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  • F-35 makes historic appearance at Paris Air Show

    The U.S. made history when two F-35A Lightning IIs arrived at the Paris Air Show to fly the first public aerial demonstrations here, this week. Pulling off a historic event such as this takes months of careful planning and preparation. This team had only 36 days to make it happen.
  • 12th AF (AFSOUTH) partners with UA

    Twelfth Air Force (Air Forces Southern) hosted the first speaker series in their Academic Outreach Program with the University of Arizona at Club Ironwood, June 19. The intent of the speaker series is to facilitate the exchange ideas between government and academic institutions while fostering collaborative discussions about global issues. This 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) Academic Outreach Program is modeled after U.S Southern Command’s partnership with Florida International University.
  • 552nd ACW cuts ribbon on new flight line clinic

    In partnership with the 72nd Medical Group, the 552nd Air Control Wing recently opened a flightline clinic in the 960th Airborne Air Control Squadron.Providing value to the warfighter and fliers of the 552nd ACW, the new clinic meets medical needs nearest to the workplace, minimizes time spent outside the squadron or AWACS campus and improves
  • Frankenphone 2.0: MQ-9 communication innovation

    In 2015, a former member of the 42nd Attack Squadron saw a need to improve communications from MQ-9 Reaper aircrew to ground forces, thus, Frankenphone was created. He pieced-together the invention with scrap phone parts and headsets which aimed to improve communications clarity until a long term solution was procured. While the device underwent many iterations of upgrades, it still needed additional work.
  • OSI detachment honors fallen agent

    Team Hill personnel participated in a ruck march here June 9 to honor the memory of fallen Air Force Office of Special Investigations Special Agent (Tech. Sgt.) Ryan Balmer.
  • First MQ-9 squadron looks good for 100

    From training to operational--bombers to remotely piloted aircraft, the Panthers of the 42nd Attack Squadron have been a key part of United States airpower for the past 100 years. On June 13, 2017, the squadron celebrates its centennial anniversary with a lineage as the 42nd Aero Squadron, part of the U.S. Signal Corps. Back then, the unit trained aviators during World War I and continued until the mid-1930’s when it was redesignated as the 42nd Bombardment Squadron and placed under the operational control of Reserve personnel.
  • EOD receives Tactical Combat Casualty Care training

    With a pop, whiz and disorienting bang, the action begins. The nature of an EOD Airman's career carries with it certain risks that many others may never have to face. It is important that they have basic knowledge on treating trauma-based injuries.
  • 726th ACS jumps into the future

    The 726th Air Control Squadron received its first major Control and Reporting Center weapons system upgrade in 20 years, May 30.
  • Georgia ANG engages with Colombian Air Force

    The Georgia Air National Guard welcomed a group of visiting Colombian Air Force officers as part of a State Partnership Program engagement, May 30 - June 2, 2017. The weeklong exchange on Ground Control Intercept consisted of a tour of the unit and discussions with subject matter experts on how to improve the Colombian Air Force’s training plans
  • D-M, local community attend Air Force Partnership meeting

    Davis-Monthan Air Force Base leadership and local Tucson community leaders attended an Air Force Community Partnership annual update meeting at the Pima County Abrams Public Health Center in Tucson, Ariz., May 25.
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