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3 student pilots continue journey on ‘America’s Got Talent’ Three student pilots continue journey on talent show
Three members of the 14th Student Squadron at Columbus Air Force Base are now in the semifinals of America’s Got Talent, a nationally televised talent competition.
0 9/02
2017
Betty Welsh, wife of retired Gen. Mark Welsh III, former Chief of Staff of the Air Force, speaks to the spouses attending the spouse symposium during the Hiring Our Heroes Transition Summit at the Charleston Club on Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Aug. 22. Transitioning military families to civilian workforce
A Hiring Our Heroes Transition Summit was held at the Charleston Club, Aug. 21 to 23, 2017.
0 8/25
2017
KC-135 Stratotanker Mobility Air Forces, Combat Air Forces operate together during Mobility Guardian
Exercise Mobility Guardian highlighted the close relationship between Mobility and Combat Air Forces, who teamed up to execute approximately 90 sorties together, July 31 to Aug. 12, 2017.
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2017
Maintainer Mobility Guardian draws to an end
Crews flew approximately 1,200 hours in eight days, executing almost 650 sorties during Exercise Mobility Guardian, July 31 to Aug. 12, 2017.
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2017
Colombian Air Force leads multinational airdrop mission Colombian Air Force leads multinational airdrop mission
The Colombian Air Force conducted a multinational personnel airdrop mission from their Casa 295 aircraft during Exercise Mobility Guardian Aug. 6, 2017.
0 8/09
2017
Soldiers boarding a C-130J for an air drop Mobility forces enable joint forcible entry exercise
Air mobility forces partnered with the Army’s 82nd Airborne Division for a joint forcible entry exercise Aug. 2, 2017 here and at Moses Lake as part of Exercise Mobility Guardian.
0 8/07
2017
armored vehicles on flightline Mobility Guardian Phase 2 begins
The second half of Exercise Mobility Guardian began Aug. 6, 2017, and will focus on training aircrew on advanced tactical air operations.
0 8/07
2017
A Navy P-3 Orion patrol aircraft taxis in from a landing Aug. 2, 2017, at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. The Orion is a four-turboprop engine, anti-submarine and maritime surveillance aircraft developed for the Navy and introduced in 1962. (U.S. Air Force photo / Airman 1st Class Ryan Lackey) Fairchild AFB ready for Mobility Guardian
Fairchild Air Force Base is scheduled to participate in a regional joint-force exercise to promote total force readiness from July 31 to Aug. 11, 2017.
0 8/03
2017
Airman 1st Class Austin, a fusion analyst with the 29th Intelligence Squadron, recently returned from the Bloodfest Tournament in Austin, Texas, where he played with the Air Force Rugby Team. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Senior Airman Michael Reeves) 29th IS Airman tackles Air Force Rugby team
Listed at 6 feet 4 inches tall and weighing approximately 220 pounds, this fusion analyst and player on the Air Force Rugby Team is not an Airman you want running at you full speed. Airman 1st Class Austin, of the 29th Intelligence Squadron, has been playing with the Air Force Rugby Team since March 2017, and recently returned from playing at the Bloodfest Tournament in Austin, Texas.
0 7/20
2017
Writers from various publications listen to briefers and take notes during the Air Force’s third annual Magazine Day at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., June 21, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Wayne A. Clark) Magazine Day at Pentagon showcases Airmen, innovation
In the three years since its inception, the Air Force’s Magazine Day has cultivated relationships and strengthened interaction with media outlets to help spark future story ideas highlighting the innovation, courage and dedication of Airmen.
0 6/23
2017
The Airmen of Note performs at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Va., July 4, 2015, in celebration of Independence Day. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Airman 1st Class Philip Bryant) AF bands bring holiday weekend patriotism, entertainment
Hazy skies and scattered showers kept neither the three Air Force bands nor their thousands of fans from appearing at various locales throughout the region on July 4.
0 7/14
2015
Default Air Force Logo Air Force elevates discharge authority for transgender-related Airmen separations
Air Force leaders announced June 4 a change to the decision authority for involuntary separations for enlisted Airmen diagnosed with gender dysphoria or who identify themselves as transgender.
