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  • 389th FS Airmen aid injured drivers in Las Vegas

    “Our driver, Staff Sgt. Briones, exclaimed, ‘Oh my God there’s been an accident,’” said Tech Sgt. Christopher Knaus, 389th Fighter Squadron weapons load crew chief. “I looked up and saw three cars had just collided in front of us, creating almost a perfect triangle. Reacting quickly and safely, Briones stopped our vehicle (15-pax van) and informed us of the accident. It was unanimously decided that we would help out as much as we could until first responders arrived.”
  • U.S. Air Force Rolls Out New Mission Statement

    PENTAGON, Virginia – The Air Force released its new mission statement: To fly, fight, and win … Airpower anytime, anywhere. This change emphasizes the primary competitive advantage and capabilities that Airpower provides to the nation and joint operations. The ability to fight and win with Airpower is key to facing emerging competitors and near-peer adversaries, according to service leaders.
  • 428th FS finishes Red Flag 21-2, adapts to new challenges

    For 46 years, Airmen, Sailors, Marines and Soldiers from around the globe have congregated at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, for the U.S. Air Force’s most premier combat training exercise, Red Flag. For 39 of those years, the Republic of Singapore has strengthened their joint force capabilities by integrating with the U.S. Air Force. Mountain Home AFB’s 428th Fighter Squadron successfully completed Red Flag 21-2; allowing RSAF Airmen to practice air-to-air combat over the Nevada Test and Training range.
  • How far we’ve come: women’s influence on Security Forces and the Air Force

    In 1985, women were officially allowed to join the security forces career field. That means no job under that career field was banned from them. Since then, women defenders of the Air Force have become great assets, accomplishing great achievements and influencing change within the Air Force.
  • 726th expands deployment readiness with tactical skill sets

    The 726th Air Control Squadron has concluded its inaugural two week Deployment Initial Readiness Training (DIRT) Course. The 20-student DIRT Course educates newer Control and Reporting Center (CRC) Airmen with the necessary skills and knowledge to become deployment-ready at a moment’s notice. The DIRT Course is intended to supplement deployment training (Field craft Training for the Hostile Environment, Combat Skills Training, etc.) and introduce Airmen to deployment expectations.
  • 428th FS “Buccaneers” participate in Red Flag 21-2

    The 428th Fighter Squadron’s Peace Carvin V is participating in exercise Red Flag 21-2, March 8 - 19, 2021 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Red Flag is an advanced combat aerial training scenario designed to refine capabilities of military aircrew by offering a realistic training environment. This exercise includes approximately 1,900 targets, realistic threat systems and aircraft from the 64th Aggressor Squadron who replicate near-peer adversary tactics.
  • Raging Gunfighter creates multi-capable Airmen

    Personnel, exhausted from a hard day’s work, turned in early - preparing for the following days to come. The exercise, dubbed as “Raging Gunfighter”, had only begun. Airmen would need to work together as a team to sustain their living for nearly a week. Raging Gunfighter tested the capabilities of Airmen to deploy at a moment’s notice, Feb. 1 - 4, to Dugway Proving Grounds, Utah.
  • 366th CS Airmen get transferred to Space Force Guardians

    MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho -- On Feb. 12, 2021, five Airmen from 366th the Communication Squadron (CS) were sworn in and transferred from the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to the U.S. Space Force (USSF). This type of transfer is a historical ceremony that hasn’t occurred since the USAF became established from the Army Air Forces in 1947.
  • Harriet Tubman

    Black History Month is a time to reflect on the accomplishments and contributions of people of African descent in our nation. One of the most recognizable African American figures in U.S. history is Harriet Tubman, a woman who risked her life constantly for her own freedom and the freedom of any slave in the U.S., and later, the Confederacy.
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