AMC to relocate KC-135 simulator to Pittsburgh

May 1st, 2015 Comments off
As Air Mobility Command fields the KC-46A Pegasus, displaced KC-135 Stratotanker simulators are being designated for relocation to improve efficiency and effectiveness across the total force mobility enterprise by maximizing flying hour cost avoidance through improved simulator access.

SecAF thanks Aviano Airmen for their dedication, service

May 1st, 2015 Comments off
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James visited Aviano Air Base April 30, 2015, and thanked the Airmen for their service and dedication to the mission.

Air Force Week in Photos

May 1st, 2015 Comments off
This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force.

Elmendorf force support squadron earns LeMay award

May 1st, 2015 Comments off
The 673rd Force Support Squadron earned the Air Force Curtis E. LeMay award for best large installation-level FSS of the year in the Air Force for 2014. The award recognizes the 673rd FSS leadership, customer service, support and quality-of-life programs provided to joint military members and their families.

Kadena’s communication squadron earns 4 AF-level awards

May 1st, 2015 Comments off
Kadena Air Base’s 18th Communications Squadron was recently awarded four different Air Force-level awards.

AF Safety Center sponsors Fall Protection Focus weeks

May 1st, 2015 Comments off
Air Force Ground Safety is sponsoring Fall Protection Focus weeks from May 4-15. This initiative is a partnership with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health's campaign, "National Safety Stand-Down."

Military child to AF leader

April 30th, 2015 Comments off
From his cradle in a small village in western Germany to the position of the 81st Training Wing commander, Brig. Gen. Patrick Higby has learned the value of being a military child and the resources available to others who have grown up in the military life.

STRATCOM commander hosts ICBM stakeholders meeting

April 30th, 2015 Comments off
During his visit to F.E. Warren Air Force Base April 27-28, Navy Adm. Cecil D. Haney, the U.S. Strategic Command commander, reinforced how essential the intercontinental ballistic missile mission is, and some face to face engagement allowed Haney to seek bottom-up feedback from Airmen of all ranks.

Air Force focuses on assured access to space

April 30th, 2015 Comments off
Ending America’s reliance on the Russian-built RD-180 rocket engine was the primary topic of conversation during a hearing with the Senate Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Strategic Forces, April 29.

AF Reserve, Guard leaders testify before the Senate

April 30th, 2015 Comments off
The chief of the Air Force Reserve and the director of the Air National Guard testified alongside the other services’ Reserve chiefs and Guard directors before the Senate Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on Defense, April 29.