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  • Resilient kids, ready Airmen

    One thing Airmen worry about when they deploy is the well-being of their family, especially children who may have a hard time coping with the challenges that come with a parent’s deployment. The impact of deployment on children is a key component of Airmen readiness. Knowing their family is well helps Airmen focus on the mission.
  • Operational Support Teams work inside “beating heart” of USAF

    Each squadron in the Air Force faces different stressors and health challenges that require unique solutions. General David Goldfein, Chief of Staff of the Air Force, is leading an effort to revitalize Air Force squadrons.
  • SAPR empowers, supports Airmen

    Sexual assault can be a deeply traumatizing event in anyone’s life. Across the Air Force, Airmen and their families have access to Sexual Assault Prevention and Response or Family Advocacy Program resources to get support and guidance on how to move forward.
  • Honing skills: 366th EMS executes armament training

    The 366th Equipment Maintenance Squadron conducted in-depth F-15E Strike Eagle armament training Aug. 27-30 that will enhance the 366th Fighter Wing’s readiness down-range.
  • AF leadership provides update on the Air Force Publication Reduction Initiative

    A year ago, Air Force leadership directed a 24-month review of every Air Force directive publication, and today they announced the elimination of more than 226 publications and almost 4,795 compliance items.
  • Gunfighters train with Hill F-35s during Combat Archer, Hammer

    The 388th and 419th Fighter Wings recently completed two exercises over three weeks here known as Combat Hammer and Combat Archer from Aug. 6-24 as part of the Air Force’s annual Weapons System Evaluation Program.
  • MHAFB squadrons receive funding to drive innovation

    As part of an Air Force initiative to fund innovation, the 366th Fighter Wing has approved more than $90,000 in purchases to improve overall squadron-level effectiveness.
  • JBLM to host Warrior CARE event Aug. 27-31

    The Air Force Wounded Warrior (AFW2) Program, in conjunction with the U.S. Army Warrior Care and Transition Program and U.S. Navy Safe Harbor Foundation, will host a Warrior CARE Event Aug. 27-31 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, where more than 120 wounded, ill or injured service members from across the nation are expected to
  • Senate confirms new ACC deputy commander

    The U.S. Senate confirmed Aug. 21 that Maj. Gen. Chris Weggeman will be promoted to the rank of lieutenant general and assume duties as the deputy commander of Air Combat Command here.
  • Airman to be awarded Medal of Honor

    President Donald Trump will posthumously award the Medal of Honor to the family of a fallen U.S. Air Force Special Tactics Combat Controller at a ceremony Aug. 22 for his extraordinary heroism in March 2002 while deployed to Afghanistan.
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