Air Force

January 11, 2017
 

Around the Air Force: Jan. 11

On this look around the Air Force, President Obama says farewell to service members and new synthetic tie downs and winch cables for the C-17 Globemaster III are saving the Air Force money.




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japan crash

Five missing, two found after F/A-18, tanker crash off Japan

TOKYO — A Marine refueling plane and a fighter jet crashed into the Pacific Ocean off Japan’s southwestern coast after colliding early Dec. 5, and rescuers found two of the seven crew members, one of them in stable cond...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Dylan T. Murakami

Coral Academy breaks ground

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Dylan T. Murakami Leaders from Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., and the local community rest their shovels in sand during the Coral Academy groundbreaking...
 
 
Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Bryan T. Guthrie

Nellis opens new, improved veterinary treatment facility

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Bryan T. Guthrie Base leadership, distinguished visitors and veterinary treatment facility staff cut the ribbon to signify the opening of the facility on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Nov...