January 8, 2016


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Lockheed Martin photograph by Chad Bellay

F-22 Flying Test Bed is tip of the spear for Raptor mission systems

Air Force photograph by Ethan Wagner Members of the F-22 Flying Test Bed team pose for a photo in front of the highly modified Boeing 757 May 3. The FTB routinely flies with real Raptors both at Edwards and Nellis Air Force Bas...

AF proposes 1,600 personnel increase to command support staffs

The U.S. Air Force plans to increase commander support staff manning across the force by 1,600 by fiscal year 2022 increasing total authorizations to more than 6,300.  Currently, the personnel increase calls for 170 officers, 469 enlisted and 961 civilians with all civilian hires authorized for fiscal 2018.  The increase in CSS manning ties directly...
Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

Key spouse gives back

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Christian Clausen Meredith, 17th Attack Squadron key spouse, recently received the 432nd Wing Key Spouse of the Year, the Nellis/Creech/NTTR Key Spouse Excellence and the Presidential Volun...