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  • Hurricane Andrew’s 30th anniversary

    Built in 1942, Homestead Army Airfield was destroyed three years later, on Sept. 15, 1945, by a hurricane with winds of 145 miles per hour.HAAF was officially abandoned three months later. In the three years it was open, the airfield trained hundreds of Air Force pilots who then went on to fly the

  • HARB supports DoD Warrior Games with flyover

    The 482nd Fighter Wing is scheduled to perform a flyover with two of its F-16 Fighting Falcons during the opening ceremony of the Department of Defense Warrior Games in Orlando, Florida, August 19.The Warrior Games is an annual event, first held in 2010, that celebrates the resiliency and dedication

  • Commentary -- We are MAKO proud

    On Sept. 16, the Homestead Air Reserve Base turned 74 years old. And for 74 years we have led the way in mission accomplishment and fighter aircraft flown. We are proud of that. We are consistently chosen, based on who we are, to fly the world’s greatest jets. The Makos support, maintain, and fly