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    • CH-47 BUMBU FORGE

      During BUMBU FORGE 2024 at Fort McCoy, Wis., a CH-47 Chinook from Bravo Company, 2-135th General Support Aviation Battalion, Nebraska Army National Guard, displayed exceptional coordination by transporting Air National Guard Airmen from the 264th Combat Communications Squadron, Peoria, Illinois, on June 10, 2024. This joint exercise highlighted the seamless collaboration between U.S. Army and Air National Guard units displaying such dedication and professionalism in their actions. (U.S. Air National Guard video by Tech. Sgt. Ryan Bennett) (This video was electronically edited and ethically enhanced to emphasize the subject and does not misrepresent the subject or the original in any way.)

      06/10/2024


    • 136AW BUMBU FORGE Second Wave

      Citizen Airmen from the 136th Airlift Wing Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas, arrived at Volk Field, Wis. June 5, 2024, aboard a C-130J Super Hercules. The reinforcements enhanced our operations in BUMBU FORGE 2024, engaged in and supported the critical exercises of week two, and brought essential expertise to our mission of bolstering operational readiness and joint capabilities. (U.S. Air National Guard video by Tech. Sgt. Ryan Bennett) (This video was electronically edited and ethically enhanced to emphasize the subject and does not misrepresent the subject or the original in any way.)

      06/05/2024


    • USAFWS 75th Anniversary Keynote: Retired U.S. Air Force Gen. John P. Jumper

      Retired U.S. Air Force Gen. John P. Jumper delivered a keynote speech during the 75th U.S. Air Force Weapons School 75th Anniversary dinner, May 18, 2024. The Weapons School traces its roots to the Aircraft Gunnery School established in 1949 at Las Vegas Air Force Base, which later became Nellis AFB in 1950. This organization brought together a cadre of World War II combat veterans dedicated to teaching the next generation of pilots.

      05/18/2024


    • U.S. Ambassador tours C-130J at Chile's Premier Air and Space Fair

      U.S. Air National Guard Capt. Matthew McBride discusses the capabilities of the C-130J Super Hercules with U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Chile, Bernadette M. Meehan, during a recent tour of the aircraft April 9, 2024, in Santiago, Chile. McBride was part of the U.S. delegation present at the FIDAE2024 Air Show as part of a State Partnership Program which focuses on the promise, commitment, and collaborative efforts between the TXANG and Chile. (U.S. Air National Guard video by Tech. Sgt. Tia Hambrick) (This video was ethically enhanced to emphasize the subject and does not misrepresent the subject or the original in any way.)

      04/09/2024


    • Texas C-130J deploys flares for training exercise

      A C-130J Super Hercules from the 181st Airlift Squadron, Texas Air National Guard, at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas, deploys flares during a training mission March 15, 2023, to maintain Citizen Airmen readiness and mobility throughout Texas, the nation and beyond. (U.S. Air National Guard video by 136th Airlift Wing Senior Airman Charissa Menken)

      03/15/2023


    • 181st Airlift Squadron exercises method-B cargo drop

      The 181st Airlift Squadron conduct method-B cargo drop at a critical response exercise at Muniz Air National Guard Base in Puerto Rico Feb. 25, 2023. The ramp coordinators and aircrew work together to place barrels underneath the cargo as the C-130J Super Hercules pulls forward off-loading the materials onto the barrels. This unique method is used in situations where there is no forklifts available on location.

      02/26/2023


    • Air National Guardsmen train at Puerto Rico Critical Response Exercise

      Multiple units from the United States Air Force, Guard and Reserves conduct a military exercise showcasing the proficiency of their multi-capable Airmen. The exercise was held at Muniz Air National Guard Base in Puerto Rico Feb. 25, 2023. This training involved the collective effort in setting up communication and control of an air strip in a simulated deployment to a hostile, contested environment.This exercise highlights the importance of having versatile and adaptable personnel in modern military operations.

      02/25/2023


    • Texas Guardsmen Refuel A-10C Thunderbolt II during Critical Response Exercise

      Texas Air National Guardsmen in the Critical Response Flight (CRF), learn how to refuel the A-10C Thunderbolt II from Moody Air Force Base, Ga., at Muniz Air National Guard Base, Puerto Rico February 25, 2023. This training expands Airmen's skills while developing the interoperability of the CRT (Critical Response Team) when setting up communication and control in new environments while helping develop Airmen to meet qualifications and showcase their proficiency in both offensive and defensive combat tactics. (Air National Guard video by Senior Airmen Charissa Menken).

      02/25/2023


    • Multiple Aircraft takeoff from Nellis Air Force Base during Black Flag 22-2

      Multiple Aircraft takeoff from Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, during Black Flag 22-2 Sept. 22, 2022. As part of the Air Force’s test flag enterprise, Black Flag allows the Air Force to test like we fight, developing force integration techniques and discovering capabilities utilizing existing and emerging material to deliver combat capability to the warfighter. (U.S. Air Force video by Senior Airman Zachary Rufus)

      09/20/2022


    • Nellis POW MIA Ceremony

      Airmen from the 57th Wing and 99th Air Base Wing held the official Prisoner of War (POW) Missing in Action (MIA) ceremony at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, September 16, 2022.

      09/16/2022


    • Texas Guardsmen Fly at Falcon Leap 2022

      Texas Air National Guardsmen from the 136th Airlift Wing Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas, practice airdrops for the Falcon Leap Exercise on Eindhoven Airbase on September 16, 2022. The NATO exercise is in commemoration of the World War II allied forces, Operation Market Garden and is designed to train interoperability with other nations and practice personnel airdrops at the historic location. (U.S. Air National Guard video by SrA Charissa Menken)

      09/16/2022


    • Fights on! 64th AGRS

      Col. Jared Hutchinson, commander of the 414th Combat Training Squadron "RED FLAG," participates in a routine training mission at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Sept. 8, 2022.

      09/08/2022


    • Red Flag-Nellis 22-3

      Airmen from several units participating in Red Flag-Nellis 22-3 took part in a rescue training mission July 19, 2022, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Red Flag-Nellis 22-3 provides realistic combat training that saves lives while increasing combat effectiveness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jordan McCoy)

      07/19/2022


    • Red Flag-Nellis 22-3 kickoff video

      Welcome to Red Flag-Nellis 22-3. This iteration houses over 17 units and more than 70 aircraft. RF-N 22-3 provides realistic combat training that saves lives while increasing combat effectiveness.

      07/11/2022


    • Bet on Red

      Col. Cameron "GLOVER" Dadgar, Nevada Test and Training Range commander, participates in routine training mission at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, July 7, 2022.

      07/07/2022


    • 57th Wing Change of Command 2022

      Brig. Gen. Richard Goodman assumed command of the 57th Wing from Brig. Gen. Michael Drowley during a change of command ceremony, June 30th, 2022.

      06/30/2022


    • Aviation Nation 2022 announcement

      Promotional video created in support of Aviation Nation 2022, November 4-6 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

      For more information visit https://www.nellis.af.mil/Aviation-Nation/.

      06/30/2022


    • 99th LRS MCA Course

      The 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron is answering CSAF Gen. Charles Q. Brown’s call to accelerate change through their new Multi-capable Airman Course.

      Throughout the month of May, 99th LRS Airmen went through the MCA LRS course which forced them to step outside their comfort zone and learn tasks not currently defined by their Air Force specialty codes.

      This course gets after the ever-evolving Agile Combat Employment construct that aims to produce Airmen that ar capable of multiple... read more

      06/08/2022


    • MAFFS Spring Training 2022 (B-Roll)

      B-Roll of the 2022 Modular Airborne Firefighting Systems (MAFFS) Spring Training in Boise, Idaho, April 25-29, 2022 with the Nevada, California and Wyoming Air National Guard and the Colorado Springs Air Force Reserve. The MAFFS units are training for a U.S. Northern Command mission. In the event of activation during the fire year, First Air Force (AFNORTH), U.S. Northern Command's Air Component Command, is the DoD's operational lead for the aerial military efforts to support USDA Forest Service-National Interagency Fire Center requests for fire suppression support. (U.S. Air National Guard video by Senior Airman Thomas Cox)

      04/28/2022


    • Texas Guard Airmen support FIDAE Chilean Air Show

      SANTIAGO, Chile - The Texas Air National Guard, State Partner of Chile, supports the Feria Internacional del Air y Espacio (FIDAE) along with other various U.S. Air Force units April 5-10, 2022, in Santiago, Chile. The U.S. Air Force is participating in the international air and space show in an effort to showcase the enduring promise, commitment and partnership with Chile and the Americas. (U.S. Air National Guard video by Senior Airman Laura Weaver)

      04/10/2022


    • Red Flag-Nellis 22-2 Republic of Singapore Air Force Night Operations

      Republic of Singapore Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon pilots and maintainers assigned to the 425th Fighter Squadron, Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, prepare for night operations during Red Flag-Nellis 22-2 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, March. 8, 2022. Red Flag-Nellis 22-2 provides realistic combat training that saves lives while increasing combat effectiveness. Coalition partners from Saudi and Singapore provide mutually beneficial educational and operational opportunities while promoting long-term relationships with future international military.

      03/09/2022


    • Building Legacies - Black History Month

      Nellis Air Force Base celebrates Black History Month with SMSgt Steven Cox and A1C Daesha Tyler as they explain the past, present and future of African Americans in the Air Force while Building Legacies.

      02/15/2022


    • A-10 Thunderbolt II from Moody AFB at Red Flag 22-1

      Airmen and A-10 Thunderbolt II's, assigned to Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, perform night operations during Red Flag-Nellis 22-1 Feb. 2, 2022, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. The 414th Combat Training Squadron conducts Red Flag exercises to provide aircrews the experience of multiple, intensive air combat sorties in the safety of the Nevada Test and Training Range.

      02/02/2022


    • Various aircraft are prepared for a Red Flag-Nellis 22-1 mission

      Various participating aircraft are prepared for Red Flag-Nellis 22-1 Mission for night operations.

      01/31/2022


    • Red Flag 22-1 Take offs

      Various aircraft take off from Nellis AFB during Red Flag 22-1

      01/24/2022


    • Launching austere A-10 Thunderbolts at Green Flag-West 22-03

      Staff Sgt. Trevion Bass, 355th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron talks about how his team was involved in Green Flag-West 22-03 for A-10 Thunderbolt II operations in an austere location on a dry lakebed at operations during Green Flag West 22-03 at Fort Irwin, California, Jan. 19, 2022.

      01/20/2022


    • Tuskegee Airman, Lt. Col. James Harvey, Top Gunnery Plaque ceremony at Nellis AFB

      Commander of Air Combat Command, Gen. Mark D. Kelly, hosted the unveiling of a plaque that several Tuskegee Airmen from the 332nd Fighter Group earned in 1949 at a Top Gunnery competition. On Behalf of the Airmen, (Ret.) Lt. Col. James Harvey will attend the ceremony to accept on the team's behalf.

      01/11/2022


    • 5C7 Episode 2: Captain Kyle Gapinski

      In episode two of 5C7, Brig. Gen. Michael Drowley, 57th Wing Commander, hears from Capt. Kyle Gapinski, 57th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Lightning Aircraft Maintenance Unit, about some of the projects he has worked on, Spark Cell initiatives, and how he feels about the future.

      12/07/2021


    • 5C7: Episode 1

      Command Chief Master Sgt. Raul Villarreal, and Master Sgt. Deondra Parks, 757th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron first sergeant, sit down in the pilot episode of 5C7, a platform where members of Nellis Air Force Base sit down and talk about life and military experiences.

      11/22/2021


    • Metal Tech's Keep it in the Air

      Staff Sgt. Kaleb Rutherford, 855th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron metals technician, assigned to the 66th Rescue Squadron, talks about why he likes his mission and how it benefits Nellis Air Force Base aircraft and the Air Force.

      10/15/2021


    • September 11 remembrance ceremony, Nellis AFB

      Members of the Nellis Air Force Base community commemorated the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that occurred on America Sept. 11, 2001, and those who have lost their lives supporting the Global War on Terror with a special ceremony and flyover at the United States Air Force Warfare Center Headquarters.

      09/10/2021


    • Nellis Airmen return from Operation Allies Refuge support

      Airmen from both the 58th and 66th Rescue Squadron, along with the 855th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, are welcomed home by friends and family after their return from duty in Southwest Asia in support of Operation Allies Refuge at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Sept. 7, 2021.

      09/07/2021


    • Texas Air National Guard train at Camp Paumalu

      U.S. Air National Guard Citizen Airmen from the 136th Civil Engineer Squadron, Texas Air National Guard, participate in Innovative Readiness Training at Camp Paumalu Girl Scout Camp, Haleiwa, Hawaii, July 28, 2021. These Airmen worked on building six new cabins supporting the Girl Scouts of Hawaii in building a science, technology, engineering, and math-based Girl Scout camp while gaining crucial experience for wartime missions. (U.S. Air National Guard video by Senior Amn. Charissa Menken)

      07/28/2021


    • Red Flag 21-3 66 RQS launch and recoveries

      The 66th Rescue Squadron and 855th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron launched and recovered HH-60G Pave Hawks during Red Flag 21-3 at Nellis Air Force at dusk and nightfall.

      07/26/2021


    • Albert Tew's Encounter with PTSD

      In an attempt to de-stigmatize seeking help for MentalHealth, Army veteran and 99th Force Support HR specialist, Mr. Albert Tew shares his story on how he sought help through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs after his gunner, Staff Sgt. Casey, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

      07/22/2021


    • Red Flag 21-3: KC-46A Pegasus Refuels 64th Aggressor F-16 Fighting Falcons

      Aerial footage from two separate F-16 Fighting Falcons being refueled by a KC-46A Pegasus during Red Flag 21-3 over northern Nevada.

      07/21/2021


    • Lt. Col. Nicole Droney's Encounter with Grief

      In an attempt to de-stigmatize seeking help for mental health, 99th Force Support Squadron commander, Lt. Col. Nicole Droney shares her story on how she sought help after losing a very important and prominent family member. If not for Military OneSource, Droney would have been left to process grief and loss alone.

      06/20/2021


    • 21A WSINT

      USAF Weapons School students flew from Dyess Air Force Base to the Nevada Test and Training Range showcasing their newly learned skills for combat operations. Capt. Shawn Riley talks about his first experience as part of the lead C-130 crew.

      06/05/2021


    • Tree City USA recognizes NAFB on Arbor Day

      Nellis was visited and recognized by the Nevada Division of Forestry and Tree City USA foundation during an Arbor Day celebration for 27 years of great stewardship of the land and its trees. (U.S. Air Force video by Tech. Sgt. Alexandre Montes)

      04/30/2021


    • Michigan ANG Supports Green Flag 21-06 at Nellis AFB

      Maintenance Airman assigned to the 127th Wing, Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Michigan, provides aircraft maintenance including servicing, inspections, launch and recovery, and munitions loading to the 107th Fighter Squadron during Green Flag 21-06 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, April 15, 2021. Green Flag provides combat training to joint and coalition warfighters in air-land integration and the joint employment of airpower in support of the U.S. Army’s National Training Center. (U.S. Air Force video by Airman First Class Zachary Rufus)

      04/15/2021


    • 121st Fighter Squadron supports Green Flag 21-06 at Nellis AFB

      The 113th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Airmen from the District of Columbia Air National Guard are responsible for aircraft maintenance including servicing, inspections, launch and recovery and munitions loading for the 121st Fighter Squadron , District of Columbia ANG. The units were participating in Green Flag 21-06 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, April 15, 2021. Green Flag provides combat training to joint and coalition warfighters in air-land integration and the joint employment of air power in support of the U.S. Army’s National Training Center. (U.S. Air Force video by Airman First Class Zachary Rufus)

      04/15/2021


    • Red Flag Nellis 21-1: B-Roll of aircraft taxiing and taking off

      B-Roll of aircraft taxiing and taking off during Red Flag 21-1. Red Flag provides aircrews the experience of multiple, intensive air combat sorties utilizing the Nevada Test and Training Range’s more than 12,000 square miles of airspace. Aircraft participating in the exercise include the F-22 Raptor, F-35 Lightning, F-16 Fighting Falcon, EA-18G Growler, F-15E Strike Eagle, A-10 Thunderbolt, B-2 Spirit, B-1B Lancer, MQ-9 Reaper, E-3 Sentry, E-8 Joint STARS, RC-135 Rivet Joint, HH-60 Pave Hawk, HC-130 and the KC-135 Stratotanker.

      01/28/2021


    • First TXANG female Maj. Gen. retires

      Deputy Adjutant General - Air, Maj. Gen. Dawn Ferrell, retires at home base after 37 years of service, January 23, 2021, at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas. Ferrell celebrated her retirement and historical feats having been the first female General Officer in Texas with the Air National Guard. (U.S. Air National Guard video by A1C Charissa Menken)

      01/23/2021


    • Camp Mabry rising star pins on Major General

      Texas Air National Guard Brigadier General Thomas M. Seltzer, Texas Military Department Director of Joint Staff, pins on his second star as Major General at the 136th Airlift Wing, Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas, January 23, 2021. General Seltzer gives thanks to family and friends as he takes on new responsibilities as Major General and celebrates his appointment by Governor of Texas, Gregg Abbott, to Deputy Adjutant General for Air.

      01/23/2021


    • Helping Agencies Give Helping Hand

      Several 136th Airlift Wing agencies offer Citizen Airmen a helping hand in various areas of both their personal and professional lives September 23, 2020, at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas. (Texas Air National Guard video by Airman 1st Class Laura Weaver)

      09/23/2020


    • Around the Air Force AFN version w/ slate: Jolly Green II Milestone, New HBCU Scholarships, New Acquisition Guidance

      Today’s look Around the Air Force features Jolly Green II aircraft refueling capabilities, new scholarships afforded to students attending historically black colleges and universities, and how the Air Force moves towards gear inclusivity.

      08/13/2020


    • Guardsmen support families at Fort Worth Food Run

      TEXAS AIR NATIONAL GUARDSMEN FROM THE 136TH AIRLIFT WING HELP FACILITATE A FOOD RUN AT DICKIES STADIUM IN FORT WORTH TEXAS JUNE 24, 2020. THEIR MISSION INCLUDES UNLOADING PALETTES OF FOOD, DIRECTING VEHICLE TRAFFIC, AND LOADING CARS WITH FAMILY FOOD BOXES.TARRANT AREA FOOD BANK, CEO JULIE BUTNER, TELLS US THE GOAL OF GIVING BACK TO THE LOCAL COMMUNITY.

      “This is an emergency box line, the boxes were packed by the 136th Air National Guard. We’re planning on feeding anywhere between... read more

      06/24/2020


    • TXANG tours Tarrant Area Food Bank

      Tarrant Area Food Bank Chief Operation Officer, Bennett Cepak, takes Texas Air National Guardsmen from the local GSU (Geographically Separated Unit) COVID response team two, on a tour through the Food Bank Distribution Center, June 17, 2020, in Fort Worth, Texas. Working their way through each large store room, Cepak shared how their processes have changed and how they've met the new challenges during the pandemic with help from the Guard.

      06/17/2020


    • Behind the scenes: Guardsmen tour local food bank

      Texas Air National Guardsmen tour Tarrant Area Food Bank with Chief Operating Officer, Bennett Cepak, June 17, 2020 in Fort Worth, Texas, with Team Two Leader, Master Sgt. Dan Bentley, following Mr. Cepak through the distribution center as he explains how the Guardsmen are helping operations and expedite the food distribution process. Guardsmen have helped pack fresh produce, dry goods, and perishables at GSU-4 to be sent out to local food pantries. (U.S. Air National Guard video by A1C Charissa Menken)

      06/17/2020


    • Guardians of the Gateway, Cargo City COVID Ops (No nameplates)

      Capt. Stephanie Kompoltowicz, 386th EMDG Nurse, and Senior Airman Lauren Frensley, 385th EMDG Flight Medical Technician were moved from Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait to Cargo City, Kuwait in early March 2020 in preparation for COVID-19 mitigation for the entire U.S. Central Commands Area of Responsibility. The 386th EMDG with the assistance of 386th Force Protection AIrmen, screen service members from multiple branches including the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, and Marine Corps that come through Cargo City. (U.S. Air Force video by Tech. Sgt. Alexandre Montes)

      06/16/2020


    • HVAC Airmen keeps it cool at AJAB

      No air? No problem! The 407th Expeditionary Support Squadron Civil Engineer Flight maintains heating, ventilation, and air conditioning units throughout Ahmed Al Jaber Air Base, June 11, 2020. (U.S. Air Force video by Senior Airman JaNae Capuno)

      06/11/2020


    • Guardsmen packing support assists local food bank

      Texas Air National Guardsmen from the 136th Airlift Wing, Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas, pack boxes of food for distribution, June 3, 2020. Their mission includes sorting dry goods, packing food boxes, and helping support families in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Air National Guard video by A1C Charissa Menken)

      06/03/2020


    • If it fits, it flies! Load testing the next generation *air-transportable* aircraft rescue & firefighting fire truck

      Warfighter safety is front and center as the Air Force’s *air-transportable* aircraft rescue & firefighting fire truck is being re-designed and produced for the first time in nearly four decades. A brand new batch of 49 of this uniquely-designed fire truck is being built daily. But as Brian Goddin with Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center public affairs shows us, the new design is no good unless the finished truck fits into the belly of a C-130 aircraft. Fingers crossed!

      04/19/2020


    • Around the Air Force: General Goldfein Addresses the Air Force’s Top Priorities During COVID-19

      Today’s look Around the Air Force features a Facebook Live Video Where General David Goldfein and Chief Kaleth Wright Address the Air Force’s Top Priorities During the Current COVID-19 Stop Motion.

      04/10/2020


    • Dallas Convention Center hosts Field Medical Station

      Texas Army National Guardsmen support local Texans at the Dallas Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center on April 1, 2020. Guardsmen and paratroopers unpack medical supplies and cots in preparation to host patients with COVID-19 symptoms. The soldiers set up Federal Medical Station's at different locations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. (Video By U.S. Air National Guard A1C Charissa A Menken)

      04/02/2020


    • Georgia Soldier explains new role on South Texas Border

      Cpl Thomas Leroux explains his new role with Task Force-Volunteer. (U.S. Air National Guard video by SSgt DeJon Williams)

      02/03/2020


    • Around the Air Force: Puerto Rico Earthquake Relief, SEAC on Leadership Podcast and Hap Arnold Grant Info

      Today's look Around the Air Force features relief to Puerto Rico after the recent earthquakes, SEAC “CZ” Lopez on the Leadership Podcast with CMSAF Wright and Hap Arnold Grant information from the Air Force Aid Society.

      01/23/2020


    • Around the Air Force: Space Operations Command, Grey Wolf Helicopter, Air Force 75th Birthday Theme

      Today's look Around the Air Force features the re designation of the 14th Air Force as Space Operations Command, the newest Grey Wolf helicopter, and the Air Force announces its 75th annual theme competition.



      Related Links

      Story 1:
      https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/2048201/14th-air-force-redesignated-as-space-operations-command/
      (Air Force military and civilian personnel previously assigned to the Fourteenth Air Force are now assigned to SPOC by virtue of the... read more

      01/10/2020


    • Around the Air Force: AF Tests 5G Technologies, Pacific Air Chiefs Symposium

      Today's look Around the Air Force features The 2019 Pacific Air Chiefs Symposium, New Implementation Of 5-G Technology, And A Look Into Our Latest Episode Of Blue.
      Links:
      Story 1:
      Top airmen to gather for Pacific Air Chiefs Symposium
      https://www.pacaf.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/2026501/top-airmen-to-gather-for-pacific-air-chiefs-symposium/
      Air chiefs and leadership from across the Indo-Pacific will gather for the 2019 Pacific Air Chiefs Symposium at Pacific Air Forces... read more

      12/05/2019


    • Around the Air Force: Cyberspace Capabilities Center, AF Space Pitch Day, Employee Assistance Program

      Today's look Around the Air Force features the opening of a new Cyberspace Capabilities Center, Air Force Space Pitch Day, and an update to Air Force Employee Assistance Program.


      Links:
      Air Force creates Cyberspace Capabilities Center
      https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/2016890/air-force-creates-cyberspace-capabilities-center-to-streamline-communications-e/
      Air Force creates Cyberspace Capabilities Center to streamline communications enterprise. The Air Force created a... read more

      11/20/2019


    • Around the Air Force: Swearing In, New Medal, NCO Career Status Program

      Today's look Around the Air Force features the swearing-in of Secertary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett, the non-comissioned officer career status program and training on a transportation isolation system.

      Links:

      Barrett publicly sworn in as secretary of the Air Force
      https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/2006821/barrett-publicly-sworn-in-as-secretary-of-the-air-force/
      Barbara M. Barrett was publicly sworn in Nov. 2 as the 25th Secretary of the Air Force at the... read more

      11/06/2019


    • Around the Air Force: 25th SecAF , 16th Air Force, Project Da Vinci

      Today's look Around the Air Force features the selection of the 25th Secretary of the Air Force, the activation of the Sixteenth Air Force and how the Air Force is using Virtual Reality to faster train helicopter pilots.


      Sources:
      Story 1:
      Senate confirms Barrett to be Air Force secretary
      https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1990512/senate-confirms-barrett-to-be-air-force-secretary/
      Senate confirms Barrett to be Air Force secretary. The Senate overwhelmingly confirmed... read more

      10/17/2019


    • Around the Air Force: Air, Space & Cyber

      Today's look around the Air Force features key topics and discussion points highlighted by Air Force leaders during the Air, Space and Cyber Symposium at National Harbor, MD. CMSAF Wright speaks about Suicide Awareness, CSAF speaks on Joint Warfighting, and Dawn Goldfein shares information on a spouse re-imbursement program.

      Sources:

      1ST STORY:
      Connecting Airman To The Fight: Leading with Purpose, 2019 Air, Space & Cyber Conference
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3s9UHZQGUrE
      Chief... read more

      10/03/2019


    • Around the Air Force: Air, Space & Cyber

      Today's look around the Air Force features key topics and discussion points highlighted by Defense and Air Force leaders during the Air, Space and Cyber Symposium at National Harbor, MD.

      09/25/2019


    • 2019 Alpha Warrior Inter-Service Battle

      Teams from the Army, Navy and Air Force went head-to-head in the 2019 Inter-Service Battle held at the at the Alpha Warrior Proving Grounds, San Antonio, Texas, Sept 14th.

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      For additional information on Alpha Warrior please go to:
      https://www.afimsc.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1960820/air-force-defends-alpha-warrior-inter-service-title/

      09/18/2019


    • 2019 Air Force Final Battle

      Airmen from across the world competed in the 3rd annual Air Force Final Battle, Thursday September 12th, at the Alpha Warrior Proving Grounds, San Antonio, Texas. Winners of this competition, go on to compete in the 2nd Annual Inter-Service Battle, where they will face off with winners from the Army and Navy, Sept 14th.

      Air Force Final Battle Winners
      First place
      
Men: Capt. Noah Palicia, Yokota Air Base, Japan; 18:39
      
Women: 2nd Lt. Arielle Miller, Edwards Air Force Base,... read more

      09/12/2019


    • Around the Air Force: Hacking Conference / DoD SAFE / Driving Simulator

      Today's look around the Air Force features the 27th Annual DEF CON Hacking Conference, major changes to the Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center's File Transfer Capability, or AMRDEC, and Ramstein Air Base's 86th Vehicle Readiness Squadron's new driving simulator.

      08/29/2019


    • Around the Air Force: Three Decades of B-2 flight / Special Duty Tour Length Changes / GI Bill Benefits Update

      In this edition of Around the Air Force, a commemoration of three decades of B-2 flight, changes to special duty tour length and GI Bill education benefits updates.


      Sources:
      https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1905082/whiteman-afb-commemorates-30-year-anniversary-of-b-2-test-flight/
      This year, Whiteman Air Force Base commemorates the 30th anniversary of the B-2 Spirit's inaugural test flight on July 17, 1989, from Palmdale... read more

      07/19/2019


    • Around the Air Force: Simulation Pitch Day / US & NATO Medical Interoperability / GI Bill Benefits Changes

      In this edition of Around the Air Force, the Air Force partners with small business to improve simulations, the U.S. and NATO improve medical interoperability, and changes to Post 9/11 G.I. Bill benefits will soon take effect.


      Sources:
      https://www.mildenhall.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1751983/foreign-award-can-now-be-presented-to-airmen-in-hungary/ The U.S. Air Forces in Europe Personnel Directorate has recently approved a way to recognize Airmen for their outstanding... read more

      07/05/2019


    • Around the Air Force: Flight Equipment / F35A Integration / GI Bill Transferability

      On today's look around the Air Force, Air Force flight equipment is being redesigned for female aviators, and for the first time, US Air Force F-35As integrated operationally with Italian Air Force F-35A's, making use of one of its main technological design features of interoperability. Also, service members who want to transfer post 9/11 G.I. Bill benefits to their spouse or dependent children will see some changes starting July 12th.

      Sources:
      1ST STORY:
      Flight equipment redesigned... read more

      06/13/2019


    • Around the Air Force: FAA Partnership / New Commander for AFMC / Exercise Delivers Humanitarian Aid

      In today's Around the Air Force the Air Force and the Federal Aviation Administration collaborate to plus up the number of pilots in the industry, Gen. Bunch assumes command of Air Force Materiel Command, and Joint Base Charleston plays a huge part in a training exercise and flexes it's C-17 dominance while delivering humanitarian aid to Peurto Plata, Dominican Republic.


      Related Media:


      Air Force announces partnership with FAA / U.S. Air Force / Article... read more

      06/06/2019


    • Around the Air Force: SECAF Farewell / Wright-Patt Storm Damage / F-35 Deploy

      Today's look around the Air Force features Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson's farewell, storm damage at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, and F-35 deployments to Aviano Air Base, Italy.

      Links:
      Wilson praises Airmen, expresses gratitude in farewell remarks ...
      https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1854479/wilson-praises-airmen-expresses-gratitude-in-farewell-remarks-reflecting-on-her/
      Wilson praises Airmen, expresses gratitude in farewell remarks reflecting on... read more

      05/31/2019


    • Around the Air Force: Weather Team Airmen / Avionics Course / C-130 Tech / ALS Changes

      Today's look around the Air Force features Special Operations Weather teams transitioning to Special Reconnaissance, an F-15 avionics course moving completely to electronic media for training, C-130 technology and research with the University of Dayton Research Institute, and a brand new Air Force-wide Airman Leadership School curriculum.

      Links
      Air Force transitions enlisted specialty, grows special tactics ... -... read more

      05/24/2019


    • 50th Annual EOD Memorial

      For fifty years, the EOD community has come together to remember those who lost their lives in performance of their duties. Here is James Truitt with this year’s memorial service.

      05/04/2019


    • Around the Air Force: F-35 First Combat Strike/Tyndall Update/Privatized Housing

      On this look around the Air Force, U.S. F-35A Lightning II aircraft conduct their first combat strike, rebuilding at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida stops from lack of funding, and the Air Force creates a 24/7 helpline to address housing concerns.

      05/02/2019


    • Around the Air Force: 35th Space Symposium / OCP Uniform Guidance

      On this look around the Air Force, Air Force Chief of Staff General David Goldfein talks about the importance of maintaining space superiority at the 35th Space Symposium, and new guidance was released on how the operational camouflage uniform.

      Sources
      https://www.dvidshub.net/video/670943/top-air-force-officer-speaks-35th-space-symposium
      https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1821282/air-force-senior-leaders-update-ocp-uniform-guidance/

      04/25/2019


    • Around the Air Force: Science & Technology / Space Symposium / F-35A Deploys

      On this look Around the Air Force, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson announces a new science and technology strategy, Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen David L. Goldfein speaks at the 35th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo., and F-35As from both active duty 388th and reserve 419th Fighter Wings at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, begin their first deployments to the Middle East.

      Sources:
      Science &... read more

      04/19/2019


    • Around the Air Force: Doolittle Raider Passes / Computer Language Initiative

      On this look Around the Air Force, US Pacific Air Forces and South East Asia Nations Center for Military Medicine are working to establish a disease outbreak surveillance system, the Air Force is creating a computer language initiative to make more Airmen fluent in computer languages, and the last surviving Doolittle Raider, Lt. Col. Dick Cole, passes away at the age of 103. Hosted by SrA Angelo Rosario.

      04/12/2019


    • Around the Air Force: Disaster Funding / Space Command Nomination

      On this look Around the Air Force, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson testifies to the US House Armed Services Committee on the need for additional funds after two bases were hit by natural disasters, and Gen John Raymond is nominated to become the commander of US Space Command. Hosted by SrA Angelo Rosario.

      Related Links:

      US House Armed Services Committee Hearing:
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2518&v=kssH_XRQstY

      US Space Command Nomination:
      https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1796740/united-states-space-command-commander-nominated/

      04/05/2019


    • Around the Air Force: Disaster Funding / Space Command Nomination

      On this look Around the Air Force, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson testifies to the US House Armed Services Committee on the need for additional funds after two bases were hit by natural disasters, and Gen John Raymond is nominated to become the commander of US Space Command. Hosted by SrA Angelo Rosario.

      04/05/2019


    • Around the Air Force: Disaster Funding / Space Command Nomination

      On this look Around the Air Force, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson testifies to the US House Armed Services Committee on the need for additional funds after two bases were hit by natural disasters, and Gen John Raymond is nominated to become the commander of US Space Command. Hosted by SrA Angelo Rosario.

      04/05/2019


    • Around the Air Force: AC-130J Ghostrider / Software Engineering

      On this look Around the Air Force the 4th Special Operations Squadron receives its first AC-130J Ghostrider and the Assistant SECAF for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics shares plans for the future of Air Force software engineering.
      Hosted by SrA Angelo Rosario.

      03/29/2019


    • Around the Air Force: SECAF Visits Offutt / Spark Tank 19

      On this look Around the Air Force the Air Force Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson visits Offutt AFB, Nebraska to survey flood damage and Lt Col Dave Harden talks about how Spark Tank has grown and become more effective. Hosted by SSgt Braden Anderson.

      03/27/2019


    • Around the Air Force: Bataan Memorial March / Expediting Contract Processes

      On this look Around the Air Force, military members gather at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico for the 30th annual Bataan Memorial Death March, and Assistant SECAF for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics, Dr. Will Roper, talks on expediting contracting processes. Hosted by A1C Angelo Rosario.

      03/22/2019


    • Around the Air Force: The Frozen Middle / Servant Leadership

      On this look Around the Air Force, Air Force Chief of Staff General David Goldfein talks about the importance of trust and servant leadership. Hosted by A1C Angelo Rosario.

      03/20/2019


    • Around the Air Force: CMSAF on Air Force Culture / SECAF Talks Training Ranges

      On this look Around the Air Force, Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Kaleth Wright shares his priorities concerning Air Force culture and Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson talks about the future of training ranges. Hosted by SSgt Greg Cerny.

      03/15/2019


    • Around the Air Force: SECAF Announces Resignation / CSAF Discusses Diversity

      On this look Around the Air Force, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson announces her resignation and Air Force Chief of Staff General David Goldfein talks about the importance of diversity and inclusion. Hosted by SrA Cory Kuttler.

      03/13/2019


    • Around the Air Force: SECAF Space Talk / The Air Force We Need

      On this look Around the Air Force SECAF Heather Wilson discusses the Air Force’s future in space and CSAF General David Goldfein talks about the Air Force we need. Hosted by TSgt Robbie Arp.

      03/08/2019


    • Around the Air Force: Air Warfare Symposium

      On this look Around the Air Force, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and businessman Mark Cuban speak to Airmen at the 2019 Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando, Florida. Hosted by TSgt Robbie Arp.

      03/06/2019


    • Around the Air Force: Non-Deployable Airmen / Venezuela Aid/ Red Flag

      On this look Around the Air Force the Air Force formalizes policy on retention of non-deployable Airmen, three C-17s deliver humanitarian aid for Venezuela, and Airmen wrap up F-35 flying operations for Exercise Red Flag. Hosted by A1C Angelo Rosario.

      02/28/2019


    • Around the Air Force: AGR Program Changes/ Cobra Gold 19

      On this look Around the Air Force the Chief of Air Force Reserve approves changes to the Active Guard Reserve program, and the 38th Cobra Gold exercise is underway in Thailand. Hosted by A1C Angelo Rosario.

      02/21/2019


    • Around the Air Force: Heavy Airlift Wing Service Medal / ICTs/ Guardsman Saves Life

      On this look Around the Air Force, USAFE has approved the Heavy Airlift Wing Service Medal, Davis-Monthan AFB brings back Integrated Combat Turns (ICTs), and a Guardsman is awarded the Airman’s Medal for saving a life. Hosted by SSgt Greg Cerny.

      02/15/2019


    • Around the Air Force: KC-46A Debut / New Locator Beacons

      On this look Around the Air Force the Air Force the KC-46A makes its debut at Altus AFB, Oklahoma and new locator beacons are being installed on ejection seats and parachutes.Hosted by SSgt Greg Cerny.

      02/13/2019


    • Around the Air Force: CMSAF Talks Promotion Changes / C-17 Humanitarian Mission

      On this look Around the Air Force the Air Force CMSAF Kaleth Wright discusses the upcoming changes to Senior NCO promotions and C-17s bring aid to 3 different countries. Hosted by SrA Jasmine Vanderheyden.

      02/08/2019


    • Around the Air Force: Senior NCO Promotion Changes / High Schoolers Solve B-2 Problem

      On this look Around the Air Force the Air Force E-7s through E-9s will no longer be required to take WAPS test starting this fall, a high school robotics team solves a problem on the B-2, and Air Force representatives, industry professionals, and community leaders met to discuss the rebuilding of Tyndall AFB. Hosted by SrA Jasmine Vanderheyden.

      02/06/2019


    • The 325th Fighter Wing and Tyndall Program Management Office host Industry Day

      In an effort to rebuild Tyndall Air Force Base following the destruction caused by Hurricane Michael, the 325th Fighter Wing in collaboration with the Tyndall Program Management Office held an Industry Day event. Here is James Truitt with more.

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      For more information please goto:
      https://www.afimsc.af.mil/

      01/31/2019


    • Around the Air Force: Directed Energy / Delta IV Launch

      On this look Around the Air Force the 704th test group directs energy experimentation, and a Delta IV successfully launches, Hosted by SSgt Braden Anderson.

      01/25/2019


    • Around the Air Force: VR Demo / 3-D Printed F-22 Part

      On this look Around the Air Force, a virtual reality and augmented reality demonstration at JB Langley-Eustis, and an F-22 Raptor gets a 3-D printed part. Hosted by SSgt Braden Anderson

      01/23/2019


    • Around the Air Force: Vice Chief’s Challenge / Promotion Changes

      On this look Around the Air Force the Vice Chief’s Challenge encourages innovation, and certain requirements for enlisted promotions have changes. Hosted by SSgt Greg Cerny.

      01/18/2019


    • Around the Air Force: Operation Deep Freeze / MOH Recipient Remembered

      On this look Around the Air Force, Airmen install satellite communications in Antarctica, and a Medal of Honor recipient is remembered. Hosted by SSgt Greg Cerny.

      01/16/2019


    • Around the Air Force: Pitch Day / Space Flag / ANG Rescue

      On this look Around the Air Force “Pitch Day” will give small businesses and startups a fast track to partner with the Air Force, Space Flag tests war-fighting capability, and the Alaskan Air National Guard rescues three civilians. Hosted by A1C Angelo Rosario.

      01/11/2019


    • Around the Air Force: Kessel Run Hiring / LEAP / MQ-1B Crash Results

      On this look Around the Air Force fifty software techs will be hired at the Kessel Run Boston Hiring Event, interested cadets can apply for the Language Enabled Airman Program. Hosted by SrA Cory Kuttler.

      01/09/2019


    • Around the Air Force: Wright Brothers Memorial Award / Space Flag / Tracking Santa

      On this look Around the Air Force retired General Llyod Newton becomes the first African American to receive the Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy, and Airmen participate in Exercise Space Flag.

      12/19/2018


    • Around the Air Force: B-21 Weapon Systems Review / F-35 Ops Test & Eval

      On this look Around the Air Force, Secretary Wilson is happy with the progress of the B-21 program and F-35 pilots conduct initial operational tests and evaluations. Hosted by SrA Jasmine Vanderheyden.

      12/14/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Bobsled Airmen / Operation Christmas Drop

      On this look Around the Air Force F-35s may move to Tyndall AFB, Airmen deliver supplies during Operation Christmas Drop, and two Airmen compete for spots on the USA bobsled team. Hosted by SrA Jasmine Vanderheyden.

      12/12/2018


    • Around the Air Force: KC-46 Pegasus Groundbreaking / Hurricane Hunters

      On this look Around the Air Force, Hurricane Hunters wrap up a busy hurricane season and Joint Base McGuire - Dix - Lakehurst breaks ground on a facility that will service twenty four KC-46 Pegasus aircraft. Hosted by A1C Angelo Rosario.

      12/07/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Alaska Earthquake

      On this look Around the Air Force Alaskan Airmen keep the mission going and help in recovery efforts after a 7.0 earthquake. Hosted by SSgt Greg Cerny.

      12/05/2018


    • Around the Air Force: ANG Wildfire Assist / B-21 Update / F-35 Weapons Test

      On this look Around the Air Force the Air Force, ANG Airmen from 195th Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Group assist in fighting California wildfires, four bases have been chosen to support the future B-21 Raider, and for the first time the GBU-49 laser-guided bomb is used by a F-35 Lightning II. Hosted by A1C Angelo Rosario.

      Sources:
      ANG WILDFIRE... read more

      11/21/2018


    • The Inaugural Inter-Service Alpha Warrior Battle

      Just one day following the second annual Air Force Alpha Warrior Final Battle, teams from the Army, Navy and Air Force went head-to-head for a chance to be named best in the DoD, November 17, at Retama Park, Selma, Texas. Here is James Truitt with more on the first Inter-Service Alpha Warrior battle.

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      For more information please goto:
      https://www.afimsc.af.mil/

      https://www.afimsc.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1680753/alpha-warrior-final-battle-returns-to-san-antonio/

      https://www.afimsc.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1693292/airmen-prove-it-at-alpha-warrior-final-battle/

      11/19/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Moon Landing Writing Competition / T-38 Crash

      On this look Around the Air Force the Air Force, the National Museum of the Air Force will offer scholarships for teens who submit writing entries based on the Apollo 11 Moon Landing, Laughlin Airman who died in a T-38 crash is identified, and coalition partners graduate from the first ever Senior NCO leadership course conducted in a deployed environment.
      Hosted by A1C Angelo Rosario.

      Sources:
      T-38... read more

      11/16/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Advanced Assignments / CSAF Meets With Ukraine AF Chief

      On this look Around the Air Force the Air Force, Airmen selected for extended deployments can apply for an advanced assignment and the Air Force Chief of Staff meets with the Ukrainian Air Force Chief. Hosted by A1C Angelo Rosario.

      Sources:
      CSAF MEETS WITH UKRAINIAN AIR FORCE
      https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1686974/gen-goldfein-meets-with-ukrainian-air-force-chief/


      ADVANCED ASSIGNMENTS FOR EXTENDEDN DEPLOYMENTS
      https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1685218/advance-assignments-now-available-to-airmen-deploying-for-365-day-extended-depl/
      https://www.facebook.com/CMSAFOfficial/
      https://www.facebook.com/csafofficial/

      11/14/2018


    • Around the Air Force: BMT Curriculum / Cyber Security

      On this look Around the Air Force, Basic Military Training has an updated curriculum, and the Air Force is working with hackers to improve Cyber Security. Hosted by A1C Angelo Rosario.

      11/09/2018


    • Air Force Civil Engineer Laboratory Recovers from Hurricane Michael

      AFIMSC Commander, Major General Bradley Spacy, toured the Hurricane Michael-ravaged Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, recently. In this short video, the damage from Hurrican Michael is evident but the mission of the Air Force Civil Engineer Center's "Battle Ready, Built Right" pushes through as recovery efforts provide what is needed to support the Air Force and the Warfighter.

      11/08/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Tyndall Update / BRS Deadline / Solar Power

      On this look Around the Air Force several important missions resume at Tyndall AFB, the CMSAF posts about the upcoming BRS deadline, and the Air Force uses more solar power. Hosted by A1C Angelo Rosario.

      11/07/2018


    • Around the Air Force: AF Aid Society / CCAF Update / BRS

      On this look Around the Air Force, the Air Force Aid Society raises more than 6 million dollars, and CCAFs are no longer needed for promotion. Hosted by A1C Angelo Rosario.

      11/02/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Chapman Memorial / CSAF & CMASAF Tyndall Visit

      On this look Around the Air Force, Medal of Honor recipient MSgt John Chapman is remembered and CSAF and CMSAF revisit Tyndall AFB. Hosted by A1C Angelo Rosario.

      10/31/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Pilot VR Program / Tyndall Recovery Update

      On this look Around the Air Force, Tyndall Airmen are making progress in recovery efforts, the Pilot Instructor Next program trains with virtual reality, and the Commander’s Edge Program improves leadership skills.

      10/26/2018


    • Around the Air Force: High Year of Tenure / Voting Assistance Program

      On this look Around the Air Force new limits are coming for High Year of Tenure and SECAF Wilson issues new guidance for the Voting Assistance Program. Hosted by A1C Marqus Williams

      10/24/2018


    • Around the Air Force: CMSAF Talks Tyndall / ANG Airman Honored

      On this look Around the Air Force a California Air National Guardsman is remembered following a fatal crash, CMSAF Kaleth Wright shares words of encouragement for Tyndall AFB, and Airmen impacted by Hurricane Michael can apply for grants with the Air Force Aid Society. Hosted by A1C Marqus Williams.

      10/19/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Tyndall Hurricane Recovery

      On this look Around the Air Force Airmen from around the country help Tyndall AFB recover from Hurricane Michael and the SECAF, CSAF, and CMSAF tour the damaged base. Hosted by A1C Marqus Williams.

      10/17/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Hurricane Michael / SECAF Testimony / BRS

      On this look Around the Air Force, Hurricane Michael hits the Tyndall AFB and the Florida panhandle, SECAF Heather Wilson testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee Subcommittee, and the window to opt into the Blended Retirement System will close soon. Hosted by A1C Marqus Williams.

      Sources:

      https://www.c-span.org/video/?452549-1/air-force-leadership-testifies-readiness-management

      https://www.tyndall.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1658839/official-update-from-the-325th-fighter-wing/

      10/12/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Non-Deployable Review / Energy Action Month

      On this look Around the Air Force, the Air Force is finalizing details on how to determine retention for non-deployable Airmen, October is Energy Action Month, and the Air Force expands use of express licensing. Hosted by A1C Angelo Rosario.

      Sources:

      NON-DEPLOYABLE... read more

      10/05/2018


    • Around the Air Force: OCP Authorized / FACT Program

      On this look Around the Air Force, the Operational Camouflage Pattern is authorized for wear, Airmen from the 62nd Airlift Wing assist in Exercise Ample Strike, and Undergraduate Pilot Training students can choose the U-2S airframe on their dream sheets. Hosted by A1C Angelo Rosario.

      Sources:

      OCP
      https://www.afpc.af.mil/Portals/70/documents/06_CAREER%20MANAGEMENT/02_Dress%20and%20Appearance/Official%20OCP%20Uniform%20Guidance%202018.pdf?ver=2018-08-15-123136-873

      Ample... read more

      10/03/2018


    • Around the Air Force: CMSAF Talks Education / MH-139 Contract

      On this look Around the Air Force, CMSAF Kaleth Wright addresses education concerns, a contract is awarded the first portion of the MH-139 contract, and Air Force officials are seeking nominations for the 70th annual Arthur S. Flemming Award. Hosted by A1C Angelo Rosario.

      09/28/2018


    • Around the Air Force: CSAF AF Update / Defender Challenge

      On this look Around the Air Force, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen David Goldfein gives an Air Force update, two new Security Force’s weapons are demonstrated at Defender Challenge, and the first all Air Force Y-90 cancer treatment is conducted.
      Hosted by SSgt Braden Anderson

      09/26/2018


    • 2018 AF Defender Challenge… Mission Accomplished

      The U.S. Air Force Defender Challenge pits "the best of the best" defenders in head-to-head team competition focusing on the craft and tools of their trade… weapons and tactics. Pulling off an event of this size takes a significant amount of effort. Here is James Truitt with more.

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      For more information please goto:
      https://www.afsfc.af.mil/Home/DefenderChallenge/

      For more content please goto: https://www.dvidshub.net/feature/airforcedefenderchallenge

      09/17/2018


    • Around the Air Force: J-PEAT / TF-34 Engine Repair / Officer Continuation Board

      On this look Around the Air Force, the Air Force and Navy announce their Joint Physiological Episodes Action Team, the 23rd Maintenance Squadron makes history, and the Air Force Reserve Command officer continuation board is convening in January. Hosted by A1C Angelo Rosario.

      Sources:
      1ST STORY:
      https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1628664/air-force-navy-announce-their-joint-physiological-episodes-action-team/

      2ND STORY:
      https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1625917/moody-a-10-engine-maintainers-make-history/

      3RD STORY:
      https://www.afrc.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1625893/af-reserve-to-convene-officer-continuation-board/

      09/14/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Hurricane Hunters / Air Force Marathon

      On this look Around the Air Force, the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron flies missions into Hurricane Florence,
      Carpathian Summer 2018 comes to a close, and Wright-Patterson AFB welcomes runners to the 22nd Air Force Marathon. Hosted by A1C Angelo Rosario.

      Sources:
      HURRICANE HUNTERS https://www.afrc.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1625038/hurricane-hunters-fly-hurricanes-florence-olivia/

      CARPATHIAN SUMMER https://www.usafe.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1625117/carpathian-summer-2018-comes-to-a-close/

      AIR FORCE MARATHON https://www.wpafb.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1623907/wright-patt-welcomes-runners-to-the-22nd-air-force-marathon/

      09/12/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Invisible Wounds Center / UPES

      On this look Around the Air Force, senior leaders implement a plan to strengthen joint leaders, the first Invisible Wounds Center opens, and an ANG General heads the Unexplained Physiological Events integration team. Hosted by SSgt Nicholas Koetz.

      09/10/2018


    • Around the Air Force: AFCENT CoC / Next Gen GPS

      On this look Around the Air Force, US Air Forces Central Command held their change of command ceremony at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, and the Air Force is launching the newest generation of GPS satellites. Hosted by SSgt Nicholas Koetz.

      09/05/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Publication Reduction Initiative / Typhoon Warrior

      On this look Around the Air Force, Air Force leadership provides an update on the Publication Reduction Initiative, and Airmen provide support to the Royal Air Force during exercise Typhoon Warrior. Hosted by A1C Angelo Rosario.

      08/31/2018


    • Around the Air Force: POTUS Awards MoH / First Reserve Four-Star

      On this look Around the Air Force President Donald Trump posthumously awards TSgt John Chapman the Medal of Honor and an Air Force reservist is nominated for promotion to four-star general. Hosted by SSgt Jevon Smith.

      08/24/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Revitalizing Squadrons / ACE Flight Program

      On this look Around the Air Force, CSAF Gen David Goldfein keeps his focus on revitalizing squadrons, and the Air Force trains students in a 3 week pilot training camp. Hosted by TSgt Samantha Ducker.

      08/23/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Hypersonic Weapon Contract / Colombian Air Force Refuel

      Around the Air Force: Hypersonic Weapon Contract / Colombian Air Force Refuel

      08/23/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Patriot Warrior / Total Force Training

      On this look Around the Air Force Airmen participate in Engines Running On-load and Offload training, and a rare total force airborne training mission was conducted at Offutt AFB, Nebraska. Hosted by SSgt Jevon Smith.

      08/22/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Cargo Delivery Rockets / Defender Challenge

      On this look Around the Air Force, Falcon rockets are being considered to deliver cargo, Security Forces Airmen will once again compete in Defender Challenge, and the Air Reserve Personnel Center aims to reduce call wait times. Hosted by SSgt Anastasia Tompkins.

      08/20/2018


    • Around the Air Force: New Deployment Policy / Centrifuge / KC-46 Pilot Board

      On this look Around the Air Force, exemptions are announced for the new deployment policy, Airmen at Wright-Patterson AFB celebrate the full operational capability of the only human-rated centrifuge in the DoD, and a KC-46 pilot selection board meets later this year. Hosted by SSgt Anastasia Tompkins.

      08/20/2018


    • Quality Time

      Service members from Nigerien Air Base 101 in Niamey take time out of their extremely busy deployment schedule to spend some time with a few kids at a near by orphanage. See how the orphans welcome them with singing and open arms.

      08/17/2018


    • SPITFIT 8 Change

      What has been your focus of change? Delibrate time with Airmen? Understnading their deployed environment? Or building emotional stability?
      "Not everything faced can be changed, but nothing can change until it's faced."
      -James Baldwin

      For questions or comments please contact Chaplain Dixon at tara.dixon.3@us.af.mil. You can also reach TSgt Schaefer, Chaplain Assistant at robert.schaefer.3@us.af.mil.

      08/15/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Medal of Honor / PACAF Change of Command

      On this look Around the Air Force, 16 years after making the ultimate sacrifice TSgt John A. Chapman will posthumously be awarded the Medal of Honor and PACAF welcomes General CQ Brown as its new commander. Hosted by SSgt Nicholas Koetz.

      08/13/2018


    • Around the Air Force: DoD Fellows Program / Breastfeeding T-Shirt Authorized

      On this look Around the Air Force, 8 officers are selected for a 3 month program where they’ll learn about Air Force technologies, and Air Force moms who are nursing are authorized to wear a breastfeeding t-shirt, Hosted by SSgt Nicholas Koetz.

      08/13/2018


    • 2018 Air Force Environmental Workshop

      What once used to be a yearly collaborative event… has been on budgetary hiatus… Until now. Here is James Truitt with the Air Force and a program they revived to keep the mission going forward.

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      For more information on this workshop, please go to E-DASH at: https://cs2.eis.af.mil/sites/10040

      08/09/2018


    • Kitchen of the Forces Armed Niger

      Cleanliness is next to godliness. Nigerien Air Base 201 services superintendent stops by the FAN Kitchen to help improve their counter parts food storage and preparation. See how keeping food off the ground and proper storage really matter in Africa.

      08/03/2018


    • Around the Air Force: AF Connect App / JSAM/ RIAT

      On this look Around the Air Force the Air Force has a new app for Airmen, KC-135 crews test out the Joint Service Aircrew Mask, and the 943rd Rescue Squadron wins Best in Show at the 2018 Royal International Air Tattoo. Hosted by A1C Marqus Williams.

      Sources:
      J-SAM: http://www.amc.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1581940/fairchild-airmen-perform-first-test-of-new-chemical-defense-mask-on-kc-135/

      AIR TATTOO: http://www.afrc.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1581440/reserve-rescue-helicopter-wins-best-in-show-at-worlds-largest-air-tattoo/COMBINED

      07/30/2018


    • Beyond the Horizon 2018 - El Salvador: Mission Accomplished

      Two minute video shows United States service members working alongside El Salvadoran defense forces during the Beyond the Horizon Exercise -2018.

      United States Active Duty, Reserve and Guard service members from across the nation, worked alongside El Salvadoran military personnel during the Humanitarian/Training exercise Beyond the Horizon 2018 - El Salvador. During the exercise, service sembers conducted Medical Readiness Training Exercises (MEDRETEs - pronounced Med-Rets) in the... read more

      07/29/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Red Flag 18-3 / Post 9/11 GI Bill Transfer Changes

      On this look Around the Air Force the Colombian Air Force joins U.S. Airmen in exercise Red Flag 18-3, and there are changes to the Post 9/11 benefits transfer policy. Hosted by SSgt Nicholas Koetz.

      07/25/2018


    • Around the Air Force: KC-46 Pegasus Program / Remote Medal Device

      On this look Around the Air Force the KC-46 Pegasus program completes its final flight tests, and 5 Airmen receive the Air Force’s first ever “R” device for their actions in combat operations. Hosted by SSgt Nicholas Koetz.

      07/25/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Combat Archer / Combined Space Ops Center

      On this look Around the Air Force, F-22 pilots practice firing live missiles during exercise Combat Archer, Air Mobility Command is accepting applications for active-duty mobility pilots to pioneer a new aviator technical track program, and the Joint Space Operations Center transitioned to a Combined Space Operations Center. Hosted by A1C Marqus Williams.
      Sources:

      COMBAT ARCHER: https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1581336/f-22-pilots-fire-live-missiles-at-combat-archer/
      ... read more

      07/25/2018


    • SPITFIT 7 Temper your expectations

      Buzzed about incoming and out going rips? Temper your expectations and remain open and flexible minded.
      Change affects everyone so think about this in order to try to present your best self.

      For questions or comments please contact Chaplain Dixon at tara.dixon.3@us.af.mil. You can also reach TSgt Schaefer, Chaplain Assistant at robert.schaefer.3@us.af.mil.

      07/25/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Innovative Readiness / CSAF Flight Academy Program

      On this look Around the Air Force, Airmen arrive in Georgia for the Innovative Readiness Training event and Junior ROTC cadets participate in the Chief Staff of the Air Force Flight Academy Scholarship Program. Hosted by SrA Jasmine Vanderheyden.

      07/20/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Fighting Wildfires / Hurricane Hunters

      On this look Around the Air Force, Airmen are helping fight wildfires in Colorado, the 53rd Reconnaissance Squadron helps predict hurricane movement, and the Olmstead Scholar Program allows officers to become fluent in a foreign language. Hosted by SrA Jasmine Vanderheyden.

      07/20/2018


    • Just Another Day

      Receiving a package at the post office is a normal errand to run but picking up a package from a C-17 while shutting down a runway is whole other deal. See how one Staff Sergeant gets it done with just a hand full of Airmen and a drive to complete the mission.

      07/14/2018


    • Beyond the Horizon 2018 - El Salvador: U.S. Troops Provide Medical Care and Construction Projects

      B-roll stringer of United States Service Members from Active Duty, Reserve and Guard components from across the nation working alongside El Salvadoran military personnel at Beyond the Horizon 2018 - El Salvador. This b-roll footage shows members of the Illinois Army Reserve's 330th Medical Brigade, Utah's 328th Combat Support Hospital and 172nd Multifunctional Medical Battalion and Wisconsin's 452nd CSH performing Medical Readiness Training Exercises (MEDRETEs - pronounced Med-Rets) in the... read more

      06/29/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Holloman Crash / C-17 inspections / AF-WIN

      On this look Around the Air Force, Air Force partners discuss ways to streamline C-17 inspections, and AFPC has a new improved tool to help Airmen re-train. Hosted by A1C Marqus Williams.

      06/28/2018


    • Around the Air Force: AF Astronaut Preps for Launch / Space X Contract

      On this look Around the Air Force, an Air Force astronaut prepares for six months on the International Space Station, Space X is awarded a launch contract, and Romanian Airmen graduate from the Senior NCO Academy. Hosted by A1C Marqus Williams.

      06/28/2018


    • 449th AEW Change of Command

      The Air Force Change of Command is a ceremony that dates back to the 18th Century. Organizational flags were developed with color arrangements and symbols unique to each particular unit. When a change of command takes place, the flags are passed to the individual assuming command in the presence of the entire unit. For Col Keith Crawford and Col Shawn Cochran of the 449th Air Expeditionary Group, the time has come.

      06/27/2018


    • SPITFIT 6

      It's time for another instalment of your Spirtual Fitness video 6 (#SPITFIT6). This week we say farewell to former 449th Air Exp group commander, Col Shawn Cochran and see what words of wisdom he has for his Airmen.

      For questions or comments please contact Chaplain Dixon at tara.dixon.3@us.af.mil. you can also reach TSgt Schaefer, Chaplain Assistant at robert.schaefer.3@us.af.mil.

      06/25/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Flying Cross Awarded / Exercise Rainer

      On this look Around the Air Force two Airmen are awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, and Airmen train with the US Army and other nations during exercises Rainer War and Swift Response. Hosted by SSgt Robert Kingery.

      06/21/2018


    • Around the Air Force: AWACS at BALTOPS / Saber Strike 18

      On this look Around the Air Force AWACS aircraft support an exercise in the Baltics, an Airman’s invention saves the Air Force money, and JTACs train with partner nations during Saber Strike 18. Hosted by SSgt Nicholas Koetz.

      06/20/2018


    • Living with PTSD: Ryan's Story

      Ryan Kaono, a support agreement manager with AFIMSC's Logistics Support Branch, shares his story of living with PTSD. From being in the military, his deployments as a security forces Defender and Logistician, and being diagnosed with PTSD, Kaono is very frank about his journey and Romeo, his service dog who is now, in many ways, his lifesaver.

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      For more information on PTSD, please go to: www.ptsd.va.gov

      06/15/2018


    • SPITFIT 5 Father's Day

      Here is your SPITFIT5 video. Father's Day is just around the corner, so if you're a father what does it mean to you to be a dad? And if you're not a dad, what did your dad mean to you?

      For questions or comments please contact Chaplain Dixon at tara.dixon.3@us.af.mil. you can also reach TSgt Schaefer, Chaplain Assistant at robert.schaefer.3@us.af.mil.

      06/12/2018


    • Around the Air Force: 2018 Warrior Games / Afghan Airdrop

      On this look Around the Air Force we talk with Warrior Games athletes and the Afghan Air Force conducts its first emergency combat airdrop. Hosted by A1C Angelo Rosario.

      Sources:
      http://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1541244/afghan-air-force-conducts-first-emergency-combat-airdrop/

      06/08/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Warrior Games Opening Ceremony/ Military Alliances

      On this look around the Air Force Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen David Goldfein speaks at the 2018 Warrior Games Opening Ceremony and Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson speaks on the importance of the State Partnership Program, strengthening international alliances.

      06/05/2018


    • SPITFIT4 Self-Care

      TGIF, here is your #Spitfit4
      Self-care requires us to take time out for ourselves, emotionally, mentally, physically and spiritually. The workload during deployments can often leave us depleted at the end of the day. I encourage you to taking time for yourself, take advantages of MWR movie nights and other activities.

      For questions or comments please contact Chaplain Dixon at tara.dixon.3@us.af.mil. you can also reach TSgt Schaefer, Chaplain Assistant at robert.schaefer.3@us.af.mil.

      06/01/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Memphis Belle on Display

      On this look Around the Air Force the famed Memphis Belle is unveiled at the National Museum of the USAF. Hosted by SSgt Anastasia Tompkins.

      05/23/2018


    • 156th Airlift Wing Airman laid to rest

      Airmen from the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard perform full military funeral honors for Master Sgt. Jean M. Audiffred Rivera, May 20, 2018 at the Puerto Rico National Cemetery, Bayamón, Puerto Rico. Jean "Audi" Audiffred Rivera is one of nine members of the aircrew aboard a WC-130H, referred to as ‘Rican 68’ that crashed outside of Savannah, Ga. on May 2, 2018. (U.S. Air Force Video by Staff Sgt Angel Oquendo)

      05/22/2018


    • 156th Airlift Wing welcomes home fallen Airmen

      Airmen from the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard perform a dignified arrival May 18, 2018 at Muniz Air National Guard Base, Carolina, Puerto Rico for Maj. José "Jr" Román, Maj. Carlos “Dulzura” Pérez-Serra, Senior Master Sgt. Jan A. Paravisini-Ruiz, Senior Master Sgt. Victor "Vitin" Colón, Master Sgt. Eric "Quillo" Circuns, Master Sgt. Jean M. "Audi" Audiffred-Rivera, Master Sgt. Mario "Sully" Braña and Senior Airman Roberto Espada. The Airmen are eight of nine members of the air crew... read more

      05/18/2018


    • Bridging the Gap: 2018 I-WEPTAC

      The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center hosted a conference focused on solving issues facing the agile combat support community. Here is James Truitt with hot the Air Force is looking to resolve these challenges.

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      For additional information on I-WEPTAC, please go to: http://www.afimsc.af.mil/iweptac/

      05/16/2018


    • SPITFIT 3

      SPITFIT3 - “It’s Ok if We Don’t Have it All Together”

      There is a human side to all of us. Being spiritually fit requires awareness of emotions & feelings. It’s ok if we don’t have it all together, and it’s ok to ask for help.

      If you need to ask for help please contact Chaplain Dixon at tara.dixon.3@us.af.mil. or TSgt Schaefer, Chaplain Assistant at robert.schaefer.3@us.af.mil

      05/16/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Light Attack Experiment / Next-Gen Satellites

      On this look around the Air Force, Airmen enter phase two of the Air Force’s light attack experiment, the Air Force is looking to upgrade their early missile warning satellites, and the Air Force Reserve Command has a new mobile marketing platform for recruiting. Hosted by A1C Marqus Williams.

      05/11/2018


    • Around the Air Force: National Science Foundation Partnership / Continuum of Learning

      On this look around the Air Force, SECAF Heather Wilson signs a letter of intent to partner with the National Science Foundation and an expert from the Headquarters Air Education and Training Command visited the 58th Special Operations Wing at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico to discuss the Continuum of Learning. Hosted by A1C Marqus Williams.

      05/11/2018


    • SPITFIT 2 Resiliency in the AOR

      Here is your #SPITFIT2 video.
      What does it take to be resilient in the AOR?
      Part of being Spiritually Fit depends on our resilience. TSgt Pointer tells us what helps her stay spiritually fit and resilient while deployed to Nigerien Air Base 101.

      For questions or comments please contact Chaplain Dixon at tara.dixon.3@us.af.mil. you can also reach TSgt Schaefer, Chaplain Assistant at robert.schaefer.3@us.af.mil.

      05/11/2018


    • Rican68 dedication

      Dedication mosaic video created to honor the fallen nine airmen during the ceremony. The 156th Airlift Wing, Puerto Rico Air National Guard, holds a memorial service at Muniz Air National Guard Base, Carolina, PR, to honor nine Airmen killed in a WC-130H crash on May 2, 2018 in Savannah, GA. (U.S. Air National Guard Video by Mr. Josue Rivera and Staff Sgt Angel Oquendo)

      05/10/2018


    • Around the Air Force: EPME Changes / Airmen Volunteer

      On this look around the Air Force, some changes are made to Enlisted Professional Military Education, Airmen volunteer to clean up areas outside of Latvian children’s centers, and a new acquisition program has the potential to save the Air Force two billion dollars. Hosted by SrA Jasmine Vanderheyden.

      Sources:

      EPME

      http://www.aetc.af.mil/News/Article/1503842/af-announces-changes-to-courses-14-and-15/

      LATVIA CHILDREN

      https://www.dvidshub.net/news/274931/michigan-national-guard-airmen-soldiers-assist-childrens-care-center-latvia

      SAVING MONEY

      http://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1504349/af-aims-to-save-2b-improve-lethality-with-new-acquisition-approach/

      05/07/2018


    • Spiritual Fitness video 1

      "The Servant" by James Hunter,
      3 Spiritually Fit Benefits

      Deeper happiness- when we do things for others, good deeds regardless of how big or small it feels good to the heart.

      Enhances our self-esteem and self-confidence- when we extend ourselves to others, and they gratefully respond, it feels like a big accomplishment.

      Stress Management- There are studies that suggest if you want less stress, help others. By helping others we take care of our spiritual needs.

      You can find more information about that book on the 2017 Air Force Reading List. For questions or comments please contact Chaplain Dixon at tara.dixon.3@us.af.mil. you can also reach TSgt Schaefer, Chaplain Assistant at robert.schaefer.3@us.af.mil.

      05/02/2018


    • Around the Air Force: SECAF Budget Testimony / Humanitarian Delivery / MAFFS

      On this look Around the Air Force, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee for the 2019 Fiscal Budget, the 911th Airlift Wing switches to C-17s, humanitarian cargo is delivered to Guatemala, and Guard and Reserve Airmen train for wildfire season. Hosted by A1C Angelo Rosario.

      04/30/2018


    • The Hangar Project

      The Hangar project at Nigerien Air Base 201 is a long and steady mission that has its obstacles. See how Airmen from the 31st Expeditionary Red Horse squadron at Air Base 201 fight through the desert elements to accomplish one of the Air Force's largest troop labor projects.

      04/26/2018


    • The 435th AEW Mission

      Commander of the 435th Air Expeditionary Wing, Col Michael Rawls explains the wings mission and his goals during his command.

      04/26/2018


    • Around the Air Force: CSAF at Space Symposium / Alpha Warrior Tour

      On this look Around the Air Force, CSAF General David Goldfein speaks to Airmen at the 34th Space Symposium, the Alpha Warrior Tour kicks off, and Schriever AFB is the preferred location for the Joint Force Space Component staff move. Hosted by A1C Angelo Rosario.

      04/25/2018


    • Around the Air Force: F-35 Flight Test Program / Solar Array Project / Pathway to Blue

      On this look around the Air Force the F-35 program completes the most comprehensive flight test program in aviation history, Vandenberg AFB unveils a solar array project, and cadets learn about their Pathway to Blue. Hosted by SSgt Braden Anderson.

      04/24/2018


    • Around the Air Force: AFSPC-11 Mission / Mentorship Program/ Indonesian Interoperability

      On this look around the Air Force the 45th Space Wing supports the launch of an Atlas V rocket, the 688th Cyberspace Wing hosts a mentorship program, and U.S. and Indonesia Airmen talks improve interoperability. Hosted by SSgt Braden Anderson.

      04/20/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Future of War / Space X Support / Space Command Vice Commander

      On this look around the Air Force the Vice Chief of Staff speaks at the 2018 Future of War Conference, Airmen support the latest Space X launch, and Lt Gen David Thompson assumes the position of Space Command Vice Commander. Hosted by SSgt Nicholas Koetz.

      Sources:
      VICE CHIEF OF STAFF
      http://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1489186/vcsaf-highlights-speed-innovation-as-keys-to-victory-in-future-war/
      SPACE X
      http://www.afrc.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1487662/reserve-citizen-airmen-support-resupply-mission/
      SPACE COMMAND
      http://www.afspc.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1485103/air-force-establishes-pentagon-based-afspc-vice-commander-position/

      04/16/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Thunderbird Crash / African Partnership Flight

      On this look around the Air Force, the Thunderbird pilot in the F-16 crash is identified, Airmen participated in an African partnership flight in Senegal, and the Air Force is analyzing unexplained physiological events with the T-6 Texan training platform. Hosted by SSgt Nicholas Koetz.

      04/12/2018


    • Col Michael Rawls, 435th AEW Commander message

      Col Michael Rawls, 435th AEW Commander message of their mission.

      04/10/2018


    • Good Food Good Leadership

      If you have good tasting food, you got happy people. If you have a clean place to be when you eat, you've got happy people. Services, we provide that happiness for people to feel like thy're at home although they're away from home.

      ~A1C Zachery Reece

      03/28/2018


    • Vehicle Maintenance Journeyman

      Some Airmen are the backbones of their shop and some work at skill greater than their rank. A1C Soloman Henderson is that airmen for the RED HORSE squadron at Nigerien Air Base 201.

      "More NCO's can definitely use an airmen like Henderson, just being in this environment being able to sustain the vehicles the way he has. I say back at home that he'd be twice the airmen that he is here."

      ~TSgt Benjamin Peebles

      Producer SSgt Jonathan Guzman

      03/18/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Quality of Life / New Tech School

      On this look around the Air Force, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson talks about improving the quality of life for Air Force families, and the Air Force has announced the creation of a new information operations technical training school. Hosted by SSgt Jevon Smith.

      Sources:

      http://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1457978/af-officials-announce-creation-of-info-ops-tech-school/

      03/12/2018


    • Air Forces Africa Mobile Training Team

      Air Forces Africa Mobile Training Team Lead MSgt Brad Miller, trains Niger Armed Forces in close quarters battle tactics to better their skills in defending the base.

      Images by Tech. Sgt. Nick Wilson

      03/12/2018


    • The Air Force responds to former Reese Air Force Base well water sampling results

      As result of past firefighting practices, the Air Force is aggressively focused on efforts addressing perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) contamination of drinking water. Here is James Truitt with how the Air Force is responding to recent well water sampling results in the area around former Reese Air Force Base.

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      For more information please go to:
      http://www.afcec.af.mil/WhatWeDo/Environment/Perfluorinated-Compounds/

      03/07/2018


    • Around the Air Force: National Defense Strategy / Airmen Support Atlas V Launch

      On this look around the Air Force, Chief of Staff of the Air Force General David Goldfein discusses national defense strategy, and Airmen from the 920th Rescue Wing at Patrick AFB, Florida, supported the launch of an Atlas V rocket. Hosted by SSgt Jevon Smith.

      Source:
      http://www.afrc.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1457477/reserve-citizen-airmen-support-weather-satellite-launch/

      03/07/2018


    • Around the Air Force: SECAF on the Future of Warfare

      On this look around the Air Force Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson talks about the future of warfare and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, Kaleth Wright talks about transparency on social media. Hosted by SSgt Nicholas Koetz.


      03/02/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Air Warfare Symposium

      On this look around the Air Force Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff General David Goldfein address Airmen at the Air Force Association’s Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando, Florida. Hosted by SSgt Nicholas Koetz.

      03/01/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Hydrogen Fuel / Injury Prediction

      On this look around the Air Force, Airmen in Hawaii demonstrate hydrogen as an alternative fuel source, the Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine is using the DARI system to predict injuries, and the Air Force is looking for First Sergeant of the Year nominations.Hosted by SSgt Samantha Ducker.

      02/23/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Military Honors /Cyberspace Officer Direct Appointment Pilot Program

      On this look around the Air Force a Medal of Honor recipient is laid to rest, the Air Force selects 57 officers to join its Foreign Area Officer program, and the Air Force selects two candidates for the Cyberspace Officer Direct Appointment Pilot program. Hosted by SSgt Samantha Ducker.

      02/21/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Around the Air Force: Budget Request / Child Rescued

      On this look around the Air Force the 2019 budget request seeks to restore readiness, lethality and modernize, and security forces Airmen rescue a lost 2-year-old in Africa. Hosted by SSgt Nicholas Koetz.

      Sources:
      http://www.usafe.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1438131/airmen-save-missing-child-sharpen-interoperability/

      http://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1439114/air-force-fiscal-year-2019-budget-addresses-great-power-competition/

      02/16/2018


    • 2018 Financial Service Workshop comes to San Antonio

      You work an honest day. You receive a fair wage. Here's James Truitt with how The Air Force is fighting to keep your paychecks coming.

      02/02/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Bomb Squadron Returns / Doolittle Award

      On this look around the Air Force, airmen from the 23rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron return from deployment, findings in an MQ-1B crash are released, and Airmen assigned to the 432nd Wing and 432nd Expeditionary Wing receive the Doolittle Award. Hosted by A1C Cory Kuttler.

      02/02/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Bio-Fuel Testing/Tier 2 PT Standards

      This edition features stories on Bio-Fuel testing and Tier 2 physical training standards.

      01/31/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Chad Deployment/ NSDC 24/7 / TAP

      On this look around the Air Force, Airmen deploy to Chad, the National Space Defense Center has transitioned to 24/7 operations, and it’s now easier for reservists to meet Transition Assistance Program requirements. Hosted by A1C Cory Kuttler.

