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F-16 test pilots hit the ‘road’ to help train USAFE pilots

Posted May 29, 2015 by Kenji Thuloweit

Lockheed Martin photograph by Chad Bellay An F-16 from the 416th Flight Test Squadron parked at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., during a Red Flag exercise in 2012. Two F-16 test pilots from the 416th Flight Test Squadron recently returned from a “roadshow” to Europe where they provided High Angle of Attack academics to U.S….

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Enlisted members interested in attache duty must apply by June

Posted May 22, 2015 by Shelly Petruska

Active duty staff through senior master sergeants interested in attache’ duty opportunities with international affairs teams around the world must submit their applications by June 15, 2015 to be considered. The Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of the Air Force, International Affairs is accepting applications for enlisted Defense Attache’ Specialists at 23 locations, with…

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HYT extension possible for SrA-MSgt in 35 career fields

Posted May 22, 2015 by Debbie Gildea

Eligible senior airmen, staff sergeants, technical sergeants and master sergeants in 35 Air Force specialties will be able to apply for a high year of tenure extension and, if approved, will be able to extend between 12 and 24 months past their current HYT. The Air Force is introducing several personnel and manpower initiatives to…

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USNORTHCOM brings exercise ARDENT SENTRY to Edwards

Posted May 15, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber An Army Sentinel Mobile Command Center provides power and satellite communications during an exercise or real-world natural disaster. Edwards AFB was treated as a simulated basic-staging area May 13 during U.S. Northern Command’s annual Defense Support of Civil Authorities exercise. The scenario for Exercise Ardent Sentry 15 was a…

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AFMC’s Wingman Intervention program going strong

Posted May 15, 2015 by

More than a year after it was introduced, Air Force Materiel Command’s Wingman Intervention program is still going strong. “During the spring 2013 Wingman Day, AFMC made a concerted effort to provide its Airmen with the skills and confidence they need to safely intervene when they see fellow Airmen entering into potentially harmful situations, both…

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Flight tests conclude for shape changing aircraft flap

Posted May 15, 2015 by

Courtesy photograph The modified Gulfstream III flight research aircraft with an adaptive compliant wing trailing edge is shown with 25 degrees of trailing edge deflection. A team of researchers from Air Force Research Laboratory, NASA and FlexSys, Inc., accomplished a long sought goal in aviation research April 22 with the last flight of the Adaptive…

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AFOQT scores updated as AF implements new test, form*

Posted May 15, 2015 by

Airmen who took Form S of the Air Force Officer Qualifying Test may see their test scores updated May 22 when the Air Force converts scores to the new Form T metric, officials said May 12. According to Dr. Lisa Hughes, Chief of Air Force Personnel Assessment, all Form S scores in the official database…

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AGE Flight gets Air Force weapons loaders out of a jam

Posted May 1, 2015 by Rebecca Amber

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The nuclear-certified MHU-83 D/E Lift Truck received new wiring after the 412th Maintenance Squadron Aerospace Ground Equipment Flight discovered a defect in the manufacturing. True to a test-mission mindset, the 412th Maintenance Squadron Aerospace Ground Equipment Flight, discovered a defect in the newest Material Handling Unit. The nuclear-certified MHU-83…

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AFAF campaign extended

Posted April 24, 2015 by

Air Force photograph by Rebecca Amber The Edwards Air Force Base 2015 Air Force Assistance Fund Campaign has been extended an additional two weeks to May 15. If you would like to donate, contact your Unit Project Officer. For questions, or to find out who your UPO is, call 661-277-5290. AFAF contributions will help Airmen…

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Q&A with the CMSAF

Posted April 17, 2015 by

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody and his wife, retired Chief Master Sgt. Athena Cody, visited Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, from March 31 to April 2.

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