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  • Korean War vet swaps stories with Luke AFB pilots

    He served as a test pilot for the Navy during an era when joint helmet-mounted cueing systems, which project a display into the pilot's visor, weren't available in aircraft and communication between pilots and those on the ground was difficult.
  • AF to every Airman: Tell us your story

    Air Force leaders want Airmen to share their stories with the world and designed the 2014 American Airman Video Contest with that purpose in mind.
  • NCO uses humor during life-threatening battle with cancer

    Master Sgt. Sean Arnold takes most things in stride, even being diagnosed with testicular cancer. The 60th Operations Group resource manager said he's "not even remotely shy about this," cracking jokes and making puns about the life-threatening battle he's faced during the past 19 months in the most personal part of his body.
  • Kadena squadrons relocate to Guam for training

    Service members, aircraft and equipment from the 44th Fighter Squadron, 909th Air Refueling Squadron and 961st Airborne Air Control Squadron temporarily repositioned to Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, June 18, as part of an aviation training relocation mission.
  • Airman excels on two wheels, continues to pedal forward

    It was summer 2007 in Wausau, Wisconsin. David Flaten had completed his first mountain bike race through the nine-mile forest course with no prior racing experience and a simple knowledge of cycling. After regaining the feeling in his legs, the now Senior Airman said he had fallen in love.
  • U.S. conducts successful missile intercept test in Pacific

    The U.S. military today successfully intercepted an intermediate-range ballistic missile test target launched from the U.S. Army’s Reagan Test Site on Kwajalein Atoll in the Republic of the Marshall Islands, according to a Defense Department news release issued today.
  • CCAF graduates 350,000th student

    Base leaders, families and service members gathered here June 13 to welcome the spring 2014 graduates of the Community College of the Air Force. Officials awarded selected students with the Pitsenbarger Award Scholarship, the John and Kathy Hood Military Scholarship and made a special presentation to Senior Airman Kevin Duran, of the 421st Combat Training Squadron and the 350,000th student to graduate with an associate degree.
  • Air Force Special Tactics chaplain named best among CGOs

    Air Force Special Tactics Chaplain (Capt.) Chad Montgomery was named the Air Force's top company grade chaplain in a recent announcement by Maj. Gen. Howard Stendahl, the Air Force Chief of Chaplains.
  • Some AFSCs removed from eligibility for retention boards

    Fewer Airmen than originally expected will meet involuntary retention boards this summer and fall, Air Force officials said June 13.
  • UK pilot enhances interoperability with AF

    When the B-2 Spirit arrived here for training June 8, a Royal Air Force pilot was part of an elite exchange program between the two allies.
  • RPA community launches 65th combat air patrol

    The Remotely Piloted Aircraft enterprise reached new heights as the community pulled together to launch the 65th combat air patrol, or CAP, on May 28.
  • Civil Air Patrol member receives the Congressional Gold Medal for WWII service

    The Congressional Gold Medal is the highest ranking civilian award. Joining a prestigious list of recipients, the U.S. House of Representatives' voted on May 19, to award the Civil Air Patrol the Congressional Gold Medal for its volunteer service during World War II, when more than 120,000 members volunteered to support the military effort and help keep the nation secure. Long-time Colorado Springs resident Wayne Field is one of the surviving members to receive this honor.
  • Reservist has key role in Global Hawk mission over Nigeria

    A Beale Air Force Base, California RQ-4 Global Hawk pilot was involved with last month's mission over Nigeria to attempt to locate a group of school girls kidnapped by terrorists.
  • The End of an Era: 376th Air Expeditionary Wing inactivation ceremony

    Airmen gathered in front of the headquarters building for an inactivation ceremony June 3, for the 376th Air Expeditionary Wing as part of the overall Transit Center at Manas closure.
  • 'Final frontier' now complex domain for space safety culture

    Space, long thought to be America’s final frontier, has transformed over the past several decades into a complex domain the Air Force must operate in safely. Recent Hollywood productions depicting dangerous space events - hurtling space debris blowing satellites to bits; disconnected astronauts flying off into infinity - help show the risk, albeit exaggerated, of operating safely in space.
  • Israelis, U.S. complete Juniper Cobra 14 medical evacuation exercise

    During a simulated life-or-death scenario, U.S. and Israeli medical teams completed a medical evacuation exercise May 20 throughout Israel.
  • Airmen help their Norwegian partners train

    Airmen from the 426th Air Base Squadron recently participated in training alongside rescuemen from the Royal Norwegian Air Force's 330th Rescue Squadron, May 13
  • A ride to remember, AF veteran helps keep memories alive

    For four years now, retired Master Sgt. Rob Wilkins rides at the front of the pack from the Pentagon to the Vietnam Memorial during Rolling Thunder, an annual Memorial Day demonstration run through the capital.
  • USecAF touts Air Force capabilities at 30th Space Symposium

    At an annual gathering of civil, military and industry professionals from across the globe, Under Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning emphasized Air Force contributions through space and cyberspace. Fanning was the featured keynote speaker during the 30th Space Symposium dinner May 20 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
  • Airmen showcase air drop skills over Baltics

    Over a four-day span, May 17 through 21, a five-man team from Ramstein assisted in air drops of more than 350 personnel into Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia
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