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  • Marking 75 Years of 12 Air Force: The World War II Years

    This is a the first piece of a three piece series article on the history of 12th Air Force in celebration of its 75th Anniversary.
  • Colombian Air Force leads multinational airdrop mission

    The Colombian Air Force conducted a multinational personnel airdrop mission from their Casa 295 aircraft during Exercise Mobility Guardian Aug. 6.The French and Pakistani Air Forces participated in the mission which the Colombians planned, led and executed with support from the U.S. Air Force.“The U.S. planning cell provided us with a lot of
  • Investment in national security

    While some may think that the gap between the civilian and military sectors in national security has grown over the years, an inside look at a defense factory proves how valuable they are to one another. Col. Jefferson O’Donnell, 366th Fighter Wing commander, and fellow Gunfighters were able to visit those in the civilian sector who directly contribute to the defense of the nation last week when they toured defense contractor factories in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Brazilian, Colombian air forces participate in Mobility Guardian

    The Colombian air force and Brazilian air force conducted their first flights for the Mobility Guardian exercise Aug. 2.Mobility Guardian is Air Mobility Command's largest realistic, scenario-driven exercise to date, with more than 3,000 personnel and 25 international partners participating from July 31 to Aug. 12. The Colombian air force conducted
  • Argentine air force chief of staff visits Holloman

    Brig. Gen. Enrique Amrein, Argentine air force chief of staff, joined Lt. Gen. Mark Kelly, 12th Air Force commander, for a tour of Holloman Air Force base and an opportunity to meet some of its outstanding Airmen. The tour focused on Holloman’s remotely piloted aircraft training program, showing a brief walkthrough of what pilots, maintainers and
  • U.S. Airmen inspire next generation at home, abroad

    Airmen from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz.; McEntire Joint National Guard Base, S.C.; Shaw Air Force Base, S.C.; Tinker Air Force Base, Okla.; and Travis Air Force Base, Calif. traveled to Rionegro, Colombia to participate in the F-AIR COLOMBIA 2017 air show July 13-16.
  • South Carolina Air National Guard supports F-AIR Colombia

    The South Carolina Air National Guard wrapped up a full week in Rionegro supporting its State Partnership Program during the Colombian air force’s air and trade show, Feria Aeronautica Internacional – Colombia, July 13-16.
  • Premier MQ-1, MQ-9 Wing changes hands

    The men and women of the leading MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper wing welcomed their new commander during the 432nd Wing change of command ceremony July 6, 2017, at Creech AFB. Col. Julian Cheater assumed command from Col. Case Cunningham in front of a crowd of Airmen, peers and family members while Lt. Gen. Mark Kelly, 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) commander, presided over the day’s ceremony. During the event, Kelly congratulated the wing on its accomplishments.
  • MQ-9 maintainer’s innovation expedites engine training

    In order to enable airpower, the Air Force calls upon skilled and competent maintainers to perform all required functions to keep aircraft at the ready. This means maintainers must be properly trained to keep the mission going, so when Master Sgt. Eric, 432nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Reaper Aircraft Maintenance Unit production superintendent, had the opportunity to solve a problem within the MQ-9 Reaper community, he seized it.
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