marks 50th anniversary of first Minuteman III launch

Posted August 17, 2018 by Bill Medema

Fifty years ago, 1968 was a tumultuous year, from North Vietnam’s surprise “Tet Offensive” to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination;, from race riots in major U.S. cities to the first humans orbiting the moon.

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Airmen, Marines partner in postal operations

Posted August 17, 2018 by Staff Sgt. Dana Cable

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Dana J. Cable Airman 1st Class Ladavion Humphrey, 407th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron postal mail clerk, operates a forklift to unload a mail delivery truck, Aug. 6, 2018, at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. The post office processes and sorts over 1,000 pieces of incoming mail each day….

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Wing fires F-35A cannon for first time

Posted August 17, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Todd Cromar Pilots from the 388th Fighter Wing’s 4th Fighter Squadron were the first operational unit to fire the F-35A’s 25 mm cannon in a strafing run during training. The two-ship formation fired on two sets of ground targets on the Utah Test and Training range Aug. 13. Loading and firing…

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Mobile command post advances set the course for survivability and overmatch

Posted August 15, 2018 by Kathryn Bailey

Army command post stakeholders recently attended a demonstration here that featured emerging expeditionary mission command technologies with one primary benchmark -- mobility.

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