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F-16 Fighting Falcon
Generals’ aerial exchange demonstrates alliance, friendship
As a testament to the strong friendship and alliance between the U.S. and Japan, two top military leaders from both nations came together for a bilateral exchange flight here Oct. 14.
F-16 crash in Bavaria: Public report expected within 90 days
The investigation into the Aug. 11 F-16C Fighting Falcon crash near Engelmannreuth in the county of Bayreuth, Germany, is currently ongoing.
F-16 crashes in Bavaria
A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 480th Fighter Squadron from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, crashed Aug. 11 at approximately 9:38 a.m. near Engelmannreuth in the county of Bayreuth, Germany.
Kadena, Marine units integrate for large-force exercise
Flying squadrons from Kadena Air Base were a part of a joint service exercise at Kadena Air Base, Japan, with units from the Marine Corps to practice air-to-air superiority while protecting ground troops June 30.
F-16 crashes in Arizona
An F-16 Fighting Falcon flying with the 162nd Wing, Arizona Air National Guard, crashed at about 8 p.m. June 24, five miles east of Douglas Municipal Airport, Arizona.
Munitions Airmen provide the means for combat airpower
Munitions Airmen assigned to the 455th Expeditionary Maintenance Squadron make an impact at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, every day by building the weapons needed for the combat airpower mission.
Maintenance key to combat airpower mission
Maintainers deployed to the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing from their home station at Aviano Air Base, Italy, are always at work maintaining a squadron of combat-ready F-16 Fighting Falcons.
Aviano F-16s take on Arctic Challenge 2015
At the invitation of the government of Sweden, More than 150 Airmen and 12 F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 31st Fighter Wing at Aviano Air Base, Italy, arrived at Norbotten Wing here in support of Arctic Challenge Exercise 2015.
Airman revamps F-16 munitions tracking, wins top award
As Tech. Sgt. Robert Kurz sits in his newly acquired office after only three days as an assistant first sergeant, his commander walks through the door to congratulate him on a career-changing award.
Tech Report: The F-16 Fighting Falcon
The Air Force Tech Report is a video series that airs every other week and gives viewers a quick look at current technology the Air Force uses to fly, fight and win. This week's report focuses on the F-16 Fighting Falcon, a compact, multi-role fighter aircraft. It is highly maneuverable and has proven itself in air-to-air combat and air-to-surface attack.
Kunsan takes flight at Max Thunder
Kunsan Air Base Airmen joined other members of U.S. Air Force, Marine Corps and South Korean air force units at Gwangju Air Base for exercise Max Thunder 15-1, April 10-24.
Eielson AFB retains aggressor mission
Air Force officials announced April 14 that Eielson Air Force Base will retain the 18th Aggressor Squadron and its assigned 18 F-16 Fighting Falcon aggressor aircraft.
Redeyes fly in Korean skies
More than 200 Airmen and several F-16 Fighting Falcons from the Colorado Air National Guard’s 140th Wing have been deployed at Kunsan Air Base since February as part of a of a rotational theater security package (TSP).
Generating airpower with hydraulics
The 35th Maintenance Squadron's hydraulics systems back shop maintains F-16 Fighting Falcon’s hydro systems, including landing gear systems, brakes and flight controls.
Generating airpower: Chiefs of the flightline
Maintainers have to be efficient in maintaining every aspect of their aircraft. Some days are spent crewing a specific jet for the day's flights, others are dedicated to the many demands of the maintenance world, it's difficult to put into words all that a crew chief does.
US, Greece reinforce proven partnership through airpower
Over the clear blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea, the U.S. and Greek air forces continue bilateral flying training missions here.
AF delivers Iraqi F-16s for training in US
For more than 65 years the Air Force has embraced the concept of flexibility being the key to airpower. Now Airmen from the Arizona Air National Guard are sharing that capacity to find creative ways to overcome problems with one of the Air Force's newest allies – the Iraqi air force.
DOD identifies Air Force casualty
The Department of Defense announced Dec. 2 the death of an Airman who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.
Pilot killed in Middle East F-16 crash
A U.S. Air Force pilot was killed when an F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed in a non-combat-related incident November 30 at approximately 11 p.m. EST. The aircraft was returning to its base in the Middle East shortly after take-off. The crash did not occur in Iraq or Syria.
Three bases identified as F-16 aggressor candidate bases
Air Force officials, on Nov. 19, announced Eielson Air Force Base and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, and Nellis AFB, Nevada, as candidate bases to host the 18th Aggressor Squadron and its assigned 18 F-16 Fighting Falcons.
: "Their exceptional service in conducting over 100,000 COVID tests set the conditions to reduce the effects of this pandem…
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: The 22nd Air Force Chief of Staff
we honor and remember the members of the U.S. Armed Forces who were wounded in combat or paid the ulti…
retired from active duty and passed on the duty of Air Force Chief of Staff to
's tenets of leadership: - Execute at a high standard - Be disciplined in execution - Pay attention…
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, wounded or killed in action, who have served our country.
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all weekend to watch in the 3D environment, and participate in the
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"Of all the blessings of serving as the 21st Chief, the best, by far, has been having the chance to do so side by s…
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urges you to donate your convalescent blood plasma when you a…
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You can expect my leadership will be framed by the same four tenants I've used throughout my…
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The newest Air Force Podcast recently dropped. Listen to a small snippet of CMSA...
The newest Air Force Podcast recently dropped. Listen to a small snippet of CMSAF Kaleth O. Wright talk with Staff Sgt. New about resiliency. Listen to the entire podcast on Youtube:
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Our mantra, "Always ready!" It's the spirit we fly by! #B2Tuesday
Our mantra, "Always ready!" It&
the spirit we fly by!
Need some motivation to get your week started off right? Listen as CMSAF Kaleth ...
Need some motivation to get your week started off right? Listen as CMSAF Kaleth O. Wright weighs in...
The U.S. Air Force Academy gives its cadets some unique opportunities. Ride alon...
The U.S. Air Force Academy gives its cadets some unique opportunities. Ride along one of this opportunities.
A United States Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker refuels an F-22 Raptor over northe...
A United States Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker refuels an F-22 Raptor over northern Iraq, Nov. 6, 2019. U.S. Central Command operations deter adversaries and demonstrate support for allies and partners in the region. (Video by Staff Sgt. Daniel Snider)
Although the Silver Star is the third-highest military medal, it's not given oft...
Although the Silver Star is the third-highest military medal, it&
not given often. Today, TSgt Cody Smith was the 49th Special Tactics Airman to receive this medal since Sept. 11th, 2001. Read more of TSgt Smith&
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Tune in as our Air Force musicians along with other military musicians are award...
Tune in as our Air Force musicians along with other military musicians are awarded the National Medal of Arts.