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  • 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.
  • UOTT pushes boundaries of F-35 operational testing

    A team of engineers, analysts, and pilots are pushing the boundaries of F-35 combat aircraft operational testing. The United States Operational Test Team is partnered with Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center Detachment 6.
  • Air Force tests child care subletting app

    The app, called Kinderspot, helps Department of Defense families on Air Force installations sublet child care spots at their home station or find spots at a location they will visit temporarily.
  • ACC activates 350th Spectrum Warfare Wing

    A first of its kind, the 350th SWW will enable, equip and optimize fielding capabilities to give the U.S. and its allies a sustainable, competitive advantage over adversaries in the electromagnetic spectrum.
  • Hanscom AFB team supports ‘revolutionary’ zero trust effort

    Personnel from the AFNet Sustainment and Operations Branch at Hanscom Air Force Base are partnering with the Air Combat Command Directorate of Cyberspace and Information Dominance to develop a modern software-based perimeter that will deliver zero trust capabilities to applications across the Air Force.
  • Helping in times of need: 2020 Air Force Spouse of the Year

    Meet Lori Waddell, the wife of Master Sgt. Mitch Waddell, who is assigned to the 341st Force Support Squadron at Malmstrom Air Force Base. Waddell received the honor due to her involvement within communities on and off base.
  • 25 Years Later: Remembering Khobar Towers

    “I still don’t know if the bloody footprints on the ground are those of a survivor or one of the 19 who lost their lives that day.” Those are the words of Master Sgt. Norma Gillette, U.S. Air Forces Europe - Air Forces Africa Innovation and Transformation Office superintendent and survivor of the Khobar Towers Bombing terrorist attack 25 years ago.
  • USAF approves beddown of F-22 FTU at JBLE

    The F-22 FTU was previously based at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida.
  • Around the Air Force: Modernizing GBSD, Amalgam Dart 21-1, UIPE Protective Gear

    Today’s look Around the Air Force highlights the modernization of the ground based strategic deterrent of the nuclear triad, Exercise Amalgam Dart 21-2 with the Royal Canadian Air Force across the Arctic in support of NORAD and Operation Noble Eagle, and flight crews test new protective gear designed to protect them from CBRN hazards.
  • African Lion 21 concludes after honing multinational operations on land, in air, over sea

    African Lion is U.S. Africa Command's largest, premier, joint, annual exercise hosted by Morocco, Tunisia and Senegal. More than 7,000 participants from nine nations and NATO train together with a focus on enhancing readiness for U.S. and partner nation forces.
  • Hanscom AFB team demos data sharing technology

    The Tactical Data Link Enhancements Team, formed through a partnership between the Aerial Networks Division, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory, a federally funded research and development center, traveled to Eielson Air Force Base and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, to test out their new Heimdall tactical data link system.
  • Nellis AFB empowers warfighters via DevSecOps

    The Department of the Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office is using multiple technologies to build its Advanced Battle Management System to create decision superiority by delivering information and capabilities to decision makers at all echelons.
  • 9th AS Pelicans fly southwest for joint training

    This MSTT simulated real-world scenarios to enhance and expedite training and readiness and helped build relationships across three major commands.
  • Become an instructor pilot for a day…via Instagram

    On June 24, 1st Lt. Courtland White, assigned to Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma, will take over the Air Education and Training Command’s Instagram page — follow along at @aetc_firstcommand.
  • AFIMSC accelerates change across the enterprise with Big Data

    The summit’s namesake, Big Data, refers to processes that help interpret the large volumes of information gathered and stored in the modern day IT environment.
  • FAA, Department of the Air Force sign commercial space agreement

    The agreement recognizes common safety standards for FAA-licensed launch and reentry activities that occur on, originate from, or return to Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida and Vandenberg Space Force Base in California.
  • Air Force announces art contest winners

    The contest ran March 1-31. A team of judges evaluated each entrant’s artwork for impact, creativity, and technical criteria in adult and youth categories.
  • Air Force announces availability of final environmental study on Ground Based Strategic Deterrent ICBM recapitalization Test Program

