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  • Reserve Airmen, PACAF distribute ops for AFFOR exercise

    Reserve Airmen from the 713th Combat Operations Squadron supported Headquarters Pacific Air Forces thousands of miles away for an Air Force Forces exercise, Feb. 3-11. More than 25 Reserve Airmen worked via distributed operations from Beale Air Force Base, California, with PACAF’s AFFOR staff at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.
  • Around the Air Force: Tour Lengths, Female Body Armor, & Directed Energy Weapons

    Today’s look Around the Air Force highlights a change in the length of some overseas assignments, the introduction of new female body armor, and the final testing phase of a new anti-drone weapon. (Hosted by Staff Sgt. Brittain Crolley)
  • Inaugural Department of the Air Force Women’s Air and Space Power Symposium announced

    Airmen and Guardians will have the opportunity to participate in the inaugural Department of the Air Force Women’s Air and Space Power Symposium virtual professional development series March 8-11, during Women’s History Month.
  • Acting SecAF, Nordic Ministers of Defense sign Letter of Intent strengthening US-Nordic defense ties

    Acting Secretary of the Air Force John P. Roth and the Ministers of Defense of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden signed a Letter of Intent demonstrating continued support for the Arctic Challenge Exercise, one of Europe’s largest tactical air exercises.
  • AFGSC begins retirement of B-1 aircraft, paving way for B-21

    In support of its efforts to modernize America’s bomber fleet, the Air Force will begin divesting 17 B-1B Lancers from its current fleet as authorized by the National Defense Authorization Act.
  • Kirtland AFB female defenders get new female body armor

    After years of wearing the standard tactical vest originally designed for a male body frame, female Airmen from the 377th Security Forces Group at Kirtland Air Force Base were among the first Air Force defenders to receive the new issue of female body armor starting January 2021.
  • First female Muslim chaplain graduates from Air Force Chaplain Corps College

    First Lt. Saleha Jabeen, the U.S. military’s first female Muslim chaplain, graduated from Air Force Basic Chaplain Course Feb. 5 at Maxwell Air Force Base.
  • Office of Diversity and Inclusion joins next AETC Real Talk

    Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of Air Education and Training Command, is scheduled to host the fifth episode of AETC Real Talk: Race and Diversity in the Air Force, Feb. 26 at 5 p.m. central on AETC’s Facebook page.
  • Directed Energy Combined Test Force oversees testing of anti-drone weapon

    The latest system tested, the High Energy Laser Weapon System 2, also known as HELWS2 or H2, is a counter-Unmanned Aerial System (c-UAS) directed energy weapon (DEW).
  • CMSAF tours ICBM mission at Malmstrom AFB

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass visited the 341st Missile Wing Feb. 9-10.
  • AFDW, medical leaders champion vaccine rollout program

    The Air Force District of Washington is prepared to rapidly expand distribution capabilities as vaccine supply increases to support partner organizations, tenant units, and geographically-separated service members within the National Capital Region.
  • AFIMSC trains 600 finance Airmen at virtual worldwide workshop

    The Financial Services Worldwide and Training Workshop is a significant professional development and career field event, as it’s the only post-technical training forum for financial services operations, said Linda Alcala, AFIMSC chief of financial services.
  • US Air Force names first overseas-based F-35A squadron

    In Norse mythology, Valkyries are female figures who choose those that will live or die in battle. RAF Lakenheath is in the east of the United Kingdom, an area with extensive Viking and Norse history. Additionally, the 495th FS motto, “Mala Ipsa Nova,” in Latin, means “Bad News Itself.” Both factors emphasize “Valkyries” as an extremely suitable nickname for the UK-based unit.
  • AFMC town hall addresses vaccines, telework, command climate

    The 90-minute event yielded more than 500 questions and comments from across the command, with the leadership team providing frank, honest responses across a myriad of subject areas.
  • Keesler AFB NCO derives purpose from her heart

    Senior Master Sgt. Jessica Player, Mathies Noncommissioned Officer Academy director of education, began contemplating her purpose after losing her family member. Growing up in the small town of Greensboro, Alabama, separation and racism was no rarity to Player. After reminiscing of her days as the homecoming court in high school, Player didn’t identify as just the queen, but as the queen of color.
  • Four Airmen and Guardians among BEYA winners, CSAF gives keynote

    Four Department of the Air Force service members were selected as recipients of the Military Service Award during the 2021 Black Engineer of the Year Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics conference in Washington, D.C., Feb. 12, 2021. The four individuals were recognized for their accomplishments and mentorship in the STEM career fields during the Stars and Stripes event.
  • Smart locker idea wins AFIMSC Innovation Rodeo

    An idea for a smart locker mail system in base dorms won the 2021 Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Innovation Rodeo.
  • 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.
  • European home appliance contracts projected to save $85,000 annually

    The collaborative effort between AFIMSC’s Detachment 4 and the Air Force Installation Contracting Center’s 764th Enterprise Sourcing Squadron will provide United States Air Forces in Europe installations with brand-name European household appliances for on- and off-base housing residents in the United Kingdom, Germany and Italy.
  • SERE specialists conquer the Arctic

    Wind gusts as high as 50 mph, wind chills dropping to minus 60 degrees Fahrenheit, and a place where the sun does not rise above the horizon for 65 consecutive days. Arctic survival training is not for the faint of heart however for the survival, evasion, resistance and escape specialists, it is a rite of passage.
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