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  • Keeping COVID at bay and the kids at play

    Becoming a parent or guardian to just one child is a huge responsibility. Now imagine you’ve been entrusted with the health and safety of approximately 600 children during a constantly evolving global pandemic.
  • Combat Shield enters Mountain Home AFB

    The 366th Fighter Wing hosted members from Eglin and Nellis Air Force Base during Combat Shield, June 21-25. Combat Shield is a training assessment that tests the effectiveness and functionality of a units’ aircraft electronic warfare systems. There are two teams in Combat Shield: a Maintenance team which tests the electronic warfare functionality and a Cyber team which inspects the software in the support equipment.
  • Run Toward the Fire: My journey through mental illness

     Suicide has been a part of my Air Force journey. It took a conversation with someone I trust and respect greatly, who also happens to be a mental health professional, to realize that suicide came nearer to defining my own story than I’d been willing to admit.“I’m going to give you one piece of advice,” he said.“Run toward the fire.”I had been
  • 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.
  • Airmen's Attic: supporting the community

    Are you looking to catch some savings this upcoming new year? Say no more: The Gunfighter Airmen’s Attic has a variety of free clothing, furniture, appliances and much more.
  • Rising Above

    Master Sgt. Timothy L. Fagan, 726th Air Control Squadron Flight Superintendent, rose above and led his team of 13 Airmen, despite facing immense obstacles during their extended deployment. The military operations Fagan’s team supported, against Iran, grabbed global attention. Fagan’s exemplary leadership, personal endeavor and devotion to duty earned him the Bronze Star Medal for his meritorious achievement while deployed.
  • Gunfighters demonstrate air dominance at Checkered Flag 21-1

    Off the shores of Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, the radios are crackling with the sound of the 389th Fighter Squadron “Thunderbolts” flying in Checkered Flag 21-1, the Defense Department’s largest air-to-air exercise.
  • ACC to conduct experiment testing agility and lead wing concepts during AGILE FLAG 21-1

    Air Combat Command will conduct an experiment known as Agile Flag 21-1 from Oct. 21-29 to test agile combat employment and a new lead wing deployment concept. During Agile Flag 21-1, the 366th Fighter Wing from Mountain Home AFB, Idaho, will test its ability to deploy as a lead Air Expeditionary Wing with a wing-level air staff. The unit will employ mission generation, command and control, and base operating support elements from its main operating base at Tyndall AFB, Florida, while supporting a forward operating base at Hurlburt Field, Florida, and a contingency location at Eglin AFB, Florida.
  • Live Capabilities: 726 ACS executes real world adaptive skill

    The Air Force’s ability to adapt , innovate and overcome dates back to it's inception. Implementing those adaptive skills, even in the midst of uncertainty sets the Air Force apart as service. The 726th Air Control Squadron exemplified this when they executed a live mission take over for the 266th Range Squadron to support the 428th Fighter Squadron during their weapons qualifications.
  • Creativity stemming from all Airmen

    The Air Force holds an annual event called “Spark Tank”, where they take ideas from Airmen that can help innovate and improve processes within their work space.
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