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CSAF highlights Airmen's role in nuclear mission CSAF highlights Airmen's role in nuclear mission
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein discussed the important role Barksdale Air Force Base Airmen perform in executing the nuclear deterrence and assurance mission during an all-call at the Weapons Load Training hangar, Oct. 17, 2017.
0 10/18
2017
An A-10 Thunderbolt II shoots a flare off after receiving fuel from a 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker in support of Operation Inherent Resolve Oct. 6, 2017. The aircraft can loiter near battle areas for extended periods of time and operate in low ceiling and visibility conditions. The wide combat radius, and short takeoff and landing capabilities, permit operations in and out of locations near front lines. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Michael Battles) 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.
0 10/13
2017
Default Air Force Logo USAF awards contracts for new nuclear missile to Lockheed, Raytheon
The Air Force is on track to replace the aging AGM-86B Air Launched Cruise Missile with modernized weapon capabilities designed for its nuclear bomber fleet, to include the B-21.
0 8/23
2017
Default Air Force Logo AFIT prepares nuclear enterprise to deal with any scenario
With talk of nuclear weapons returning to Americans’ everyday conversations, it might be excusable for the average person to think that the technology somehow had left the mainstream; this couldn’t be further from the truth.
0 8/20
2017
Orlando Dean, defense contractor assembly mechanic, looks over a portion of an F-15E Strike Eagle at a defense contractor's factory in St. Louis, Mo, Aug. 3, 2017. During the visit, military members were given the opportunity to meet those who create the products they use on a daily basis. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeremy L. Mosier) Service members, defense contractors contribute to national security
While some may think the gap between the civilian and military sectors in national security has grown over the years, an inside look at Airmen and defense factory collaboration demonstrates just how valuable they are to one another. A team of aircrew and maintainers had the opportunity to discuss the success of a recent record-breaking deployment with those in the civilian sector who directly contributed to the defense of the nation, when they toured defense contractor factories in St. Louis.
0 8/14
2017
Click here Accident response training pays off for 386th AEW during real-world event
A recent remotely piloted aircraft equipment malfunction proved the effectiveness of the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing’s latest major accident response exercise and overall response readiness.
0 8/03
2017
(From the left) Staff Sgt. Alexandria Morrow, 332nd Air Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron weapons load crew chief, Gen. Joseph L. Votel, United States Central Command commander, Senior Airman Lucas Marthaller, 332nd EMXS, and Staff Sgt. Carlos Olivarez, 332nd EMXS pose for a photo Feb. 23, 2017, in Southwest Asia. Morrow died from injuries sustained while performing work duties in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Eboni Reams) Fallen Airman remembered by comrades
With a packed room of not just people, but also emotion, Staff Sgt. Alexandria Morrow was remembered by colleagues and friends Mar 23, 2017 during her memorial service at her deployed location. Members of her deployed unit, 332nd Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron, shared stories and memories that painted a picture of a weapons load crew chief who touched the lives of many.
0 3/24
2017
Staff Sgt. Timothy Gaulden, a 33rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron weapons load crew chief, and Airman 1st Class Jacob Robinson, a 33rd AMXS weapons load crew member, attach a joint direct attack munition to a missile-guided bomb unit for the first F-35A Lightning II load competition at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Feb. 5, 2016. During the event, Airmen competed in a uniform inspection, a written test, a tool box inspection, and an integrated load. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrea Posey) 33rd FW hosts first F-35A load competition
The 33rd Fighter Wing held its first weapons load competition with the F-35A Lightning II at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, Feb. 5 to find the best weapons load crew in the 33rd Maintenance Group.
0 2/16
2016
Airman 1st Class Kyron Abraham is an F-22 Raptor weapons specialist with the 3rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. Abraham is part of a three-man team that loads weapons onto the stealth fighters, and is a native of Reistertown, Md. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Robert Barnett) Weapons Airman keeps F-22s in the fight
Airman 1st Class Kyron Abraham worked the day shift during those winter months. He drove to work through the cold night of day to the 3rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, and joined his three-man team in relieving the night shift. Then the order came to load munitions on a jet for the Combat Alert Cell, a unit that tracks U.S. airspace for foreign incursions.
0 7/15
2014
Two C-17 Globemaster IIIs park on the flightline June 17, 2014, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The C-17s are assigned to the 62nd Airlift Wing, McChord Air Force Base, Wash., and are temporally deployed to Nellis AFB in support of the U.S. Air Forces Weapons School, Joint Forcible Entry. JFE is part of the school’s Advanced integration phase. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Rachel Loftis) Revamped weapon school program takes flight
The U.S. Air Force Weapons School recently unleashed the next stage of its newly revamped graduate program.
0 6/20
2014
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