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Communications Airmen Education opportunities in Air Force IT
Two 53rd Computer Systems Squadron Airmen recently shared how the Air Force opened wide the doors of educational opportunity, and how they set themselves up for success in both the military and civilian worlds.
0 5/20
2018
Default Air Force Logo Around the Air Force: May 16
On this look around the Air Force, Air Force leaders announced the move to the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, and the 80th Flying Training Wing at Sheppard AFB, Texas, developed a new way to help student pilots succeed. Hosted by Airman 1st Class Angelo Rosario.
0 5/16
2018
NATO provides "eye in the sky" during RED FLAG NATO provides "eye in the sky" for Red Flag
The air war is underway at Red Flag-Alaska 18-1. But fifty miles southwest and ten thousand feet above the dog fighting, a NATO E-3A Component jet circles in its flight pattern, soaking up signals and squawks about the fluid battle space below and providing friendly forces a watchful "eye in the sky" that extends in every direction for hundreds of miles.
0 5/11
2018
A Beechcraft AT-6 experimental aircraft flies over White Sands Missile Range, N.M. July 31, 2017. The AT-6 is participating in the U.S. Air Force Light Attack Experiment (OA-X), a series of trials to determine the feasibility of using light aircraft in attack roles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ethan D. Wagner) Second phase of Light Attack Experiment underway
Flying began today for the Air Force’s second phase of the Light Attack Experiment at Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico.
0 5/07
2018
EOD prelim revamp EOD revamps physical training regimen
“(Physical training) for them was getting ‘smoked every day,’” said Staff Sgt. Shawn Briggs, 366th Training Squadron explosive ordnance disposal preliminary course instructor.
0 5/03
2018
Firefighters from the Valdosta Fire Department (VFD) extinguish an aircraft fire during live-fire training, April 24, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. Firefighters from the 23d Civil Engineer Squadron and VFD participated in the training to gain more experience fighting aircraft fires and to work together as a cohesive team while still practicing proper and safe firefighting techniques. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Eugene Oliver) Firefighters combine forces, improve life-saving skills
Firefighters from the 23rd Civil Engineer Squadron along with firefighters from the Valdosta Fire Department conducted joint live-fire training, April 24-25, 2018, at Moody Air Force Base.
0 5/01
2018
The “High Bay” at the USAFSAM lab at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, April 25, 2018. The 711th Human Performance Wing trains new Critical Care Air Transport Team crew members using two C-130 and one C-17 training airframes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Richard Eldridge) Air Force ramps up flying ICU teams
When the U.S. military needs to transport critically injured patients by air, it calls on Air Force Critical Care Air Transport Teams. The Air Force is increasing CCATT capabilities to meet the needs of the warfighter.
0 5/01
2018
MAFFS training underway in California Air Guard, Reserve wings kick off annual MAFFS training
As temperatures heated up in northern California, aerial firefighters from four C-130 airlift wings operating the U.S.D.A. Forest Service’s Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System, or MAFFS, started a weeklong training April 23, 2018, in anticipation of summer blazes.
0 4/24
2018
U.S. Army paratroopers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C., prepare to load onto C-130 Hercules aircraft, during the Joint Readiness Training Center exercise, April 7, 2018, at the Alexandria International Airport, La. The mission of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team is to deploy worldwide on short notice, execute a parachute assault and conduct combat operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Liliana Moreno/Released) 621st CRW Airmen enable Rapid Global Mobility during JRTC exercise
Airmen from the 621st Contingency Response Wing stationed at Travis Air Force Base, California, conducted joint training with Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, to provide direct air-land support for safe and efficient airfield operations during the Joint Readiness Training Center exercise at Alexandria International Airport, April 5-16, 2018.
0 4/19
2018
Default Air Force Logo AETC conducts first-ever squadron command team course
Air Education and Training Command conducted its first-ever Squadron Command Team and Spouses Course April 10-13, 2018, with 45 current or incoming commanders, 15 superintendents and 29 spouses participating in the new program.
