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  • U.S. and Chilean Air Force conduct health services administration subject matter expert exchange

    U.S. medical personnel from across the Air Force held a health services administration subject matter expert exchange with the Chilean Air Force at Hospital Clínico, Santiago, June 4-8.
  • US Airmen teach aircraft recovery to Chilean Air Force partners

    ANTOFAGASTA, Chile—Twelfth Air Force (Air Forces Southern) sent a Mobile Training Team to Chile to conduct training with the Chilean Air Force on Crash Damaged Disabled Aircraft Recovery, May 13 to June 8. The CDDAR Mobile Training Team consisted of four seasoned crew chiefs who have experience being an aircraft crash team chief. The crew chiefs
  • 571st MSAS builds partnership capacity in the Dominican Republic

    SAN ISIDRO AIR BASE, Dominican Republic -- The 571st Mobility Support Advisory Squadron (MSAS) completed training with the Dominican Republic Air Force (FARD) near Santo Domingo from April 18 through May 5, 2018. The MSAS team trained members of the FARD on aircraft weight and balance, corrosion control, hazardous materials management and radio
  • Airmen contribute to saving a life during New Horizons 2018

    Three U.S. Air Force Airmen are credited with saving the life of a local Panamanian woman after she jumped from a bridge.
  • New Horizons Embedded Health Engagement provides unparalleled training

    As with most tasks, hands-on education remains one of the most effective training methods for both learning and maintaining skills. For some medical professionals participating in Exercise New Horizons 2018, hands-on training comes in the form of fully submerging into local clinics.
  • Air Force Contracting Officers Lead the Way, Pay the Way, & Pave the Way for New Horizons 2018

    At any given time, around 200 members of the U.S. military will be housed, fed, and shuttled to and from work sites and living quarters while performing their duties as part of Exercise New Horizons 2018. Negotiating, securing, and adjusting contracts for those services and many more falls on the shoulders of two Air Force non-commissioned officers
  • Mobility Airmen deliver a mission of love to Guatemala

    When emergencies happen in the U.S., the sirens of fire trucks and ambulances coming to the rescue can be comforting. Thanks to a C-17 Globemaster III crew from Travis Air Force Base, California, indigenous Mayans in Tecpan, Guatemala, will now hear that same sound of hope and help.
  • 12th Air Force (AFSOUTH) participates in FIDAE international air show

    Twelfth Air Force (AFSOUTH) joined with Airmen from across the United States to support the FIDAE (Feria Internacional del Aire y del Espacio) Air Show, April 3-8 in Santiago, Chile. Over 240 Airmen and nine U.S. Air Force aircraft arrived in Chile for FIDAE, the largest air show of its kind in South America.U.S. personnel worked closely with their
  • Hunter laid to rest after 50 years MIA

    U.S. Air Force Col. Edgar “Felton” Davis, an RF-4C Phantom navigator during the Vietnam War, was laid to rest after 50 years deceased with full military honors April 6, 2018, in his hometown of Goldsboro, North Carolina. Davis was shot down over Laos Sept. 17, 1968 during a reconnaissance mission while assigned to 11th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron under the 432nd Tactical Reconnaissance Wing and was declared deceased when the first search for his remains yielded no results. The Defense Prisoner of War/Missing In Action Accounting Agency discovered Davis’ remains in December 2017.
  • Munitions life: from storage to target

    The life-cycle of a munition can be easily explained—the building of the munition, transportation to the aircraft, loading to the aircraft, taking off of the aircraft, then finally putting the munition on target.
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