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First building being repaired at Tyndall AFB after Hurricane Michael almost completed

The 325th Fighter Wing F-22 Raptor flight simulator building roof at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., is nearing completion. The roof has been a top priority for leaders and is the first roof to be completed on the base. The entire building is slated to be finished by mid-January. One goal of the Program [...]

By | December 27th, 2018|Air Force / Air Power|0 Comments

President nominates Lt. Gen. Bunch to command the Air Force Materiel Command

Lt. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr. has been nominated by the president for a fourth star to become the next commander of Air Force Materiel Command at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. He currently serves as military deputy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va. [...]

By | December 13th, 2018|Air Force / Air Power, Leadership and Managing|0 Comments

Airman killed in action in Afghanistan was top tier special operator

Staff Sgt. Dylan Elchin A special tactics Airman was killed with two soldiers when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, Nov. 27, 2018. Staff Sgt. Dylan Elchin, 25, a special tactics combat controller with the 26th Special Tactics Squadron, was deployed in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. Elchin [...]

By | November 29th, 2018|Featured, Military|0 Comments

Air Force claims increased funding is improving readiness

The sun rises over a KC-135 Stratotanker at MacDill Air Force Base, October 4, 2018. It may seem quiet, but Team MacDill Airmen are behind the scenes preparing for an operational readiness assessment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Courtney Chapa) Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs: "Secretary of the Air [...]

By | October 10th, 2018|Air Force / Air Power, Leadership and Managing|0 Comments

Public Affairs says “Texas Teddy Terror Incident” is “hilarious,” refuses to state what happened

A bizarre incident at a US Air Force Base in Texas involving an individual breaching base security in a teddy bear costume has resulted in more questions than answers. The curious case surrounds a video depicting an unknown person in a teddy bear costume running up to the gate at Sheppard AFB in Wichita Falls, [...]

By | October 3rd, 2018|Featured|0 Comments

USAF asking retired officers under age of 50 to return to service to alleviate shortages

Air battle manager students assigned to the 337th Air Control Squadron accomplish a task April 18, 2018, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Emily Smallwood) Retired Air Force rated officers with Air Force Specialty Codes 11X-pilot, 12X-combat systems officer or 13B-air battle manager are encouraged [...]

By | May 24th, 2018|General|0 Comments

USAF U-2 spy plane crashes in California, first time in 20 years

A U-2 military spy plane from Beale Air Force Base crashed in California's Sutter County this morning.   The aircraft was assigned to the 1st Reconnaissance Squadron and was on a training mission, officials said A U-2 Dragon Lady has crashed near the Sutter Butttes @ approximately 9am this morning. 2 Pilots ejected. Updates to [...]

By | September 20th, 2016|Air Force / Air Power|1 Comment