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  • 18th AF leadership participates in Operation Deep Freeze

    Recently, Maj. Gen. Corey Martin, 18th Air Force commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Thomas Blount, 18th Air Force command chief, participated in the 68th anniversary of Operation Deep Freeze (ODF). With more than 4,200 hours of flight experience to include the C-17 Globemaster III, Martin flew the

  • The Sunset of the KC-10: A Farewell to an Aerial Refueling Legend

    In a ceremony on October 4th, 2023, history was made as the KC-10 aerial refueling aircraft, assigned to the 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron (EARS), was officially deactivated. The event marked the end of an era in military aviation and highlighted the changing landscape of air power in

  • 61st EAS Supports Army Jumpers During Bright Star 23

    A Texas Army National Guard Soldiers assigned to the 1st Battalion, 143rd Infantry Airborne Regiment jump from a C-130J Super Hercules from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing during an airborne operation over Egypt in support of exercise Bright Star 23, Sept. 7, 2023. Bright Star 23 is a multilateral

  • MacDill defender earns 12 OAY recognition

    Tech. Sgt. Michelle Fernandez, who currently serves as team lead for the marine patrol section in the 6th Security Forces Squadron at MacDill Air Force Base, was recognized as one of the 12 Outstanding Airmen for 2022.

  • BLUE FLAG exercise prepares Pacific Air Forces for pacing challenge

    Airmen from the 505th Combat Training Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Florida, executed exercise BLUE FLAG, which tested Pacific Air Forces' ability to prevail in conflict against a strategic competitor as well as the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command air component's ability to ensure command, control,

  • Fieldcraft Training transitions to Advanced Ready Training

    The 421st Combat Training Squadron from the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Operations School, here, has transitioned from just-in-time Fieldcraft Training to Advanced Ready Training to keep up with the pacing challenge.The course owners of Fieldcraft Hostile and Fieldcraft Uncertain, as well as the

  • JBC supports EUCOM with rapid mobility

    To further strengthen rapid global mobility efforts, Airmen, Soldiers, and civilian personnel worked collectively to inspect and load essential equipment bound for U.S. European Command.

  • AFCENT concludes support to USAID Pakistan Mission

    Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar – Airmen from 9th Air Force, Air Forces Central concluded support to the U.S. Agency for International Development-led humanitarian mission to Pakistan on Sep. 16, 2022, after the country experienced historic levels of flooding. The logistical effort involved collaboration