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  • Department of the Air Force releases reports on Racial Disparity Review update, second disparity review

    The Department of the Air Force released a progress update on the Inspector General Independent Racial Disparity Review and a second disparity review report Sept. 9.
  • Department of Defense Guidance for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination Attestation and Screening Testing for Unvaccinated Personnel

    Today, the Department of Defense released Force Health Protection Guidance (Supplement 23) which provides guidance for implementing additional force health protection and workplace safety measures directed by the White House Safer Federal Workforce Task Force to reduce the transmission of the virus that causes the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Pit stop! Gunfighters quick-turn F-15Es with ICT exercise

    With tires changed and a full fuel tank, the simultaneous work of the pit crew pays off - the wheels hit the ground running and the race resumes in a matter of seconds. Like the National Association for Race Car Auto Racing (NASCAR), the 366th Fighter Wing placed and pulled chocks Oct. 7, 2020, as they raced against time to put F-15E Strike Eagles back into the air.
  • 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.
  • Maintainers tell all: the struggle of COVID-19

    COVID-19 has forced Airmen to adapt and it wouldn’t be genuine to say it comes without struggle. But the Air Force is a family and, together, Airmen at the 391st FS are finding ways to enhance readiness, despite the challenges.
  • Jet 87-173: Innovation keeps Air Force legend in the fight

    “If only fighter jets could talk, the stories they could tell,” said Brig. Gen. Mark Slocum, 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing Commander, and a renowned fighter pilot. Many jets become legends for their heroic feats in battle, but they are unable to tell their stories as they experienced them. Fortunately, legends never tell their own stories. This is the story of F-15E Strike Eagle, tail number 87-173, where it comes from and how innovation keeps it ready to bring the fight to the enemy.
  • Summer – A time to enjoy family, friends, and practice good risk management

    While June 21 is the official beginning of summer, Memorial Day weekend acts as the unofficial kickoff to the summer season for many Air Force families. The weather is in that sweet spot between not too hot, and not too cold. Many families are enjoying an extended weekend together. Friends gather to barbeque and take time to honor those who died while serving the United States. Simply put, it is a great jump-start for the season to come.
  • May 18 is Armed Forces Day

    Nations around the world honor their military forces with an Armed Forces Day. In the United States, the celebration is held the third Saturday in May.
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