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  • Curaçao Counter Drug Operation International Women’s Day

    It is rare in military operations for the composition of female service members to reach 20% and also increasingly rare for those 20% to occupy key leadership roles. This is precisely what took place during the 2021 Counter Drug Operational deployment to the Caribbean, with coalition service members from both Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, and
  • Air Force rewrites basic doctrine, focuses on mission command, airpower evolution

    Core themes to the revised Air Force Doctrine Publication-1: The Air Force are the foundation and evolution of airpower and the concept of mission command.
  • Air Force provides C2 advisors to operational-level commanders

    With global competition heating up, the need to maximize the agility of U.S. Air Force operational command and control has never been more pressing. Fortunately, the USAF’s Operational Command Training Program is a foundational piece of its current C2 training architecture.
  • Air Force unveils new mission statement

    The Air Force released its new mission statement: To fly, fight, and win … airpower anytime, anywhere.
  • AFSOUTH leadership recognizes critical support from Beale Intelligence Airmen

    The 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) Commander and Command Chief recently visited Recce Town to engage with intelligence Airmen and discuss the critical support provided to the Southern Hemisphere from the Distributed Ground Station-2 (DGS-2) located here.Maj. Gen. Barry Cornish, Commander, 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern), and his Command
  • AFSOUTH hosts 2021 virtual Air Force Section Chiefs Theater Security Cooperation Workshop

    Twelfth Air Force (Air Forces Southern) virtually hosted the Air Force Section Chief Theater Security Cooperation Workshop for Department of Defense and Department of State participants in 21 countries Jan. 11-13, 2021. “The AFSEC workshop brings together Security Cooperation Office Air Force section chiefs from U.S. Embassies throughout the U.S.
  • Airman Uses Social Media to Prevent Suicide

    Social media has become one of the most prevalent ways to communicate with our friends, family and community. Many see it as way to keep up with the lives of those who they are separated from or as a way to blow off steam by watching funny cat videos or the late night videos of the guy who builds a village out of a stick and some mud. What most
  • US B-52H trains with Colombian Air Force, Ecuadorian Navy

    Two U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress aircraft participated in “Brother’s Shield” a Colombian Air Force lead exercise and in “UNITAS LXI” an Ecuadorian Navy lead exercise in the U.S. Southern Command’s Area of Responsibility. The name of the exercise “Brother’s Shield” developed from the close relationship between the U.S. Air Force and the Colombian Air Force. During this training mission, the Colombian Kfirs flew in a formation with the U.S. Air Force B-52Hs in order to shield them from enemy combatants. UNITAS is an annual naval exercise conducted in the Atlantic and Pacific waters around Central and South America. The Ecuadorian Navy hosted this year’s exercise Nov 2-11, with participants from eleven countries.
  • Team Nellis hosts 12th Air Force Foreign Liaison Officers

    The FLO program is designed to enable service members from allied countries to share training processes and lessons learned to better align a mutual understanding of each nation’s tactics, techniques and procedures.
  • 60th CONJEFAMER Air Chiefs discuss COVID-19, air operations, space domain

    DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. -- Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) Commander Maj. Gen. Barry R. Cornish, virtually joined Air Chiefs from 19 nations across the Western Hemisphere for the 60th Conference of the American Air Chiefs (CONJEFAMER), as known by its Spanish acronym,
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