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  • RPA Innovation

    The RQ-1 predator, later designated as the MQ-1, was the right aircraft, at the right time following the events of September 11, 2001. While the nation was recovering from the largest attack in its history since the bombings of Pearl Harbor, members of the Pentagon prepared for a war that they already knew would present new challenges that the
  • 114th Fighter Wing participates in Northern Lightning

    Airmen of the 114th Fighter Wing participated in Exercise Northern Lightning at Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Center, Camp Douglas, Wisconsin, May 1-12. What started as an annual exercise with viper aircraft from around the Midwest, has grown into an air combat exercise involving around 1,500 service members from the Air Force, Navy, Marines and National Guard across the country.
  • AF Repair Enhancement Program saves millions of dollars

    The Air Force Repair Enhancement Program here performs miracles all the time. Recently, the four-person shop repaired a $20,000 power supply headed for the trash by replacing a $5 resistor, the equivalent of fixing a $300 phone with an eight-cent paper clip.
  • Hill personnel recognized at 14th Annual SE&TM awards celebration

    The 14th Annual Team Hill Science, Engineering and Technical Management Awards Celebration was held May 9 at the Hill Aerospace Museum.
  • Holloman Surges RPA operations

    Story and photos of Holloman RPA surge week operations
  • MQ-9 model heads west to Travis AFB

    Eleven aircrew, intelligence and maintenance Airmen from Creech AFB, showcased the MQ-9 Reaper at the Wings Over Solano air show May 6-7, 2017, at Travis AFB, Calif., making it the first time the MQ-9 model has been to the West Coast. During the airshow, Creech Airmen spoke with thousands of attendees to provide information about the Reaper enterprise.
  • F-35A, maintainers demonstrate global reach

    When the Air Force declared the F-35A ready for combat in August 2016, Airmen at Hill Air Force Base knew they could be asked to deploy overseas at any time.Since April 15 more than 200 Airmen from the active duty 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings have been deployed overseas with 8 F-35As for the first time to Royal Air Force Lakenheath,
  • ATLANTIC TRIDENT 17: Leveraging fifth-gen capabilities

    The 1st Fighter Wing is on its second week of ATLANTIC TRIDENT 17, an exercise at at Joint Base Langley-Eustis focusing on leveraging fifth-generation fighter capabilities with partnering nations.
  • Practice how you play: AFSOUTH Airmen participate in Blue Flag exercise

    With the battlefield constantly evolving Airmen must be prepared at a moment’s notice to respond to any scenario that may come their way. Airmen from 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) with assistance from the 505th Combat Training Squadron, the 183rd Fighter Wing and other partner units are hosting the 41st Blue Flag training exercise at
  • MTF Transition

    The 366th Medical Group at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, will soon begin to make what some may see as drastic changes to the services provided here. The facility will transition from an inpatient hospital to an outpatient clinic by mid-summer. “This decision was actually made approximately 17 years ago; it was contingent upon the local hospital becoming civilian accredited by the Joint Commission,” said Col. Andrew Moore, 366th Medical Group commander. “That happened two years ago, and when it happened, we started the process to look at services in our base hospital with regard to what is in the best interest of our patients and the mission.”