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Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Brandi Hansen
Air Force

Inert nuclear gravity bomb passes first F-16 flight test

Posted April 21, 2017 by

An Air Force F-16 aircraft released an inert B61 nuclear bomb in a test recently, demonstrating the aircraft's capability to deliver the weapon and testing the functioning of the weapon's non-nuclear components, including the arming and fire control system, radar altimeter, spin rocket motors and weapons control computer.

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Air Force photograph by Tech. Sgt. Matthew Plew
Air Force

F-35A deployment brings advanced airpower capability to Europe

Posted April 17, 2017 by

This weekend’s deployment of an initial six F-35A Lightning II fighters and several hundred Airmen to Europe demonstrates the aircraft’s readiness to conduct operations with America’s European partners, according to Air Force leaders.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew Sarver
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“Find Ally”: 99th MDG Airman saves neighbor

Posted April 14, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Andrew Sarver

o one can prepare to be woken up in their home at night with a child’s life in their hands.

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Salutes & Awards

RPA support unit wins inaugural award

Posted April 14, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

The 432nd Operations Support Squadron earned the inaugural Jimmy Doolittle Educational Fellow for Outstanding Support to Armed UAVs March 2, 2017, at the Martin H. Harris Chapter of the Air Force Association Air Force Gala banquet in Orlando, Florida.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum
Salutes & Awards

Breaking barriers through opportunities

Posted April 14, 2017 by Airman 1st Class Kevin Tanenbaum

Hers is a résumé full of incredible accomplishments, not including breaking the barrier of being the first female fighter pilot.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christian Clausen
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MQ-1, MQ-9 aircrews help liberate Manbij

Posted April 14, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

In 2016 MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper aircrews assisted coalition partners in the reclamation of Manbij, Syria, from Islamic State of Iraq and Syria forces.

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U.S. Air Force photo by Lori Bultman
Local

EW Airmen increase productivity through data-mining automation

Posted April 14, 2017 by Capt. Amanda Farr

Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain…or rather the men and women deep in a secured vault, jamming out critical electronic warfare missions.

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Goldfein: Continuing resolution detrimental to Air Force

Posted April 7, 2017 by Staff Sgt. Alyssa C. Gibson

With the threat of a yearlong continuing resolution lingering, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein and his fellow service chiefs called on Congress to approve an appropriation bill for fiscal year 2017 during a hearing on the topic April 5, 2017, on Capitol Hill.

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Air Force

Congress probes military pilot shortage

Posted April 5, 2017 by Karen Parrish

A shortage of pilots across the U.S. military is most acute in the Air Force, senior military officials told Congress March 29.

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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Christian Clausen
Air Force

MQ-1, MQ-9 aircrews help liberate Manbij

Posted April 5, 2017 by Senior Airman Christian Clausen

In 2016, U.S. Air Force MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper aircrews assisted coalition partners in the reclamation of Manbij, Syria, from Islamic State of Iraq and Syria forces.

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