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  • Undaunted service: Elite firefighters serve in austere environments

    Recently, the QRF firefighter component from the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron, was sent to a forward operating base in Syria to provide support to its flight line.
  • Update: Air Force puts future basing plans for Davis-Monthan AFB, Nellis AFB on hold pending NDAA outcome

    The Department of the Air Force announced today it is pausing plans related to aircraft basing decisions at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona and Nellis AFB, Nevada that are dependent upon the requirement to retire 42 A-10 Thunderbolt IIs.
  • Flying Jennies train in Alaska

    Working with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Airborne, 25th Infantry Division, the 815th AS provided airlift for more than over 1,300 paratroopers for three days, as well as airdrops for heavy equipment on the fourth day, during a training exercise at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.
  • REPI Challenge yields more than $24M for AF installations

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center helped secure more than $24 million to protect mission readiness and the environment at three installations: White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico; Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina; and Tyndall AFB, Florida.
  • Air Force update for COVID-19

    Below are current coronavirus disease 2019 statistics for Department of Air Force personnel:
  • AFCEC strategy leverages Air Force buying power to support CE enterprise

    An Air Force Civil Engineer Center program to streamline contract acquisition is putting the federal government’s bulk buying power in the hands of civil engineers to keep their installations mission ready.
  • MQ-9 Agile Combat Employment: A big step closer to reality

    The 556th Test and Evaluation Squadron proved the MQ-9 Reaper’s Automatic Takeoff and Landing Capability (ATLC) is ready as of July 8, enabling crews to divert to airfields without traditional launch and recovery infrastructure or personnel.
  • Joint MOU targets fight against acquisition fraud, corruption

    When the Air Force Office of Special Investigations rolled out its 2018 Strategic Plan, it listed five Lines of Effort providing a clear, attainable vector for OSI Airmen to seamlessly mesh with Air Force leadership and the Department of the Air Force moving forward.
  • Air Force makes more rights available for housing tenants

    The Department of Defense issued policy guidance in February 2021 on the implementation and timing of the remaining four provisions of the Tenant Bill of Rights, which expands protection measures for military families living in privatized housing.
  • AFSFC assessment tool improves health, readiness of military working dogs

    The upgrades are a result of Kennel Health Assessment 2.0, Air Force Security Forces Center’s web-based evaluation system that tracks and evaluates the condition of military working dog kennel facilities across the Air Force.
  • Air Force, Army build on joint contracting operations with JFCE 2021

    The Joint Force Contracting Exercise 2021, the first Air Force/Army training exercise since 2017, gave contracting teams the chance to practice unity of effort, build relationships and better understand each other’s organizational structure and methodologies.
  • DAF releases technical sergeant/21E6 promotion cycle statistics

    Department of the Air Force officials have selected 9,422 staff sergeants for promotion to technical sergeant out of 34,973 eligible for a selection rate of 26.94% in the 21E6 promotion cycle, which includes supplemental promotion opportunities.
  • UIPE protective gear completes ground compatibility testing

    A joint military test team recently conducted ongoing developmental and operational testing of the Uniform Integrated Protective Ensemble Air 2 Piece Under Garment at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas.
  • Air Force readdresses women’s hair standard after feedback

    The change addresses feedback received since the previous guidance was originally published. Specifically, women voiced concerns over difficulty related to securing hair in a manner that does not extend beyond the head.
  • Luke AFB Airman saves 28 lives in Westgate shooting

    For one Airman, his childhood dream of becoming a superhero became his reality. Tech. Sgt. Michael Walker, 309th Fighter Squadron aviation resource manager, received the 2021 Air Force Sergeants Association William H. Pitsenbarger Heroism Award March 17. The AFSA presents the award annually to an enlisted Air Force member who has performed a heroic act, on or off duty, resulting in the saving of life or the prevention of serious injury.
  • Largest Checkered Flag exercise wraps up at Tyndall AFB

    Checkered Flag, one of the Department of Defense’s largest air-to-air exercises, is a two-week long, large-scale aerial exercise designed to integrate fourth and fifth-generation airframes to enhance mobility, deployment, and employment capabilities of aviators and maintainers.
  • AFCEC initiative targets infrastructure readiness, disaster recovery

    First, it was Hurricane Michael, a Category 5 storm with sustained winds of 155 mph and pure destruction as the storm’s eye passed directly over Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Oct. 10, 2018. A few months later and nearly 1,000 miles away, it was the icy waters of the Missouri and Platte rivers that engulfed nearly one third of Offutt AFB, Nebraska, following record rainfall and melting snow breaching nearby levees.
  • Northern Edge 21 achieves operational test advances for Airmen, weapons systems

    Aircraft from the 53rd Wing returned home from exercise Northern Edge 21, where they achieved test objectives for their software, hardware, and combat tactics, May 3-14.
  • Deployment Transition Center resumes in-person services

    The Deployment Transition Center remained active in multiple ways during the COVID-19 pandemic, and continues its mission of providing services for military members returning home from deployment.
  • Force generators train future Airmen

    To maintain the competitive edge over adversaries, the Air Force must select the best Airmen to train and educate the next generation of Airmen.
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