0 4/16
2018
Over the past few months, the 387th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron has taken great strides to increase joint security operations through host nation cooperation at Abdullah Al-Mubarak Air Base, where a large-scale, temporary cargo facility is currently under construction. 387th ESFS: Strengthening international bonds through security training
Over the past few months, the 387th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron has taken great strides to increase joint security operations through host nation cooperation at Abdullah Al-Mubarak Air Base, where a large-scale, temporary cargo facility is currently under construction.
0 4/16
2018
Default Air Force Logo Air Force launches new application tool for Airmen athletes
Air Force Sports, managed by the Air Force Services Activity, recently launched an online application system to make it easier for Airmen athletes to apply for Air Force sports teams.
0 4/05
2018
Default Air Force Logo Thunderbirds aircraft mishap
A U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds pilot was killed when his F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed over the Nevada Test and Training Range April 4, 2018, at approximately 10:30 a.m. during a routine aerial demonstration training flight. The identity of the pilot is being withheld for 24-hours pending next of kin notification. An investigation is being conducted into the cause of the mishap.
0 4/05
2018
Default Air Force Logo Air Force offers several paths from stripes to bars
Our military offers many opportunities for military members to receive world class training that prepares them for a future in the military with skills and educational benefits that also prepare them for the civilian workforce. We ensure service members have the expertise and skills they need to overcome evolving security challenges. Professional development is at the forefront of building military leaders. For those who are in pursuit of higher education, commissioning programs are one of the ways future Airmen can begin their career as a company-grade officer within the military ranks.
0 4/04
2018
Default Air Force Logo AFMC supporting analysis of T-6 unexplained physiological events
Air Force Materiel Command is playing a lead role in analyzing unexplained physiological events with the T-6 Texan II training platform.
0 4/03
2018
U.S. Air Force 1st Lieutenant Sean Duval, 33rd Maintenance Squadron maintenance operations officer, stands in front of an F-35A Lightning II March 19, 2018, on the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72). Duval took part in a maintenance officer exchange to learn about the differences and similarities between Air Force and Navy F-35 operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Peter Thompson/Released) Air Force officer integrates with carrier operations
Air Force 1st Lt. Sean Duval, 33rd Maintenance Squadron maintenance operations officer, participated in a maintenance officer exchange program March 16-22, 2018 aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72).
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2018
A U.S. Army Special Forces Soldier assigned to the 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) conducts snow machine movement and evasive maneuver training near Kiruna, Sweden, Feb. 24, 2018. The Arctic winter training included four weeks of basic winter warfare exercises. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Matt Britton) U.S. SOF conduct winter warfare training in Sweden
U.S. Air Force Special Operations Forces assigned to the 352nd Special Operations Wing and U.S. Army Special Forces assigned to 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) conducted an Arctic Winter training course from February to March 2018.
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2018
Default Air Force Logo Olmsted Foundation selects five Airmen for scholarships
The Air Force has selected five officers for the award of a 2019 Olmsted Foundation scholarship, sponsored by the George and Carol Olmsted Foundation.
0 3/27
2018
Default Air Force Logo 2018 U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School applications due May 27
Test pilots aren’t born; they're trained to be the best of the best by the USAF Test Pilot School. The TPS selection board is accepting applications until May 27, 2018 from eligible Total Force officers and current Air Force civilians
0 3/27
2018
Staff Sgt. Amanda Morgan, Cybersecurity Foundry Course student, receives assistance from Airman 1st Class Shelby McKinlay, a CFC instructor, at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., March 9, 2018. Course instructors taught 100 cyberspace students various cybersecurity functions, processes, procedures and data analysis skills to further their ability to secure the Air Force Network. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mariette Adams) AFCYBER hosts new Cybersecurity Foundry Course
Air Forces Cyber hosted its first-ever Cybersecurity Foundry Course, March 5-14, 2018, at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.
0 3/22
2018
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