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  • Joint Task Force-Port Opening facilitates relief to Haiti

    Airmen from the 621st Contingency Response Wing and interagency partners arrived at Port-au-Prince International Airport, Haiti, Oct. 6, to support the government of Haiti’s request for assistance after Hurricane Matthew. The Joint Task Force-Port Opening consisted of more than 110 CRW Airmen stationed at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Soldiers from the 689th Rapid Port Opening Element out of Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, and Defense Logistics Agency members. This mission will mark the first time the JTF-PO will consist of three entities; the 621st CRW, 689th RPOE, and DLA.
  • 12th AF (AFSOUTH) welcomes new commander

    The Airmen of Twelfth Air Force and Air Forces Southern welcomed a new commander during a ceremony Oct. 3 at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz.Lieutenant Gen. Mark Kelly received the Twelfth Air Force flag from Navy Adm. Kurt Tidd, commander of U.S. Southern Command, during the change of command ceremony before a formation of Airmen, as well as
  • Healing bodies, winning hearts and minds

    JTF-Bravo has been conducting MEDRETEs throughout Central America since 1993 to provide a variety of medical services to local residents who otherwise would be unable to receive regular medical care. In 23 years, more than 330,000 patients have been treated during MEDRETEs. On Sept. 22 and 23, the JTF-Bravo MEDEL team conducted a two day MEDRETE in the village of Bacadilla, Olancho district, Honduras.
  • Honduran, U.S. volunteers conduct underground search and rescue training

    Nearly a dozen Honduran PUMCIR (Personal Utilizado en Misiones Contra Incendio y Rescate – Personnel Used in Fire and Rescue) volunteers and seven U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to Joint Task Force-Bravo at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, conducted a search and rescue exercise in Comayagua National Park near El Volcan, Honduras.
  • New commander to take reins of 12th AF, AFSOUTH

    The President of the United States nominated Air Force Maj. Gen. Mark D. Kelly for promotion to lieutenant general, and command of Twelfth Air Force and Air Forces Southern.He replaces Lt. Gen. Chris Nowland who has been selected to become the next Air Force Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations at the Pentagon.Kelly most recently served as
  • Yesterday’s Air Force: The president’s pilot

    During the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the president was hundreds of miles away from the nation’s capital. The pilot and crew of Air Force One made sure the president stayed safe and got where he needed to be to lead the country.
  • September issue of Airman magazine now available

    The September issue of Airman magazine is now available to download and is viewable through a web browser.
  • Around the Air Force: Sept. 6

    On this look around the Air Force, the flu mist is not a viable vaccination for Airmen this year, and aeromedical Airmen rely on the Transport Isolation System to prevent the spread of illnesses.
  • Around the Air Force: Sept. 2

    On this look around the Air Force, the KC-135 Stratotanker celebrates 60 years of service, a new KC-46A Pegasus training center opens its doors, and a preview of this month's Airman magazine is available.
  • AF Week in Photos

    This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.
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