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  • 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.
  • Holloman AFB Airman named Fighter Instructor Pilot of the Year

    One of Holloman’s Airmen, Maj. John R. Widmer, 314th Fighter Squadron flight commander and an F-16 instructor pilot, was named the Air Force’s Fighter Instructor Pilot of the Year. The award is designed to recognize fighter pilots and weapon systems officers’ commitment, performance, leadership and aviation skills that were instrumental to mission success of their units, the U.S. Air Force and the Defense Department.
  • Block 5 MQ-9 debuts in combat

    The latest version of the MQ-9 Reaper, the Block 5 variant, flew its first successful combat mission June 23, 2017, in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
  • First operational F-35A squadron receives final aircraft

    The 34th Fighter Squadron and 34th Aircraft Maintenance Unit at Hill Air Force Base accepted its final two combat-coded F-35A Lightning lls June 21, 2017.
  • Hill chaplain meets U.S. President, honors brother

    Seven years after his brother’s death, a local Airman traveled to Washington D.C. for a reception honoring service members who have died while serving during conflicts since 2001.
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