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Repair facility saves nuclear command $13 million Repair facility saves AFGSC $13 million
The nuclear mission cannot be stopped by old or non-functioning aircraft components. The solution to this is a trip to a bomber hydraulic Centralized Repair Facility which saves time and money.
0 11/07
2017
Royals are lifeline to hurricane survivors 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 10/06
2017
821st CRG deploys to Puerto Rico in support of Hurricane Maria relief efforts 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 9/29
2017
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson flies aboard a 54th Helicopter Squadron aircraft at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 7, 2017. On her first trip to Minot AFB as SECAF, Wilson toured both 5th Bomb Wing and 91st Missile Wing facilities and assets. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong) SecAF visits Minot AFB Airmen
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson met with Airmen from the 5th Bomb Wing, 91st Missile Wing and community leaders during her first visit as SecAF to Minot Air Force Base, Sept. 7-8, 2017.
0 9/14
2017
A B-52 Stratofortress arrives to receive fuel from a KC-10 Extender during a mission in support of Operation Inherent Resolve over Iraq, Aug. 8, 2017. The B-52 is a long range, heavy bomber capable of flying at altitudes up to 50,000 feet. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Trevor T. McBride) 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 8/18
2017
None Ellsworth AFB Airmen train with foreign allies
Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Bombers, under the command of the U.S. Pacific Air Forces, joined their counterparts from South Korean and Japanese air forces in sequenced bilateral missions, Aug. 7, 2017.
0 8/09
2017
Default Air Force Logo Around the Air Force: July 28
FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (AFNS) -- On this look around the Air Force NASA, Boeing and SpaceX are developing low orbit launch vehicles, government employees could have their student loans cleared, leaflet bombs are tested with B-52s and B1-B crews train with Australian JTACs. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Robbie Arp.For previous episodes, click here for the
0 7/28
2017
A frame from a video shows the PDU-5/B leaflet bomb activating and dispersing the leaflets. (U.S. Air Force image) B-52 testers complete leaflet bomb drops
An important part of U.S. military operations overseas is communicating with the local population. This can be done in a number of ways including something as simple as distributing leaflets.  In psychological operations, leaflets with messages are often dropped from aircraft in order to reach a wide area.  Testers from the 419th Flight Test
0 7/26
2017
A 1st Fighter Wing F-22 Raptor taxis before take off at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., July 11, 2017. The wing conducted night flying training missions to keep pilots current on skills needed to operate in the dark. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Master Sgt. Benjamin Wilson) 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 7/21
2017
A U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress receives fuel from a 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker during a flight in support of Operation Resolute Support June 6, 2017. The 340th EARS, part of U.S. Air Forces Central Command, is responsible for delivering fuel for U.S. and coalition forces, enabling a persistent 24/7 presence in the area of responsibility. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Trevor T. McBride) 
Bomber Squadron marks 100 years of history
Carrying out vital missions for over 100 years, the 23rd Bomb Squadron and the associated aircraft maintenance units continue to play a critical role in delivering combat airpower.
0 6/28
2017
Default Air Force Logo Strategic bombers, Airmen deploy to United Kingdom
B-52H Stratofortresses from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, and about 800 Airmen from Air Force Global Strike Command deployed to Royal Air Force Fairford to support a number of exercises with joint partners, and U.K. and NATO allies.
0 6/01
2017
Default Air Force Logo Accelerating hypersonics development
On May 3, 2017, Air Force senior leaders met to consider options to accelerate hypersonics research and development to break even more speed barriers and ensure continued technological superiority. Hypersonics refers to flying at five times the speed of sound, also known as “Mach 5,” or higher.
0 5/09
2017
A B-52 from the 96th Bomb Squadron at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, is backed into the Benefield Anechoic Facility Jan. 9. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ethan Wagner) B-52 undergoes HERO testing at Edwards AFB
A B-52 Stratofortress from the 96th Bomb Squadron at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, is undergoing Hazards of Electromagnetic Radiation to Ordnance testing in the Benefield Anechoic Facility (BAF) here.
0 1/27
2017
Default Air Force Logo Around the Air Force: Dec. 28
On this look around the Air Force, Airmen from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing prepare meals for forward deployed service members and B-52s conduct combined joint operations. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Nicholas Koetz.
