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Rhode Island air show …

Posted July 6, 2018 by

Airman 1st Class Alexander Cook Staff Sgt. Zachary Madera, F-35 Heritage Flight Team crew chief, marshals an F-35A Lightning II June 7 at the Quonset State Airport in North Kingstown, R.I. The F-35 HFT performed in the Rhode Island Air Show on June 9 and 10, and will perform at 13 air shows around the…

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AZ Air Guard trains with 48th Fighter Wing in United Kingdom

Posted June 18, 2018 by 1st Lt. Tinashe Machona

Several Airmen from the 161st Air Refueling Wing at Goldwater Air National Guard Base, Phoenix, Ariz., conducted an overseas training mission with the 48thFighter Wing at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, May 21 to June 8.   

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Air Force transitions to a single combat uniform

Posted May 14, 2018 by

U.S. Air Force leaders have announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force. Starting Oct. 1, 2018, Airmen who have serviceable OCPs may wear the uniform,…

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Around the Air Force: May 11

Posted May 14, 2018 by

On this look around the Air Force, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson signs a letter of intent to partner with the National Science Foundation and an expert from the Headquarters Air Education and Training Command visited the 58th Special Operations Wing at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, to discuss the Continuum of…

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Air Force directs one-day operational safety review

Posted May 9, 2018 by

Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein directed all Air Force wings with flying and maintenance functions to execute a one-day operational safety review by May 21, 2018. “I am directing this operational safety review to allow our commanders to assess and discuss the safety of our operations and to gather…

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Contracting exercise readies Airmen for emergencies

Posted May 4, 2018 by by Senior Airman DEVANTE WILLIAMS

The 56th Contracting Squadron conducted an exercise in February to prepare their Airmen to deploy in support of any wartime or peacetime emergency. This year, the exercise trained Airmen on how to implement recovery efforts after a stateside natural disaster. “We must always be prepared for bare base operations or setting up a new location…

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AF announces changes to Courses 14 and 15

Posted April 27, 2018 by

Effective immediately, Air Force officials have removed the requirement to complete Courses 14 and 15 for all Airmen serving in the active component. Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve Airmen will have the option to complete their enlisted professional military education through distance learning or in-residence attendance. Airmen will no longer be required to…

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Luke Days 2018 demonstrations

Posted April 6, 2018 by

Marion Cartland The Desert Rats Formation Demonstration Team performed at the 2018 Luke Days airshow. They are based at the Phoenix Deer Valley Airport. Marion Cartland The U.S. Navy Blue Angels headlined the 2018 Luke Days airshow March 17 and 18 at Luke Air Force Base.

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T-Bolts reminded to “See Something, Say Something” about suspicious activity

Posted April 6, 2018 by by 56th Fighter Wing

Have you ever been on or near the base and noticed something that just didn’t look right, but didn’t quite know what to do? In an effort to highlight the role that all personnel have in insuring installation security and the importance of reporting vulnerabilities or suspicious activity, Air Force officials are urging all personnel…

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Luke puts past, present, future of airpower on display

Posted April 6, 2018 by

(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman James Hensley) A U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt demonstrates close air support during Luke Days at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., March 17, 2018. Luke Days demonstrates the capabilities of modern military and civilian airpower through the display of more than 30 live air and ground demonstrations and…

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