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(From left) Maj. Jessica Stewart, Capt. Joseph Spada, Senior Master Sgt. Randolph Crosslin Jr. and Master Sgt. John Kelly each received their Gen. Lew Allen Jr. Trophy for 2016, during a ceremony at the Pentagon, April 21, 2017.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Wayne A. Clark) Airmen earn Gen. Lew Allen Jr. Award
Four Airmen received the Gen. Lew Allen Jr. Award on April 21, 2017, during a ceremony at the Pentagon. Lt. Gen. Jerry Harris, the deputy chief of staff for Air Force strategic plans, programs and requirements, presented the awards on behalf of the chief of staff of the Air Force.
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2017
Lt. Col. Christopher Anderson, the 1st Combat Camera Squadron commander, reaches to assist a combat camera Airman during an obstacle course at the U.S. Army Training Center in Fort Jackson, S.C., Jan. 29, 2017. Exercise Scorpion Lens is an annual ‘ability to survive and operate’ training exercise mandated by Air Force Combat Camera job qualification standards. The exercise’s purpose is to provide refresher training to combat camera personnel in the areas of combat tactics, photography, videography and on procedures inherent to support combat camera mission tasks. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class James R. Crow) 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.
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2017
President Donald J. Trump waves at spectators during the 58th presidential inauguration parade in Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 2017. More than 5,000 military members from across all branches of the armed forces, including Reserve and National Guard components, provided ceremonial support and Defense Support of Civil Authorities during the inaugural period. (Defense Department photo/Air Force Staff Sgt. Marianique Santos) 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.
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2017
A firefighter enters a prop aircraft during nighttime, live-fire training Jan. 10, 2017, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. After extinguishing external fires, firefighters entered the prop aircraft to continue combating the flames. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Daniel Snider) 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.
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2017
An F-15E Strike Eagle flies over Iraq Dec. 25, 2016. F-15s are providing precision guided close air support during Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, a multinational effort to weaken and destroy the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant operations in the Middle East region and around the world. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Tyler Woodward) 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.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Around the Air Force: Dec. 23
On this look around the Air Force the first Japanese F-35 arrives at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona; Edwards AFB in California is testing ways to save fueling cost for the C-17 Globemaster III; and the Air Force band performs at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. Hosted by Airman 1st Class Cory Kuttler.
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2016
A C-130 Hercules sits on the runway during Operation Christmas Drop 2016 at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Dec. 6, 2016. This year marked the 65th year of OCD, which began in 1952, making it the world's longest-running airdrop mission. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Delano Scott) 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 12/16
2016
An A-10 Thunderbolt II prepares to receive fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker over Iraq Nov. 29, 2016, in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. (Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jordan Castelan) Air Force 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 12/09
2016
Default Air Force Logo Yesterday's Air Force: Reverse Lend-Lease
The logistics of war are complicated and having the right aircraft at the right place and time is a key to victory. At the beginning of U.S. involvement in World War II the Reverse Lend-Lease program set the U.S. up for success.
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2015
Default Air Force Logo Complex closes out productive year with 217 aircraft serviced
A total of 217 aircraft -- including C-5 Galaxy, C-17 Globemaster III, C-130 Hercules and F-15 Eagle models -- were serviced in fiscal year 2015, which ended Sept. 30. That number includes 15 unscheduled depot-level maintenance aircraft, with two C-5s, three C-17s and 10 C-130s.
2 10/23
2015
Default Air Force Logo Yesterday’s Air Force: Flak-Bait
During World War II, Martine B-26 Marauders dropped thousands of bombs and one of those aircraft survived more missions and dropped more bombs than any other — the Flak-Bait.
