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  • Florida Air Force Reserve wing prepares for Hurricane Michael response

    Air Force Reservists with the 920th Rescue Wing began preparing to launch search-and-rescue missions in response to Hurricane Michael Oct. 10.The Air Force Reserve unit, which specializes in combat search and rescue, allocated aircraft, supplies and personnel in anticipation of hurricane relief.The 920th RQW will remain on standby until called into
  • RED FLAG ALASKA 18-3 keeps Fairchild mission-ready

    The sky roared with engines as military aircraft from all over the world formed a mass convoy to accomplish one mission: international security. Amongst the aircraft buzzed a stagnant controller plane, monitoring flight patterns and operations, to ultimately ensure every coalition aircraft abided by the pre-determined rules of engagement. The slightest navigational error in execution could result in mission failure. Suddenly, the controller spotted a stray aircraft violating the approved flight path. Immediately the controller contacted the aircraft and dismissed them from the on-going operation for that day. There was no room for carelessness.
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