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  • U.S. Air Force celebrates 50 years of F-15 flight

    Past and present members of the F-15 Program Office, retired F-15 pilots, representatives from The Boeing Co., and senior Air Force leaders gathered in a hangar at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base on July 28, to celebrate, share stories and mark the fiftieth anniversary of the F-15’s first flight.

  • New medical profile system to enhance communication, readiness

    A new medical profile system aimed at improving communication and overall readiness has been developed by the Air Force Research Laboratory in collaboration with the Air Force Medical Readiness Agency and the Defense Health Agency and is scheduled to roll out to military treatment facilities later

  • WWII pilot MIA for 72 years laid to rest at Normandy American Cemetery

    U.S. Army Air Forces 2nd Lt. William J. McGowan went missing in action on June 6, 1946 just inland of the coast of Normandy. On July 9, 2022, McGowan was laid to rest with full military honors at the Normandy American Cemetery in the presence of family. McGowan was a pilot assigned to the 391st

  • The ‘Future Fight’ is here: Red Flag-Nellis 22-3

    The familiar roar of America’s air power is filling the skies over Las Vegas and the Nevada Test and Training Range to the north, signaling the start of another Red Flag exercise. However, participants of this iteration will find themselves facing some unfamiliar opposition as the first ever

  • ACC works to maintain air superiority

    Among a wide range of responsibilities, Maj. Gen. Scott Jobe, director of Air Combat Command’s plans, programs and requirements directorate, oversees the identification of necessary CAF requirements that keeps the warfighter relevant in a high-end fight. As the Department of Defense and the U.S. Air

  • Barnestormers complete joint aircraft recovery training

    Nearly 50 Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve members from the 104th Fighter Wing, 158th Fighter Wing and 439th Airlift Wing completed a joint, hands-on Crash, Damaged or Disabled Aircraft Recovery training at Barnes Air National Guard Base, Massachusetts April 3, 2022.

  • DAF COVID-19 military vaccination deadlines approaches

    Any active-component Airman or Guardian who has refused to obtain a qualifying vaccine by Nov. 2 and has not received, or, is not in the process of seeking, a medical exemption or religious accommodation will be in violation of a lawful order and subject to discipline under Article 92 of the Uniform

  • ANG develops leaders at 2021 TIME Conference

    The Massachusetts Air National Guard hosted Air National Guardsmen from Massachusetts, Vermont, New York, Nebraska, Delaware, and Arizona the week of August 16 - 20 at the Technical Sergeants Involved and Mentoring Enlisted Airmen at the Southbridge Hotel and Conference Center, Southbridge,

  • DoD directs employees to start wearing face masks again

    Following guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Defense Department has directed employees working in areas at high risk for transmission to begin using face masks again as a measure to prevent the continued spread of the COVID-19 virus, especially the fast-moving,