Aviano Airmen raise domestic violence awareness with Black Eye Campaign

October 21st, 2014 Comments off
Imitation bruises, black eyes and scratches painted the faces of more than 15 male and female volunteers to educate individuals for Domestic Violence Awareness Month, during the second annual Black Eye Campaign at Aviano Air Base, Italy, in October.

Wolf Pack soars at RED FLAG-Alaska 15-1

October 21st, 2014 Comments off
Airmen from the 8th Fighter Wing at Kunsan Air Base, South Korea, recently participated in Red Flag-Alaska (RF-A)15-1 from Oct. 6 to 17at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska.

Airman puts SAPR training to test in real-world situation

October 21st, 2014 Comments off
An Alaska Air National Guard NCO found himself in a situation where he was able to use his sexual assault prevention and response training in a real-world situation during a weekend jaunt to downtown Anchorage.

BLUE: Air Force TV premiers new show

October 21st, 2014 Comments off
Air Force Television here released its all-new premier broadcast show BLUE. The 30-minute show replaces the former Today's Air Force. Blue will be released quarterly in order to provide more exclusive and in-depth look into what is happening around the Air Force. This show's line-up includes:

Future of AF helicopter fleets discussed at conference

October 20th, 2014 Comments off
Air Force Global Strike Command's Helicopter Operations Division hosted the Worldwide Helicopter Conference here Oct. 7-9, to discuss the current and future state of the Air Force's helicopter fleets.

Kentucky ANG Airmen support 101st Airborne Division’s movement to Liberia

October 20th, 2014 Comments off
The Joint Task Force-Port Opening Senegal (JTF-PO) supported the 101st Airborne Division’s departure from Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport here Oct. 19, en route to Liberia, where the division will join hundreds of U.S. service members engaged in the fight against Ebola in West Africa.

AF to release small business research solicitations

October 20th, 2014 Comments off
The Air Force Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) program office is set to release its fiscal year 2015 list of topics Oct. 22, on the SBIR/STTR website.

Officer Training School graduates first total force class

October 20th, 2014 Comments off
The Air Force Officer Training School moved one step closer to complete total force integration with its first simultaneous graduation of active-duty, Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard officer trainees here, Oct. 10.

U.S. resupplies Kurdish forces fighting ISIL near Kobani

October 20th, 2014 Comments off
U.S. military forces conducted multiple airdrops near Kobani, Syria, Oct. 20, to resupply Kurdish forces on the ground defending the city against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists, U.S. Central Command officials reported.

Seymour Johnson AFB hosts latest round of joint aircrew flight equipment testing

October 19th, 2014 Comments off
Over the past few years, the Air Force has seen the introduction of several weapons systems that have pushed its aviation capability to new heights.