Coalition partnerships key in Operation Inherent Resolve

December 19th, 2014 Comments off
At the forward headquarters of U.S. Air Forces Central Command at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, U.S. Airmen work closely with their counterparts from 14 nations as they plan and carry out daily air operations against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

Charleston maintenance groups earn Daedalian trophy

December 19th, 2014 Comments off
The C-17 Globemaster III maintainers from the 437th and 315th Maintenance Groups at Joint Base, Charleston, have once again demonstrated that they are the cream of the crop, earning the 2014 Clements McMullen Memorial Daedalian Weapon System Maintenance Trophy.

AMC relocates KC-135 simulator

December 19th, 2014 Comments off
As Air Mobility Command fields the KC-46A Pegasus, displaced KC-135 Stratotanker pilot simulators will be relocated across the Total Force to maximize simulator access across the mobility enterprise.

Air Force Week in Photos

December 19th, 2014 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.

Andersen pays tribute to fallen Airmen during Linebacker II ceremony

December 19th, 2014 Comments off
Andersen Air Force Base had its 42nd annual Linebacker II Remembrance Ceremony at Dec. 18, remembering the Andersen-based service members who lost their lives in support of Operation Linebacker II in 1972.

RED HORSE joins Navy, local Guam engineers for concrete course

December 19th, 2014 Comments off
Several Airmen from the 554th RED HORSE Squadron and Guam Air National Guard's 254th RED HORSE Squadron teamed up with U.S. Navy Sailors from Naval Base Guam to participate in the island's first joint concrete American Concrete Institute (ACI) field concrete testing program Dec. 9-12.

AF delivers Iraqi F-16s for training in US

December 18th, 2014 Comments off
For more than 65 years the Air Force has embraced the concept of flexibility being the key to airpower. Now Airmen from the Arizona Air National Guard are sharing that capacity to find creative ways to overcome problems with one of the Air Force's newest allies – the Iraqi air force.

Airman helps homeless get a fresh start

December 18th, 2014 Comments off
Putting the needs of others first in his life, Smart went to downtown Wichita, Kansas, during Thanksgiving and invited an elderly, homeless man, named Jeff, over for a holiday feast.

Yokota brings holiday cheer to islanders

December 18th, 2014 Comments off
A Yokota Air Base, Japan C-130 Hercules airdropped donations to residents of the Micronesian islands during Operation Christmas Drop Dec. 9.

AF’s largest solar array celebrates first anniversary

December 18th, 2014 Comments off
December 2014 marks the one-year anniversary of the Air Force's largest operational solar array, located at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona.