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May 4, 2017
GRAF IGNATIEVO AIR BASE, Bulgaria — Two F-35A Lightning IIs and about 20 supporting Airmen arrived at Graf Ignatievo Air Base April 28 from Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England.The F-35As are participating in the first training deployment to Europe. The aircraft and total force Airmen are from the 34th Fighter Squadron, 388th Fighter Wing, and the Air Force Reserve’s 466th Fighter Squadron, 419th... Read more
May 4, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — Airmen here responded to an active shooter scenario in and around building 732 on the base’s east side, April 24.According to Rick Dooley, 75th Air Base Wing installation exercise manager, this type of training is necessary as active shooter events are occurring more frequently.“Active shooter scenarios provide important training for our Security Forces personnel... Read more
SENIOR AIRMAN JUSTIN FUCHS, 419th Fighter Wing Public Affairs
May 4, 2017
ALBACETE AIR BASE, Spain — Eight F-16 aircraft and more than 200 Airmen from the active duty 388th Fighter Wing and Air Force Reserve 419th FW from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, are currently at Albacete Air Base, Spain, to participate in the NATO Tactical Leadership Programme through May 19.TLP is an annual NATO Mission Commander’s School training program and is designed to provide joint training... Read more
Todd Cromar, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
May 4, 2017
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The annual Air Force Assistance Fund campaign is ongoing here through May 19 and your contributions will benefit Air Force personnel and their families.AFAF contributions provide financial support to four affiliates: the Air Force Village Charitable Foundation (AFVCF), Air Force Aid Society (AFAS), Air Force Enlisted Village (AFEV), and the General and Mrs. Curtis E.... Read more
SENIOR MASTER SGT. KATHERINE GRABHAM, Office of the Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force
May 4, 2017
WASHINGTON — More than 40 Air Force senior enlisted leaders and subject matter experts met at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, April 4-5 to perform an extensive review of all facets of enlisted professional military education during the 2017 EPME Triennial Review. “We reviewed every level of EPME provided to our enlisted Airmen, from policy to content to delivery,” said Chief Master Sgt.... Read more
Micah Garbarino, 75th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
May 4, 2017
RAF LAKENHEATH, United Kingdom — Zachary Kasperek grew up in Angola, New York, on the shores of Lake Erie, playing with G.I. Joes and fighting with friends over who shot who in their imaginary games of war.He always wanted to join the military.After the Sept. 11 terror attacks, military recruiters started calling his older brother. Zachary would answer the phone and try to convince them that at... Read more
Ed Gulick, Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
May 4, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO — The Air Force is inviting vetted computer security specialists from across the U.S. and select partner nations to do their best to hack some of its key public websites.The initiative is part of the Cyber Secure campaign sponsored by the Air Force’s Chief Information Officer as a measure to further operationalize the domain and leverage talent from both within and outside the... Read more
May 4, 2017
WASHINGTON — Headquarters Air Force released finalized implementation plans following the second notification to Airmen relaying new diversity and inclusion initiatives on April 9, 2017. Diversity and inclusion efforts have been a fundamental priority for the Air Force in addressing today’s ever evolving national security challenges, the memo explained. According to Air Force leadership... Read more
SENIOR AIRMAN RYAN CONROY, 24th Special Operations Wing Public Affairs
May 4, 2017
HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. — A 7-foot bronze statue stood prominently over a sea of multicolored berets, flanked by the 21st chief of staff of the Air Force and the Air Force’s newest Air Force Cross recipients.Two Airmen, whose heroics were separated by 11 years and 100 miles in the same war zone, solidified a special tactics legacy that has seen a great deal of action since 9/11. “You represent... Read more
CHRISTOPHER BALL, 412th Test Wing Public Affairs
May 4, 2017
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — The F-35 Integrated Test Force recently performed another first-of-its-kind test when the aircraft released a laser-guided bomb against a moving target.An F-35C being tested here released specially built GBU-12 Paveway II guided bomb over a controlled range at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake in the California desert, successfully engaging a small pickup truck... Read more