Air Force

July 27, 2018
 

Around the Air Force: July 26

On this look Around the Air Force, F-22 pilots practice firing live missiles during exercise Combat Archer. Air Mobility Command is accepting applications for active-duty mobility pilots to pioneer a new aviator technical track program, and the Joint Space Operations Center transitioned to a Combined Space Operations Center.




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AFMC unleashes $4.6 million in FY18 Squadron Innovation Funds

Air Force photograph by Samuel King Jr. A 96th Security Forces Squadron uses the android tactical assault kit to send a message from his patrol vehicle. The ATAK is a tablet-based system provides written communication, pictures...
 
 
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Air Force extends high year of tenure for E-4s through E-6s

The Air Force is extending the high year of tenure for senior airmen through technical sergeants beginning Feb. 1, 2019. The memo, signed Oct. 18, 2018, extends the high year of tenure from eight to 10 years for senior airmen, ...
 
 
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Air Force announces retirement of Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski

Air Force officials announced July 26 that Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski, commander of Air Force Materiel Command at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, will retire in September. Pawlikowski, the third female Air Force general offi...