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2015
An MC-130P Combat Shadow awaits its final checks on Kadena Air Base, Japan, before departing for the “boneyard” at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., April 15, 2015. The 17th Special Operations Squadron sent off the final two Combat Shadows in the Pacific Air Forces to retire after nearly 50 years of service. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Stephen G. Eigel) Last MC-130P Combat Shadows in the Pacific retire
The 17th Special Operations Squadron sent off the final two MC-130P Combat Shadows in the Pacific Air Forces to retire on April 15.
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2015
Default Air Force Logo F-35 program ‘on right track,’ director says
Despite its numerous setbacks, the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter program is on the right track to meet aircraft delivery deadlines, the program’s executive officer told a House Armed Services Committee panel April 14.
1 4/16
2015
Default Air Force Logo Future of combat aviation requires funding
Senior leaders from the Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps testified on the future programs and platforms of combat aviation forces, and budget needs, in a hearing with the House Armed Services Committee March 27.
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2015
Airman 1st Class Koleton Mitchell participates in a 7-mile-long ruck alongside fellow Airmen at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Nov. 18, 2014. The ruck kicked-off a field training exercise culminating the Army Weather Support Course intended to integrate Airmen with Soldiers before they deploy with an Army unit. Mitchell is a 25th Operational Weather Squadron weather forecaster. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski) Air Force 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.
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2014
A South Korean air force F-15 Strike Eagle lands Nov. 17, 2014, during Max Thunder 14-2 at Kunsan Air Base, South Korea. U.S. Air Force, Army, Marine Corps and Navy personnel and aircraft are training alongside South Korean air forces in the semi-annual, bilateral training event, which is the largest flying exercise held on the Korean Peninsula. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Divine Cox) Kunsan AB hosts Exercise Max Thunder 14-2
U.S. Air Force, Army, Marine Corps and Navy personnel and aircraft are training with the Republic of Korea Air Force units Nov. 14 - 22, in the semi-annual, bilateral training exercise Max Thunder 14-2, here.
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2014
Senior Airman Andrew Beer secures the landing area around a C-130 Hercules Nov. 2, 2013, at a deployed location while serving as a Fly-Away Security Team member in Southwest Asia. Beer is a 50th Security Forces Squadron member. (Courtesy photo) Providing a FAST deployment role
Air Force FAST teams play a crucial role in protecting aircrews and airplanes in hostile areas. They fly on specific missions to various deployed locations to ensure the safety and security of aircraft and crew members.
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2014
A Pratt & Whitney F135 engine for the Conventional Take-Off and Landing version of the F-35 Lighting II Joint Strike Fighter completed a record-breaking accelerated mission test in the Sea Level 3 (SL-3) test cell at the Arnold Engineering Development Center at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn. Shown here is a previous test of the F135 in the AEDC SL- 3 test cell. (Courtesy photo/Rick Goodfriend) AF engineers log record-breaking accelerated engine test
A highly successful accelerated mission test (AMT) of Pratt & Whitney's F135 conventional take-off and landing/carrier variant (CTOL/CV) engine was recently completed in the Sea Level 3 test cell (SL-3) at the Arnold Engineering Development Center.
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2014
Col. Linda Hurry grinds off a JP-8 fuel decal on an R11 refueler as part of the Air Force transition to commercial jet fuel Oct. 15, 2014, Scott Air Force Base, Ill. The Jet A conversion is a Department of Defense cost saving initiative that will save the Air Force approximately $25.5 million dollars annually. Hurry is the 635th Supply Chain Operations Wing Commander. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech Sgt. Christopher Boitz) Air Force completes historic fuel conversion
The Air Force took an important step in fiscal responsibility and supply chain efficiency as it converted its final stateside installation from Jet Propellant 8 (JP-8) fuel to the more common and commercially available Jet A fuel, Oct. 29 at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
0 10/31
2014
Default Air Force Logo Under pressure: Crew chiefs take mission in stride
Tools clang and the clock ticks as time narrows, several pairs of grease-stained boots can be seen darting back and forth beneath a lifeless fighter jet as Airmen work relentlessly to repair their bird for flight.
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2014
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