    The Department of the Air Force announces the availability of the Final Environmental Assessment for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent Test Program and the program’s Finding of No Significant Impact. The analysis can be found at gbsdtesteaoea.govsupport.us.
  • 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.
  • Around the Air Force: PCS Moving Shortages, Women’s Hair Standard Update, THOR

    Today’s look Around the Air Force highlights the COVID-driven shortage of shipment and delivery options for military families moving this summer, updates to female hair grooming standards based on feedback from the force, and the Tactical High-power Operational Responder, or THOR, will destroy swarms of drones at the speed-of-light, at long range, in its base defense mission. (Produced by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Cooper)
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RT @SecAFOfficial: Senior leaders held a town hall event Thursday to discuss the Department of the Air Force's recent release of two dispar…
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RT @GenCQBrownJr: Wishing all #AirForce marathon runners good luck in this year’s virtual race. Happy birthday #AirForce and have a great y…
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.@KIRTLAND377ABW is one of three bases using a new mobile application to streamline munitions inventory processes.… https://t.co/VQIAzo82bJ
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Two F-117 Nighthawks visited the @144thFW, California, to conduct dissimilar air combat training missions. This mar… https://t.co/B4lZUbO19p
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Attending #ASC21 this year? Be sure to catch DAF leaders as they speak on the state of our forces, family, agile… https://t.co/BRupfkuxuR
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RT @UnderSecAF: Celebrating 74 years of @USAirForce Airmen breaking barriers and defending the high ground. Thank you to all #Airmen, past…
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The Air Force has a 74-year success record in airpower, and all #Airmen—past and present—play an important role in… https://t.co/DroXtLgOLv
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RT @cmsaf_official: Happy 74th birthday to our great Air Force! https://t.co/xjRXwISSxK
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Special tactics Airmen assigned to the 24th Special Operations Wing, @AFSpecOpsCmd, concluded their response to aug… https://t.co/QAgSEOKdbB
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RT @GenCQBrownJr: Happy 74th Birthday @USAirForce. We have come a long way and will continue to fly, fight, and win…#Airpower #AnytimeAnywh
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RT @DeptofDefense: For 74 years, the @usairforce has been protecting our skies and defending our nation. Happy birthday, #AirForce! https:…
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RT @SecAFOfficial: SecAF's message to #Airmen on the @USAirForce's birthday: "You’ve built a proud legacy over the decades -- the future wi…
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USAF tradition calls for the most junior ranking Airman and most senior ranking Airman present to cut the birthday… https://t.co/c6COZ5fcvf
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Today is our 74th Birthday! From humble beginnings in 1947, we stand on the shoulders of great Airmen who have hel… https://t.co/Y5l4gnGiBp
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RT @GenCQBrownJr: Meet MSgt Aldrian Byrd. He led security operations in support of Operation Allies Refuge at Ramstein AB and ensured the s…
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In partnership with the @AFResearchLab's Strategic Development Planning and Experimentation directorate,… https://t.co/NgCL6CkPVJ
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RT @SecAFOfficial: The @USAirForce was established Sept. 18, 1947 by that year's National Security Act. To kick-off the service's formal bi…
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.@AFWERX Agility Prime partner, Moog Aircraft Group, has created a prototype electric vertical takeoff and landing… https://t.co/j8GTzog2bJ
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Three C-130s flying sorties from McClellan Air Tanker Base in Sacramento County, CA, are performing an aerial firef… https://t.co/77dTFbhjXI
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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: https://go.usa.gov/xpnAD or Subscribe to The Air Force Podcast on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/podcast/the-air-force-podcast/id1264107694?mt=2
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Our mantra, "Always ready!" It's the spirit we fly by! #B2Tuesday
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Need some motivation to get your week started off right? Listen as CMSAF Kaleth O. Wright weighs in...
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The U.S. Air Force Academy gives its cadets some unique opportunities. Ride along one of this opportunities.
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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)
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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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