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  • CMSAF visits Forward Edge of Indo-Pacific

    Since the Accelerate Change or Lose action orders was released, the 36th Wing has created and implemented new standard operating procedures to meet the call by spearheading a training guide for Agile Combat Employment concepts and multi-capable Airmen skill sets.

  • Reserve Airmen participate in exercise Patriot Warrior

    During the exercise, the unit stood up a fully operational base, equipped with mobile hospitals for simulated patients flown in on military aircraft, such as the C-130J Super Hercules aircraft operated by an 815th AS aircrew who took part in the deployment-style exercise to enhance wartime skills.

  • 38 RQS trains to support SpaceX, Boeing

    The 38th RQS Blue Team performed free fall jumps and equipment drops into water to prepare for potential operations supporting the SpaceX human spaceflight program and Boeing’s spaceflight program as well as other immediate response-force operations.

  • Air Force Global Strike Command welcomes new commander

    Gen. Anthony Cotton took command of Air Force Global Strike Command from Gen. Tim Ray, outgoing AFGSC commander, during a ceremony at Barksdale Air Force Base, Aug. 27. Cotton is the newest leader of the U.S. Air Force’s portion of the nuclear enterprise, which maintains the nation's only force of

  • Around the Air Force: Ramstein Responds, Helping Haiti, Fighting Fires

    Today's look around the Air Force highlights the support Ramstein Air Base, Germany, is providing for Afghan evacuees, Special Operations Airmen supporting earthquake relief in Haiti, and California Air National Guard Airmen joining the fight against wildfires. (Hosted by Senior Airman Mikayla Daly)

  • 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.

  • DAF Joint Statement on Afghanistan Airport attack

    On behalf of the entire Department of the Air Force, our heartfelt sympathies go to the loved ones of the brave American service members killed and wounded in today’s terrorist attacks in Afghanistan. Our hearts are heavy for their sacrifice as they endeavored to bring hope to thousands seeking a

  • Grand Forks AFB to lead future ISR missions

    The Department of the Air Force announced today it will conduct infrastructure planning in 2022 for construction and renovation projects at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, projected to begin in 2023.

  • CSAF visits Kirtland AFB

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., along with his wife, Sharene, visited Kirtland Air Force Base, Aug. 12-13.

  • Operation Allies Refuge: Ramstein AB transforms into major evac hub

    Following the rapid deterioration of security in Afghanistan, the first of many aircraft carrying U.S. citizens, Special Immigrant Visa applicants and other vulnerable Afghans landed at the installation Aug. 20 as part of Operation Allies Refuge. Since then, Ramstein AB has received more than 11,000

  • Mansfield-Lahm ANG Base named preferred location for Cyber Warfare Wing

    The Department of the Air Force announced today that it has identified Ohio’s Mansfield-Lahm Air National Guard Base as the preferred location for a new Cyber Warfare Wing mission. The transformation will support Air Combat Command’s future requirements and result in operational mission changes,

  • AFRS looks through diverse lens to support, retain leaders

    In the heart of a city known for its military culture, Air Force Recruiting Service is looking through a diverse lens to attract the best of America. More than 100 people throughout the U.S. assembled for the “Celebrating Sisterhood Through Empowerment, Progress, and Change” Women’s Symposium at a