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  • F-35 deploys to Europe for the first time

    F-35A Lightning IIs, Airmen and accompanying equipment arrived at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, today, marking the aircraft’s first overseas training deployment to Europe.
  • Bad to the Bone: drug interdiction from 30,000 feet

    Total Force Integrated Airmen from the 489th Bomb Group and 7th Bomb Wing used the B-1 Lancer to track illicit drug traffickers, or “smugglers,” from South America to the U.S. out of Boca Chica Naval Air Station, Key West, Fla. March 20 - 24.The B-1 or “Bone” assisted the Joint Interagency Task Force South in countering smugglers in the East
  • Airmen use special experience to foster relationships during Global Health Engagement

    A team of five Airmen, two with a special experience identifier earned through the International Health Specialist (IHS) program, traveled to Tegucigalpa, Honduras to work side-by-side with their Honduran air force counterparts during a subject matter expert exchange here, April 3. Airmen with an IHS certification were able to provide diversified international skills and knowledge of military and civilian health disciplines used to facilitate the five-day engagement by enabling flight medicine knowledge to be shared across a language barrier, which helps strengthen partnerships.
  • U.S., Honduran air force share best medical practices

    Five U.S. Airmen conducted a subject matter expert knowledge exchange with their Honduran counterparts to share best practices and increase partner nation capacities in aerospace medicine from April 4-6.
  • CSAF announces CMSAF #18

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein named Chief Master Sgt. Kaleth O. Wright to serve as the 18th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Nov. 16, 2016.
  • 552nd ACW awarded Meritorious Unit Award

    The 552nd Air Control Wing has been awarded the Meritorious Unit Award for the period June 1, 2015, to May 31, 2016. During this period, the 552nd ACW distinguished itself by exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding service to the United States in direct support of combat operations in Southwest Asia.
  • LACI cadets’ visit AFSOUTH

    Cadets from 13 Latin American air forces spent a day with members from Twelfth Air Force (Air Forces Southern) and the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group during a visit Oct. 13.  The cadets are visiting various Air Force bases throughout the U.S. as part of the Latin American Cadet Initiative. The program, managed by the Office of
  • Little Rock Airmen provide humanitarian support to Haiti

    Airmen from the 19th Airlift Wing at Little Rock Air Force Base dedicated three C-130Js to the delivery of humanitarian aid and disaster relief response for Haiti on Oct. 7, 2016, after the Category 4 hurricane tore through the island. Currently, the U.S. Air Force is ferrying supplies to Haiti after Hurricane Matthew crippled access to the
  • Mobility Air Forces enables JTF-Bravo deployment to Haiti

    U.S. Air Force heavy airlift was called upon to support approximately 200 Soldiers, Airmen and Marines from Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Southern Command and Joint Task Force-Bravo who deployed this week with two CH-53E Super Stallion, three CH-47 Chinook, and two UH-60L and two HH-60L Black Hawk helicopters to provide heavy and medium lift to support the U.S. Agency for International Development-led mission to alleviate human suffering and bolster Haitian disaster response capabilities.
  • JTF-PO activated, CRW responds to Hurricane Matthew

    For the third time, the 621st Contingency Response Wing will conduct a Joint Task Force Port Opening, this time in response to Hurricane Matthew.The 621st CRW sent more than 30 members assigned to the 621st Contingency Response Group from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, to Port Au Prince International Airport, Haiti, Oct. 6, at the
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