      01/31/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Partnership Flight Symposium / Physiological Events / Spark Tank

      On this look around the Air Force aeromedical teams from 12 different nations participated in a partnership flight symposium, the Air Force will address unexplained physiological events, and Air Force Space Command nominated two ideas for the Air Force’s Spark Tank competition. Hosted by SSgt Jevon Smith.

      Sources:
      PARTNERSHIP FLIGHT SYMPOSIUM
      http://www.usafe.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1421109/partnership-flight-symposium-enhances-cooperation-between-13-countries/
      ... read more

      01/24/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Estonia Theater Security / Brown Beret / VR Flight Training

      On this look around the Air Force Ohio ANG Airmen support theater security in Estonia, combat aviation advisors are authorized to wear a brown beret, and virtual reality is used in an adaptive flight training study. Hosted by SSgt Nicholas Koetz.

      01/19/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Pence Visits Nellis / California Mudslides / B-52s Deploy to U.K.

      On this look around the Air Force Vice President Mike Pence visits airmen at Nellis Air Force Base, Air National Guard airmen assist law enforcement with recovery efforts from the recent mudslides, and B-52s deploy to England. Hosted by Tech. Sgt. Robbie Arp.

      01/17/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Iraqi Airmen Certification / Baltic Air Police Mission

      On this look around the Air Force, Iraqi maintenance airmen are certified and the 493rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron passes the reins of NATO’s Baltic air policing mission. Hosted by SSgt Robert Kingery.

      01/12/2018


    • AFwerX Vegas Grand Opening Jan 11 2018

      The Secretary of the Air Force and the Vice President of the United States speak at the grand opening of the AFwerX center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

      01/11/2018


    • Around the Air Force: EPR Changes / Hurricane Hunters

      On this look around the Air Force, Air Force officials have announced Enlisted Performance Report changes, Hurricane Hunters flew their first winter storm mission of the year, and retired General Leonard Patrick has been selected to be honored with the Order of the Sword. Hosted by SSgt Robert Kingery.

      01/10/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Airmen Support NASA/ Blended Retirement System

      On this look around the Air Force the 418th Flight Test Squadron assists NASA and Airmen can now enroll in the new Blended Retirement System. Hosted by SSgt Nicholas Koetz.

      01/08/2018


    • Around the Air Force: Airman Saves Life / Blood Donor Month

      On this look around the Air Force an off-duty Airman saves a life, and January is National Blood Donor Month. Hosted by A1C Cory Kuttler.

      01/08/2018


    • Around the Air Force: JFE Exercise / Op Ham Grenade / NORAD Santa Tracker

      On this look around the Air Force, Nellis Air Force Base hosts a Joint Forcible Entry (JFE) exercise, Operation Ham Grenade provided ham and other goods for service members, and NORAD tracks Santa. Hosted by SSgt Samantha Ducker.

      12/22/2017


    • Around the Air Force: Deployment Change / RAF JTACs / USAF Marathon

      On this look around the Air Force the CSAF Gen David Goldfein announces deployment changes, and Royal Air Force Joint Terminal Attack Controllers train with Airmen in South Dakota, Hosted by Amn Marqus Williams.

      12/19/2017


    • La Ventana

      A suicide prevention message from the 156th Airlift Wing at Muñiz Air National Guard Base, Carolina, Puerto Rico.

      12/13/2017


    • Around the Air Force: Hurricane Hunters / Christmas Drop

      On this look around the Air Force, we take a look at the Hurricane Hunters’ mission and this month marks the 66th anniversary of Operation Christmas Drop. Hosted by A1C Cory Kuttler.

      12/07/2017


    • Puerto Rico Air National Guard Efforts 65 Days After Hurricane Maria

      A visual representation of the Air National Guard impact in Puerto Rico more than two months after Hurricane Maria hit the U.S. Territory. The video includes the number of Puerto Rico Air National Guard sorties, flight hours, passengers and cargo; the current total of ANG personnel from 29 different states, mobile kitchen, medical group, emergency family assistance centers, civil engineering projects, and more.

      12/03/2017


    • Around the Air Force: Senior Enlisted Leadership Conference / Base Repairs in P.R.

      AFRICOM hosted senior enlisted leaders from twenty African partner nations for the first-ever Africa Senior Enlisted Leader Conference, repairs at Muniz ANG Base, Puerto Rico are underway following hurricane damage.

      11/17/2017


    • Around the Air Force: SotAF / House Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee

      Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson and Air Force Chief of Staff General David Goldfein deliver the State of the Air Force Address at the Pentagon, Lt Gen Mark Nowland, Deputy Chief of Staff for Air Force Operations, testifies about Aviation readiness to the House Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee.

      11/14/2017


    • Around the Air Force: CSAF Speaks / Puerto Rico Support

      Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Gen. David Goldfein speaks at the 2017 ThanksUSA Supporting our Troops Gala, and the US Air Force continues to support recovery efforts in Puerto Rico.

      11/02/2017


    • Around the Air Force: CSAF Speaks / Puerto Rico Support

      Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Gen. David Goldfein speaks at the 2017 ThanksUSA Supporting our Troops Gala, and the US Air Force continues to support recovery efforts in Puerto Rico.

      11/02/2017


    • Around the Air Force: CSAF Visit / Air Refueling / CMSAF Speech

      Chief of Staff of the Air Force, General David Goldfein visits Joint National Guard Base McEntire, South Carolina, the 100th Air Refueling Wing participates in a joint training exercise over the Meditteranean Sea, and the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force speaks at the 2017 Airlift/Tanker Symposium in Orlando Fl.

      Sources:

      https://www.dvidshub.net/news/253358/air-force-chief-staff-and-elected-officials-visit-mcentire-joint-national-guard-base

      https://www.dvidshub.net/video/560881/usaf-kc-135s-refuel-hellenic-air-force-greece-no-graphics

      http://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1357391/wright-eyes-indefinite-enlistment-awards-program-changes-for-enlisted-force

      10/31/2017


    • Around the Air Force: Arctic Gold 18-1 / Fighter Pilot Vacancies

      On this look around the Air Force, Airmen with the 354th Fighter Wing out of Eielson AFB, Alaska started Exercise Arctic Gold 18-1, and additional pilot positions are open to Air National Guard and Reserve Pilots.

      Sources:
      https://www.dvidshub.net/news/252887/arctic-gold-18-1-showcases-icemen-readiness

      http://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1352948/active-duty-positions-added-for-guard-reserve-pilots/

      10/26/2017


    • PRANG delivers supplies to nuns and children in Puerto Rico

      B-roll stringer of the Puerto Rico Air National Guard delivering food and water to nuns and children in the municipality of Cidra after Hurricane Maria. Members of the PRANG's 156th Airlift Wing and Iowa ANG's 132nd Airlift Wing discuss the mission at Muñiz ANG Base. The Airmen picked up the supplies from a FEMA distribution station in Caguas and delivered them to Centro Acogida y Sostén Agustino (C.A.S.A.), a shelter for young boys managed by nuns, and to the Monasterio Santa Clara de Cidra (Saint Clare Monastery of Cidra).

      10/25/2017


    • Around the Air Force: Puerto Rico Relief / Reaper Combat / Pathogens

      On this look around the Air Force, Airmen from the 633rd Medical Group deploy to Puerto Rico to help with relief efforts, the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing complete their first combat mission, and Air Force medical researchers test a new tool that detects and identifies pathogens in the field.

      10/24/2017


    • Air National Guard delivers mail to Puerto Rico

      B-roll stringer of Aerial Port Airmen from Nevada ANG’s 152nd Airlift Wing, Wisconsin ANG’s 128th Air Refueling Wing, Connecticut ANG’s 103rd Airlift Wing, Alaska ANG’s 176th Airlift Wing and the Puerto Rico ANG’s 156th Airlift Wing working together to load 18 pallets of U.S. mail on trucks for the United States Postal Service at Muñiz Air National Guard Base, Puerto Rico, Oct. 20. The PRANG served as a staging area for 18 pallets of U.S. mail transported on a C-17 aircraft from... read more

      10/20/2017


    • Around the Air Force: Puerto Rico Relief Efforts / Spouses Help Shooting Victims

      On this look around the Air Force, Puerto Rico relief efforts continue and a group of spouses from Nellis AFB teamed up to help Las Vegas mass shooting victims and their families. Hosted by A1C Jasmine Vanderheyden.

      10/13/2017


    • Air and Army National Guard deliver food and water to Puerto Rico residents

      B-roll stringer of Air and Army National Guard servicemembers alongside officials from Castañer General Hospital distributing food and water in the municipality of Lares, Puerto Rico, Oct. 6. Members of the Puerto Rico Air National Guard working alongside Citizen-Soldiers of the New York National Guard distribute food and water to patients and local residents displaced by Hurricane Maria. (U.S. Air Force video by Staff Sgt. Angel Oquendo)

      10/06/2017


    • Around the Air Force: CSAF Talks Future / Mexico Earthquake Relief

      On this look around the Air Force the Air Force Chief of Staff talks about the future of the Air Force and Airmen deliver much needed supplies to Mexico. Hosted by SSgt Nicholas Koetz.

      09/27/2017


    • Around the Air Force: Irma Prep / Fighter Aircrew Retention

      On this look around the Air Force Airmen mobilize in preparation for hurricane Irma, the Air Force looks to improve quality of life, quality of service to help retain experienced fighter aircrews and Airmen and dependents are invited to participate in the 2017 Air Force community feedback tool survey.

      09/08/2017


    • Around the Air Force: ICBM Contracts / Airmen Train Sailors / Ground Combat Readiness

      On this look around the Air Force ICBM contracts are awarded to Boeing and Northrop Grumman, Sailors receive Aerospace Ground Equipment training, and a look at Desert Defender Combat Readiness training. Hosted by SSgt Anastasia Tompkins.

      08/28/2017


    • Navy Trains with Air Force at Desert Defender

      The Desert Defender Ground Combat Readiness Training Center is the Air Force’s largest security forces training center. Here is James Truitt with how their mission has recently hit a new milestone.

      08/28/2017


    • Around the Air Force: Space Directorate / Pathfinder Initiative / Express Scripts

      On this look around the Air Force the new Space Operations Directorate has achieved operating capability, the Pathfinder Initiative protects cyberspace assets, and starting September first, the Express Scripts Tricare pharmacy home delivery program begins. Hosted by SSgt Anastasia Tompkins

      08/23/2017


    • Desert Defender's LOGDET Equips Defenders Downrange

      Security Forces now have a resource to rapidly get equipment that will help them in the field. Here’s Greg Hand with how defenders are equipping defenders with tools to get the job done.

      08/21/2017


    • Around the Air Force: Combat Hammer / Cope Angel / SSgt Promotion Results

      On this look around the Air Force Airmen at Hill AFB fly F-35As in support of exercise Combat Hammer, Airmen at Misawa AB train with Japanese Pararescuemen for exercise Cope Angel, and the promotion results for Staff Sergeant are in. Hosted by SSgt Anastasia Tompkins.

      08/18/2017


    • Around the Air Force 170815

      This edition features stories on the new Undersecretary of the Air Force, B-1B deployment and the Light Attack Experimentation campaign.

      08/15/2017


    • Around the Air Force: Mobility Guardian / Bomber Presence / Developmental Special Duties

      On this look around the Air Force, Phase Two of Mobility Guardian begins, and Ellsworth Airmen provide Pacific bomber support. Hosted by SSgt Anastasia Tompkins.

      08/09/2017


    • Around the Air Force: New Priorities / Minuteman III / Space Funding

      On this look around the Air Force, senior leaders release new priorities, Minuteman III ICBM launch, and the SECAF discusses space funding an ops. Hosted by A1C Cory Kuttler.

      08/04/2017


    • Interview: Minnesota National Guard Youth Camp Volunteer Dani Todd

      Interview 1: Minnesota Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Lindsay Koolmo, Executive Director for the Minnesota National Guard Youth Camp

      Interview 2: Dani Todd, Camp Counselor and daughter to a member of the 133rd Airlift Wing

      The purpose of the Minnesota National Guard Youth Camp is to: Provide a unique and enjoyable opportunity for dependents of the Minnesota National Guard to explore the environment in which they live and be more responsible for maintaining the environment for future generations. Provide a positive experience in a safe and caring environment. Assist youth in gaining an understanding of why their Guard member serves in the National Guard. Help youth cope with the stress and confusion of separation/deployment.

      08/04/2017


    • Interview: Minnesota National Guard Youth Camp Executive Director (TSgt) Lindsay Koolmo

      Lindsay Koolmo, Executive Director of the Minnesota National Guard Youth Camp discusses varies aspect of this year’s youth camp at Camp Ripley Training Center on Aug. 3. Koolmo is mutations maintenance Tech Sergeant from the 148th Fighter Wing in Duluth, Minn. The MNGYC is in its 26th year heavily relies on donations and volunteers for the success of the week long camp it offers kids and teens affiliated with members of the Minnesota National Guard. If you’d like to learn more about this unique camp, visit: http://mngyc.org

      08/04/2017


    • Interview: Minnesota National Guard Youth Camp Volunteers: MNARNG Brig. Gen. (R) Kevin S Gerdes and his wife Mickey Gerdes

      Interview 1: Minnesota Air National Guard Tech. Sgt. Lindsay Koolmo, Executive Director for the Minnesota National Guard Youth Camp

      Interview 2: Minnesota National Guard Youth Camp Volunteers: Minnesota Army National Guard Retired Brig. Gen. (R) Kevin S Gerdes and his wife Mickey Gerdes

      The purpose of the Minnesota National Guard Youth Camp is to: Provide a unique and enjoyable opportunity for dependents of the Minnesota National Guard to explore the environment in which they live and... read more

      08/04/2017


    • Around the Air Force: Show of Force / F-16 Training Deployment / Cold War POW Memorial

      On this look around the Air Force B-1Bs fly by the Korean peninsula in a show of force, F-16 pilots and maintainers finish a training deployment to RAF Lakenheath, and a Cold War POW is laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery. Hosted by A1C Jasmine Vanderheyden.

      08/01/2017


    • Around the Air Force: Launch Vehicles / Student Loan Forgiveness / B-52 Leaflet Drops / B-1B Talisman Saber

      On this look around the Air Force NASA, Boeing, and SpaceX are developing low orbit launch vehicles, government employees will have the opportunity to have their student loans cleared, leaflet bombs are being tested with B-52s, and B1-B crews train with Australian JTACs. Hosted by TSgt Robbie Arp.

      07/27/2017


    • Around the Air Force: EPME 21/ Pacific Angel/ Innovation Challenge

      On this look around the Air Force, CMSAF Kaleth Wright shares the major changes made to Enlisted Professional Military Education for the 21st century, Air Force medical practitioners work with their Fijian counterparts, and Edwards AFB engineers hosted a one-day innovation challenge.Hosted by A1C Jasmine Vanderheyden.

      07/21/2017


    • Around the Air Force: Pat Tillman Award / Medical Ex / Red Flag 17-3

      On this look around the Air Force a Wounded Warrior receives the Pat Tillman award at the ESPYs, a medical exercise in Minnesota provides free healthcare for local residents, and Red Flag 17-3 features F-35s from both the Air Force and the Marine Corps. Hosted by TSgt Robbie Arp.

