More than 2,100 Airmen and their families who had to evacuate their homes at the U.S. Air Force Academy due to the Waldo Canyon fire were allowed to return as of 5 a.m. June 29.
Air Force Academy Cadet Christopher Kirk recently saved the life of an individual after arriving on the scene of a horrific vehicle accident on I-395 in Washington, D.C., during the early hours of June 9. Kirk has just finished his third year at the Academy and is attending a five-week internship at the Pentagon.
Exercise Regional Cooperation 2012, a multinational exercise designed to strengthen relationships and promote regional cooperation among participating nations,Â ended June 28 at the Koi Tash Military Academy. The exercise tested participantsâ€™ emergency management capabilities while working to strengthen interoperability between all involved.
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Members of the 379th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron Propulsion Flight have implemented a new process that reduces the propeller maintenance repair cycle time for the C-130 Hercules. The new two- and three-day flow process implemented has increased the propellerâ€™s average time on wing from 585 hours in September to more than 2,000 hours now.