Celebration of life: ninth CMSAF James C. Binnicker

March 28th, 2015 Comments off
Family members, friends and Airmen are mourning the loss of an American treasure -- ninth Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James C. Binnicker.

Eagle Flag exercise brings services together

March 28th, 2015 Comments off
Hosted by the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center, Eagle Flag is used to evaluate mobility operations and expeditionary combat support.

Keeping our military safe on social media

March 28th, 2015 Comments off
Social media. It incorporates several platforms that allow military members to stay in touch with friends and loved ones around the world, however, sometimes what is shared comes with a hefty price tag; loss of operational security.

US Airmen teach Romanian airmen airfield management

March 27th, 2015 Comments off
Members of the 435th Air Ground Operations Wing air advisor branch provide Romanian airmen at Campia Turzii, Romania, the opportunity to learn about U.S. Air Force airfield management operations March 10 to 27 during Dacian Warhawk, a two-week training mission designed to increase the interoperability between the two nations.

Air advisors reduce mid-air risks

March 27th, 2015 Comments off
Many Afghan helicopter pilots have years of flying experience, so when 19 hazardous traffic reports were recorded in January and February at Jalalabad; Train, Assist, Advise Command (TAAC) air advisors were not only surprised but concerned, and knew the issue had to be addressed immediately.

AFPC completes more than 111,000 Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal updates

March 27th, 2015 Comments off
The Air Force Personnel Center completed more than 111,000 record updates to reflect the Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal (NDOSM) and subsequent awards for Airmen currently serving, Air Force officials said March 27.

Future of combat aviation requires funding

March 27th, 2015 Comments off
Senior leaders from the Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps testified on the future programs and platforms of combat aviation forces, and budget needs, in a hearing with the House Armed Services Committee March 27.

VCSAF: Military readiness unsustainable under sequestration

March 27th, 2015 Comments off
Leaders from all branches of the armed forces testified on the readiness of each service during hearings of both the House and Senate Armed Forces Committees March 25 and 26.

Civil engineer bowls his way to world championship

March 27th, 2015 Comments off
Nick Brett, the water and fuels shop chief for the 423rd Civil Engineer Squadron, earned the title of number one indoor bowler in the world, when he faced off against, and defeated, six-time world champion, Alex Marshall.

Operation PACIFIC ANGEL 15-3 spreads care in Vietnam

March 27th, 2015 Comments off
The United States and Vietnam began humanitarian assistance operations here March 23 as part of Operation Pacific Angel 15-3.