      07/19/2017


    • Members of the 148th Fighter Wing participate in Cass Lake “Walking Shield” Innovative Readiness Training

      2nd Lt. Joshua Kohler, a Medical Admin Officer from the 148th Fighter Wing, talks about Cass Lake’s Walking Shield on July 15, 2017 in Cass Lake, Minn. Walking Shield is Innovative Readiness Training run by members of the Air National Guard and Reserve from around the nation, who are providing no cost quality health care to the members of community July 11 – 20. *See slates for titles of other interviewees and Cass Lake IRT Dental Clinic feature

      07/15/2017


    • Around the Air Force: Fighting Wildfires / Flying Training Deployment / Retraining Quotas

      On this look around the Air Force, Air National Guard Airmen battle Californian wildfires, F-16s arrive in England for a flying training deployment, and FY18 first-term Airmen retraining quotas are released. Hosted by A1C Jasmine Vanderheyden.

      07/13/2017


    • Around the Air Force: Warrior Games

      On this look around the Air Force, the location for the 2018 Warrior Games is announced, Airmen and Marines work together during F-35 refueling exercise, and the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year have been announced. Hosted by A1C Jasmine Vanderheyden.

      07/12/2017


    • Around the Air Force: ACES II Chute / Revitalization Initiative / Special Duty Changes

      On this look around the Air Force, a new parachute canopy is tested for the ACES II ejection seat, squadron revitalization teams visit Scott AFB, and special duty changes are coming.

      06/29/2017


    • Around the Air Force: F-35 Paris Demo / Pacific Angel 2017

      On this look around the Air Force, SECAF and CSAF testify before the Senate Appropriations Committee for Defense on the 2018 Budget, an F-35 demonstration at the Paris Air Show, and Pacific Angel 2017 is set to get underway. Hosted by A1C Cory Kuttler.

      06/23/2017


    • Around the Air Force: Space Ops Deputy / 2017 Warrior Games

      On this look around the Air Force, Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson establishes a Deputy Chief of Staff for Space Operations, and a preview of the 2017 Warrior Games. Hosted by A1C Cory Kuttler.

      06/21/2017


    • Around the Air Force: Honorable Lisa Disbrow/European Theater Bomber Assurance/ BALTOPS 2017

      Today's look Around the Air Force features European Theater Bomber Assurance and Deterrence Operations, Exercise Baltic Operations or Baltops, and the Honorable Lisa Disbrow honored for her service as the Acting Secretary of the Air Force

      06/14/2017


    • Around the Air Force: SECAF Interview / Load Diffuser Exercise / RPA Pilot Applications

      On this look around the Air Force, the SECAF sits down for her first interview, COMUSAFE visits the Load Diffuser exercise, and Airmen have until November 15th to apply to become an enlisted RPA pilot. Hosted by A1C Cory Kuttler.

      06/12/2017


    • Around the Air Force: CSS Manning / Nuclear Triad

      On this look around the Air Force, the Air Force plans to increase Command Support Staff and the Vice Chief of Staff discusses the Nuclear Triad. Hosted by A1C Cory Kuttler.

      05/31/2017


    • Around the Air Force: 2018 Budget / DoD Lab Day / Weather Platform

      On this look around the Air Force, AF leadership presented its fiscal year 2018 President’s budget, the Pentagon hosted the Department of Defense Lab Day and the Air Force Research Laboratory is working towards a mobile weather challenge solution. Hosted by A1C Jasmine Vanderheyden.

      05/26/2017


    • Around the Air Force: Space Capability Testimony / Pilot Shortage

      On this look around the Air Force, Air Force senior leaders testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee Strategic Forces Subcommittee on space capabilities, and the Chief of Staff of the Air Force met with airline execs to discuss the pilot shortage. Hosted by SSgt Traci Keller.

      05/24/2017


    • Around the Air Force: Wilson Confirmed/Test Pilots/Cricket Hair Tech

      On this look around the Air Force, the Senate confirms Dr. Heather Wilson to be the next SECAF, the Air Force is accepting test pilot applications, and the Air Force Research Lab has developed sensory tech inspired by the fine hairs of crickets and bats. Hosted by SSgt Traci Keller.

      05/12/2017


    • Around the Air Force: X-37B Returns/SAPR Testimony

      On this look around the Air Force, the X-37B returns from its 718 day mission and the USAFA Superintendent testifies before Congress on SAPR. Hosted by SSgt Traci Keller.

      05/10/2017


    • Around the Air Force: Diversity and Inclusion

      On this look around the Air Force, Female Airmen have 12 months after childbirth to decide if they will separate from service, Course 15 is replaced by NCO DLC, and the Air Force sponsors a cyber security hacking contest.

      05/04/2017


    • Around the Air Force: F-35s Deploy to Estonia / Minuteman III Launch / 500,000th CCAF Grad

      On this look around the Air Force, two F-35As deploy to Estonia for the first time, Global Strike Command Airmen test launch a Minuteman III ICBM, and the 500,000th person has graduated from the Community College of the Air Force. Hosted by SSgt Traci Keller.

      05/03/2017


    • Around the Air Force: F-35s Deploy to Estonia

      On this look around the Air Force, two F-35As deploy to Estonia for the first time, Global Strike Command Airmen test launch a Minuteman III ICBM, and the 500,000th person has graduated from the Community College of the Air Force. Hosted by SSgt Traci Keller.

      04/28/2017


    • Patriot Hook 2017

      In a massive collaboration of more than 350 military, federal, and state personnel, and five Air Force Reserve Command Wings convened in California April 26 - May 1 to participate in Patriot Hook. The six-day exercise spanned across three sites in California, simulating austere Forward Operating Locations at Vandenberg Air Force Base, March Air Reserve Base, and Naval Air Station North Island.

      04/26/2017


    • Around the Air Force: AFA Grad Visits Space Station / African Partnership Flight

      On this look around the Air Force, an Academy grad treks to space and the 10th African Partnership Flight kicks off. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Jevon Smith.

      04/21/2017


    • Around the Air Force: F-35 U.K. Arrival / German Proficiency Badge

      On this look around the Air Force, F-35s arrive at RAF Lakenheath, and 19th Air Support Operations airmen earned German Armed Forces proficiency badges. Hosted by SSgt Jevon Smith.

      04/19/2017


    • Around the Air Force: CSAF Testifies on Capitol Hill

      Today's look around the Air Force features Air Force Chief of Staff General David Goldfein testifying on Capitol Hill, Little Rock Air Force Base C-130s deliver aid to Peru, and more than 1,000 developmental special duty positions are opened.

      04/11/2017


    • Around the Air Force: Sexual Assault Awareness / 1,000 Combat Flying Hours / 1,000 Continuous Sorties

      Features stories on sexual assault awareness in the Air Force and an F-16 pilot reaches 1,000 combat flying hours and a EQ-4 Global Hawk completes 1,000 continuous sorties. Hosted by Airman 1st Class Jasmine Vanderheyden.

      04/05/2017


    • Around the Air Force: 70th Anniversary Website / F-35 Sustainment Facility

      On this look around the Air Force, the Air Force has a dedicated website to commemorate the Air Force’s 70th birthday and coating booths are in the works for F-35 sustainment. Hosted by A1C Cory Kuttler.

      03/28/2017


    • Around the Air Force: SATCOM Launch / DBIDS/ Reutilization

      On this look around the Air Force, the ninth wideband global SATCOM spacecraft launched, DBIDS gets an upgrade, and the Reutilization Program saves millions of dollars. Hosted by SSgt Jevon Smith.

      03/21/2017


    • Around the Air Force: Fatal U-28A Crash / EPME Changes

      In this look around the Air Force, Colonel Ben Maitre address the public about the fatal U-28 crash near Cannon Air Force Base New Mexico and the Enlisted Professional Military Education Program removes the reenlistment and extension eligibility requirement.

      03/17/2017


    • STARBASE in Puerto Rico: Helping children reach the stars.

      Located at the Muñiz Air National Guard Base in Carolina, Puerto Rico, the Department of Defense's STARBASE program in Puerto Rico is changing the lives of elementary school children within the community.

      03/14/2017


    • Around the Air Force: Tucano Pilots Eject / CSAF Talks Space & Cyber

      On this look around the Air Force, pilots eject from an A-29A Super Tucano and the Air Force Chief of Staff, General David Goldfein, speaks about the importance of the space and cyber mission.

      03/13/2017


    • Around the Air Force: Acting SECAF and CMSAF speak at Air Warfare Symposium

      On this look around the Air Force, Acting SECAF Lisa Disbrow talks about the Air Force review and CMSAF Kaleth Wright answers a question about the possibility of enlisted Airmen flying MQ-9 Reapers. Hosted by SSgt Jevon Smith.

      03/07/2017


    • Tech Upgrades to Provide Faster and More Secure Traffic Flow

      We’ve all experienced long lines waiting to get on a base… but soon… it will be a thing of the past. Here is James Truitt with how the Air Force is cutting your travel time while keeping you safer on base.

      03/07/2017


    • 156th Airlift Wing Celebrates Women's History Month

      The 156th Airlift Wing celebrates women of the Puerto Rico Air National Guard at Muniz Air National Guard Base in Carolina, Puerto Rico during March - women's history month.

      03/05/2017


    • Around the Air Force: Air Warfare Symposium

      On this look around the Air Force, CSAF Gen David Goldfein and CMSAF Kaleth Wright speak at the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium. Hosted by SSgt Traci Keller.

      03/03/2017


    • Just Another Day in the PRANG

      The Puerto Rico Air National Guard's 156th Airlift Wing Aircrew and Aerial Port scramble to meet time over target on a training mission. Social Media Video.
      60 seconds.

      03/02/2017


    • Around the Air Force: MQ-1 to Retire/ Warrior Games Trials/ C-5 Transports Apaches

      On this look around the Air Force, the Air Force plans to retire the MQ-1, the Air Force Warrior Games trials are underway, and a C-5 Galaxy transported Apache helicopters for the Army. Hosted by SSgt Traci Keller.

      02/28/2017


    • 156th Airlift Wing Airmen Graduate Honor Guard Program

      22 airmen from the 156th Airlift Wing at Air Base Muñiz, Puerto Rico graduate the Base Honor Guard training program. Includes soundbites from Staff Sgt. April A. Spilde, NCOIC Base Honor Guard Program.

      02/15/2017


    • Around the Air Force: U-2 Milestone / Tactical Communicators / USO Award Submission

      On this look around the Air Force the U-2 surpasses the 30,000 flight-hour barrier, this month’s edition of Airman Magazine covers the Joint Communications Support Element, and the USO is looking for service member of the year nominees. Hosted by SSgt Traci Keller.

      02/07/2017


    • Around the Air Force: B-2s Return, New USAFE-AFAFRICA Command Chief

      On this look around the Air Force, three B-2 bombers return to Whiteman AFB after a deployment, Tinker AFB has begun construction of a next generation 9-1-1 call center, USAFE-AFAFRICA has a new Command Chief, and February is American Heart Month. Hosted by A1C Cory Kuttler.

      02/06/2017


    • Around the Air Force: B-2s Return, New USAFE-AFAFRICA Command Chief

      On this look around the Air Force, three B-2 bombers return to Whiteman AFB after a deployment, Tinker AFB has begun construction of a next generation 9-1-1 call center, USAFE-AFAFRICA has a new Command Chief, and February is American Heart Month. Hosted by A1C Cory Kuttler.

      02/03/2017


    • A Partnership for Success: An Update to the Kirtland AFB Bulk Fuels Facility Cleanup

      In November 1999, the Air Force detected evidence of a fuel leak in an underground pipeline at the Bulk Fuels Facility on Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. Now, through a unique partnership between the Air Force, regulators, and the Albuquerque community, significant progress is being made to clean up the fuel plume.

      02/03/2017


    • Around the Air Force: KC-46A Contract / Lt Gen Bunch / Repair Savings

      On this look around the Air Force, a 2.1 billion dollar contract is approved, the Military Deputy of the Assistant Secretary of Air Force Acquisition talks tech, and a repair network enhancement program has saved over 5 million dollars. Hosted by SSgt Jevon Smith.

      02/01/2017


    • Around the Air Force: F-35 Reserve Base Location / Refugee Aid / Energy Flight Plan

      On this look around the Air Force the preferred Reserve led F-35 base is announced, Airmen aid Kurdish refugees, and the Air Force is focusing on cost-effective, cleaner energy solutions. Hosted by SSgt Jevon Smith.

      01/26/2017


    • Around the Air Force: MQ-9 & KC-46A Preferred Locations/ Travis Environmental Restoration Program

      On this look around the Air Force the preferred base locations for the MQ-9 and KC-46A are announced and Travis AFB's environmental restoration program is certified. Hosted by SSgt Jevon Smith.

      01/25/2017


    • Around the Air Force: Airmen Support Inauguration / Subject Matter Expert Exchanges

      In this look around the Air Force, Airmen help provide inauguration support and service members conduct subject matter expert exchanges at Clark AB, Philippines. Hosted by SSgt Traci Keller.

      01/20/2017


    • Around the Air Force: Fire Suppression Funnel / Falcon 9 Launch / Quit Smoking

      On this look around the Air Force Airmen at Edwards Air Force Base developed a new way to reduce the cost of testing fire suppression systems, a satellite launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, and Civilian Health Promotion Services is helping people quit smoking. Hosted by A1C Jasmine Vanderheyden.

      01/18/2017


    • Around the Air Force: SECAF Farewell / Tattoo Policy Change

      On this look around the Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James bids farewell as SECAF, and major changes are coming to the Air Force's tattoo policy. Hosted by SSgt Jevon Smith.

      01/13/2017


    • Around the Air Force: SECAF Talks Tenure

      On this look around the Air Force Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force, talks about her priorities during her tenure. Hosted by A1C Cory Kuttler.

      01/10/2017


    • Around the Air Force: 1.6.2017

      On this look around the Air Force President Obama says farewell to service members and new synthetic tie downs and winch cables for the C-17 Globemaster III are saving the Air Force money. Hosted by A1C Jasmine Vanderheyden.

      01/06/2017


    • Around the Air Force: 1.4.2017

      On this look around the Air Force, Airmen march in the Rose parade, coalition forces conduct more than 70 air strikes in Syria and Iraq since the New Year, and an Air Force amputee is attempting to resume his career in Pararescue. Hosted by A1C Cory Kuttler.

      01/04/2017


    • Around the Air Force: 12.30.2016

      On this look around the Air Force military members will receive an increase in basic pay starting January 1st, and the Air Force is looking to commission some enlisted Airmen who are interested in the nursing field. Hosted by SSgt Traci Keller.

      12/30/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 12.28.2016

      On this look around the Air Force Airmen from the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing prepare meals for forward deployed service members and B-52s conduct combined joint operations. Hosted by SSgt Nicholas Koetz.

      12/28/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 12.23.2016

      On this look around the Air Force SECAF Deborah Lee James speaks at the Atlantic Council and NORAD is ready to track Santa. Hosted by SSgt Traci Keller.

      12/23/2016


    • Airman Wins Giveaway Grand Prize... A 2017 Jeep Wrangler!

      Throughout November, the Air Force Services Activity’s Air Force Club Membership Giveaway program honored its members with weekly prizes… Here is James Truitt with the story of one lucky airmen who won the grand prize… days before Christmas.

      12/22/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 12.20.2016

      On this look around the Air Force ISIL is crippled by coalition airstrikes, the 45th Space Wing launches a satellite which will increase internet speed, and other satellites that will measure ocean surface winds. Hosted by SSgt Traci Keller.

      12/20/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 12.16.2016

      On this look around the Air Force, SECAF Deborah Lee James addresses concerns from the Spouse and Family Forum, and President Barack Obama speaks to Airmen at MacDill AFB, Florida. Hosted by A1C Jasmine Vanderheyden.

      12/15/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 12.13.2016

      On this look around the Air Force, Airmen deliver the first F-35s to Israel, the SECAF visits Airmen at F.E. Warren, and Airmen attend the Enhancing Human Capital course. Hosted by SSgt Jevon Smith.

      12/13/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 12.9.2016

      On this look around the Air Force, SECAF Deborah Lee James speaks at the Reagan National Defense Forum, the Air Force releases F-35 candidate bases, and Operation Christmas Drop is underway. Hosted by A1C Jasmine Vanderheyden.

      12/09/2016


    • April Whitbeck Uganda Mission

      April Whitbeck, a program manager at AFCEC’s European Store Front at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, took a volunteer trip to Uganda to help bring clean water to a rural village. Now, she’s laying the ground work to go back and further her work. Since returning to Germany, the volunteer team has tested several prototypes for filters to get the dirt and sediment out of the water before it’s disinfected with consideration given to the cost of water filters to villagers.

      12/09/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 12.6.2016

      On this look around the Air Force an A-10 pilot reaches 6,000 flight hours, the new AC-130J successfully drops bombs for the first time, and a new IRS law that may change when you receive your refund. Hosted by SSgt Nicholas Koetz.

      12/06/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 11.29.2016

      One this look around the Air Force the ACC Commander visits deployed Airmen, the Berlin Airlift Memorial is reopened, and a specialized stretcher for traumatic brain and spinal injury patients is being tested. Hosted by A1C Jasmine Vanderheyden.

      11/29/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 11.25.2016

      On this look around the Air Force NASA launches a new weather satellite, airmen train with Marines during Vigilant Ace 17-1, and Serbian support during WWII is commemorated. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Jevon Smith.

      11/25/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 11.22.2016

      On this look around the Air Force Holloman AFB has been selected to be the interim home for two F-16 training squadrons, the SECDEF got a close look at Special Operations Airmen at work, and the Air Force has concluded an F-16 crash investigation. Hosted by SSgt Nicholas Koetz.

      11/22/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 11.18.2016

      On this look around the Air Force CSAF General David Goldfein announces the next CMSAF, Airmen work together with their Japanese counterparts in Keen Sword 2017, and the current policy for Air Force records management.

      11/17/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 11.15.2016

      On this look around the Air Force, the 301st Fighter Wing returns home from Afghanistan, Airmen participate in Exercise Tonnerre Lightning, and Airmen and Firefighters attend an emergency medical technician course. Hosted by A1C Cory Kuttler.

      11/15/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 11.8.2016

      On this look around the Air Force enlisted pilots take the first solo flight and a WWII bomber pilot is awarded the Silver Star. Hosted by SSgt Jevon Smith.

      11/08/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 11.04.16

      On this look around the Air Force airmen from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar help extinguish a fire in Mosul, Iraq, the 48th annual Airlift Tanker Association convention takes place in Nashville, Tenn., and Air Combat Command Commander Hawk Carlisle is inducted into the Order of the Sword. Hosted by Airman First Class Cory Kuttler.

      11/04/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 10.28.2016

      On this look around the Air Force Airmen bring supplies to a newly liberated and repaired airfield in Iraq, and a memorial honors the life on an OSI agent. Hosted by SSgt Nicholas Koetz

      10/28/2016


    • Around the Air Force:10.21.2016

      On this look around the Air Force the first JASDF F-35 rolls out in Fort Worth, Texas, the Quest For Zero initiative aims to prevent death and injuries in the work place, and Airmen from New York set out for Operation Deep Freeze. Hosted by TSgt Holly Rob

      10/21/2016


    • Around the Air Force:10.18.2016

      On this look around the Air Force the SECAF approves incentive pay for assignments to Turkey and the 480th Fighter Squadron is welcomed home.

      10/18/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 10.14.2016

      On this look around the Air Force the Air Force Research Lab has developed a new flexible lithium battery, Airmen bring aid to Hurricane Matthew victims in Haiti and the Air Force is looking to develop new anti-icing technology. Hosted by A1C Cory Kuttler.

      10/13/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 10.12.2016

      On this look around the Air Force, fitness courses are recertified; retired Chief Master Sgt. Athena Cody, spouse of Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody, talks about making dual military relationships work; and it's not too late to register to vote. Hosted by Airman 1st Class Jasmine Vanderheyden.

      10/12/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 10.12.2016

      On this look around the Air Force, fitness courses are recertified, Athena Cody talks about making dual military relationships work, and it's not too late to register to vote. Hosted by A1C Jasmine Vanderheyden

      10/12/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 10.7.2016

      On this look around the Air Force promotion statistics are released, the USAFE-AFAFRICA commander emphasizes the importance of a well trained force, and the remains of fighter pilot are returned home. Hosted by A1C Cory Kuttler.

      10/06/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 10.4.2016

      On this look around the Air Force, senior leaders release a memorandum for diversity initiatives, assignments to Turkey will become unaccompanied tours and the Air Force raises awareness for cyber security. Hosted by A1C Jasmine Vanderheyden.

      10/04/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 9.30.2016

      On this look around the Air Force CSAF General David Goldfein shares his priorities and Pararescue men save a pilot off the coast of Okinawa. Hosted by SSgt Nicholas Koetz.

      09/30/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 9.27.2016

      On this look around the Air Force U-2 flying operations have not been impacted after a recent crash and CMSAF James Cody reflects on his years of service. Hosted by SSgt Traci Keller.

      09/27/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 9.23.2016

      On this look around the Air Force the SECAF Deborah Lee James shares news about expanding the force and the new CSAF Gen David Goldfein delivers his first Air Force update. Hosted by A1C Cory Kuttler.

      09/23/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 9.20.2016

      On this look around the Air force, SSgt Traci Keller takes us to AFA's Air, Cyber and Space Conference where the name of the Air Force's latest stealth bomber, the B-21, was announced

      09/20/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 9.16.2016

      On this look around the Air Force JSTARS Airmen reach the one million flight hour milestone and USAFE-AFAFRICA airmen teamed up with twelve African countries for African Partnership Flight in Ghana.

      09/16/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 9.13.2016

      On this look around the Air Force combined US and South Korean forces conduct a display of air power and Airmen in Bulgaria participated in a new joint NATO air policing operation. Hosted by TSgt Holly Roberts-Davis.

      09/13/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 9.6.2016

      On this look around the Air Force, the flu mist is not a viable vaccination for Airmen this year, and Aeromedical Airmen rely on the TIS to prevent the spread of illnesses.

      09/06/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 9.2.2016

      On this look around the Air Force the KC-135 celebrates 60 years of service, a new KC-46A training center opens its doors, and a preview of this month's Airman magazine. Hosted by SSgt Traci Keller.

      09/02/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 8.30.2016

      On this look around the Air Force the enlisted RPA program is now open to all AFSCs, the Air Force is making the upgrade to Windows 10, and the Air Force officially welcomed its new Vice Chief of Staff. Hosted by SSgt Traci Keller.

      08/30/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 8.26.2016

      On this look around the Air Force F-35s face decontamination testing and the investigation of an F-16 crash has concluded in Germany. Hosted by SSgt Traci Keller.

      08/25/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 8.23.2016

      On this look around the Air Force big changes are coming for additional duties, Airmen participate in exercise Northern Strike, and B-52s conduct a ceremonial flyover in Australia. Hosted by SSgt Nicholas Koetz.

      08/23/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 8.16.2016

      On this look around the Air Force, the KC-46A has been approved for production, the Air Force is looking to create new F-16 training squadrons, and enlisted Airmen pursue a medical degree through the Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program. Hosted by SSgt Traci Keller.

      08/16/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 8.12.2016

      On this look around the Air Force, the SECAF and CSAF share the state of the Air Force, B-1s, B-2s, and B-52s make history in Guam, and USAFE-AFAFRICA gets a new commander. Hosted by SSgt Traci Keller.

      08/12/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 8.9.2016

      On this look around the Air Force, the Real ID Act will change the forms of identification that are valid to enter Air Force facilities, ROTC cadets go to experience a Special Tactics obstacle course, and a B-52 crew completes a mission that took more than 20 hours. Hosted by SSgt Nicholas Koetz.

      08/09/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 8.5.2016

      On this look around the Air Force B-1B Lancers deploy to Guam, a new issue of Airman is out featuring U2 pilots, and in Germany, 7 nations participated in International Jump Week.

      08/05/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 8.2.2016

      On this look around the Air Force, the F-35A becomes combat ready, Airmen at Robins AFB revamp a C-130H for fighting wildfires, and the Air Force selects the 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year. Hosted by SSgt Traci Keller.

      08/02/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 7.29.2016

      On this look around the Air Force, an amputee Air Force pilot gets back into the cockpit, Airmen can retrain into Special Ops without risking their current AFSC, and the SECAF honors the Air Force's longest serving civilian.

      08/01/2016


    • Around The Air Force: 7.22.2016

      Today's look around the Air Force the Pentagon releases a statment on Airmen in Turkey, Air Controllers from Scott have plan that could save the Air Force millions and AFSOC gets a new Commander.

      07/22/2016


    • Around The Air Force: 7.19.2016

      Today's look around the Air Force ACC Commander General Hawk Carlisle testifies before a House Armed Services Committee, the KC-46 Pegasus hits another milestone and Academy Cadets experience what deployed life is like.

      07/19/2016


    • Around The Air Force: 7.15.2016

      On this look around the Air Force, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announces that 560 more U.S. Troops are deployeing to Iraq, U.S. and Malaysian Airmen take part in joint exercise Cope Taufan 16 and the Air Force provides an up-date on an MQ-9 Reaper crash from late 2015.

      07/15/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 7.12.2016

      On this look around the Air Force eight new bases have been nominated as possible battlefield airmen training bases, a new undershirt helps keep airmen cool, and an Air Force Academy grad makes the Olympic team.

      07/12/2016


    • CF-18 Aerial Refueling

      JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM (July 13, 2016) A KC-135 crew from the 465th Air Refueling Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., complete an aerial refueling of a Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 Hornet July 11, 2016 in support of Rim of the Pacific 2016. Twenty-seven nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 30 to Aug. 4, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The world's largest... read more

      07/11/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 7.8.2016

      In this look around the Air Force the first enlisted Global Hawk pilots have been selected for training, a MQ-9 Reaper crashed in northern Syria, and a C-17 won Best in Show at an air show in England.

      07/08/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 7.6.2016

      On this look around the Air Force F-35s make a trans-Atlantic flight, an Airman runs 694 miles for PTSD awareness, and the Minnesota Air National Guard deploys to South Korea

      07/06/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 7.1.2016

      On this look around the Air Force, General David Goldfein is confirmed to be the Air Force Chief of Staff, The Air Force Personnel Center is accepting pilot applications, and five more bases have been nominated to potentially have KC-46As.

      06/30/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 6.28.2016

      On this look around the Air Force the Osan community remembers a hero and the SECAF talks about the domain of space. Hosted by SSgt Nicholas Alder.

      06/28/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 6.24.2016

      On this look around the Air Force, Gen. Mark Welsh III's career is celebrated at his retirement ceremony, Doolittle Raider Retired Staff Sergeant David Thatcher passed away, the 2016 Warrior Games came to a close and a new episode of BLUE gives a first hand account of the Khobar Towers tragedy. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Traci Keller.

      06/24/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 6.21.2016

      On this look around the Air Force, General David Goldfein testifies for the Senate Armed Services Committee, and the new Blended Retirement System will give Airmen more retirement options.Hosted by SSgt Nicholas Alder.

      06/21/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 6.14.2016

      n this look around the Air Force, officers can learn how to apply to become a test pilot and the Air Force is hoping to treat behavioral health issues with the Behavioral Health Optimization Program. Hosted by TSgt Holly Roberts-Davis.

      06/14/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 6.7.2016

      On this look around the Air Force, President Barack Obama speaks at the Air Force Academy commencement, battlefield Airmen get their own Training Group, and an update on C-130Js destined for Yokota Air Base.Hosted by Tech Sergeant Holly Roberts-Davis.

      06/07/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 6.3.2016

      On this look around the Air Force, the Air Force releases their 2030 Air Superiority Plan, an update on the KC-46A, and the CMSAF James Cody talks about the new EPRs.Hosted by SSgt Nicholas Alder.

      06/02/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 5.31.2016

      On this look around the Air Force, changes are coming to the Air Force's utility allowance policy, the Air Force is applying new EPA guidelines to ensure water safety, and some CE Airmen in Japan participated in a joint airfield repair exercise.Hosted by SSgt Nicholas Alder.

      05/31/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 5.27.2016

      On this look around the Air Force, some Airmen at McConnell AFB get to exchange jobs for a day, B-52 crews drop bombs during an exercise demonstration in Jordan, and 5,109 Tech Sergeants have been selected for promotion to Master Sergeant.Hosted by SSgt Nicholas Alder.

      05/27/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 5.24.2016

      This look around the Air Force discusses the Enlisted Professional Military Education Distance Learning extension, Air Force leadership introduces a flight plan for unmanned aircraft, and a command master sergeant graduates Ranger School. Hosted by Staff Sgt. Jevon Smith.

      05/24/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 5.20.2016

      This look around the Air Force features a B-52 crash at Andersen AFB, Guam, Gen Lori Robinson becomes the first woman to ever lead combatant command, and at Edwards AFB, California, tests the Global Hawk in icy conditions without ice.Hosted by SSgt Traci Keller.

      05/19/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 5.17.2016

      This look around the Air Force takes us to California where EOD Airmen are participating in exercise Half-Life,and to Hulburt Field, Florida, for Exercise Emerald Warrior. Hosted by SrA Nicholas Koetz.

      05/17/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 5.13.2016

      This look around the Air Force takes us to an EOD Memorial at Eglin AFB, Florida, discusses the B-21 naming contest, and commemorates four decades of the U-2 Dragon Lady in South Korea. Hosted by SSgt Traci Keller.

      05/13/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 5.10.2016

      On this look around the Air Force we go to Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, where the Air Force Research Laboratory is testing Transcranial Direct-Current Stimulation and also at Wright-Patterson, the HH-60W helicopter is in development. Hosted by SSgt Traci Keller.

      05/10/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 5.6.2016

      This look Around the Air Force takes us to Hurlburt Field, Florida where Special Operations airmen are participating in exercise Emerald Warrior 2016 and Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, where the Air Force Cyber College conducted a cyber war game.

      05/06/2016


    • Around the Air Force: 5.4.2016

      This look Around the Air Force takes us to South Korea where Airmen helped rescue local nationals from a fire, and Fort Bliss, Texas where Airmen can tryout for Ranger school.