• Reserve, Active Duty begin training future AC-130J crews

    At Hurlburt Field, Florida, the Air Force's newest close-air support weapons system looms large on the flight line.The AC-130J gunship offers a wide array of capabilities for CAS in the battlespace, boasting the most modern technology, from its munitions to its communication suite. At its helm is a team of Quiet Professionals--Reserve Citizen
  • Reserve Citizen Airmen, Marines complete Tropic Koa ACE

    More than 270 Reserve Citizen Airmen and active-duty members return from the 442d Fighter Wing led exercise Tropic Koa ACE, a three-week joint readiness training held Feb. 11 - March 2 at Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Marine Corps Base Hawaii. During the three-week exercise, A-10 pilots logged 152 sorties and more than 350 flying hours, resulting in the successful accomplishment of numerous learning objectives and strengthening of crisis-response capabilities in the Pacific region.
  • Aviation enthusiasts hear from 419 FW vice

    ROY, Utah – More than 50 local aviation enthusiasts and veterans heard from Col. Daniel “B.B.” Gable, 419th Fighter Wing vice commander, during a “Plane Talk” series event on Saturday at the Hill Aerospace Museum.Gable talked about the various aircraft he has flown throughout his 25-year-flying career, including the F-35 Lightning II.“I’m telling
  • 2018 AFRC Inspector General award winners

    2018 AFRC Inspector General award winners
  • Emergency Response Exercise Tests Readiness

    Following the February Unit Training Assembly, the 920th Rescue Wing partnered with the 45th Space Wing to conduct an emergency response exercise.“The unit was successful in demonstrating annual requirements to react to a threat,” Lt. Col. Nick Philpitt, 920th RQW Chief of Inspections, said. “During this particular exercise, we were able to
  • Reserve Citizen Airman Takes First in Cycling at 2019 Air Force Wounded Warrior Trials

    More than 120 wounded warriors from the Air Force and Army gathered March 1 to officially open the sixth annual Air Force Trials at Nellis Air Force Base.
  • Making his mark

    Chief Master Sgt. Brian L. Bischoff immediately took a "boots on the ground" approach to his new position when he arrived at Duke Field, Fla. as the 919th Special Operations Wing command chief three years ago.As command chief, his official responsibilities were to serve as enlisted advisor to the commander on organizing, training, equipping and
  • The beginning of Black History Month

    Black history is American history in itself; the beginning of black history month dates back to 1915. According to David Dollman, 20th Fighter Wing historian, African American history began upon the first arrival of enslaved people from West Africa in the 16th century and from then on have been influencing history through life, culture, inventions and so much more.
  • It's complicated: our relationship with social media

    For many, the post-holiday season is a challenging, emotional time. Scrolling through social media posts about the perfect gift or holiday celebration may intensify negative feelings, especially for those struggling with depression, loss, or loneliness. It’s true that social media can help connect and reconnect people; however, it may increase feelings of isolation or remind people of what they don’t have.
  • Citizen Air Commandos prove they're fit to fight

    Members of the 919th Special Operations Wing spent a week at the Silver Flag exercise site at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Georgia to complete a comprehensive Field Training Exercise simulating a deployed environment.On Feb. 4, 55 Airmen from the 919th SOW loaded a C-130 aircraft headed to Georgia to complete this critical deployment training."The