0 12/28
2016
The TF33 Pratt & Whitney engine undergoes testing in an AEDC sea level test cell, to verify and validate newly redesigned components of the engine. The TF33 has powered several different military airframes, including the Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker, E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System and the E-8 Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System. (U.S. Air Force photo/Rick Goodfriend) Newly redesigned TF33 engine tested at Arnold AFB
Testing of the TF33 Pratt and Whitney engine is being conducted at Arnold Engineering Development Center in Tennessee to verify and validate newly redesigned components of the engine.
0 12/05
2016
Retired Chief Master Sgt. Russell Rhodes speaks to the audience after receiving the Korean Ambassador for Peace Medal at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Nov. 15, 2016. The 85-year-old Rhodes requested the medal ceremony be held at the base’s fuels flight, where Rhodes was stationed during his Air Force career as a fuel truck driver. (U.S. Air Force photo/Samuel King Jr.) Korean War veteran honored by nephew
Maj. Gen. Scott Vander Hamm, the Air Force assistant deputy chief of staff of operations, presented retired Chief Master Sgt. Russell Rhodes with the Korean Ambassador for Peace Medal during a ceremony at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, Nov. 15. The medal is given as an expression of thanks from the Korean government to the Americans who served in the Korean War between June 25, 1950, to July 27, 1953.
0 11/28
2016
The U.S.-led Coalition tasked with degrading and defeating Da’esh successfully executed a large scale, multinational strike on a weapons facility in Al Hadithah, Iraq, Oct. 31. The package included a U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress, Royal Air Force Tornado GR4s, French Air Force Dassault Rafales, Royal Danish Air Force F-16s, Royal Australian Air Force F/A-18 Hornets and Royal Jordanian Air Force F-16s. (U.S. Air Forces Central Command Graphic) Coalition airstrike demonstrates synergy among nations
The U.S.-led Coalition tasked with degrading and defeating the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant successfully executed a large scale, multinational strike on a weapons facility in Al Haditha, Iraq, Oct. 31.
0 11/07
2016
Capt. Lance Adsit, 20th Bomb Squadron aircraft commander, and Lt. Col. Erik Johnson, 340th Weapons Squadron commander, fly a B-52 Stratofortress above the Gulf of Mexico Oct. 13, 2016. Two B-52s from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., and two B-1 Lancers from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, flew together and performed more than 200 simulated missile launches as part of a weapons school integration exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Curt Beach) Weapons squadrons integrate combat skillsets
Two B-52s from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, and two B-1 Lancers from Dyess AFB, Texas, flew together and performed more than 200 simulated missile launches as part of a weapons school integration exercise.
0 10/25
2016
“Ghost Rider,” takes to the skies for a functional test flight Aug. 30, 2016, at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. The B-52H Stratofortress is shown in natural metal since it has been overhauled and must be checked for full functionality before being painted. 61-0007 is the first B-52H to ever be regenerated from long-term storage with the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group at Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz., and returned to fully-operational flying status. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kelly White) ‘Ghost Rider’ in the sky: B-52 departs Tinker in historic flight
The first B-52H Stratofortress to be resurrected from long-term storage at the Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG) to rejoin the active strategic bomber fleet soared into the sky from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Sept. 27.
0 9/30
2016
Gen. Robin Rand, the Air Force Global Strike Command commander, Randall G. Walden, the director and program executive officer of the Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office, and Lt. Gen. James Holmes, the deputy chief of staff, strategic plans and requirements, gives a thumbs-up to the B-21 bomber's new name during the Air Force Association's Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Md., Sept. 19, 2016. The B-21 will be known as the Raider. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Whitney Stanfield)
B-21: Modernizing the bomber fleet
Following the Air Force secretary’s announcement that the new long-range strike bomber would be called the B-21 Raider, Gen. Robin Rand, the Air Force Global Strike Command commander, said during a session at the Air Force Association Air, Space and Cyber Conference Sept. 19 the name brought the past and present Air Force full circle by linking a success from the past with modernization that is currently taking shape with the new bomber -- and must continue to keep the Air Force ahead of its enemies.
0 9/20
2016
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