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AgilePod Flies on U.S. Air Force MQ-9

Posted June 13, 2018 by

In March 2018, the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Sensors Program Office, working jointly with the AFLCMC Medium Altitude Unmanned Aerial Systems Program Office, sponsored three demonstration flights of an MQ-9 Reaper with AgilePod.

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Air Force grounds B-1B Lancer fleet after emergency landing

Posted June 11, 2018 by AP

U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command has grounded its B-1B Lancer fleet after one of the bombers made an emergency landing in Texas. Gen. Robin Rand ordered the safety stand-down June 7. The Air Force says a safety investigation after the May 1 emergency landing found a problem with ejection seat components that caused the…

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386th AEW command chief visits 407th AEG

Posted June 1, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Dana J. Cable Senior Airman Mike Rodgers, 407th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal team member, explains to Chief Master Sgt. Timothy Pachasa, 386th Air Expeditionary Wing command chief, how to operate the controls of an Andros F-6 robot, May 21, 2018, at an undisclosed location in Southwest…

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With Exchange online shopping benefit, veterans reap savings

Posted June 1, 2018 by

In the six months since the Army & Air Force Exchange Service officially expanded online shopping privileges to all honorably discharged veterans, more than 50,000 former service members have used the new benefit, saving an average of 20 percent off MSRP and avoiding a total of $3 million in sales tax so far. “With the…

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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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New life for F-16s a ‘great deal’ for Department of Defense, taxpayers

Posted May 4, 2018 by Micah Garbarino

An Air Force Thunderbird jet is the first of what will be roughly 300 refurbished C and D model F-16’s that will roll off the shop floor of the 573rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Hill AFB, Utah, after receiving multiple structure-strengthening modifications.

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New Horizons Training Exercise

Posted May 4, 2018 by

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Dustin Mullen Tech. Sgt. Kane Cavanaugh, 346th Air Expeditionary Group Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer, or REDHORSE, pavement and heavy equipment operator who is deployed from Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., uses a strap to tie down medical cargo during Exercise New Horizons 2018 April 14,…

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MQ-9 Reaper makes 2018 debut at Columbus Air and Space Expo

Posted May 4, 2018 by Senior Airman James Thompson

The MQ-9 Reaper display made its debut for the 2018 season at the Wings Over Columbus Air and Space Expo April 21, at Columbus Air Force Base, Miss.

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