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  • Andersen AFB replaces jet landing “safety net”

    The 36th Civil Engineer Squadron replaced two Barrier Arresting Kits on the flight line at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, April 26.
  • CSAF earns Doolittle Award

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr. received the General James Doolittle Award from Massachusetts Institute of Technology for his significant contributions to the advancement of U.S. airpower during a virtual event April 22.
  • F.E. Warren AFB renames base dorms

    Eleven dormitories were officially renamed at a ceremony in the newly renamed Romero-Jacques Hall, April 14 on F.E. Warren Air Force Base.
  • Andersen AFB OSI strengthens ties with regional counterparts

    Members of the Andersen Air Force Base Office of Special Investigations worked to build relations with Guam’s neighbors, throughout the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, by traveling and meeting face-to-face with local law enforcement and security counterparts in April.
  • US sends medical supplies to India to help in COVID-19 fight

    As part of a whole-of-government effort to slow and eventually end the pandemic, the United States is sending medical supplies and equipment to India as that country battles the most recent COVID-19 outbreak.
  • A harrowing night in Afghanistan

    While deployed in Afghanistan in the winter of 2019, Staff Sgt. Michael Rogers, 57th Rescue Squadron pararescueman, was tasked to recover personnel when required.
  • Around the Air Force: INIOCHOS 21, MQ-9 Reaper’s new role, and racing honors Tuskegee Airmen

    Today’s look Around the Air Force highlights the multinational joint-force training exercise INIOCHOS 21, hosted by the Greek Hellenic Air Force, the MQ-9 Reaper’s suite of new upgrades and its evolving role, and the latest Tuskegee Airmen-inspired race cars honor the paint design of the famous Red Tail P-51 Mustangs flown by the first Black Airmen in World War II. (Hosted by Staff Sgt. Miguel Rosario)
  • JBER debuts innovation project during Polar Force 21-5

    The team, which was led by Capt. Jamey Shuls, 773rd Logistics Readiness Squadron director of operations, designed and conceptualized URSUS in partnership with the air staff’s Tesseract innovation team and Air Force Research Laboratory.
  • Air Force provides C2 advisors to operational-level commanders

    The Operational Command Training Program team is a powerful tool designed to support every Air Component Command around the globe and is made up of graduated command and control leaders who provide operational-level commanders with subject matter expertise, confidential peer-level advice, mentoring, training, and performance feedback.
  • DAF kicks off 2021 Fall Prevention Focus

    For the eighth year, the Department of the Air Force is partnering with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration during the National Safety Stand-Down to prevent falls being held May 3-7.
  • 612th ABS delivers donations to Honduras orphanage

    Airmen with the 612th Air Base Squadron traveled to the Children of Love Foundation Orphanage in La Paz delivering donations to 18 orphans who call the sanctuary home, April 25.
  • NATO partners discuss command and control leading up to AK21

    U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa hosted the first Command and Control Commanders’ Conference with the NATO Integrated Air and Missile Defence Center of Excellence at the NATO Missile Firing Installation conference center April 20-21, in Crete, Greece.
  • Air Force updates guidance for name changes in official record

    Effectively immediately, spaces between compound names are allowed when accomplishing name changes in MilPDS.
  • 31st FW, multinational allies conclude INIOCHOS 21

    The exercise was a Hellenic air force-sponsored operational and tactical level field training exercise, hosted by the Hellenic Air Tactics Center at Greece’s fighter weapons school. The aim was to enhance combat readiness and fighting capability, while providing participants the opportunity to develop capabilities planning and conduct complex air operations in a multinational, joint-force environment.
  • IG Disparity Review survey deadline extended

    The survey is part of the second ongoing Inspector General Disparity Review which expands its focus to gender and ethnicity, including Hispanics, Latinos, Asians, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders.
  • Department of the Air Force creates two new barrier analysis working groups for LGBTQ, Indigenous Nation members

    The establishment of these two teams builds on the successes of the Department of the Air Force’s other teams and allows the Department of the Air Force to identify and address the issues impacting diversity and inclusion for Airmen and Guardians.
  • BATMAN team’s support of SBIR project increases combat survival potential

    The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Battlefield Air Targeting Man-Aided Knowledge team, referred to as BATMAN, lent its effort to the Air and Space Forces’ Small Business Innovation Research program to make a few former Airmen’s dreams come true and potentially deliver a needed survival radio charger to the warfighter.
  • Japan-American partnership builds cyber defense capacity

    Members of U.S. Pacific Air Forces and Japan Air Self-Defense Force visited the 552nd Air Control Networks Squadron to build cyber-defense capacity, April 4-10.
  • 60th LRS Materiel Management: You can’t fly without supply

    The mission at Travis Air Force Base is the largest in the Air Mobility Command and the units’ responsibilities are spread out — some Airmen fly while others repair, but if you need a part, you trust the 60th Logistics Readiness Squadron Materiel Management Flight to get that part and get that aircraft back in the sky.
  • Air Force Recruiting unveils Tuskegee Airmen paint scheme for Indy 500, NASCAR races

    Air Force Recruiting Service and their partners at Richard Petty Motorsports and Ed Carpenter Racing, introduced their newest paint scheme April 20, which pays homage to the original trailblazers, the Tuskegee Airmen.
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Although the Silver Star is the third-highest military medal, it's 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's amazing story: https://www.airforcespecialtactics.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/2024815/special-tactics-airman-battled-through-injuries-awarded-silver-star/fbclid/IwAR2LZWwx1VHdTnQe39rIEBOuJS_0JvMQBBGt7I-E6zsxxn-Lx9387yu43Bc/ Cannon Air Force Base Air Force Special Operations Command United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)
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Tune in as our Air Force musicians along with other military musicians are awarded the National Medal of Arts.
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