1 6/04
2015
Retired Lt. Col. Robert Pardo in front of a 333rd Fighter Squadron F-15E Strike Eagle during a tour of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, Oct. 10, 2014. Pardo is known for his “Pardo’s Push” maneuver as a 433rd Tactical Fighter Squadron F-4 Phantom pilot stationed at Ubon Royal Thai AFB, Thailand, when he saved another F-4 aircrew from having to eject in North Vietnam by pushing their plane in the air over the Laotian border and into relative safety. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Ashley J. Thum) Legend behind 'Pardo Push' visits Seymour Johnson Airmen
The 4th Fighter Wing welcomed one of the Air Force's most heroic fighter pilots from the Vietnam War for a base visit, Oct. 10. Retired Lt. Col. Bob Pardo, known for saving the lives of a fellow F-4 Phantom crew with what became known as "Pardo's Push," visited the 4th Training Squadron's F-15E Strike Eagle simulator and later addressed the graduating pilots and weapons systems officers of the F-15E Basic Course.
0 10/16
2014
Airman 1st Class Marc Francesconi loads his gear in preparation for takeoff in a C-17 Globemaster III June 29, 2014, in Southwest Asia. Francesconi is a member of the 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron fly away security team. Security forces members provide security of personnel and aircraft around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jeremy Bowcock) More than security: Airmen are last line of defense for aircraft, crew
FAST members are security forces Airmen trained to protect mobility aircraft and travel on planes such as C-17 Globemaster III's and C-130H Hercules here at the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing. They are the last line of defense for both the plane and aircrew.
1 7/22
2014
Members of the Romanian air force visited Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, July 8, 2014, to gain knowledge of the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training program. The visit was meant to establish international bonds and potential joint training ventures. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Jelani Gibson) Romanian airmen visit Sheppard AFB as global bonds fly high
A Romanian air force delegation toured Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, July 8-11, to gain knowledge of the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training program, or ENJJPT.
0 7/14
2014
Brig. Gen. Robinson Risner, a Korean War ace and Vietnam POW, passed away at age 88. Celebrated pilot and Vietnam POW dies at 88
Retired Brig. Gen. Robinson “Robbie” Risner, a celebrated Korean War jet fighter ace and Vietnam prisoner of war, died Oct. 22 at Bridgewater Retirement Community, Bridgewater, Va. He was 88 years old.
4 10/24
2013
Corporal Stoyko V. Stoykov, an Airman with the Bulgarian air force, salutes with U.S. Air Force members and classmates August 15, 2013, during a reveille ceremony at McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base, Tenn. Stoykov graduated from Airman Leadership School along with Bulgarian Sergeant Yordanka S. Petrova-Angelova, who graduated from the NCO Academy, as a result of international relations built through the Tennessee National Guard State Partnership Program. Bulgarian students complete Air Force PME
The Paul H. Lankford EPME Centergraduated its first Bulgarian students in a ceremony attended by Tennessee National Guard senior leaders and international guests. Two Bulgarian air force members completed leadership education here through the Tennessee National Guard’s State Partnership Program.
2 8/20
2013
2013 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year, Alicia Hinds Ward poses with her husband, Tech. Sgt. Edwinston Ward of the 113th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Washington D.C. Air National Guard. Military Spouse of the Year, committed to National Guard families
The schedule of a military spouse is an arduous one. Appointments, dinners, and family time are vital to maintaining normalcy despite the strain of military life.Alicia Hinds Ward, the 2013 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year, is another in the long line of military mothers and spouses who work a multitude of tasks, seemingly at the
0 8/07
2013
Default Air Force Logo White House launches contest for best money-saving idea
The White House launched the 2013 President's Securing Americans Value and Efficiency Award contest July 31.
7 8/05
2013
The U.S. Air Forces Central Command guide-on is passed to Lt. Gen. John W. Hesterman III by presiding officer U.S. Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin, commander U.S. Central Command, during a change of command ceremony, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., July 11, 2013. Changes of command are a military tradition representing the transfer of responsibilities from the presiding officials to the upcoming official. Approximately 1,000 service members, civil servants, community leaders, and their families, attended the hour-long event.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ashley L. Gardner/Released) New commander takes lead in air campaign
U.S. Air Forces Central Command has a new leader.In a change of command ceremony here July 11, Lt. Gen. John W. Hesterman III took command of USAFCENT from Lt. Gen. David Goldfein.Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, the commander of U.S. Central Command, presided over the ceremony."The power of the United States military is in our joint capability, our
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2013
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